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I have a max e pool heater (400k)btu's,when I start the heater,the burners runs for about 20-30 sec.and then trips off,I have jumpered most saftey controls (temp) and have replaced the control mod. and ign. control,the blower works ok. any Idea's anyone that works on these.

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  • vanman0006 May 21, 2010

    Yes I have fixed the problem with my heater and it was the flue heat senser,it is screwed into the flue pipe and has two wires coming out and the price is cheap.



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Having the same problem, however, also replaced the air flow switch and it was not the problem. Waiting for assistance. Will share if I discover anything more.

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You may have a problem with your air pressure switch. This is located in the exaust pipe I beleve. (not positive) But the heater will fire and if the draft is not right it will shut the heater down. Be sure that the heater is fireing not just the fan running.

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