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I was using my heater and ran fine, I filled the tank up and put it in the back of my pickup and then the blower started and just quit. I checked the reset button and tried again, it won't start at all now and the power supply verified working !!! thanks

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Bypass the Safety Control (reset). If it runs replace the part. If it doesn't restore the bypass & move along the current path- see where voltage is getting and where it isn't.

Caution-- do not leave the unit running with the SAFETY CONTROL bypassed!

The Safety control feeds both the motor & the Ignition Control (transformer). According to your description neither is operational so it sounds as if the reset is either defective or has a loose wire.......unless the thermostat is defective or turned too low to allow the unit to cycle.

Read more troubleshooting tips.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

  • jcarte4894 Apr 25, 2011

    what would happen if the safety control is bypassed permanently?

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