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Have 2 heaters 1st heater will not light, has gas

Have 2 heaters 1st heater will not light, has gas and spark but will not light 2nd heater only stays lit if you hold down on the igniter button, otherwise works fine.

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Sometimes you need to hold down the button for 5 to 10 seconds while the heater heats up,, as soon as it gets to temperature then it should stay on with no problem.
as far as the one that is not lighting -- all I can thing of is that the igniter is not close enough to the fuel exit area ( ? ),, with the power off - ( un-plugged ) look inside as you press the igniter and see if you can see the spark arch. -- also, if this is a new heater there is a chance that there might be something wrong with the regulator and it is either getting to much or not enough gas.


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