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Why is propane shooting out of the small whole on the regulator when I put a new tank on. Do I need a new regulator?

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Shut the valve on the bottle and re-assemble whole system, this usually happend when regulator is not screwed in properly.

another reason can be that it is too hot weather and bottle was in full sun, this increase greatly internal pressure and regulator was just venting it.

if none of the above worked or is true, then yes, replace regulator. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES DIS-ASSEMBLE THE REGULATOR!!!

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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