The Zippo Candle Lighter Refill Instructions

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The Zippo Candle Lighter Refill Instructions
Zippo candle lighters are available in a pearl colour perfect for use at a wedding. (Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images)

Zippo candle lighters are butane lighters designed specifically to light candles indoors or out. Available in four different solid colours as well as various prints, these lighters are a fashionable way to light any fire. Zippo candle lighters come with a fuel-level indicator, and when the butane level is low, refilling them is simple. The Zippo candle lighter, which comes with a lifetime guarantee, can be refilled again and again for years or use.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Premium-grade butane fuel

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  1. 1

    Check the fuel level in the fuel indicator. This is a small window on one side of the lighter. Confirm that the fuel level is almost empty before refilling it.

  2. 2

    Turn the Zippo candle lighter upside down to see the filling valve, a small hole on the bottom of the lighter.

  3. 3

    Insert the butane fuel nozzle into the filling valve. Press down two or three times on the nozzle using steady pressure.

  4. 4

    Allow the candle lighter to rest for at least two minutes before using it.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not overfill the Zippo candle lighter. Watch the fuel level indicator as you fill the lighter to confirm you are not overfilling it.
  • Zippo recommends that you use only Zippo Premium Butane when refilling, as other fuel brands may clog or damage the filling valve.

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