gas fireplace kaboom

GonzieFebruary 11, 2012

I have a problem mentioned in this forum but did not see an answer. My Johnson sealed propane fireplace has a wall thermostat control. Ran out of propane in big tank so everything turned off; had filled; now fireplace delays starts for about a minute then ignites with big boom and blows itself out; scary when that happens. Pilot still works but sometimes blow out when boom happens. Gas tech said outside valve had variable pressures so changed it out with no change in problem. Funny thing is have same fireplace upstairs and it still functions perfecty. I can change a thermocouple if that is the problem; I think I can. Thanks for any help.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Gonzie

Fixed the problem by changing out the thermostat. Don't know how that fixed a delayed ignition problem but it did.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2012 at 11:44AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
direct vent gas fireplace
Hello, I just bought a house and there is a Monessen...
shahgee84
Gas Fire Place
I have a direct vent gas fireplace with a standing...
JakeBrey
Couple of questions about installing stone veneer
Little background - original lava rock fireplace was...
rosebay
Jotul Kennebec
Well today is day two with my new Jotul fireplace insert...
turningpoint
freestanding gas stove flaming out- vent problem?
I have a free standing direct vented gas stove vented...
pooper
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™