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I have a Reddy heater pro 155.

When plugged in the ignitor glows, fans comes on,its sprays fuel for about 5 seconds then heater shuts off.

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  • Pat H Jan 28, 2009

    I am having the same issues with my pro 155. Turn it on and it might run from 10 seconds to a minute then it kicks the internal breaker. Reset in 30 seconds and do it again. Occasionally i will get a 10 minute run from it, but the is not very frequent.

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Check all of your air filters but most likely it's the CAD flame sensor.

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