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Ignition problems my reddy heater keeps burning up these ignitor modules. i can replace the module and it will work for a short amount of time but then the next time you try to fire it up the module will be dead again. do you think it could be the photocell or circuit board. thanks in advance

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Re: ignition problems

What kind of ignition is it? spark or hot surface igniter? the photocell just detects the flame. it causes the controller to go into lockout if it doesn't detect a flame. a hot surface igniter uses 120 volts to operate, again off the controller.

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Re: ignition problems

Deffently not the photo cell.the photo cell in this unit DOES NOT see the counts the light flashes from the flame.the circut board is more likely your problem.circut boards are around $90.00.if you have been changing ignitors at $50.00 pre shot it gets much did you pay for the heater.also quick note your heater is a desa product....... desa is in bankrupsy at this time and parts are getting real hard to find.................

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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