Question about Reddy R155D Utility Heater

1 Answer

Reddy Heater 155,000 BTU

Won't start. Igniter fires, fuels drips and shoots out other end where it should be hot. Unit is very new.

Posted by on

  • rockford11 Dec 08, 2008

    Motor starts and blows fine.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 232 Answers

Question- "won't start" sounds like you have motor problems.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

  • Jerry Magee
    Jerry Magee Dec 09, 2008

    I want to help you, please understand this. but I need descriptive information to go on. "Fuel drips" does not tell me much. Drips from where?

    Here is what I need to know:


    1. Is a fog of fuel being sprayed from the nozzle?

    2. Is the ignitor glowing red at start up?

    I can only advise if you will troubleshoot. You must troubleshoot to find out whether you have a fuel delivery problem or an electronics problem.



    Read these troubleshooting tips.

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a propane 155,000 btu forced air heater. when it runs the air burns my eyes


Your mixture is too rich. Go to http://www.reddyparts.com which has assistance with setting the fuel balance or get a new control valve from them.

Thanks for using FixYa and for the great rating. Please consider a testimonial. Thank you.

hardrocko

Jan 12, 2011 | Reddy Heater-30,000 BTU Propane Forced-Air...

1 Answer

70,000 btu reddy heater, starts right up but smells bad.Instaled new filters , fuel and igniter low hours 100 or so. disassembled tip everything looked perfect.nosecone turns orange from bottom up and...


I hope you are burning K1 kerosene as opposed to off road diesel. Diesel stinks no matter what you do to the heater. A couple things that have happened to me are, fuel selection K1 is it, when storing for the end of the season old fuel can cause water from condensation to build in the tank. When water is in the tank you get ignition and it burns just not hot enough to burn the fuel completely, this causes the heavy odor. Old fuel will do the same it is as if the fuel thickens to an oily state and becomes heavier. It just does not burn hot enough to get rid of the odor. You can try increasing pump pressure this changes air fuel mixture and you may get rid of the odor somewhat.

Dec 23, 2010 | Reddy Heater-70,000 BTU Kerosene w/T'stat

1 Answer

L.P. Propane Heater not staying lit Fairly new heater (Reddy) 30,000 BTU Piezo Igniter not functioning use long match and unit fires nice. plug in /turn on blower good once I let go of primer valve button...


Sounds like you have a bad gas hold on valve. I have a tip at http://www.fixya.com/support/r4258201-fix_gas_reddy_heaters_will_not_continue which explains the problem, how to fix it and where to get the parts. Let me know if you need more help.

Thanks for using FixYa and for the generous rating.

hardrocko

Jul 30, 2010 | Reddy HEATER RLP30 30,000-BTU PORTABLE LP...

1 Answer

Propane heater wont stay running


is the sensor for the thermocouple located in the right spot in the flame,remove it and if you have access to a propane torch,heat the end till its red hot and leave it connected to the gas valve,then start the unit and this will tell you if the sensor is properly positioned in the pilot flame on the unit itself,if not you could have a defective new thermocouple or another safety device keeping it from staying lit or the gas valve is faulty

Jul 28, 2010 | Reddy HEATER RLP30 30,000-BTU PORTABLE LP...

2 Answers

Reddy heater 155,000 burning good then rich, any help????


Check your fuel filter,, could be running out of fuel,due to obstruction in fuel delivery system. Either crud in the tank clogging up the pickup,,or maybe even water in your fuel. Your filter might be it,,have you been running diesel?? check it out....

Dec 11, 2009 | Reddy Heater-170,000 BTU Kerosene Deluxe

1 Answer

100,000 redi heater wont fire just blower fan runs


The igniter is most likely bad.Make sure the igniter is not working,and the pump for the fuel is working,one,or the other is not working,if it is the fuel,order a new pump kit,with impelar,and if it is the igniter,replace it with a new one.

Oct 21, 2009 | Reddy Heater-70,000 BTU Kerosene w/T'stat

1 Answer

Reddy Heater won't stay running


Dear travelinman4, 02-21-2009 18:24 EST (USA)

Re: Reddy Heater "Won't Stay Running"
Model R150A

Old Fuel? Added a Can of Fuel Booster? Used Starter Fluid?
Spark Plug or Igniter?
Gas, Propane, or Kerosene?

jack
c132367.jpg

Feb 21, 2009 | Reddy Heater-170,000 BTU Kerosene Deluxe

1 Answer

Reddy heater 115 just turns on then shuts off


a new flame sensor is in order, if you have spark and it blows fuel then thats the answer. you can get one thet will fit from Mr. Heater for 3 bucks. the wires are different so just splice the to your old wire harness, there is no wrong way to hook them up.

Jan 15, 2009 | Reddy Heater-170,000 BTU Kerosene Deluxe

Not finding what you are looking for?
Reddy R155D Utility Heater Logo

Related Topics:

269 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Reddy Heaters Experts

Mack Baxter

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

1866 Answers

Superior Maintenance

Level 2 Expert

63 Answers

Are you a Reddy Heater Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...