Question about Coleman ProCat 5053A751 Utility Heater
I believe the company is out of business but I just got my heater fixed using a local gas service company. Took them a while to find a compatible thermocouple assembly but he found it so there is hope.
The unit works like new now except for the ignitor but not a big deal as it works fine to light the pilot with a lighter.
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
SOURCE: Where can I get parts
Any camping supply store or propane supplier will have parts for this heater. You can contact Coleman directly if you like. Also, you will likely find help at any of the several advertisers you will see with ads posted on this very page.
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Posted on Jan 28, 2011
If you're using a 20lb propane tank (Gas Grill Tank), that may be the problem. Turn off the propane tank at the tank valve and disconnect it from the tank. Wait 5 minutes and reattach the heater hose to the tank. Turn the propane tank valve on very,very slowly until it's all the way open. Try lighting your heater now. If the pilot flame height returned to normal, that was the problem.
FYI - The Thermocouple has nothing to do with the length of the pilot flame. It's a safety feature that stops the gas if the pilot flame goes out for any reason.
Hope that solves your problem. Please let me know.
Posted on Feb 07, 2011
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