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Heater fires but only runs 2 minutes then shuts off is a model abg100 swim pro by hayward

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The pump is not circulating, so the high limit is shutting it off. You need to check out your circulating pump

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My hayward swimpro abg100 powers on but nothing happens. I can hear a buzz coming from it but it does not ignite or anything. What can I do?

Warranty status? Probably gas control valve and its connections to the "buzz" ignitor system. Gas is not a DIY thing!

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All pro heater runs for a couple of minutes.then

it only shuts down because of an overheating condition or the lack of fuel. if you have an ohm or multimeter, check the ohms on the fan and see if you have any resistance. If you do the fan is good but may still not be putting enough air across the heat exchanger to safely alloww the heater to run without causing a fire.

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Heater making loud noises

I had this problem with mine ( hayward h series abg100 ): exhaust fan turned on, waited approx 15sec, gas turned on, ignition, flame lit (can verify in flame window below knob), stayed lit for ~5-10 seconds (varied), I heard popping, cracking, knocking, banging noises, then gas turned off.

I believe the reason it does this is the bypass/diverter plate in the exchanger (right at the inlet side) is loose; the weld broke loose. They weld this very poorly and is obviously a known issue with the unit. I think storing it outside in the winter doesnt help. Another reason for the noise could be not enough water going through the exchanger because of a problem with the diverter plate, therefore the exchange gets to hot and boils.

I believe the ignition board senses this somehow (not sure how though, only way I can think of is via the ignition sensor), and cuts off the gas. I managed to fix this by putting on a small stainless steel hose clamp around the thermostat forcing the divertor plate tight up against the top so the water flows through the 3 exchange pipes. This was a very difficult maneuver due to working inside the tight pipe, but it worked!

You can check if you have the same problem as me by taking off your hose input to the heater, and removing the outer 2 PVC reducer connectors. Then you'll have access and sight to the exchanger input (3" pipe?) and should see what I'm talking about. If the plate moves (or isn't tight) then you most likely have the same issue. if you have questions.

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New hayward 1 HP super pump runs 1 or 2 seconds, then shuts off. After 1 or 2 minutes, will come on for 1 or 2 seconds, then shuts off again

Check that the motor is set for the proper voltage. They are usually factory connected for 230V and if you have a 115V line feeding it the motor will overheat and cycle the overload as you describe.

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