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Datton 3E402, rapid cycling ... burner on 42 seconds, then off; then fan on 12 seconds , then off; then cycle repeats. Just started this a few days ago. Thaks, Terrence

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Hi!!! you seem to have a bad flame sensor in your heater.Replace your flame sensor..Good luck..

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