Wat te doen als mijn aansteker niet meer werkt?

What to do if my lighter no longer works?

We've all had the experience of wanting to use our lighter to ignite something, only to find that it no longer works. It can be frustrating, especially if you don't have an alternative at hand. But don't worry, here are a few steps you can take to get your lighter working again or find a temporary solution:

1. Check the gas level:

The first thing you should do is check if there is still gas in your lighter . Many lighters have a window through which you can see the gas level. If the level is low or the window is empty, refill the lighter with lighter gas. This is usually available at most supermarkets and convenience stores. Or buy our high-quality butane gas

2. Bleed the lighter:

Sometimes air can get into the lighter's fuel lines, making it difficult to produce a flame. You can bleed the lighter by turning the lighter over and pressing the bleed button while draining the gas. This should remove any air from the lines and get the lighter working again.

3. Check the spark:

If your lighter has gas but is not producing a flame, the ignition mechanism may not be working properly. Try to ignite the lighter while listening carefully. If you hear a click but don't see a spark, you may need to clean or repair the ignition mechanism.

4. Heat up the lighter:

If you are in a cold environment, the gas in your lighter may not evaporate properly. Try holding the lighter in your hand or placing it in a warm place for a few minutes before attempting to use it.

5. Use an alternate ignition source:

If all else fails, you can always use an alternative ignition source, such as matches or another lighter. This may not be useful if you're outdoors or don't have another source at hand, but it can help you out in an emergency.

It's always a good idea to have a backup lighter with you in case your primary lighter dies. But with these tips in mind, you can hopefully enjoy your fire again soon. 

Also read about how to refill a lighter