Question about Reddy Heater-170,000 BTU Kerosene Deluxe

1 Answer

Pressure is set, will fire, won't stay lit

I've checked the pressure and adjusted it. This heater was turned on by thermostat and kicked of and on several times throughough one day, then i turned it off for the night. Came back the next day and it would fire just for a second, might even fire 2 or 3 times, but will not stay lie after that first day. Any ideas?

Posted by on

  • 2joshd Jan 22, 2009

    owners manual recommended 6.0 psi and set it to that. I found the solution.....out of fuel. The furnace was purchased 3 days ago and the guage read 3/4 of a tank. It was spraying fuel, but just enough to get the flame started. Yeah, don't trust the guage, they hang up really easy. I started to move it to a new place to work on it and didn't notice a slosh. Thanx tho

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Is pressur sensor set at 0.65 cfm??

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My jotul 200 direct vent gas stove pilot light won't stay lit. The pilot lights normally, and fires when the thermostat calls for heat. But when it turns off the pilot goes out as well. We cleaned ou


There's a little screw that adjusts the pilot light. It is usually on the block with all the other valves. Follow the pilot lite supply line to where the screw probably is located.

Nov 22, 2013 | Stoves Heaters

1 Answer

Have a overhead natural gas Hot Dawg heater, came with garage no previous owner help, no book it is a 48000 btu I believe. Prevoius owner had done some painting and heater had paint residue on it. I tried...


Remove all the burner tubes. Get a soft bristle brush and clean the orifices real good for each burner. Then remove the rust from all the burners with a wire brush and blow them out. That is what I would try first.

Nov 06, 2011 | Marvin Overhead Workshop Heat And Light...

1 Answer

Pilot light on the gas boiler won't stay lit it's


The pilot flame must touch (burn) the tip oqef the t-couple to hold the magnet in the gas value open.make sure the pilot orifice (hole) is clear.the pilot pressure (in the tube) is factory set full open & can only be adjusted down (less). Also check the gas **** didn't get closed or turned half way.? Assuming its not the t-couple. If all is good & it still won't stay on. Replace the gas value.!

Sep 20, 2011 | Heaters

1 Answer

Pilot light starts but how do I get the furnace to fire?


Hello my name is Heath it will be my pleasure to assist you. Once the pilot is lit and stays lit you have to turn the gas valve to the on position and the furnace should fire once the thermostat is turned to heat and turned up.

Sep 16, 2011 | Heaters

1 Answer

I have a williams forsair furnace that the pilot light stays lit, but furnace will not fire. Ijumped the thermostat wirs and it still will not fire. What next ??


I would check across wires for heat to thermostat with a volt meter . You should read somewhere around 24 volts.set on A.C. scale set to read 50+ volts. If you don't have power ther you probably need to replace transformer.

Dec 24, 2010 | Heaters

1 Answer

Furnace fires up then shuts right back down


Hi check out the pressure switch ,see if it it blocked / jump it out and see if it lights ,by jumping it out you can fool it into fireing up,on some models

Feb 28, 2010 | Goodman GMS90703BXA Heater

3 Answers

Pilot is lit but the heater won't fire up


A few things dictate when the main burner turns on. One is a thermocouple not getting hot enough, the other is a bad thermostat ot thermostat wire, and another is the gas valve. First look at the gas valve located on the heater and make sure it is in the On position and not in the Pilot position. Remove your thermostat and jump the two wires together. The heater should light. If not, go back to the gas valve and find the wires up to the thermostat, the should be attached to terminals marked TH and MV or something similar. Jump the terminals. The heater should start. If not, you may need to replace the thermocouple.

Sep 04, 2009 | Lite On Laars Lite 2 Heaters: 250,000BTU...

1 Answer

Heater will not stay lit on auto procom ml 300 blue flame


If you have an ML300HGA, it is a manual-control heater, which means you turn it on and you turn it off. No thermostat. It does not have an AUTO setting.

Likewise, the thermostat-controlled models do not have a Manual mode. If you have the ML300TBA, it has a thermostat and will turn itself on/off in order to maintain a room temperature.

On manual models, the numbers (if any) on the dial are heat output selections. Set the control to the highest heat setting and that's what it does until you turn it off.

On automatic thermostat models, the numbers on the dial are temperature selections. Set the control to the highest heat setting and the heater will continue running until it is 85-90 degrees, then shut off. Set it around 2 and it will maintain a temp of around 70 degrees.

All Procom heaters are either automatic (thermostat-controlled) or Manual. None are both.

Oct 05, 2008 | Procom ML300HGA Heater

2 Answers

Not getting any fire


Can you give us a make and model number?

Nov 11, 2007 | Heaters

3 Answers

Laars lite 2 LG or LD Pool Heater- Heater won't stay on


the control module is the problem it allows the heater to come on then turns off power to the gas valve.if you are not getting enough water flow the high limit is turning the heater off then your problem is flow.

Sep 20, 2007 | Lite On Laars Lite 2 Heaters: 250,000BTU...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Reddy Heater-170,000 BTU Kerosene Deluxe Logo

Related Topics:

99 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Reddy Heaters Experts

Mack Baxter

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

1901 Answers

Superior Maintenance

Level 2 Expert

63 Answers

Are you a Reddy Heater Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...