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Hi, could anybody tell me if it's normal to smell the gas when the heater is on?

I have a second hand Helius Superser gas heater and every time it's on you can smell the gas, I was wondering if that is normal or it's leaking and needs to be serviced, maybe do it my self if it's an easy fix.

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Sorry but if you value your life then pay a professional to test it and repair if needed .

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