RV Propane Gas Regulator 2-Stage Changeover LP
In an RV or trailer, the propane system is often used as either the main power source or the backup. The gas in the tanks helps power things like stoves, heating, and other appliances. And while you might not need a whole lot of propane if used as a backup, it pays to have an extra on hand. But when you're in the middle of grilling on your propane stovetop and the first tank runs out, you don't want to be stuck in the position of needing to switch out the tanks while your burgers just sit there. Instead, you need a tool that will allow you to switch seamlessly between the old tank and the new tank. What you need is a propane auto regulator.
This RV propane automatic changeover regulator measures approximately 6 1/4" by 3 7/8" by 3 1/2" and is for use on RVs or trailers with dual propane tanks. The function of this regulator is to automatically switch from the primary LP tank to the reserve tank when the primary tank is empty, allowing for the removal of the empty propane cylinder without interrupting the propane supply. You can check to see whether a tank is full or empty through the indicator window. If the tank is full, it will be clear. If the tank is empty, it will show red. This is helpful when you are changing out the empty tank for a full one once it has switched over. Just make sure that you flip the changeover lever to the full tank so that the line to the open tank does not stay open, wasting gas. Through this device, the LP gas will flow at an operating temperature of -20°C to 50°C. Rated for 190,000 BTU, it weighs about 2 pounds and lasts for 10 years is used properly. When you add the optional 12" pigtails, you get a complete kit that monitors and switches your gas supply while connecting firmly to each tank.
The propane system in your RV helps you run important appliances and can help you out if you do not have access to shore power. With this regulator and optional pigtails, you can connect to and switch between two LP gas tanks seamlessly. Have any questions? Contact us online or call our friendly Customer Care team today!
- Propane Automatic Changeover Regulator
- Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 3 7/8" x 3 1/2"
- For RVs with dual propane tanks
- Automatically switches from primary to reserve tank when primary is empty
- Allows for removal of the empty propane cylinder without interrupting the propane supply
- Double stage design maintains constant gas pressure under changing demands and conditions
- Indicator window shows red if the tank is empty or clear if the tank is full
- Type of gas: Propane
- Inlet connector: 1/4" SAE inverted flare
- Outlet connector: 3/8" NPT female pipe thread
- Operating temperature: -20°C - 50°C
- Rated for 190, 000 BTU
- Weight: 2 lb
- Factory set at 11wc (water column)
- UL144 compliant
- 10-year lifespan if used properly
- Optional 2 x 12" pigtails
Make sure that the vent is always pointing down to prevent any water or dirt from getting into it.
Make sure that the changeover lever is pointing to the full tank when the indicator shows one tank as empty. This prevents the gas from escaping.
If a leak is suspected, turn the gas off at the tanks and extinguish all flames. DO NOT disconnect the regulator from the tanks. Make sure you are safe, slowly turn the gas on, and brush all the connections with soap and water or liquid detergent. A gas leak will form bubbles. If a leak is found, turn off the gas supply and inform your dealer. NEVER USE A LIT MATCH OR FLAME TO SEARCH FOR LEAKS.