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I have the Reddy Heater as well. I took the top off and the igniter lights up. The heater will attempt to light and then shut down after 5 seconds. The error code says flame problem. Can you help?

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The thermocouple may be faulty, or the valve is seized. Check the thermocouple connections.

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