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Converting my fireplace to lp gas. Mendota. I have the kit…

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Converting my fireplace to...

Converting my fireplace to lp gas

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, what type of fireplace is this?

Mendota

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I have the kit to convert the pictures are copied tomany time and hard to seee

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Yes

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
are you there???
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
the natural gas valve has a diaphragmThe instructions for converting to propane seems to tell me to remove the diaphragm but it seems to be glued into place
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HVAC Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 7 months ago
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Here is a link to a quick conversion recommended by Mendota if your fireplace was after 2011. If so no need to access the diapham, however as with all conversions please verify 100% that this is the correct procedure for your specific application.

https://manuals.fire-parts.com/aws-assets/mendota-quick-conversion-pilot-light-quick_conversion_pilot_light-pdf.pdf?inline=true

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