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Old 04-01-2014, 17:00   #1
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Force 10 Stove Question

A friend of mine who is cruising with poor internet asked me to see if I could help him with a Force 10 stove issue.

His complaint: "We have a Force 10 three burner stove and BBQ. We have had it worked on several times and had professionals working on the propane delivery system. We are still not getting enough BTUs to keep a rolling boil while cooking a pot of spaghetti."

Any ideas out there?
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Old 04-01-2014, 18:01   #2
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Re: Force 10 Stove Question

- Too long a run from tank to appliance = pressure drop due to friction loss.

- Bad regulator

- Bad solenoid

- You forgot to wipe the baked beans off the burners

and the really scary one ...... fuel line leak between regulator and appliance.
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A friend of mine who is cruising with poor internet asked me to see if I could help him with a Force 10 stove issue.

His complaint: "We have a Force 10 three burner stove and BBQ. We have had it worked on several times and had professionals working on the propane delivery system. We are still not getting enough BTUs to keep a rolling boil while cooking a pot of spaghetti."

Any ideas out there?
Did they put a lid on the pot? Otherwise it may be just too great a volume of water for the burner.
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Old 04-01-2014, 19:30   #4
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Re: Force 10 Stove Question

First remove and reinstall the line on the tank, I've seen them loose. Then try a different tank, and finally a different regulator
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Re: Force 10 Stove Question

First I would ck the color of your flame!! bright blue is what ya want! if theres a lot of yellow then ya need to be cleaning some holes or getting more gas to them ! maybe just an adjustment of the oyxgen to the burner! Ck the color and go from there ! Just what Ive had to do over the years!
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