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What is a dump switch?

A dump switch is a safety device on propane heaters that shuts off the gas if the heater gets knocked over. When the heater is standing upright, a small weight inside the dump switch presses down, completing the circuit and allowing gas through to the heater. If your propane heater tips, the weight lifts, breaking the circuit and turning off the gas.

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