The Zippo Candle Lighter Refill Instructions

Written by mary pletcher
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
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

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Premium-grade butane fuel

Show MoreHide


  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.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.