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Reddy Heater Outdoorsman keeps shutting off

The piolet elight comes on but you cant turn the heat fast very low, as it will just shut down. once you turn it past low the flame will surge a little for a 1/2 second and then return to what it was at low. 10 to 20 secs. later it will shut off.

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Reddy Heater Outdoorsman 10,000 BTU Propane Vent-Free Heater #RH10PT

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The R40 has an on board computer with a photocell that views the flame color. If the photocell does not like the color of the flame, then the heater shuts down....within 5 secs.
Your problem could be:

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You must troubleshoot each of the above- starting with setting the pump pressure.


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Is there a frost line on your LP tank, if so you may need to replace the tank with a larger tank or refill your tank. This can happen if the tank your using is too low or too small (use 100 lb tank or greater). If there is no frost line it may be an issue with the thermocouple. The manufacturer offers a service manual and owner's manuals on there site. This should assist you... Thank you

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