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I have a reddy heater 55 it will kick on but goes right off what would cause this.

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SOURCE: 50K BTU Reddy Heater Trips Circuit Breaker

If the unit lights Check the photo cell this can be done with an ohm meter and good light. Should have continuity in light.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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SOURCE: heater shuts down prematurly

If the heater runs fine for the 15 or so minutes without smoke/odor- do this

  1. check for water droplets on bottom of tank
  2. check for restricted fuel filter
  3. test photocell
  4. test safety control (reset)
You don't state whether this is a spark plug heater *or* Hot Surface Ignitor type. I made the assumption you were inquirung about a Spark Plug Heater. Disregard the list if the heater is an HSI type---- troubleshooting is different.

More troubleshooting tips for a Spark Plug Type heater

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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SOURCE: when filled with kerosene then plugged in, the

REDDY HEATER 40 KEROSENE FIRES UP FOR A FEW SECONDS AND QUITS WITH A WHITE CLOUD OF SMOKE COMING OUT THE END
MY REDDY HEATER 35 KEROSENE RAN OUT OF FUEL AND WILL NOT RUN AT ALL WHEN PLUGGED IN

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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SOURCE: reddy heater 55 runs about 5 mins the a puff of

This a classic occurance due to low fuel in the tank.

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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SOURCE: Reddy Heater 55 Wont Fire

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Here are a couple of tips that I wrote that tell you how to troubleshoot aTorpedo or Reddy heater...

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Heater fires up and runs every once in a while it will stop flame goes out puffs smoke and fires back up also will run irregular


check ignitor element. sometimes they rust and get loose. replace if element is loose. this causes an open and the ignitor fails putting out the flame and then the safety kicks on turning off the heater blower.

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HAVE REDDY 55, I GET NO FIRE TO THE SPARK PLUG,


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Shuts down when fan kicks on


if it kicks out right away then it sounds like your fan motor is defective or possibly if the motor has a capacitor it could be defective,also does your receptacle have the ampacity to handle the unit?

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Reddy Heater 55 wont Fire


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Here are a couple of tips that I wrote that tell you how to troubleshoot aTorpedo or Reddy heater...

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My reddy heater smokes and then shuts right when you plug it in , If you take off the top cover it will work


Look at the fuel coming out at the spark pug, if its a spray and not a fog try replacing the nozzel, for the R 55 they are less than $20.00 from Reddy parts.com

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