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Soot coming from Wall Heater

I have a propane wall heater and soot falls on the floor.. I have taken it apart in the past and cleanded the ducts of soot. Yet it still does it. Is there a possibility the burners are shot? Or??

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    Thanks for the info. This makes sense.. I will check it out and see what happens

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The fuel mix it too rich. There should be a place where the gas hose goes into the burner part, and an adjustment where you can adjust how much air it gets. The flame should be almost 100% blue. It can make the grates glow another color, but the flame should be mostly blue.

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