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I have a hayward SR333Lp that ignites for 5 seconds and then displays service heater. No leds on back of board to indicate cause

The system runs for about 30 seconds- fires for 5, igniter quits, Servie heater light comes on and it shuts down in about 45 seconds.

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    dmurray318 Nov 05, 2012

    Actually it is a sta-rite Heater...sorry for the confusion

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Any codes?
Many thing can be bad

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Today's gas appliances are designed to shut off when combustion problem is detected.
For example if burner parts are dirty of clogged, the gas valve continues releasing gas, but not all the gas is burned.
This caused potential explosion risk, with unburned gas in the combustion chamber and flueway.
Call service tech to clean combustion parts, check pilot or igniter alignment, check gas control valve, and gas pressure, and bleed air out of gas line if needed.
Search internet for product manual. Product number appears on label, and then add .pdf to search parameter.

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