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The flames on our pitco frialator (40lbs) are not suctioning through the tunnels and is burning an orange flame out the front of the burners instead. We are mobile unit with two 100lb tanks. We clean the tunnels and the holes in the burners and it works for a few days and then clogs up with carbon making it unbearable to breathe yet alone cook.

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The flame is restricted to flow inside fire tubes, make sure that all fire tubes are free of soot/ carbon deposit. There should be no air flowing (hood fresh air or any ventilation) or entering the flue box because this will cause the flame to roll back to burners. Also, make sure that the unit receives the right amount of gas pressure as specified in the nameplate, this will surely eliminate carbon build up on fire tubes and burners.

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