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I have patriot 80 forcedair, fuel oil. Ran out of fuel tried restart, 2nd time got fuel out of bleeder, now green light on unit flashes for lock out and know i can't get furnace to do anything

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You have to press restart while bleeding and very quickly shut the valve before the furnace goes out again. I had to do this several times in order to get it done fast enough.

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Press and hold down for 30-60 seconds do not keep resetting you should bleed the pump

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Aga wont relight after running out of oil, could the oil tank filter be blocked i would of thought if this was the case we would have difficulty restarting the oil powered boiler

It is possible that a little extra sludge could have collected in the filter and restricted oil flow but I think your problem is more likely air in the fuel line and pump. There is a bleeder valve on the bottom of the pump. The pump is located on the burner where the oil line is connected. Usually it takes a 3/8 inch box end wrench to turn it. Once you locate it, turn it counter clockwise to loosen it. Use a container to catch the fuel that comes out while you bleed it. Turn the burner on while you have the bleeder open and let it bleed until the burner lights or locks out. If it locks out reset it and do it again. If you don`t get any fuel you`ll know the filter is in fact plugged and will need changed and the bleeding process done after that. If the burner lights, close the bleeder and you are good.

Feb 04, 2011 | Heating & Cooling

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We ran out of oil yesterday and have now filled tank this morning. Left hand red light is on bottom plinth but when pressed goes off for a few seconds and you can here system start up but then goes out. ...

An oil burner has a high pressure pump on the burner-- can you locate the pump?
(There will be a copper oil line coming into one part of the pump...)
Do you see a little 'Bleeder valve'-- usually right on top-- It takes about a 1/4" (or 5/16" open-end wrench to access it. Air has to be bled from this fitting, until oil comes out.

In order for air to bleed OUT-- the pump has to be running

You can reduce the mess, by slipping a small hose on the bleeder valve, and letting the air, then foam, and then all oil, run into a little can. (Much like bleeding the brakes on your car..)
You may have to cycle the burner a few times, as it times out, from running, but not having JUST OIL, to pump. (These pumps do very poorly, pumping air and oil mixture!-- It must be ALL OIL!)

When you have all oil, tighten the bleeder valve-- Now you will get oil pressure, and you should get ignition. Doyou hear the spark of the ignition?

Tell us more-- and we'll go to the next step

Mack B

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Ran out of oil, now refilled, but boiler won't ignite. Tried all as owners manual instructs, but still keeps locking out - help please

After running out of fuel,you need to bleed the oil pump on your burner.There should be a 3/8 bleed port on the bottom of your burner pump. The bleeder valve looks like a nipple. A 3/8 opened end will fit over it.Put a can or cup under it,open it a bit and reset your control.when pure oil comes out close it and burner will fire.If your not good with it you should get a tech or handy man to do it.

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Our oil tank ran out of oil. We just had it

On the burner unit near where the inlet line enters the unit you will find a little bleeder screw It should require a small 1/4 or 5/16" wrench to open it DO NOT remove it just open it a full turn or 2
Fuel and air will come out of the top of this fitting Once no more air comes out close the bleeder, clean up any spilled fuel and restart the furnace
You may have to do this a couple of times to get all the air out of your lines

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My becket honeywell r7184p oil burner monitor is not resetting it keeps blinking a fast green. What should i be looking for?

my Beckett oil burner with a honeywell R7184P just did the same thing. Quit burning, blinks for half a second. The burner says press reset once, if it does not reset then call a local serviceman. It is cold here in Alaska, you betcha', and my oil must have jelled up. It happened once, but pressing reset solved my problem, two days later it stopped again. I applied heat (hair dryer) to my supply line, added an anti-jelling solution to my tank. Here is what I found.

"The Honeywell R7184P-1080 (interrupted control—transformer shuts down 10 seconds after flame is established) is now the standard control used on all Beckett oil burners along with the new “Cleancut” pump. The Honeywell control has both a 15 second pre-purge and a 15 second post purge feature, as well as internal self-checking of the control itself. The control has 15 second lockout timing plus a 10 second ignition carry over period. After 3 lockouts during the same call for heat, the control goes into restricted lockout., A restricted lockout condition may be reset by holding the reset button down for 30 seconds until the LED flashes twice. At any time the control is powered, the reset button may be held for 30 seconds to reset the lockout counter. There are several new “Service Features” with the R7184P control that make for easier servicing."

You have to press the reset button for thirty seconds. I don't know how cold it it there, or what number oil you guys are burning, but what I do know is that you guys have been pressing your reset button more than once.

This worked for me. Good luck.

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