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Pilot light won't light on my 18000 btu propane Mr. Heater. Using a 20 lb. camper bottle.

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SOURCE: Procom ML200TBA

Propane appliances usually run on 10-11 inches of water column, this is about 1/2 pound of pressure. If the regulator you have is not rated for delivering gas at that rate, you will need to find one that does. If your regulator is rated for more than the 11 inches, most likely you could have damaged the appliance regulator that came with the heater. Check the propane pressure specified by the heater manufacture against the rated supply of your regulator and see if they match. Make sure the heater is rated for Propane and NOT Natural Gas. Check to see if the gas valve on the appliance is in the operate position and all valves are open. Bleed off the air in the gas line by holding down the pilot switch and keep attempting to light the pilot. It could take you a few minutes. If you hear and smell gas but the unit will still not light, don't chance at getting hurt, call a technician. Look to make sure there are no safety switch that may have triggered off not allowing the gas valve to operate. And make sure there is no obstruction in the heater?s gas valve blocking off the supply of gas. Always exercise caution when it comes to gas and if you are uncomfortable, call a qualified gas technician.

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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SOURCE: MR. Heater Portable Buddy model MH9B

the mr heater series units have a millivolt generator connected to a very small sensitive electromagnet in the valve body. inside the generator is a small insulated wire connected to the very tip of the generator. that and the outside copper tube forms the j-k junction. at the other end, the part that goes into the valve is a silver button and a gland nut. this forms the other part of the electric circuit. the inside of the valve has a spring and an iron slug with a rubber pad. the slug gets sucked into the electromagnet when the magnet is operating and holds the pad off its seat allowing propane to go through the regulator and valve. change out your generator and I'm sure your problems will be solved. mr heater has a web site.

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Seems like the valve is not opening up fully or the adjustment is out of adjustment. Try adjusting the flame.

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SOURCE: Propane Tank Size needed for Reddy Heater TB101

Yes it will work but it will heat more efficiently with the 100 lb tank

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: warm morning propane heater. new thermal couple.

There are basically three things that can go wrong with the Warm Morning .
Sensor shut off. There is a sensor button on the back of the unit with a wire going from it to the thermocouple. This sensor turns the heater off if the flue is blocked, however it will also shut the heater off if the wire contacts are dirty, or if the sensor has gone bad.
You can test this by bypassing the sensor. Disconnect the two wires from the sensor and reconnect them directly together. If the pilot stays on, your problem is here. Try cleaning the wire contacts first.
Pilot orifice. If the pilot flame is small and doesnt look healthy, the pilot orifice may need cleaning. The hole is very small and can get dirty. Disconnect the silver tube and clean with electrical parts cleaner. Never try to clean the hole with an object like a pin, you may damage it. You may have to slide out the burner unit to get at the silver tube. (Always shut off gas before disconnecting lines and after you reassemble, spray joints with soapywater and look for small bubbles which may indicate a gas leak. Dont use parts cleaner around an open flame.)

Thermocouple can go bad but this is not as common as the first two problems.

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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