Occasionally the problem you describe can be caused by a dirty pilot burner orifice. I d guess that the flue is blocked.
Today when we accept a job to install and to build a custom outdoor fireplace or fire pit we do not allow the opportunity to use a standard lp tank.
Fireplace fire dies out. The easiest solution is to crack a window in the room with the fireplace. This could cause the pilot to go out and subsequently shut down everything. It s serious as either a fire hazard or a carbon monoxide hazard or both.
At turn on there is significant oxygen and the fire consumes the oxygen but there is a problem the consumed gas needs to push the heavy and dense cold air in the chimney up out of the pipe in order to draw fresh oxygenated air down the biconical pipe to feed the fire. Instead you will see electronic ignitions. The dirt and carbon effects the performance of the gas fireplace.
It that may be all your fire needs to catch and sustain itself. Maybe it s something else. If venting were the issue then i would expect to see the fire dance around strangely before it died.
Maybe a critter made a home there during the summer or the fireplace has an automatic damper that failed. Once the fire is out use your wrought iron utensils to separate the logs to different sides of the fireplace and close the screen or glass doors tightly. Gas fireplace keeps going out.
Do not close the damper until the fire and coals are completely cooled adds the. Try relighting the pilot and jump out the switch at the gas valve and see what happens. Get in touch with a good fireplace professional to get the issue sorted.
Get a gas repairman to look at it asap. Start by adding oxygen to your fire with a bellows or blow poke. When pilot light goes out usually the cause is something you can solve easily.
When i go to the robertshaw website i don t see any specs there. Does anyone know where i can get a detailed spec of the gas valve it is a robertshaw 7000mvrlc. You have a problem that needs to be fixed.
Sometimes a pilot light goes out so you do not need to worry when your gas fireplace shuts off and pilot goes out. There could be multi reasons for this. It is recommended to get fireplaces services like cleaning and maintenance every 6 months or so.
Now you ll need to remember to put out the fire before going to sleep or leaving your home says the usfa. This will stop the burner from running out of vaporized propane but it also severely limits the appearance of the gas flames and the whole idea of the fire pit os cool looking gas flames. You can try to turn off the gas or maybe your appliance runs out of propane.
A fireplace that kicks up smoke is a classic sign of a weak draft which can result in a fire that quickly dies out or fire by products back puffing getting backed up in the firebox or. It could be because your fireplace needs maintenance repair or cleaning. If air from the bellows or blow poke helps but the fireplace fire won t stay lit when the extra air is removed air resupply may be the problem.