This problem will correct itself as soon as it warms up a little more. This heater is, like your Monitor heater, a kerosene powered space heater. If you are using diesel #2 you have what is known as fuel gelling. Why won't the flame go out on my kerosene heater? If you’re using your heater for the first time, make sure it’s filled with high quality kerosene , and that the wick has been soaked for at least an hour. I have a 2006 Dyna-Glow RMC 95-C2 and every time I hit the extinguish button it goes out almost all the way, but not completely.There still a little flame in the back. Why won’t my kerosene heater light? Kerosene Heaters vs. Electric Heaters Are kerosene heaters dangerous? The forced air type of Remington heater extracts kerosene from the fuel tank and delivers it to the nozzle in the burner head. Start by inspecting the fuel tank for water, which forms globules if present. Is this the first time lighting the heater? The wick is retracting all the way, so I don't know what to do. Remington kerosene heaters are available in cabinet style, radiant heat, and forced air models. Check for fuel problems if the motor runs, but the heater won't ignite, or if you spot smoke or smell an odor coming from the unit. If you are expecting the extremely low temperatures again, you may want to add some kerosene to your fuel tank. The wick should also be made by a long-time reputable replacement wick manufacturer such as Hattersley in … If you are interested in replacing your Monitor heater with something that is similar, then this is the closest equivalent. Why won't my kerosene heater light? Most of those heaters work by an electric motor running an air pump that uses the venturi principle to draw kerosene out of the tank and spray a mist toward a spark plug that is constantly sparking. Lighting a standard kerosene heater is simple—after filling your heater’s fuel tank with 1-K grade kerosene and soaking the wick for a full hour, simply press and release the central ignition lever (if you’re using a model with an automatic ignition system), or lift the burn chamber and hold a lit match to the wick to get it going manually. Just here and there to keep the temp up. Where can I find a manual for my kerosene heater? Kerosene heaters are plenty safe, they have been using them forever. If it had an extinguisher like the old Kero-Sun heaters I wouldn't be having this problem. Re: kerosene heater won't light in reply to Doug, 02-10-2004 08:59:56 Could be several things. Why won't my igniter glow? Clean the tank completely and refuel with the recommended fuel oil, kerosene or diesel if you spot water. Why won't my heater light? I have a co2 detector and it has been perfectly fine. With my house being drafty and cracking a door I am good. 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