Fix It: Repair a Liquid Fuel Camp Stove

Video Duration:
5:02

Liquid fuel stoves, like the

MSR Whisperlite

, are the workhorses of the stove world, because they work in any conditions, any temperatures, any altitudes. But they can be finicky. One of the most common problems they can have is that wild, erratic yellow flame. What we want is a really nice, concise blue flame. Figuring out what's causing the problem is often like a mystery. In this tutorial on how to repair a liquid fuel camp stove, Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter will show you the steps she goes through to solve the mystery of the wild, erratic, yellow flame.

For more DIY tips and tricks, check out the rest of our

Fix It series

.