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3 year old Beckett AFG with Clean-Cut system. New inline filter new strainer, new nozzle, flame looks correct in pattern always. Flame does not sputter prior to shut-off. I did notice that when it shut off though the motor kept running for some seconds(maybe 5 seconds)which is unlike when the motor shuts off as in a satisfied call for heat. Burner shuts down. Sometimes will run for 2 or 3 hours all normal and other times will shut down after running 15 minutes. Green led goes to "lockout" mode - 1/2 second on - 1/2 second off. I blew 60psi backward into the fuel supply line to clear a possible restriction. No change. Cleaned the eye, no change. I suspect a bad R7184B that is maybe heating up and failing. Do these units ever have fuel cut solenoids fail? This is ruining several nights already with 35 degree weather. I run down and push the reset button and sometimes I get heat for an hour sometimes for 15 minutes more before all goes quiet. There is a seperate new 50 gallon hot water heater also with a beckett burner which never fails and has never needed a reset so it is not an oil supply problem and have seen them both run together with no failure happening as well. What is it?

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Called Beckett at 1-800-OIL-BURN and explained the problem. They told me that the solenoid on the oil pump (Clean Cut) was the cause. I purchased a new pump for $50 at the local plumbing supply and installed it. Problem solved.

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