Question about Reddy Heater Propane/LP Infra-Red Tank Top Heater - 10/12/15,000 Btu

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I purchased a single burner tank top heater from Menards. Every attempt to light it resulted in a loud roar so I exchanged it. The replacement has functioned properly untill recently and now has a loud intermitent roar. Although the tank still had some fuel, I replaced it with a full fuel tank. Now it roars when I turn the control nob to the low position. What is the problem. ????????????

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Turn the LP Tank Valve OFF and disconnect the heater from the tank. Wait 5 minutes and reconnect the heater to the tank. Turn the tank valve ON VERY, VERY SLOWLY (slow motion slow). Nor light the heater and turn it to high. Allow it to burn on high for several minutes, before tuning it to low. If this solved the problem, the OPD tank valve was shooting to much pressure to the heater regulator. Turning it on slowly, helps alleviate that problem.

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