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I have a sta rite heater installed about a year ago, it is showing Service light on, and it ignites for a couple of minutes then begins to shut down, The gas meter has been changed a couple of times to a larger commercial meter but the problem persists. I have the pool company that installed this looking at it but i do not think they know what they are doing. i was promised that i would not have any issues with this heater at installation, its only been used less than 10 times.

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If this is a propane heater and you have changed the meter that means you have natural gas. A converstion kit is avable and all it is is a washer in the gas line inside the heater. You can buy these but my wholsaler just gives them to me when I get a heater. Get your installer to do this for you first before you buy anything else. Also check the size of your gas pipe to the unit. It need's to be sized to the heater and the run of pipe. You can find this info in your book that came with the heater.

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