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Rinnai inbuilt lpg gas fireplace IB35ETR wont ignite. Has good spark but heater does not ignite. LPG is full to large tanks. Other gas appliances are working fine.

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You don't mention any error codes displayed. If this is the case I would start with a new main PCB. It should try and light for approx. 10 seconds and then go to lockout with an error code 11 if it was a gas supply issue. This is all controlled by the PCB hence my opinion on a PCB fault.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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  • p_kozlowski Sep 17, 2010

    What exactly is a PCB? I see it in the manual but it looks more like a cover

  • Steve Sep 18, 2010

    Sorry. Printed Circuit Board. It's the electronic brain!

  • Rickgrout Dec 27, 2010

    I would try checking the igniter fist to see if it needs to be cleaned and that is in place with gas flow.
    I would also check continuity on the gas vale.
    Before you ever change a board check for the 24 voluted to and from the transformer.
    It might even as simple as the gas **** was turned off or you need to clean the filters before the overheat switch kicks in.
    Just don't assume it's the worst when it could be the obvious.

  • buena14 Jul 09, 2011

    I have the same model as above and the same problem as well. It ignites but does not continue to spark. No error codes displayed. What should I do? How do you change PCB setting?

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