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We Ran Out Of Propane

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While our 2000 Allegro bus was in shop doing maintenance and upgrading we ran out of propane.

I have not had experience purging air from lines when there was electronic ignition. Do you just try to light burners until gas reaches them? What about the refrig, do you hold the gas button down till it stays lit? As of now nothing gas works. I do not want to cause problems.

On our older rigs you just turned gas on until you could light pilot lights

Need advise.

Thanks.

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Charles,

Start by turning on a stove burner and light with a lighter-- do this until a nice blue flame goes all around the burner. That will purge air that far.

Next, would probably turn on the water heater on propane. May take a few cycles to bleed it. Lastly turn on the refrigerator on propane. May have to turn it off and on a time or two-- but do it last-- that makes it much faster.

Brett

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Agree with Brett. The stove is the one to deal with first, and you can tell when you have good gas coming through. You also don't have to worry about it cycling off and on like you do with the water heater and frig. It may take a little while but you can save alot of time by starting with the range.

Dan

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Brett and Dan hit the hammer on the head of the nail squarely.

The range and BBQ grill you can light the old fasioned way by holding a match or lighter next to the burner.

I can add if your 2000 AB is like our 2000 AB, there is one manifold (multiple connection) that feeds both furnaces, the fridge, the water heater and the range. The water heater is the shortest line, but lighting the range is easiest and the other appliances should have gas fairly quick after that. Not sure, but I think the BBQ grill may be on a seperate line from the tank so it may take a minute to light.

BH

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We are so ready to get out of this Texas heat.

Did that exact thing yesterday and today. Drove from our home south of Houston to Angel Fire, NM. Amazing what 8.400 feet will do for the climate.

Brett

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We are in Grand Junction CO at about 5000 feet and it's forecast to reach 108 today. At least it will cool down to 70 tonight.

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We are in Grand Junction CO at about 5000 feet and it's forecast to reach 108 today. At least it will cool down to 70 tonight.

Clay,

You need to go HIGHER. We arrived in Angel Fire, NM yesterday. 8,400'. High today is 82-- currently 67.

And, yes some propane appliances need to have their mixtures reset at high elevations.

Brett

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We are in Grand Junction CO at about 5000 feet and it's forecast to reach 108 today. At least it will cool down to 70 tonight.

Get yourself up to Cripple Creek and that should solve your heat problems. Looks like somewhere around 80 for the highs this week.

Love that town!

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