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I have a Raypak heater for my pool and spa. The unit is not engaging to produce heat. The code reads "ROL" with "service" flashing. What is likely going on?

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The roll out safety switch has gone bad. This is a wax switch that melts and opens when flame comes out of the box and up the front of the cabinet. What causes this is a sooted heat exchanger, being adjacent to a tall wall (As explained in your book), broken firewall tile. The switch itself is a short black piece in the wire running across the bottom front of the heater. The new one will have a loose black covering and when it gets hot it will shrink and get tight. It will just plug into the wire and is very inexpensive. It's job is to protect the rest of the components in the cabinet.
Depending on the problem it can get rather in depth and is usually something I would recommend you get a professional to look at. Some of it can be complicated some of it is a fire hazard. You can try a new roll out switch first to see if this was a fluke. So you could fix it for $20.00 or you could be throwing $20.00 away. Quite often it's worth a try. Good luck.

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As you did not list your model number here, I cant help much.
But I can tell you that when a Raypak heater gives you a ROL code, this means that there has been a flame rollout detected by the one time use rollout switch located usually in the front left portion of the cabinet. The rollout switch is made of ceramic and is about 1 inch across, and looks to be oval. There will be two wires coming out of the ceramic switch.

The part number for this switch is: 005899F

It can be found at any online pool parts store.

Its easy to replace yourself, but once the heater is running again, you will have to watch it closely and figure out what made it trip. Ive never seen one of these trip falsely, which means you probably have another problem with your heater. Things that can make this switch trip would include,

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