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I just replaced wick on my kw24f kerosene heater but the flame goes out after about 5 minutes

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Did you let the wick soak for at least 60 minutes before lighting?

Posted on Jan 27, 2013

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SOURCE: kerosene heater will not wick up fuel from tank properly

Have you checked the length of wick. May not be long enough to get down into fuel. RON

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: dyna glo kerosene heater

smoking problem

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SOURCE: I need to change the wick on my dk 23 corona kerosene heater

what make and model is it? They are very simple to change,never heard of 1 "Not" lighting tho,unless you have water in tank and the wick sucked up the water...water don't burn,You can also raise the wick in their now if it has never been raised,as long as it don't have "riviet"looking things attached to sides of wick to fit it wick housing(Sears is good for that)If it a round or square heater it pretty much the same you have to remove the outer shell of heater, its always a good idea to dump out fuel first,at the base of wick their is usually 3 wing nuts or screw that hold wick Assembly in,after removing them you pull housing up to remove ,notice how the old one is on and remove and put new one on,when putting back in make sure wick fans out and goes to bottom tank,put back to gether and your done,most replacement wicks come with directions and height setting for the wick, Its not real hard as long as you pay attention

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 12-dk kerosene heater

well other then getting dirty and tearing it apart...... on the dk-12 when you install the new wick the black line needs to match up with the adjusting coller then you push the wick onto the teeth and assemble the hard part on mine is the piece below the wick that guides the wick in the bottom there needs to be a little slack so the wick can get raised and lowered. I hate to sound like I like ace hardware but from where I am at there guy there is great rebuilding these.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Changing Wick in Kerosene Heater

http://www.ghpgroupinc.com/heaters/manuals.aspx

Here is the complany website..parent group name is GHP group..crazy they don't link DynaGlow more easily in a web search

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First of all make sure that the heater is filled with K-1 Kerosene. Other fuel, such as gasoline, home heating oil, etc. do not burn hot, causing the heater to burn out of control. NEVER USE GASOLINE or any other fuel described as flammable. If there is any question about the fuel in your heater it is best to drain it and replace the wick and start with fresh K-1 Kerosene. If you are sure of your kerosene and your heater is giving off sooty black smoke it is a sign that the fuel/air mix is off. Make sure your heater is not in a draft. Too much air can create a very high flame condition. Avoid placing the heater in drafty areas or under a ceiling fan. Make sure the burner chimney is seated correctly. If the burner chimney didn't seat into place correctly after lighting you may be getting a very high flame on one side. If it's a high orange flame all the way around try rolling the wick adjuster knob down within the adjustment range - the wick may just be raised too high. If these things do not fix the problem wait until the heater is cool and inspect the burner cylinder. If there are any holes plugged with soot it needs to be cleaned, or if it's dented or buckled it needs to be replaced. After you have checked the fuel and burner you should check to make sure the wick is installed at the correct height. Refer to the owner's manual for exact wick height. If the wick is installed correctly and there is no other obvious defect it is best to take the heater to a service center to determine the cause. Our Find a Retailer tool can be used to help find a servicing center.

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Well here goes. I replaced the wick, I let it soak for atleast 48 hours, once the heater is burning i bumped into it and the auto shut off fliped off and it kept on burning but only flickering. The dial...


Not sure you did anything wrong. Seems everything worked as it should when you accidentially bumped it. I think the flickering flames would have extinguished themselves in a short time.

But, to be sure, remove and reinstall the wick, making sure you don't install it to high on the wick holder. Please use rubber gloves when you do this, since the wick will be soaked in kerosene.

Hope this helps solve your problem.

Feb 20, 2011 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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Corona 23-dk heater burns fine when filled up but flames starts going very low a little pass the 1/2 line on fuel gauze. what causing that.


From your description, it sounds like the wick may need replacing or the tails of the wick are not hanging all the way down into the tank. And, therefore they are drying out. Thus, your flame gets low and eventually goes out. The only way to know is take the heater apart. If you're not comfortable doing that check with your local hardware stores, like True Value or Ace. many of these store do repairs on kerosene heaters and replace wicks. It can be a messy job, but someone has to do it.

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Dyna glo RMC 95 C6 kerosene heater, BRAND NEW. Wick and flame seem very low. At Max the wick height is 3/8(suggested height by manufacturer), flame is quite low, and not very hot at all


1. Check to make sure you using fresh clean kerosene fuel. 2. Make sure you fill the heater and let it set for at least an hour, 2 hours is better. 3. If either of those solutions don't fix the problem, return to the store.
I have the same heater and just changed the wick. When working correctly, it should be so hot that it's uncomfortable to hold your hand 2 feet over it.

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