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I put a new ignitor which it is the ceramic type and it will glow but will not light fuel and the fan will cut on for about 4 seconds and then go off.

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The ignitor only glows for 5 seconds, then quits. During this period the flame should have lit and will perpetuate itself. If there is no flame, then you have problems and you must start by setting the air pump pressure, which is easier than it sounds. Read these troubleshooting tips.

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