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Reddy Heater Model#R165AT Troubleshooting

When you plug in heater the ignitor lights for about 20 seconds then shuts off do you have an explanation for this?

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Re: Reddy Heater Model#R165AT Troubleshooting

The igniter turns on and if there isn't any fuel flow, will shutdown and go into "lockout." check you have enough fuel in the tank. if YES then take your unit apart and replace the nozzle. there's a bronze filter in the nozzle. mounted on the back of the fan motor is an air generator. this air generator makes about 3.6 lbs of air pressure to pump up fuel to the nozzle from the tank. the nozzle acts like a venturi and creates a suction for the fuel.

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