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Old 05-21-2021, 01:17 PM   #1
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Pressure Tester To Check For Leaks

Seemed like I have used a lot of propane in the last couple of outings. It has been cold so the furnace has been on, so it could be that we just used a lot. I always try to use the same tank until it is empty but I may not have. Just wondering is there a "pump up" pressure tester that will tell if you have any leaks? I was thinking like pressuring up the water lines with air and seeing if the pressure holds. The reason being is that I can test the connections I can get to but then it goes under the belly covering. I did a search and just came up with the soap and water test for connections.
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Old 05-21-2021, 01:29 PM   #2
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Yes, there is a tester that a mobile tech used on my stove. He connected it to one of the burner tubes and then turned it on, turned it off, and waited for a bubble to move.

Otherwise- you're probably just using more propane than you expect since you're running the furnace. These RVs are poorly insulated and lose their heat quickly.
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