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Why is it when I light my heater the flame goes out and theres no fire there is a full tank of fuel any surgestions on this please

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Not sure what kind of heater but if it heats with fuel oil your wick is either burnt so it's too short or you have it set too low. I had one a few years ago and had to replace the wick.

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check your air passages for a blockage. the wick just aids in burning your fire.

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try bringing your wick up to the fully raised position and pinch and bend the wick toward the igniter until they line up right. I have two coronas one of which has a broken igniter due to wear and tear. If you open the little door,press down the start lever,and light the wick with a barbecue grill lighter,you can safely light the heater if lining up the wick fails.

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I had to replace the regulator. If you have a propane appliance shop near you, you can probably just get the nipple that goes into the bottle. It's aboit 3/16" diameter, 3/4" long and may have a 6 sided end up inside the screw on cap of the regulator.

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