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No spark I have a craftsman 55000btu heater with a Desa098024 ignitor box. the unit was submerged in water and worked when first dried out. now it won't innite. there is no spark. I tried a new spark plug. There is power to the ignitior. is there a replacement available ?

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    Tammy Snyder Mar 23, 2009

    I think my ignitor is out any way to check it

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The ignitor is bad, you can check with desa int. if you can't get the exact replacement part they are all basically the same although the wires may be a little different. mine is a dyna glo with an ignitor from mr. heater and it works better than the original even though it did not mount to the old unit. minor modifications is all it took.

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