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Reddy heater won't start

I plug in the heater and the fan comes on after a pause and it then shuts off after a couple of seconds,

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The heater shuts off after 5 seconds because the photocell fails to see a correct flame, in your case any flame at all. That's the photocell's job.

What you are going to have to do is troubleshoot the unit to see if the problem is fuel related or electronics related.

Go to the ReddyParts.com website for troubleshooting tips. This is a good place to start.
http://reddyparts.com/pressure.htm

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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