Question about Pentair Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm 400 BTU Natural Gas Heater SR400NA

1 Answer

Heater runs about 1 minute and shuts off

HLS is on

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 305 Answers

High limit switch is open. it will open it water inside header gets over 135 degrees, or you have a faulty high limit switch

Posted on Mar 27, 2014

  • Scott Corey-reid Mar 27, 2014

    you will need to inspect the internal by pass and thermal regulator aswell

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Heater won't stay lit


could be caused by many things. could be an flame sensor error, open saftey switch, stack flue error, etc look on back of circuit board and tell me what errors are lit up

Mar 08, 2014 | Sta Rite Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm High...

1 Answer

HLS & Service Heater LEDs


Hello.... HLS usually means hi limits.... check the connectors at the high limit switches, to make sure they're not rusting off. If they're good, and the heater fires, but turns off after a minute or two, the problem lies usually with the temperature regulator.... it's the round cover with the 4 slits in it between the inlet and outlet. It comes out counter clockwise. It holds a spring with what would be a car thermostat attached to the end of the spring. That thermostat can be malfunctioning, and it will allow the water to get too hot coming out of the heater, which trips the hi limit. A quick fix is to remove the spring with the temperature regulator, and put the cap back in place. You definitely want to get another one to replace it, because the efficiency rating of the heater will go down considerably.... but it will do the job in the meantime with no danger. (Its like running a car with the thermostat removed, it can be done, but the engine runs too cool). They cost about 50 bucks on amazon.

May 05, 2013 | Pentair Mastertemp Pool & Spa Heater Dual...

1 Answer

Heater Code is flashing HLS open What is this?


High Limit Switch, look for a bimetal disc somewhere near the elements and apparently this is a manual reset. Should be red button in between two wires on a flat round disc.

Always turn power off when attempting electrical

Feb 15, 2010 | Mr. Heater MH125KT Utility

1 Answer

Sta-Rite Max-e-Therm pool heater -- cycling and HLS


make sure that you have adequate water flow going through the heater and that your water chemistry is balanced.

Jan 09, 2010 | Sta Rite Sr333na Max E Therm Pool & Spa...

2 Answers

Mr heater 75,000 btu kerosene heater


HLS should stand for high limit switch(control) this model does show one in the parts diagram.

Feb 27, 2008 | Mr. Heater MH75KT

1 Answer

Wont stay running


Reddy suggests: 1. Propane supply may be inadequate 2. High surrounding air temperature causing thermal limit device to shut down heater 3. Restricted air flow 4. Damaged fan 5. Excessive dust or debris in surrounding area solutions are: 1. A) Refill tank B) Provide additional and/or larger tanks. 2. This can happen when running heater in temperatures above 85° F (29° C). Run heater in cooler temperatures 3. Check heater inlet and outlet. Remove any obstructions 4. Replace fan. 5. Clean heater. could not get manual for your exact model but if you want manual for RLP 125 then; http://12.153.20.74/manuals/113893-01C.PDF appears to be the same beast. Hope helps :)

Feb 27, 2007 | Reddy Heater RLP100 Portable Forced Air...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pentair Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm 400 BTU Natural Gas Heater SR400NA Logo

170 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pentair Pool & Spa Experts

Pj Kiley
Pj Kiley

Level 1 Expert

21 Answers

Jay Finke
Jay Finke

Level 3 Expert

1340 Answers

Bill Jordan

Level 2 Expert

372 Answers

Are you a Pentair Pool and Spa Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...