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Have hanging propane shop heaters and one or more of the panels will pop out and have a soft blue flame, but next to it the panel is burning correctly. I shut it of and turn in back on and it works fine for a while.

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koolbreezes
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SOURCE: raw propane fumes and burning eyes

Ours didn,t burn liquid propane too well, so ccheck your connections on your tank for vapor or liquid.

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

mxc2
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SOURCE: My all-pro propane heater will not stay lit for

This sounds like a problem with your thermocouple.

Just remove the end of the thermocouple from where is goes into the gas valve and leave the end that goes into the flame in place.

Clean the end of the thermocouple connect by scraping off just a little metal from the end just about there the nut tightens the thermocouple into the gas valve. After you have exposed some new metal do the same inside the valve where the thermocouple seats into the gas valve.
Use a small pic or similar item to scrape inside the gas valve to expose some new metal there also.

Now reassemble the thermocouple into the gas valve and see if the heater works.

Here is a link with some more instructions.
http://www.msservice.net/ts/reseat_thermo-clean_pilot-ODS.htm

If this does not solve the problem you may need a new thermocouple and you can find that at www.desaparts.com

Thanks

Posted on Jan 05, 2011

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