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Reddy Heater Doesn't fully ignite

Well i just bought a 35,000 BTU heater off of ebay and found that it won't fully ignite. It seems to get going seems to be getting spark and fuel but never fully ignites and gets going any help can be usefull thanx

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  • civicsi89 Jan 27, 2009

    Sounds good i will try that any other solutions will help as well if that does work thanx again

  • civicsi89 Feb 06, 2009

    Well just got the heater inthe mail posted the problem to the heater before for i recieved it now when i click it to ignite it starts up and the fan runs but doesn't seem to do much else other than humm and then shut its self off

  • civicsi89 Feb 08, 2009

    Well just took the upper shell off and see that it is getting spark fan is turning on but it seems like its not getting any fuel coming out then just shuts off after

  • civicsi89 Feb 09, 2009

    Hey well i just blew through both of the lines and they both aren't clogged the fuel nozzle isn't clogged its getting spark so i don't know what it could be it doesn't seem like its getting fuel delivered to the fuel nozzle i blew through the line into the fuel tank and nothing else was clogged thanx for any more help

  • civicsi89 Feb 09, 2009

    thanx for the help guys any more imput would be great but yea i think i'm just going to buy new filters and what not anyway just so its fresh and maybe a new spray nozzle and pressure gauge but thanx for that number definitaly will be calling them up

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    comes up

  • rickbenita Feb 21, 2009

    Desa Thirty-Five Heater that will not pump fuel to the nozzle. I have cleaned the nozzle and replaced all fuel & air lines. I have also tried to adjust the [ump pressure and have had no luck getting it to pump fuel. What may be the problem? Any suggestions and or help will be appreciated.

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First thing I would do is clean all of your air and fuel filters and check your lines for breaks. A lot of times they will do that if your not getting enough air to fuel mix. If it continues after that it's the CAD/ flame sensor which you can get from MR. Heater for 3 bucks they are all basically the same and I know reddy heater wants 18 for the same thing.

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    Ira Bowles Feb 07, 2009

    when it turns on is it blowing raw fuel out the front? If not the fuel line is bad, one tiny crack is all it takes.

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    Ira Bowles Feb 08, 2009

    I would replace the air and fuel lines. you can get them really cheap at auto zone or someplace similar for a lot less than ordering actual replacement parts. before you hook the fuel line back onto the tank try blowing through it to see if the fuel nozzle is plugged. also wouldn't hurt to clean the fiters on the back of the motor and the fuel filter inside the tank where the fuel line connects. let me know how that works for you, it's really routine maint. I always like to try the simple fix before getting into bigger problems. good luck. Ira

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    Ira Bowles Feb 09, 2009

    I would go to mr.heater.com or call 1-800-251-0001 and order a pressure gage, it sounds like all you need to do is adjust the fuel pressure. since you got it used chances are someone else has tried to do some adjusting. the best bet is to call and ask one of the tech. guys what the correct pressure should be, I believe it's about 4 psi. but i'm not absolutely sure. the adjustment screw is on the back of the motor. good luck.

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