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Old 01-21-2008, 09:13 PM   #1
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Olympian wave 6 turns itself off

I just took my first trip after installing a wave 6 heater, and I am very impressed except for one problem: It won't keep running on the low setting. It just turs itself off after a few minutes. The med and high settings work great. Has anybody else had this problem?
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:11 AM   #2
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Hopefully someone will have an idea soon.
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:58 AM   #3
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Is it the new type with a thermostat?
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Old 01-22-2008, 10:37 AM   #4
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I'd just keep it on HIGH

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I'm wondering if it would be a regulator problem. Low propane pressure causing it to sputter on low, but working OK on higher flow rates.
Just a thought while waiting for a more informed opinion.
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Do you feel light headed or lethargic when this happens? They will shut off automatically if the oxygen concentration drops below 16%.
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what if u r naturally lightheaded and lethargic?

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I bet it is low gas pressure/flow. Not enough to keep the thermocouple activated. Or a weak thermocouple?
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