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Reddy Heater RM60 HSI Forced Air Heater: Pump Pressure Issue!!

I have had issues with this unit over the past month or so. Firing-up, running for any length of time, etc. Have even had to a dealer twice to be repaired.Would work for a while then not. Replaced the following: Ignitor, fuel filter, photo cell, pump filters, nozzle, nozzle adapter, air/fuel lines and rotor kit. Purchased a pressure gauge to check, (specs call for 3.4psi), put all back together, pressure indicated 2.0 or so; obviously, would not fire. Relief screw adjustment made NO difference to increase pressure per gauge. I just ordered a new end cap and pump adjustment kit as now the treads are stripped from the adjustments (or lack thereof) ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE HELPFUL AT THIS POINT.

Thanks! reddy heater RM60 It just shuts off after running a minimum lenghth of time
Any Suggestions???

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  • austinmh1 Jan 27, 2009

    Yes, I am very interested in knowing how I can fix this nasty POS. I am having the exact same problem...

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Take the pump vanes out and clean them with 400 grit w/d sand paper, lay on flat surface and go in a 8 pattern,

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This is a pulsate heater. using a non liquid gauge you should see a fast sweeping needle on your gauge between 3-4 no lower no higher. if no sweeping check pulsate valve in the filter tube orange
rubber like in the filter tube wash out and make sure all hosing is air tight

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Ground wire on the circuit board needs to be checked and these units need to have a GOOD three wire cord with a proper grounded outlet

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