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REDDY HEATER THE HEATER WILL IGNITE AND STAY LIT FOR TEN SECONDS THEN SHUTS OFF SEEMS LIKE IT IS NOT GETTING ANY FUEL

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    my ready heater lights up fan starts you see the kearosine sprewing out and it shuts down within seconds???

  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    heater turns on for a few seconds then turns off

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    I had the same problem. Had to replace ignitor.

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Check the photocell with an ohm meter in bright light should have continuity.

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