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Machinc, General Contractor
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Experience:  Has written home improvement articles since 2008. Earned South Carolina Residential Builders License in 1991.
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I have a 2 burner portable and one of the burners is not

Customer Question

I have a 2 burner portable and one of the burners is not letting enough flame out.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It just happened last time I used it.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If possible, yes.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, just that.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
There are several conditions that can cause this . I will list some causes and fixes
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
1: low fuel in tank , refill , replace2: water in tank .. Been sitting for long periodcof time , replace .,or have tank purged , refill3: dirty burner parts .. Clean4: eorn burner parts , rusty , corroded , replace5: bad or loose feeder tube to burner. Replace , tighten6: clogged tube to burner.. Replace
7: loose fittings .. Replace or tighten
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
This is also a good order to check for ease of working.
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
Note 4 should read WORN burnet parts
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
Burner
Expert:  Machinc replied 8 months ago.
Sorry for the typos