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Old 10-13-2012, 02:25 AM   #1
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Help No Gas Flow Sabre 36 QBOK

Tried everything I can think of switching tanks...both full etc.... Worked wonderful a 6 weeks ago. I think it may be the regulator any ideas for a quick fix?

We are camping near home and will go home tomorrow by 1100 if we can get hot water and central heat.

RV only three months old!

Dual tanks with auto switch in front.

We turn on a burner on the stove and it goes up to normal then falls to barely lit each time.

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Old 10-13-2012, 09:56 AM   #2
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Have you tried turning both tanks off for about a minute, and then turning them on one at a time VERY slowley so as to not trip the regulator. Turning on too fast can sometimes cause the regulator to think there's a leak because of fast high pressure flow. Also turn on the primary tank first and then the backup tank.
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:13 AM   #3
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In addition to what Lindy said, make sure that all gas is off before turning the valves on. There is a safety device (flow limiting device) built in the tank valve that detects leaks......or an open appliance valve. If the device senses that there is not enough back-pressure, it will restrict the propane flow.

Your stove burner performance indicates that is what might be happening. Make sure all of the burners are off, plus the water heater, fridge, furnace and a outside grill should all be off before opening the tank valves.

Check out about 1/2 way down this page for the fix: http://www.motleyrvrepair.com/propan...ty_and_use.htm
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:22 AM   #4
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Sounds to me like opd valve has tripped as well.
As mtnguy said make sure all gas items are off then turn off both tanks then slowly turn them back on.


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Old 10-13-2012, 10:29 AM   #5
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Hey guys thanks for the replys I tried what you all suggested... I'm going to have both tanks filled at the KOA today and if all else fails I will see if I can hook up a tank through the quick disconnect in the rear I'm guessing the reglator went bad?
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:44 AM   #6
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I will see if I can hook up a tank through the quick disconnect in the rear
Huh ??? If you are talking about somehow jury rigging a tank into your grill quick disconnect.......don't do it !!! That will put high pressure propane into your appliances. Things might go BOOM !!
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:52 AM   #7
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I wouldn't try this bad idea.
As mntguy said you'd put high pressure to all you appliances!
Lol I hope your not in my cg .


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Old 10-13-2012, 12:54 PM   #8
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Fixed! More to follow later.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:06 PM   #9
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Sorry for the delay.... I was going to try to get a regulated supply so we could at least get one burner going either outside or in the stove.


However I called a local an RV repair place local to me here and he suggested that I check for a kinked supply hose because the flame on our stove would start with a normal flame and then drop to nearly going out.

Wen I started checking the lines I found the main gas line still pulled back by the bungee cord I used to keep it out of the way when I installed the Steady fast system.

It was holding it at just the right angle to restrict the gas flow.

Once removed it works as normal.

Thanks for all the suggestions!

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