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Is there not a valve you turn one way for nat gas and lpg the other

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I have a Dayton hanging gas (propane) heater 3E838 series 1067A model z21116 when the heater ignites its like to much gas and blow out the side vents ????


sounds like the air to gas setting is wrong, not enough air intake. there should be an air adjuster near the burn box. where the gas goes into the burn box. fallow the gas line to find it. adjust it till it burns correct. there also should be a gas pressure adjuster to, it should be near the burner.

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My pilot light on my five burner kozy world heater comes on and burns full and blue but itermittently sputters and shuts down when burners kick on.


From what you have described there appears to be dust, dirt or pet hair in the pilot or the pilot tubing, as well as the Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS). OR your heater may be the wrong gas type. In other words, you have Propane Gas and the heater is a Natural Gas heater (or vise versa). Look for the manufacturers tag on the side or back of the heater. It will tell you the model number, serial number and gas type. Even with this, on rare occasions, the manufacturer's plate may be incorrect. The only way to be sure is to remove the front cover of the heater and look at the control valve. It should be marked LPG or NG.

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I have an empire heater and the problem that I am having is that when the valve is turned on high or any setting, the flame burns for a few minutes then goes out. It will not stay burning, we have to...


Have you replaced the thermocouple? Have you cleaned the Pilot? Do you have a strong pilot flame and is it touching the thermocouple? Sometimes if you don't have a good strong pilot is that when you turn the main gas on it pulls the pilot flame away from the thermocouple and cools it off so it drops the signal. Check the gas pressure should have 10 to 11 "WC of manifold pressure.
And you could have a bad gas valve. Hope this helps.

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Hi it there a leak on the pilot causing it to burn that high can you adjust the pilot gas going in to the pilot ?

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NO HOT WATER N THE PILOT NOT LIGHTING UP


The thermocouple has gone bad.The thermocouple needs to be directly in the pilot flame.When the thermocouple goes out,the flame most of the time will have burned the thermocouple tip a way.If it was not for this devise,the gas would exscape,and fill the home up.This is a safety feature.

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While burning gas suddenly shuts off


More than likely it is the thermo couple.

It is a small tube at the end of a thin copper line.

It typically mounts in front of your pilot flame. The copper line runs back to you control.

When heated by the pilot it tells the control valve that there is a fire thus allowing the gas to flow to the burner. It is a safety feature to keep you from filling you house up with unburned gas.

When not functioning correctly it stops the gas to the burner.
You should be able to pick up a replacement at any big box or hardware store.
Some have different mounting styles. Best to remove the old one and take it with you.

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There isn't much to these things, its either the pilot generator or the gas valve. Or maybe both, try the first, then the second.

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