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Sta Rite max e therm 400,000 not heating water. Heater running but not heating. Has gas Service heater light on. What do you suggest we check. We do not have a manual for the heater

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yes you can ,go to starite.com,when the page comes up at the very top there is a button that says owners manuals,just click on that and you will probably have to have your model #.hope this helps.

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I am not sure if either of these issues have been solved, but with the AGS light on, you will need to check the flow of water first. If it is below what is needed for the heater, this will light up. If the water flow is fine, then check the water temp on the display panel. If it is readin higher than that of the ACTUAL pool water temp, you need to replace the Thermister.

If the water temp displayed is about that of the pool water, then the Automatic Gas Shutoff will be the next thing to check and replace.

You can tell IF a Sta-Rite heater has been converted by the model number. The Convesion Kit is supposed to come with a sticker stating that the heater has been converted, but there are two options for the kit and the one without the sticker is cheaper.

If you take off the top two halves of the heater, on the Junction Box there should be a Tri-fold card there. Unfold it, if the model number ends with NA it is a Natural Gas Heater, LP would be Propane.

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SOURCE: sta rite 400na gives error code 05 after about 30 seconds

I am not sure if you have received an answer to the issue, or not, but just in case! An EO5 error code is an open stack flue sensor, or switch, There are two forms of the stack flue sensor, so you will need to know which one you have on the heater.

What this error code means is that the sensor "read" the flue temp to be over 500 degrees. Usually, it is just gone bad and reading the wrong temp.

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SOURCE: I have a Sta-rite gas heater that has the afs and

SORRY YOU HEATER IS GONE THE HEAT EXCHANGER HAS ALEAK THIS IS DUE TO POOR WATER CHEMESTRY ,LOW PH, OR SOMEONE USING TABLETS ON THE SKIMMER THIS DAMAGE THE METALS ON THE HEATER

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: sta rite heater won't start

TURN THE BREAKERS OFF FO R 20 SEC IF PROBLEMS PERSIST SEE CODE A POST

Posted on Dec 07, 2009

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