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Old 05-06-2013, 09:21 AM   #1
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Water heater, fridge problems

just spent 1st long weekend with my newly purchased Kiwi 17A. Water heater would work if I lit pilot and fired up. Water would get hot, then, burner and pilot would go out. Would work again if I relit it. Fridge would work if lit manually. ran for 4 hrs, flame and pilot out. relit, worked over 12 hours same thing. Thinking possible bad propane regulator since both appliances affected. Low pressure? Any thoughts, guys?
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:43 AM   #2
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I had a similar issue this Spring...a small amount of pressure would build-up after sitting awhile - enough to lite the stove...but it would quickly die out. Turned out to be an obstruction in the high pressure hose (between the propane tanks and regulator)
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By the way. Stove top and heater seem to work fine
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I found this article informative during my experience....

http://www.rvdoctor.com/2001/01/avoi...ne-system.html
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What do you know about the tank - was it properly purged?.....

http://home.earthlink.net/~derekgore...like/id45.html
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:09 AM   #6
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RV dealer replaced tanks. Don't know any more than that. Replacing regulator, cheap insurance. also fridge thermocouple. Again, cheap enough to try as opposed to new unit, $1100. Will post more after. Thanks for the help.
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