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Old 10-02-2017, 10:23 PM   #1
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Default Thermacell fix #2

Someone else posted up a few weeks ago about cleaning the lighting element inside your thermacell to get it to light when it's not starting or rarely will start. That may be your problem but ....
IF IT'S NOT, you can try this and it will probably work for you.

Over a little bit of use the small spring (not the larger one) inside of the units that press the white plastic into the butane bottle get worn. You can remove the large pin to get to the small one. Take out the small pin and stretch it out a little bit.

Replace the pin and all screws and it should light right up. You can screw the white engaging unit back down and leave the back off to put in a butane bottle and test it. Just push the silver sliding mechanism up and you'll here the butane come out, then click the button to test.

If you get stuck, youtube is your friend or pm me and I can text you a pic of the insides.

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Old 10-02-2017, 10:25 PM   #2
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:28 PM   #3
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Cool!

What was fix #1?
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:35 PM   #4
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Cool!

What was fix #1?
The suggestion was to pull the black wire out and clean of the wire tip that ignites
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:47 PM   #5
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Cool!

What was fix #1?
The suggestion was to pull the black wire out and clean off the wire tip that ignites
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Old 10-03-2017, 07:13 AM   #6
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Good info.... Thanks
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Old 10-03-2017, 11:19 PM   #7
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Mine won't light because the ignition button won't work. You push it and it doesn't pop any more. I guess I need to open it up and see what I can do.
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Mine won't light because the ignition button won't work. You push it and it doesn't pop any more. I guess I need to open it up and see what I can do.


Fix #3 n the making
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:59 AM   #9
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Mine won't light because the ignition button won't work. You push it and it doesn't pop any more. I guess I need to open it up and see what I can do.
It's possible the button isn't lined up with the"popper" or it's a bad popper and may not be fixable. That's technical jargon of course.
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