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Old 07-07-2016, 02:57 PM   #1
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Exterior LPG Port Not working

Unable to get propane flow from exterior LPG Port to grill, with all hoses attached, tanks full, could there be an air block?
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Old 07-07-2016, 04:04 PM   #2
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Unable to get propane flow from exterior LPG Port to grill, with all hoses attached, tanks full, could there be an air block?
Does your grill have a regulator? If so, that's your problem. The flow from an exterior LPG port is already regulated, so having another regulator at the grill chokes down the flow to almost nothing.
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Did you turn the leaver on the quick connects to on?

If you have a long hose, it might take some time to purge the air from the line.
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My guess is there is a maintenance shutoff valve that is used to protect against leaks for users that don't use the option. But it is only a guess (appliances are meant to have a shutoff valve where they connect to the supply).
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This is the position your port valve should be in. If the lever is at a right angle to the valve it's shut off.

If you are connecting to a grill with a regulator on it, you won't get much propane at all because the port is already regulated.

Last - simple question - are your LP tanks open?

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