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How to bleed air from gas lines on a propane furnace?

An easier and safer way is to just hold down the pilot button until you can smell the propane. In this case, the pilot button acts as a bleeder valve and you don't have to worry about unions and cutoffs. In addition, this takes zero tools and you won't have to worry if you have re-tightened the union properly when you're done.

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How to bleed air from gas lines in a propane furnace?

Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Jason Martin replied 8 years ago.

An easier and safer way is to just hold down the pilot button until you can smell the propane. In this case, the pilot button acts as a bleeder valve and you don't have to worry about unions and cutoffs. In addition, this takes zero tools and you won't have to worry if you have re-tightened the union properly when you're done.