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Endlessly pushing the ignitor button

When hooking up a new 20 lb propane tank to the heater, it must take 4-5 minutes and almost endless pushing of the ignitor before the pilot light will ignite and stay on. I was told by the previous owner that it takes so long to get "the air out of the line". My other problem is fear of "wearing out" the ignitor prematurely.
Thanks in advance/steelie

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In reading about ventless propane heaters a month ago or so, most require a 100 pound or larger propane tank so there will be enough pressure. Could that be the problem?

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