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Reddy heater 115 just turns on then shuts off

I have a reddy heater 115 the fan will engage and the igniter wiil fire up and then the whole unit just shuts off . it has fresh fuel. I dont know what to do

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  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    same problem

  • terryrags Jan 17, 2009

    Same problem here also. Please help.

  • gopherfan13 Jan 20, 2009

    Only difference is that mine is the 125T. I have fresh K-1. I have tried restricting the airflow.

  • mb3764 Jan 21, 2009

    I have the same problem. cant find online resourses to tell what mechanical defect is occurring. anyone know??

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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.

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