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Propane reddy heater shuts off

I have a 65,000-100,000 btu reddy heater. To start the heater, you plug it in, hold down the adjustible igniter button until unit lights,then hold for about 30 seconds and unit should continue to run. I ran this unit yesterday and had to hold the button for about 5-6 minutes before it would run on its own. Other days, it would light within the 30 seconds and run sometimes for 5-10 minutes, shut of. It would restart immediately if you repeated the above procedure. What is wrong?? I understand this information is free. Thank you.

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Either a bad ignitor or gloplug.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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Is there a frost line on your LP tank, if so you may need to replace the tank with a larger tank or refill your tank. This can happen if the tank your using is too low or too small (use 100 lb tank or greater). If there is no frost line it may be an issue with the thermocouple. The manufacturer offers a service manual and owner's manuals on there site. This should assist you... www.desatech.com Thank you

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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