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Weller pyro pen butane soldering iron won't light . Any ideas ? Thank you ,Lisa

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SOURCE: repair wiring on weller soldering iron model ec1002

If the coil wire is snaped then you will need to replace all the coil. usually the power from the outlet goes stright to the coil and connects to both ends of it's windings

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Weller WMRP soldering iron faling prematurely.

I suggest that you set the "Auto Time Off" much longer or turn it off by setting it to 0, and use a standby of 400 degrees after 10 minutes instead.

The reason is that every time this soldering iron has to turn on, it's trying to heat up in about 5-10 seconds. When it does that, it applies full wattage to the heating element, and putting full wattage on them a lot of times is what's burning them out. If the soldering iron maintains the same temperature while not soldering, it only uses 20-30% of the full wattage to keep it at the set temp. This isn't nearly as hard on the heating element.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a faulty weller soldering iron.

It may be possible that the voltage
input is low it will affect the
temperature.if not change the
thermostat

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Weller 1002B soldering station. Haven't

Hi, I'm not sure the tip is defective. Check that the tip is screwed in tight. If it is not good and tight the tip will not get a good heat transfer from the solder wand. Hope this helps. If the wand will heat then the tip should.

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

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SOURCE: Bought mini butane soldering iron

When you fill the soldering iron with butane you must have it turned so the butane can is held upside down. Liquid butane must be able to flow into the iron. It's most likely that you held it upright and even though gas butane would have flowed in it would not be enough to light it. Only fill it outdoors.

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

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Worked about month rs after that this is 2nd of put new tip on have spark n gas not worth buying .


what do you want , look at the size of the tank and know it will not last for months on end

Jan 23, 2016 | Weller WPA2 Pyropen Professional Self...

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Weller Pyropen WPA2 extinguishes itself after a few minutes.


Gas (condensation really) may be freezing and constricting flow. Try warming the tip a bit with a hair dryer see if it goes longer.

Jan 11, 2014 | Weller WPA2 Pyropen Professional Self...

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Misplaced Manual, what butane container to get.


Any butane will work, but the big name-brands are usually filtered better and less likely to cause problems. The biggest issue is the nozzle -- there are a lot of different sizes. Any Weller butane can will fit perfectly (usually cheapest at the local Sears store), but any can with multiple adapters will also work.

If you have an old can that fits, save the nozzle when it's empty. It should fit a different can if you can't find a can that fits the tool.

Jun 04, 2012 | Weller WPA2 Pyropen Professional Self...

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My Pyropen will not ignite


Not enough information. That's an extremely vague description of the problem. There's no way to suggest a fix without knowing more about it.

Does it spark?
Does butane come out of it?
Is the cylinder full?
Do the switches move properly?
How old is it? How much use has it seen?
Is it an intermittent problem, or constant?

Apr 12, 2011 | Weller WPA2 Pyropen Professional Self...

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Hi i have an old weller soldering iron and it wont light up, do i have to have the 2 slide controls in a certain position


A soldering iron is composed of a heated metal tip and an insulated handle. Heating is often achieved electrically, by passing an electric current (supplied through an electrical cord or battery cables) through the resistive material of a heating element. Another heating method includes combustion of a suitable gas, which can either be delivered through a tank mounted on the iron (flameless), or through an external flame.

Mar 24, 2011 | Milwaukee Tool Weller Pyropen Jr Cordless...

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Cant light the thing !!


the one i have, first see if you have fuel in it, if it is full, then check to see that the switch is in the on position, when i put mine in on, it clicks, then it gets hot, also check to see if you have it wide open

Mar 03, 2011 | Milwaukee Tool Weller Pyropen Jr Cordless...

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Weller PSI-100K doesn't ignite. I have taken off the tips and checked. There is a spark and I can ignite it minus the tip. It only then stays ignited if I keep pressure on the ignition switch. Once that is...


I have the same soldering iron and have found for this problem, the replaceable tip has worn out.
All you need to do is buy a replaceable tip of your choice. The tips are a consumable part that wears out.

Jan 09, 2011 | Weller Portasol Pro Cordless Butane...

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My Pyropen WPA2 will not ignite I have changed the gas ,it has Butane UN1950 in now and is Half full


Does it spark?
Does the butane come out?
How old is it, and how much has it been used?
Did you put cheap butane in it at some point?

Sep 10, 2010 | Weller WPA2 Pyropen Professional Self...

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