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Re: Diesel Fireplace

That push button is a primer and when you press it diesel fuel flows down and enters the combustion chamber freely from gravity. I thought that it would continue to drip every few seconds, but it does not. I have to keep pressing the button. The fuel burns up within a minute. I cleaned out the bottom of the combustion chamber as the entrance for the fuel was blocked just beyond that elbow. In doing so I cleaned out what appeared to be a coal like substance, which did not appear to be part of the unit, but in retrospect, I think I am missing a wick of some sort.

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