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The heater won't stay lit

I have a propane wall mount heater and the pilite light stays lite but when you turn it up to kick on the burner lights and will stay lite for a few seconds and kicks off and the pilite light goes out too. Any suggestions on how to fix it, It is only 2 months old. our heater won't stay lit - we hear a click right before it goes out.

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    When you turn them on the indicator light turns on for a moment, then goes out

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CHECK YOUR EXHAUST VENT MAKE SURE THAT IT IS NOT PLUGGED OVER HEATING THE UNIT.ALSO IF IT HAS A FLAME SENSE BAR CLEAN IT AND CLEAN ALL SENSOR OFF.AND MAKE SURE ALL WIRE CONNECTIONS ARE PLUGGED IN TIGHT.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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Hi Tiffany,

When a gas applaince goes off it is usually because of a safety precaution. When the unit dies not detect a flame, it will shut off so that it does not fill with gas and cause damage. A flame sensor is a metal toothpick type item that is in the flame area and could be dirty, although it is two months old, this may be another problem.

But if it is charred, you will need to clean it using a soft cloth or even a well used dollar bill. Don't use abrasives, it will take the coating off of the part and cause it to wear faster.

If you are unsure, below is a link to the manufacturers website, you can get the technical information there.

Click here for Heater Manual

Thanks,
Paul

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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