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Old 07-11-2015, 07:03 PM   #1
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Question Propane auxiliary connection

During our latest trip, I connected via the quick disconnect to our trailers propane tanks. Unfortunately, there was no gas directed to our grill. I tried both tanks, all tanks and still got nothing. The grill did work using the small propane bottles. Has anyone experienced this before? Do I bring it back for service(still under warranty)

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Old 07-11-2015, 07:11 PM   #2
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Does your grill have a built in regulator? If it does then it will not work with the "low pressure" output of the Trailer. Basically you can only have 1 regulator in line, if you have 2 then the propane won't flow. Many grills can be adapter to remove their regulator....

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Old 07-11-2015, 09:23 PM   #3
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I'm not sure so verify: It's my impression that you can position your quick disconnect BEFORE the trailer's regulator. In other words, between the trailer's tank and the trailer's regulator. This would then be a "high pressure" supply that the grille is looking for. As Gsmblue has indicated, two regulators (between the tank and the appliance) is one too many.

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Old 07-11-2015, 09:40 PM   #4
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A problem I have seen is that the quick disconnect fittings are made in two varieties, low pressure and high pressure. I bought one from Camping World that was labelled and the valve was marked low pressure but it was in fact a high pressure fitting. If I remember correctly it mated with the low pressure fitting on my grill hose but the male fitting on the hose would not actuate the shutoff built into the female fitting I bought. I bought another fitting from a different source and it worked.


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Old 07-12-2015, 12:17 PM   #5
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Thanks! I was originally hooked to a webber q1200 but then switched to a regular Coleman propane stove to avoid the second regulator, still no gas. There is no regulator on the stove.
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Old 07-12-2015, 12:32 PM   #6
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Each quick connect has a shut off lever that locks the connector so it can't come apart when gas is flowing. Are you sure they were all in the locked position?

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