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When lit aftera few minutes it starts blowing like a blowlamp

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When lit aftera few minutes it starts blowing like a blowlamp and I have to turn it off.Whats the problem here?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Plumberpro replied 1 year ago.
Hi , what appliance is it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

It's a Valor butane gas heater (portable)Pilot light seems a bit high to me BUT i'm no authority

Expert:  Plumberpro replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I don't know if anyone adjusted the pilot, usually done if the pilot keeps going out on the thermocouple. There is a pilot adjustment screw on the gas valve. It may just be a simple tasks of turning it down slighly.Check its using the right gas, sorry don't mean to sound patronising ,but everyone makes mistakes.. Does the burner seem ok? When up and running