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Kenmore 141.229952 Owner's Manual page 13

Liquid propane patio heater
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7. Release the ControlKnoband turnto "ON".
Nevertestfor leakswith a flame.Priorto first
use,at the beginning of eachseason,or every
time yourLP gas tank is changed, y ou must
checkfor gasleaks.Followthesefour steps:
1. Makea soapsolutionby mixingone part
liquiddetergent a ndone part water.
.
3.
Turn the Control
Knob to the full OFF
position,
then turn the gas ON at source.
Apply
the
soap
solution
to all gas
connections.
If bubbles
appear in the soap
solution
the connections
are not properly
sealed.
Check each fitting
and tighten or repair as
necessary.
.
If you
have
a gas
leak
that
cannot
be repaired
by tightening,
turn
off the gas
at the
source,
disconnect
fuel
line from
your
patio
heater
and
call
1-800-4-MY-HOME
® or your
gas supplier
for
repair
assistance.
.
If the patio heater does not light you may
need to purge air from the gas line or reset
the regulator excess gas flow device.
Note:
this procedure
should be done every time a
new LP gas tank is connected
to your patio
heater.
To purge air from your gas line and/or
reset the Regulator
excess gas flow
device:
• Turn the Control Knob to the off position.
• Turn off the gas at the tank valve.
• Disconnect
Regulator
from the LP gas
tank.
• Let unit stand for 5 minutes.
• Reconnect
the Regulator
to LP gas tank.
• Turn the tank valve on slowly until 1/4 to
1/2 open.
• Follow lighting steps 5 through 7 listed
on
this page.
Warning:
Improper installation, adjustment, alteration,
service or maintenance can cause injury, death or
property damage and will void your product warranty.
Note: At first use, the Patio Heater Reflector
may emit a slight odor and smoke due to the
burn-off
of oils used in the manufacturing
process
of this aluminum
part. This is to be
expected.
1. Familiarize yourself with the safety instructions
and warnings at the front of this Owner's Manual.
Do not smoke while lighting patio heater or check-
ing gas supply connections. Be sure your patio
heater is placed in accordance with the minimum
clearance from combustibles as shown on page 5
of this Owner's Manual.
2.
Be sure the LP gas tank is filled.
Z WARNING
A strong gas smell, or the hissing sound of
gas indicates
a serious problem with your
patio heater or the LP gas tank. Failure
to
immediately
follow the steps listed below
could result in a fire or explosion
which
could cause serious bodily injury, death, or
property damage.
• Shut off gas supply to the patio heater.
• Extinguish
any open flame.
• Get away from the LP gas tank.
• Do not try to fix the problem
yourself.
• tf odor continues
or you have a fire you
cannot extinquish,
call your fire department.
Do not call near the LP gas tank because
your telephone
is an electrical
device and
could create a spark resulting
in fire
and/or explosion.
3. Make sure all gas connections are securely
tightened.
4.
Set Control Knob to "OFF" and open the LP gas
tankvalve.
5. Push and hold the Control Knob, then slowly turn it
to "PILOT". The Ignitor will continuously spark at
the same time.
6.
Look through the 1/2" Manual Lighting Hole to
see if the Pilot Flame is lit. If lit, continue
pressing the Control Knob for 15 seconds
to
ensure the Pilot Flame remains on. If the
pilot is not lit, turn the Control
Knob to
"OFF", and wait 5 minutes
for gas to clear
before attempting
to light again.
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MAGNIFIED
VIEW OF PILOT
FLAME
THROUGH
LIGHTING
HOLE

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