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post #6 of Old 06-01-2007
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Mine is hot as well. Initially was ok for a year. After that I guess the coil get weaken by the heat and would release the plunger after 5-10 mins shutting off the gas. So to cut down on the heat, I pass the switch-on voltage to a small 12V handphone car charger and tweak it to output just about 7VDC. Just enough to activate the solenoid for gas to flow. Its no longer hot, just slightly warm. Works great.
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