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Old 03-03-2021, 07:40 PM   #1
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Newbie: How to use a heater?

I cannot find any video online on the geo pro . How to turn on the heater? I have never done this before. Do I need to switch something on first before I switch the thermistats to a high heat position?

I don't know if this is correct. But I Tested out the GAS and it work fine. So I know the propane is getting GAS into the stove. So I switch the thermistats to a hot position and I can feel hot air coming out. But there is a smell I don't like. maybe its just me or this is a new geo pro.
Just wanted to be safe.

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Am I smelling Carbon Manoxide? How do I tell if the heater is running correct?

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Old 03-03-2021, 07:45 PM   #2
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If it's your first time running the heater, you're smelling the oils that coat the unit when it's produced. Open the windows and the smell should go away after a few minutes.
You can't smell carbonmonoxide.
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Old 03-03-2021, 07:49 PM   #3
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You know it's carbon monoxide. 2 words.
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Old 03-03-2021, 07:50 PM   #4
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Carbon Monoxide has no smell. Thatís why you also have a CO Detecter . Smell is just the new equipment smell that will disappear after a few minutes.
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Carbon Monoxide has no smell. That’s why you also have a CO Detecter . Smell is just the new equipment smell that will disappear after a few minutes.
Thank you all!! make me feel safer!! let me open it again and open up the windows.. thank you..

I don't need to turn anything else beside just turning on the thermostats? that easy?
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Old 03-03-2021, 09:42 PM   #6
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Thank you all!! make me feel safer!! let me open it again and open up the windows.. thank you..

I don't need to turn anything else beside just turning on the thermostats? that easy?
Yes, that easy-just like home- as long as you have shore power (plugged into an AC electrical unit). Your heater fan will drain your batteries in a day or two if you are camped in cold weather unless you are able to recharge the batteries via a generator, solar, or shore power.
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I cannot find any video online on the geo pro . How to turn on the heater? I have never done this before. Do I need to switch something on first before I switch the thermistats to a high heat position?

I don't know if this is correct. But I Tested out the GAS and it work fine. So I know the propane is getting GAS into the stove. So I switch the thermistats to a hot position and I can feel hot air coming out. But there is a smell I don't like. maybe its just me or this is a new geo pro.
Just wanted to be safe.

Question:
Am I smelling Carbon Manoxide? How do I tell if the heater is running correct?

Thank you.
Doesn't your home have a thermostat?
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You know it's carbon monoxide. 2 words.
Thanks. I obviously missed the spacebar. Flawed human here.
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