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Old 05-08-2011, 11:02 PM   #11
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she has a single bottle so that blows your theory out the window on the double bottle scenario
The problem could still be in the bottle, not the selector or pigtail. I just use that technique to shorten the run from the switch to the bottle in my 5th wheel as the "reserve" tank is on the other side of the camper with an 8 foot hose to the switch. It is not a requirement.

Close the valve. wait a few minutes. SLOWLY open the knob as I stated in my previous post. It took me several times before I got it right. If you just spin the knob open you will trip the check valve regardless how many tanks you try.
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:34 PM   #12
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Man I learn so much from these forums... Next time I have difficulties getting my fridge or furnace to light, which has been every outing so far, I am purging the lines by lighting the stove first. Ingenious!
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I spoke to the dealer today and they suggested blowing out the lines, so I'll try that next and let you know..

ps...Julian is a male....haha
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DO NOT DO THAT!

If you use compressed air in the propane lines you will make sure the dealer can send his kids to college on your dime.

Even with low pressure you can burst the regulator and/or clog all the jets in your appliances.

I burst two regulators trying to troubleshoot mine. Turned out I had a bad pigtail and by trying to "blow it out" I destroyed my propane system. I had to replace the bad pigtail, the red high pressure regulator on the driver side AND the switchover regulator with both check valves.

A word to the wise.
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:19 PM   #15
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Thanks for all your help folks. The problem is solved. It seems that when I cranked the propane tank open fully, it tripped the overflow regulator. Today I open the tank slowly with just 32 turns and the propane is flowing beautifully.
Thanks again for all your help and suggestions.
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Today I open the tank slowly with just 32 turns and the propane is flowing beautifully.
Huh ?? My valves only turn about 2 times before they are fully open.
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:50 PM   #17
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Bada Bing.
I will be here all week; try the Veal.
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sorry for calling you a she - Doh - thats what I get for assuming

Glad you got it figured out and back to grilling again
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:40 PM   #19
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Hi All

I made a typo...it should have read "turned the valve 2 times" not 32......I wrote that after working my nightshift, so I was have in the bag anyway......but, I'll be in Algonquin Park at the end of the month with heat and a bbq and that's all that's important.
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I made a typo...it should have read "turned the valve 2 times" not 32......I wrote that after working my nightshift, so I was have in the bag anyway......but, I'll be in Algonquin Park at the end of the month with heat and a bbq and that's all that's important.
I understand about that night shift stuff....been there, done that.
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