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I'm 99% sure that due to the large fuel line diameter and the step down that an air bubble/empty line issue forms there which has to purge if I don't run it regularly and the line drains back into an emptyish tank.
My last camping trip I had my Espar burp and had to reset it- I think I had air in the line too- prior to that use I had one of the few times I ever let the tank get low.
I plan to pull the straw and replace it with a longer one- maybe just stay 1/4" or so off tank bottom- I'll determine myself if I'll run out of fuel from heater operation- I don't really need Ford playing nanny placing the pickup so high in the tank.

I wonder why someone hasn't come up with a check valve in the pickup line end so a low fuel tank doesn't let the fuel drop back out of the line when one isn't using the heater..hmmmm.

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