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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 year 1 month ago #433006

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Took an empty one in to our local dealer, came out with a full one "just take one from the pallet over there".....had lots in stock!.
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451493

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I went to replace my 2 x Calor Lites in Calor Cardiff and they only had one bottle left, no mention of a recall.

I was informed that the Calor Lite bottles will be phased out.
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451494

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alphapets wrote:
I went to replace my 2 x Calor Lites in Calor Cardiff and they only had one bottle left, no mention of a recall.

I was informed that the Calor Lite bottles will be phased out.

Thanks fir the info. Calor do intend to replace the Calorlite as it was too costly to support given that damage to the bottle leads to it being scrapped. However they still suppply Calorlite but clearly the numbers in circulation may reduce. They stated that the replacement should be ready by Soring 2019. Given Calor are now American owned it’s highly likely that they new bottle could be a glass fibre one like BP Gaslight or the Safefill. I think that there’s only one maker if grp bottles so it would take some time to increase production and build up stocks. But it all remains to be seen. Hang on to proof that you own a Calorlite as they have said they will honour exchanging for the new bottle type.
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451563

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I replaced a standard 6kg with a calor lite FOC at Calor Glasgow. No paperwork = no problem. There is quite a noticeable reduction in weight, so I`m pleased.

I was also advised that the lite was being phased out of production, but the existing stock would be present for some time
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451571

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sgtangel wrote:
I replaced a standard 6kg with a calor lite FOC at Calor Glasgow. No paperwork = no problem. There is quite a noticeable reduction in weight, so I`m pleased.

I was also advised that the lite was being phased out of production, but the existing stock would be present for some time

Was that at the Kilbirnie St. depot?
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451572

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sgtangel wrote:
I replaced a standard 6kg with a calor lite FOC at Calor Glasgow. No paperwork = no problem. There is quite a noticeable reduction in weight, so I`m pleased.

I was also advised that the lite was being phased out of production, but the existing stock would be present for some time

Was that at the Kilbirnie Street depot ?
Sir Haggis
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451595

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My Local depot in Bedford says they hqve no problems getting the calor lite, but now have problems getting the heavyweight, as folk not giving them back in, you can't win.
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451597

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My Local depot in Bedford says they hqve no problems getting the calor lite, but now have problems getting the heavyweight, as folk not giving them back in, you can't win.

Had the same story from Kimberley caravans.
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451761

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Anseo wrote:
sgtangel wrote:
I replaced a standard 6kg with a calor lite FOC at Calor Glasgow. No paperwork = no problem. There is quite a noticeable reduction in weight, so I`m pleased.

I was also advised that the lite was being phased out of production, but the existing stock would be present for some time

Was that at the Kilbirnie Street depot ?

sorry for the delay - I was nightshift....

Yes, Kilbirnie Street - they were very helpful
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Calor Lite Recall IMPORTANT...PLEASE READ 1 month 2 weeks ago #451879

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Thanks sgtangel,

Changed my almost empty (still in tears that I had not sucked the last gasp out of the cylinder - a jock thing - hope you can commiserate) at Kilbirnie Street. today.

Phoned Calor (Kilbirnie Street) yesterday to be told I had to have an empty 6kg steel or Lite in order to purchase a filled Lite.

Phoned another Calor stockist, DeWaldens Ayrshire and was told the same.

I now find that Calor (Kilbirnie Street) have in their exchange policy booklet for staff guidance, a reference to 7kg Butane bottles being acceptable for propane 6kg gas-lite exchanges.

So happens I have a 7kg Butane empty, hoping to exchange for a 6kg propane lite tomorrow.

It all seems so difficult with Calor, ever changing parameters for gas purchases, not as if they are not a very profitable business, guess customers are the very most bottom line.
Sir Haggis
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