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Old 11-25-2014, 02:19 PM   #1
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Furnace Problems

I need some help on a furnace question. We bought our New 38FL Redwood in July and swore we wouldn't need the furnace. Well, needless to say we needed it and ran out of propane during the night. I went and fill the tank up and tried the furnace again. Now the furnace will not light. I tried the propane hot water heater and that works.

I called Camping world and they told me to turn the stove on and get air out of lines.. No avail. Is there a safety reset that I'm missing? 2014 38Fl. Help would be appreciated. Cold in Missouri!
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Old 11-25-2014, 03:44 PM   #2
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Good timing as I asked something similar here to make sure I understand

First thing to check is the propane, so let's focus on that...

I ASSuME:
you have both bottles filled and the valves open on both bottles ?
you have the auto-changeover regulator turned toward the open/filled bottle?

it make take a bit, but do turn on the cooktop and keep clicking until it starts... mine took at least a few minutes the first time...

keep a flame by the burner or clicking the starter continuously to limit the propane leaking into the rv....

good luck !
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Also....turn the furnace on and waited about 30 seconds and then turn it back off. Do this about 4 or 5 times. This primes the furnace.
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Also....turn the furnace on and waited about 30 seconds and then turn it back off. Do this about 4 or 5 times. This primes the furnace.
I agree, it take a few times turning the furnace on and off to purge the air in the gas line to the furnace.
It is easier / faster if you purge the other gas appliances first like the stove and then several cycles on the furnace to get it to light.
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