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Dave218
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Lpg

Post by Dave218 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:13 pm

More newbie technical problems here, hopefully you guys can help me,, filled my lpg tank yesterday ( 60 litres) yet after only 20 miles I've had to revert back to petrol as it started chugging and a red light on the switch appeared. Any suggestions please as to what I could have done wrong,, teething problems I know but Beryl is causing me concern
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Re: Lpg

Post by rita » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:50 am

It would be advisable to take it to an LPG fitter for a leak test, you don't mess with LPG or any other GAS for that matter.

Good Luck.
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Re: Lpg

Post by Yan » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:42 am

As per rita's post, you'll need to take to an LPG fitter for testing. They'll do a pressure test to check for leaks. If it's loosing that much so quickly maybe you can smell the gas leaking?

Hopefully nothing serious.
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Re: Lpg

Post by mikeWalsall » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:03 pm

A similar scenario to a new fit on my Toyota Estima many years ago ..

Apparently the LPG 'gauges' float also acts as a gas cut off valve .. the float's rod at got twisted out of place when being fitted into the tank ..
JAL Mushroom roof,12/240v, fridge, cooker, sink, LPG V6 .. (written off @ £5500 Nov 2016)
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Re: Lpg

Post by Dave218 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:26 pm

Thanks everyone,, after a chat with Ian Taylor who supplied Beryl, and a nice blast (?) down the motorway she's running fine off gas and with use there's every chance of the gauge rectifying itself
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Re: Lpg

Post by rita » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:22 am

Dave218 wrote:Thanks everyone,, after a chat with Ian Taylor who supplied Beryl, and a nice blast (?) down the motorway she's running fine off gas and with use there's every chance of the gauge rectifying itself


You could try a blast up a farm track road.