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R60 6o,ooo wont light at all glow plug does not get red but with a v.o.m. i get tone through the wires of the glow plug. is the board bad or is something locking me out?

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Your problem could be as simple as a blown fuse. Most R60's have a small buss fuse mounted on the Ignition Control Board. Replacement fuses are available at . If the fuse checks OK then test to see if the control board is receiving power. If power is going in but not going out then, naturally the board is defective and must be replaced. An easy fix!

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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    Jerry Magee Oct 19, 2008

    ALSO, if your heater is equipped with a thermostat, troubleshoot the part to see if it is functional.



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