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Kerosene heater won't stay lit

I have an old Sears model 583409130 85,000 btu heater that starts just fine runs for a few seconds and trips the reset switch.

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Check to see if the photo cell is check it open the side compartment and look for the blue and white wire comming from photo cell,on the reset switch there is a white wire and a blue wire.hook these two wires to gether at the switch and try to refire the unit.if the unit keeps running the photo cell is bad and NEEDS to be changed.if the unit shuts off the safety switch is bad.

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