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Old 02-17-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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I have a propane pressure issue that I just can't figure out.
I have "T"ed into my main gas line that runs to my stove, furance, fridge etc. with a new quick connect. The applicances inside the trailer are working very well with never any issues. From this "t" I have placed in 20 feet of flexible new gas line that goes into a older coleman stove, (two Burner), I have taken out of the line going into the coleman the regulator as I know that I would reduce the pressure from the twin regulated bottles in my fifth wheel too much. Just prior to the coleman I have place another "T" that runs to a small table top BBQ. I have placed in new quick connectors on all of the feeds.
I am getting so little pressure either of stoves, a small wind could put out the flames. I have checked for any blockages in the lines, correct functioning of the quick connects etc. I have even turn on the gas very slowly not to trip the safety regulator on the tanks.
Basicly I have straight through lines to both coleman and bbq, the only requlator I have is on the main tanks. I have also replaced the regs on the main tanks, I thought they may be sticking or weak.
I just don't know what I'm missing. Any body have any hints what I might try out.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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Are your other appliances operating correctly? furnace, fridge, oven?
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:45 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. Yes, all the applicances in the trailer are working very well.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:03 PM   #4
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If I remember correctly the coleman stove uses a higher pressure regulator.
The regulator on the camper is set at a lower pressure than the stove requires.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:08 PM   #5
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your problem is using a high pressure stove, on a low pressure system.
you have to take the Coleman's regulator off.

only stove that can be used without mods, is the Camp Chef stoves. they work on low pressure.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:09 PM   #6
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Try putting the "T" before the regulator. As stated the trailer works on low pressure and the stove and BBQ both need high pressure.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:22 PM   #8
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No regulators are left on the line to the bbq or the stove. I have removed them, knowing that they run on low pressure. I removed them due to the existing ones on the trailer. The "T" or the quick connects really do not have any restrictions either. Hence why I am so stumped!
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