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No Gas in Heating Element

I have a Coleman patio heater 5040 series. The light works fine and the pilot for the heater comes on, but when I turn it on full the pilot goes out and no sign of propane. ?

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Re: No Gas in Heating Element

If you are using the heater at temperatures below 40 degrees, ther will not be enough gas vapor to run the heater. If the temperature is above 40, look for an obstruction in the gas piping or gas valve itself. There is a small screen on the inlet side of the gas valve that you can inspect if you remove the inlet hose. Make sure you reinstall the hose using a teflon base pipe sealant on the threads.

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