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Corona SXB21 how do i change the wick, and is there an online manual that i can download and print out

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u need to start at top . remove cage from top. there should be a few screws on the side of the upper case (the round upper part of the heater) once that is removed u will see the shaft the wick is attached to,the heater control are mounted here too. there should be some screws or wing nuts remove them. now lift the shaft out the wick will come with it (carefull wick wiill be wet with kerosene) remove old wick. when replacing new wick make sure to allign the top of the colored band with the top of the wick holder(the piece with the pins that adjusts the wick up & down) lower shaft & wick back onto heater and reasemble heater .be sure all controls and shut off work smoothly and correctly.

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SOURCE: I need to change the wick on my dk 23 corona kerosene heater

what make and model is it? They are very simple to change,never heard of 1 "Not" lighting tho,unless you have water in tank and the wick sucked up the water...water don't burn,You can also raise the wick in their now if it has never been raised,as long as it don't have "riviet"looking things attached to sides of wick to fit it wick housing(Sears is good for that)If it a round or square heater it pretty much the same you have to remove the outer shell of heater, its always a good idea to dump out fuel first,at the base of wick their is usually 3 wing nuts or screw that hold wick Assembly in,after removing them you pull housing up to remove ,notice how the old one is on and remove and put new one on,when putting back in make sure wick fans out and goes to bottom tank,put back to gether and your done,most replacement wicks come with directions and height setting for the wick, Its not real hard as long as you pay attention

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Corona 23-DK wick replacement

yes the sleeve comes out and ther should be a couple little barbs holding the old wick in.fold the new wick to put it in making sure the adjustment pin is in the right place on the sleeve then slide the whole thing back in making sure to get the adjustment pin into the nob while sliding the sleeve an wick down

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Changed wick in corona 23dk , now has very high

the wick is round in this heater and may have to be cut for height. should be about an eigth of an inch below the top

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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Just pull it out with pliers. It has sharp directional tabs pointing down holding it in. Once the wick is pulled out, it is no good. New wick pushes right in.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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How do I replace the wick on a corona 23. I lost my manual


If you've already purchased a new wick from a reputable dealer/retailer and its the one designated for your model Corona heater. The installation instructions come packaged with the wick. I would encourage you to wear rubber gloves if the heater tank still has kerosene in it.

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How to replace the wick in corona 23dk


I believe you will find the instructions on or in the package of the new one. I've seen many styles of replacement wicks at Walmart. Also the replacement instructions will be in your owners manual.

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Have a Dyna-Glo. Took it apart to change the wick


take the wick back out lower your nob and install wick, I hope this help you, I have made this mistake too

Oct 23, 2009 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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How to change the wick in the 23Dk model


You send me the Corona 23 DK Manual and I will talk you into it. I need the new repair manual for our church. taucherfueling@att.net

Oct 17, 2009 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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Just pull it out with pliers. It has sharp directional tabs pointing down holding it in. Once the wick is pulled out, it is no good. New wick pushes right in.

Apr 03, 2009 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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Change wick corona dkc22


u need to start at top . remove cage from top. there should be a few screws on the side of the upper case (the round upper part of the heater) once that is removed u will see the shaft the wick is attached to,the heater control are mounted here too. there should be some screws or wing nuts remove them. now lift the shaft out the wick will come with it (carefull wick wiill be wet with kerosene) remove old wick. when replacing new wick make sure to allign the top of the colored band with the top of the wick holder(the piece with the pins that adjusts the wick up & down) lower shaft & wick back onto heater and reasemble heater .be sure all controls and shut off work smoothly and correctly.

Jan 10, 2009 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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I need to change the wick on my dk 23 corona kerosene heater


what make and model is it? They are very simple to change,never heard of 1 "Not" lighting tho,unless you have water in tank and the wick sucked up the water...water don't burn,You can also raise the wick in their now if it has never been raised,as long as it don't have "riviet"looking things attached to sides of wick to fit it wick housing(Sears is good for that)If it a round or square heater it pretty much the same you have to remove the outer shell of heater, its always a good idea to dump out fuel first,at the base of wick their is usually 3 wing nuts or screw that hold wick Assembly in,after removing them you pull housing up to remove ,notice how the old one is on and remove and put new one on,when putting back in make sure wick fans out and goes to bottom tank,put back to gether and your done,most replacement wicks come with directions and height setting for the wick, Its not real hard as long as you pay attention

Nov 26, 2008 | Heating & Cooling

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Wick


I must warn you, replacing the wick is a very tricky job. You should take it to the place where you buy the wick and let them install it.  Call first to make sure they provide this service.

Nov 09, 2008 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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Change the wick


You must be very careful and follow the instructions exactly on these wicks. The pins must be inserted into the holes on the wick holder. It is also easy to install the wick holder upside down. Look for a small up arrow on the side.

You must soak your wick for at least 30 minutes, preferably 1 hour. I know it's tempting to light it right away, especially when you are freezing, but you must wait. Wicks work by using capillary action. The fuel must have time to soak in properly.

All wicks are NOT created equal. Buy good ones, under no circumstances should you buy the ones that Walmart sells. They **** and you will be changing it in a day or two. Home depot sells a decent one, but for the really good ones visit Miles Stair wick shop. He also has some good info to deal with condensation and moisture problems.

Also note these heaters will not work if they are dirty. They must be absolutely clean of all dirt and debris, every single part. Especially the parts that come in contact with the wick.

Regular maintenance, good wicks and good fuel will keep these heaters working.

Oct 13, 2007 | Corona 23-DK Compact Heater

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