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GLOW PLUG WORKS BUT ONLY STAYS LIT FOR 30 SECONDS

GLOW PLUG LIGHTS,UNIT FIRES UP FOR 30 SECONDS THAN FIRE GOES OUT. PLUG LIGHTS UP UNIT FIRES UP FOR 30 SECONDS GOES OUT.......

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HI, there are a set of coils on the gas valve assembly that have gone bad. these coils are responsible for the opening and closing of the gas valves. your coil assembly is damaged, in return, causing this interruption.

simply replacing the coils will fix this issue.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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