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OT: how to fix patio heater

CaCookCaCook Posts: 68
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum

Sorry OT but I figure many people have this..

I have the standing patio heater that uses propane and has a little cone on top to reflect the heat.

The problem is I couldn't get it started, the hiss is very weak and won't start.

I think maybe due to spider web or something?   Do I disassemble everything and flush out the hose with water?  I am not sure what to do..



  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    Very weak hiss... Propane empty?
    Lynnwood WA
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    ok, I don't have a heater like that, however, it could be that the regulator tripped. I used to get this on my gasser on very hot days, or sometimes when hooking up a new tank.

    Disconnect the hose, wait at least 15 minutes, then re-hook up and try again. 
    make sure valve is turn all the way to open.
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273

    Do you get good flow when the Pilot light button is held in?

    I have had the thermosensor go bad, Pilot light would not stay lit.

    Cookin in Texas
  • CaCookCaCook Posts: 68

    Not a very good flow, and when I try the ignitor I hear a weak poof and nothing happens.

    I will try to reinstall the regulator, not sure if it is tripped, I have experienced that in other burners, I would think if it is tripped then it won't let any gas come out at all.

  • spotco2spotco2 Posts: 61
    Mine had a oxygen sensor go bad and would not stay lit. It acted like a thermocouple but was not. Bypassed it with a piece of wire and was good to go.
  • Phoenix824Phoenix824 Posts: 243

    Hey - look! I found something called google!

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    Steve Van Wert, Ohio XL BGE
  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    At least he didn't post the "Let Me Google That For You" link  :))
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    I thought google was smoked goose eggs!      My bad.
    Cookin in Texas
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