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500000btu boiler mn: h30502b, sn: 912303843... hot surface ignitor need sreplaced...no funding currently available..need cross reference for this part. proper id is not available for oem parts to this boiler. also a tech manual would be great

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If current to unit check safety circuit if ok check gas and ignitor

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SOURCE: Lochinvar The boiler is purging, ignitor is getting hot, but

This could be something as simple as a gas valve turned off. First check all the gas valves, (one inside the heater, one outside and one at the source.) Also if this is LP gas make sure that you have enough gas. It takes at least 30% in the tank before the heater will fire. In many places their may be an earthquake valve. If this fails it will shut the gas down to the heater. Their are many reasons the heater won't fire and the fellow who told you to change the board probally works for Lochinvar. You might want to have a repairman look at the heater first before you spend that money. Good luck.

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The oven burner's operation will usually need to be directly observed while in operation as the first step to troubleshooting problems.Ignition System Type Links
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    Hot Surface ('Glow Bar') Ignition System (most common)
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