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Heater produces bad smell and fumes that make our eyes burn

We don't really know how to use this heater. We really need it because we don't have heat. Can you Help Us?

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  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    we have used the corona 23-dk for years with no problem, now it is producing terrible fumes and the wick is not igniting as easily as before.

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Hi I hope I can help you with your heater. I own 3 of them. Once you light your heater, give it time to completely light around the ring. Once it does, adjust your burner so the flames are evenly around the ring. Make sure you are using 1K kerosene too. That makes a big difference in the use of your heater. If I can help you any other way please feel free to contact me.

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Good solution from mommayoshi, but also, you need to change your wick once per heating season - more often if you have a cheap wick.
On the fumes, I used mine to heat our finished basement and would light it in the garage (there are bad fumes when you first light it) and then would set it back in the garage to turn it off. (Again, bad fews while it cools down).

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