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I am having a problem with a dayton(3E229D) gas heater. It has a standalone pilot that is lit and stays lit. The problem is that the burners don't ignite. I turn the heat on at the thermostat the fan comes on after a delay but the burners are not kicking on. After reading a few DIY guides people suggested checking the thermostat by jumping the red and white wires together. Others the solved the problem by resetting the vent limit switch. Or is the gas valve bad andneeds replacing?

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  • blkspy008 Dec 11, 2009

    locking out the valve?

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If you can use a meter check for 24 volts at the valve when you call for heat. If you have 24 volts and no burners then the valve is bad, if you do not have 24 volts then another safety is locking out the valve

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