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I HAVE A EMPIRE DIRECT WALL VENT 35,000 BTU HEATER THAT SHUTS OFF SOMETIMES . IT WILL RUN FOR DAYS OR WEEKS THEN JUST SHUT OFF. CAN THIS BE THE THERMOPILE OR THE GAS VALVE. I ALSO CLEANED THE FAN AND

I REPLACED THE THERMOPILE ,GAS ORIFICE,THE LIGHTING HOLE COVER AND GASKET...

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SOURCE: Empire Wall Heater(propane) won't stay lit

John Mac here...the solution was that we had shut the pilot off for the summer, and birds had made a nest inside the heat exchanger...coming in through the direct vent. Cleaned out the nest, and it works perfectly. My technician recommends that I leave the pilot buring through the summer to prevent this in the future.

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

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Yes, the design of the combustion chamber is limited at how much fresh air and combustion air can enter it. If you lengthen the venting, you will be causing more restriction and there will not be enough natural air movement to make it work. It will start, run for a minute or two and poof out. Not to mention you will be circumventing it's UL rating and if you sell your home with it installed, you are liable for any fatality or damage. Do you want to risk that? Don't even think of doing it! There are "Box" heaters out there sized from about 5,000 Btu's on up to 100,000 Btu's. Check the web.

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you may have a bad gas valve

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: pilot won't stay lit

Your unit has a "vent safety limit switch" which is a high temperature limit. It gets hot enough to trip over time because you do not have proper venting. It is a safety switch and SHOULD NOT be disabled - instead find and fix the venting problem(chimney bad?)!

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: empire wall heater with wall vent pilot light

It sounds like the gas valve is dropping out. Make sure the system is venting the exhaust(no restrictions). Then make sure all your wiring connections in the unit are tight. In a millivolt system if all wiring connections aren't tight and clean your circuit will drop in millivolts and the gas valve will drop out. The gas valve requires a certain millivolt to stay open. I hope I was of some assistance!! Good luck!!

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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