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Reddy heater r60

Starts up, but won't stay running for very long.  smells strong and lets out smoke sometimes.  it also runs longer with the top off.  with top on it only runs for a second or two.

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Re: reddy heater r60

With the top off see if there is an obstruction between the fan and the back of the heater chamber.  also mounted on the backside of the combustion chamber is a hi limit with two wires coming out of it.  this connects to the flame detector which is in the flame path.  it is a copper cappillary with two spade connectors on it.  once a flame is detected, it generates a millivolt signal that opens and maintains the main gas valve. 01e527f.jpg

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