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Forced air propane heater won't stay lit

I get the heater to ignite (Reddy RLP30) but when I release the button after 20 secs it won't stay lit; and I've gone through all of the procedures more than a couple of times.

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    wont ignite and stay lit



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Two items come into play here - 1) the hot surface cutout and 2) the flame detect Cd cell. Check alignment of the Cd cell or just replace it. The hot surface cutout has two terminals that plug into the two tabs on the millivolt generator.

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Replace thermocouple

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