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All Pro 170t kerosene heater is throwing raw fuel out the burner

It worked fine when we got to the shop. We turned it off for a while and when we started it back up it just threw raw fuel out the end and would not ignite. We let it sit for an hour and then it worked, when I turned it off it smoked out of the rear end. It was blue smoke so it was diesel. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • sivartz Jan 15, 2009

    i have the same heater, lights, gets hot and runs about 3 minutes and then smokes out the end.shut it off and restart and 3minutes later the same thing.cleaned filters and checked air/fuel mixture.

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    the heater will run about 3 min. and shut of i have drained the tank and cleaned the filters and the lines, but none of that has seemed to work so i just keep cutting it off and on but it is really getting old.

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It sounds like it is currently working .. is that right? Or does it only work if you let it sit for an hour, still? The blue smoke probably is from the residual fuel not burnt when it "threw raw fuel out the end" some the fuel probably drained to a low point ..outside of the combustion chamber and then may have ignited after shut down.. to cause the blue smoke out the back... when you turned it off.

If when your starting it up... it doesn't start the first time.. wait 10seconds then try again.. noting what it apparently does.. and doesn't do. does it just 'through fuel for 5 seconds.. does the fan spin .. and push air at the same time when its starting? If yes for both, does the ignitor ignite the fuel/air mixture, briefly then it shuts off.. ?? Hope this line of thinking helps you out
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