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Heater Wont light

Just opened pool and trying to get heater going. I can here the electronic ignition clicking, but pilot not lighting and furnace not turning on....

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If it has been off for a while you probally just have to bleed the gas line out. Shut off the gas valve at the heater and then open the union at the heater. Turn the gas back on till you can smell gas. Shut it down and close the union then turn the gas back on and try it again.

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