Posted on 10th Feb 2017
How can this be fixed?
Contact your propane delivery company and request that they inject ethyl alcohol into the propane cylinder. Do not attempt this process by yourself.
How can icing be avoided?
Ask your propane delivery company to inject ethyl alcohol into your tank as a precaution.
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