Why is my Coleman lantern not lighting?

Why is my Coleman lantern not lighting?

The problem of an appliance not lighting is usually caused by one of two things. Either the generator is clogged-up with soot, or the fuel & air tube is blocked by dirt or varnish. Lanterns. (go to stoves) Give it 30 or 40 pumps to really pressurize it well.

Why is my lantern leaking?

As the lantern or stove burns, pressure in the fount/tank pushes fuel to the burner. As more and more fuel is consumed and the tank empties, the appliance will naturally lose pressure. This is normal but needing to pump the appliance often indicates a leak somewhere.

How often should I pump my Coleman lantern?

Pump the lantern 25 strokes. Press the pump handle down and lightly place your finger over the hole in the end. If the pump raises, you need to clean or replace your check valve. If you need help removing the generator please click here.

How often should a gas lamp be cleaned?

Clean glass and remove debris at least twice per year. Removing debris will enhance the air flow around the burner and improve its performance.

How do you fix a Coleman Lantern?

Coleman Lantern Rechargeable Not working. In this video I show how I troubleshot and repaired. Found battery bad. Remove and replace battery. Read volts

How to troubleshoot a Coleman Lantern?


  • Denatured alcohol
  • Unleaded gasoline or white gas
  • Propane bottle,1-lb.
  • Replacement mantle
  • How to replace the battery in your Coleman Lantern?

    Battery replacement Remove the top the of lantern by turning it counterclockwise. Remove the battery cover by pushing in the release tab and pulling it upward. Remove the old battery and replace it with a new AA size 1.2V rechargeable battery of the same or greater mAh.

    How to replace bulb in Coleman Lantern?

    – Move the lantern handle downward and grip the top of the lantern with one hand and the clear lantern housing with the other. – Pull the cover off the clear plastic housing. – Remove the fluorescent bulb from the light socket by twisting it counterclockwise with your fingers, just as you would do with a regular light bulb.

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