FAQ

Diesel Heaters

Not getting any fuel into the burner pot.

Answer: Ensure fuel is getting to the metering valve.
Answer: Ensure the copper line to the burner is clear.
Answer: Ensure there is no debris in the coupling at the bottom of the burner.

Flame burns down in pot (burning lean).

Answer: Turn down fan or turn it off.
Answer: Turn fuel up in small increments.
Answer: Add the barometric damper option.
Answer: Adjust the barometric damper open in 1/4″ increments.

Flame is burning sooty.

Answer: Turn on the fan.
Answer: Turn up the fan.
Answer: Close the barometric damper.
Answer: Add the barometric damper option.
Answer: Turn down the fuel in small increments.

The knob on my valve won’t go up ramp.

Answer: High heat fuse has tripped – re-solder.
Answer: Replace high heat fuse.

Diesel Stoves

Not getting any fuel into the burner pot.

Answer: Ensure fuel is getting to the metering valve.
Answer: Ensure the copper line to the burner is clear.
Answer: Ensure there is no debris in the coupling at the bottom of the burner.

Flame burns down in pot (burning lean).

Answer: Turn down fan or turn it off.
Answer: Turn fuel up in small increments.
Answer: Add the barometric damper option.
Answer: Adjust the barometric damper open in 1/4″ increments.

Flame is burning sooty.

Answer: Turn on the fan.
Answer: Turn up the fan.
Answer: Close the barometric damper.
Answer: Add the barometric damper option.
Answer: Turn down the fuel in small increments.

The knob on my valve won’t go up ramp.

Answer: High heat fuse has tripped – re-solder.
Answer: Replace high heat fuse.

Oven is not heating up.

Answer: Engage the damper by the flue.

BBQ’s: Sea-B-Que

Regulator is freezing up.

Answer: Ensure 1lb bottle is positioned so that the screw end is higher than the bottom.
Answer: Ensure your 20lb tank is right side up.

No Propane.

Answer: Ensure the tank has propane in it.
Answer: Make sure all hose connections are tight.
Answer: Ensure the orifice is free of debris.

BBQ is not hot enough.

Answer: Adjust venturi to ensure correct air-fuel mix.
Answer: Check orifice for partial blockage.
Answer: Adjust regulator.
Answer: Replace regulator.

Piezo ignitor not lighting burner.

Answer: Ensure the electrode is clean.
Answer: Ensure the electrode is in the proper position to provide a spark on the burner.

Propane Stoves/Cook Top

The electronic ignition is not working.

Answer: Replace battery.
Answer: Ensure all the connections at the battery box are sound.
Answer: Replace battery box.

The burner will not stay lit.

Answer: Clean out corrosion in thermocouple/valve connection.
Answer: Replace thermocouple.

Oven is not matching the temperatures on the control panel.

Answer: Adjust the set screw on the oven valve.

Oven temperature does not regulate.

Answer: Oven probe wire is kinked.
Answer: Oven valve set screw is not calibrated properly.

Burners will not light.

Answer: Ensure there is propane to the stove.

Stove tilts forward (Gimballed).

Answer: Engage the lock.

Propane Heaters

The flame has gotten smaller over time.

Answer: Remove the orifice and clean ensuring there is no debris.
Answer: Check pressure at the tank.

My flame will not stay lit

Answer: Clean corrosion at thermocouple-valve connection.
Answer: Ensure thermocouple wire is properly soldered at each end.
Answer: Replace Thermocouple.