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I need a electromagnet for a Reddy Model 28725 propane heater

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propane heater uses a hot surface ignitor. this operates off 120 volts and glows red/orange when actuated. it stays lit throughout the heater on operation.  on the backplate of the combustion chamber is a high limit with two wires coming off it.  these two wires connect to the spade connectors on the flame detector cappillary.  Once you establish a fire, the flame detector generates a 750 millivolt signal which is applied to the pilot/main valve assembly.  My diagram will show this. 1fa8284.jpg

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

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Accurate Joe
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SOURCE: Reddy propane heater RLP100

Try a little longer, sometimes it takes a full minute to heat the thermocouple. Check and make sure thermocouple is in flame. If all this is ok. then your going to have to change the valve.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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SOURCE: reddy heater will not keep running

Test the thermocouple: Normal 0 Heater will run as long as the control valve is pressed.
According to DESA test these parts. NOTE: Not all heaters are equipped with
A relay.


Thermocouple
Turn off gas supply. Remove thermocouple
from gas valve. Using a digital
multi-meter set to the lowest DC millivolt
setting (meter needs to have alligator clips
on ends of leads), clip black lead to the
very tip of thermocouple (end removed
from valve). Clip red lead to the outer casing
of thermocouple for ground. Relight
unit output should be between 18 and 28
millivolts.
Relay
Turn off gas supply. Remove bottom of
base (if equipped). Relay is a normally
open circuit between terminals 4 and 6
which closes when current is supplied.
Using a digital multi-meter measure the
resistance. With no power to unit, resistance
between terminals 4 and 6 is open
circuit or no resistance. Apply power to
relay. Resistance between terminals 4 and
6 should be less than 100 mili ohms.

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Propane Tank Size needed for Reddy Heater TB101

Yes it will work but it will heat more efficiently with the 100 lb tank

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: 150,000 BTU propane Reddy Heater shuts off after ignition

Is there a frost line on your LP tank, if so you may need to replace the tank with a larger tank or refill your tank. This can happen if the tank your using is too low or too small (use 100 lb tank or greater). If there is no frost line it may be an issue with the thermocouple. The manufacturer offers a service manual and owner's manuals on there site. This should assist you... www.desatech.com Thank you

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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