Question about Raypak Rp2100 Pool & Spa Heater Lonox 407k Btu Natural Gas Polymer Header Digital Rp407aenc

2 Answers

Raypak 2100 405a pool/spa heater showing GVO code. I have replaced in this order pilot light assembly( as it was showing SPK error) no luck, tech tested ign module and after the third attempt said PC board was bad so I replaced it my self with the newer version and got GVO so I replaced the Robert Shaw 7000 with the newer HoneyWell one and I'm STILL getting GVO. I can smell gas while the ignitor is popping and I can see a spark if I ground it so I can only assume no gas ?? any ideas on next step?

Posted by on

  • JASKIP Mar 19, 2011

    Yes I believe you are in the correct neighborhood. I tested between the PV and MV/PV terminals at the valve during the startup and only getting 14 ish Vac and the trouble shooting guide for the 405a says it should be 24Vac so it must be in the PC board. I'm assuming the way the system works is when it calls for the pilot it should send 24vac to the PV to open the PilotValve and when that fires satisfactorily it will send the 24Vac to the MV terminal for MainValve to open and fire the main burner grid/assmebly. Does that sound like a safe assumption or do you think it could still be in the gas pressure, I do not have a manometer.

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,513 Answers

Hi


Check the gas valve ,it is open .The GVO indicates that the gas valve is open.

Please get back to us if you have further query else please accept the suggestion.

Thank you for contacting fixya.com

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Raypak Master
  • 1,378 Answers

GVO means the units gas valve is open or at least the circuit is. You will need to look at two things:

First, is the valve hooked up properly? Pull the leads from the valve and check incoming voltage during the ignition sequence. If it is present then the problem is the valve itself.

Second, assuming power is getting to the valve during ignition sequence, hook a manometer to the pilot port and look for pilot gas pressure during the ignition sequence. If none is present replace the valve.

John

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

  • John Prohaska
    John Prohaska Mar 16, 2011

    I meant to add a link to your owner's manual above...here it is:
    http://www.raypak.com/uploads/6000.59U.p...

  • John Prohaska
    John Prohaska Mar 19, 2011

    Yes, that is the sequence. The manometer then verifies if pressure is present at either outlet as the unit tries to fire. A slack-tube manometer is $40 but a very specific tool not likely to be used again. Will the tech help out some more at no additional charge since to date it seems they have been unable to solve your problem?

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What part do i need when plt code comes display ?


spk I think means spark for ignition and plt means pilot so i assume the heater tried to light but the pilot light is not staying on. could be dirtly contact on the ignition spark plug or dirty pilot flame need to be cleaned and the unit serviced.


i hope this was useful.

May 28, 2014 | Raypak RP2100 DIGITAL POOL HEATER R265

1 Answer

Fault/error code GI/O


the error code you are getting is GVO. means gas valve open or stuck open. replace the gas valve

Aug 29, 2012 | Raypak RP2100 DIGITAL POOL HEATER R265

1 Answer

How to reset code GVO on pool heater


check safety circuit if ok check gas pressure if ok check ignitor

Jun 23, 2012 | Raypak Pool & Spa

1 Answer

SPK displays on Raypak 2100


check gas supply if ok check to see if gas line to ignitor free of debris

May 24, 2012 | Raypak 2100 Pool Heater Gas 266000 BTU'...

2 Answers

Have an error code GVP


You didn't indicate what model heater you have, but here are some of the fault codes you might see. Could it have been GVO? You can download a manual for your exact model at www.raypak.com
BD1 Board failure
EEP Microprocessor error
FAN Blower pressure failure
FFL Flame sensing when pilot and gas
valves are closed
GVC Gas valve closed
GVO Gas valve open
HL1 High limit switch #1 open
HL2 High limit switch #2 open
IGN Ignition failure
ILO Ignition lockout - Propane units only
PRS Water pressure switch open
ROL Heat roll-out safety switch open
SNS Sensor failure, Water temp. below 36°F
or above 110°F
VNT Vent switch open

Aug 03, 2010 | Raypak Free Hydraulic Lift Gate Delivery -...

1 Answer

RayPak 2100 pilot won't light heater. I'm getting PLT message.


Well your right it is your ignighter the spk is spark the plt piolet light this pc is about 200 .

THANK YOU FOR USEING FIXYA
RATE ME

Mar 29, 2009 | Raypak Rp2100 Pool & Spa Heater Lonox 407k...

1 Answer

Raypak Pool Heater


check to see if ignitor is lighting if so check gas line to ignitor if no ignitor replace and check safety circuit

Nov 05, 2008 | Raypak DOOR ASSEMBLY

Not finding what you are looking for?
Raypak Rp2100 Pool & Spa Heater Lonox 407k Btu Natural Gas Polymer Header Digital Rp407aenc Logo

Related Topics:

823 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Raypak Pool & Spa Experts

Bill Jordan

Level 2 Expert

372 Answers

Paul Carew

Level 3 Expert

2840 Answers

Jim Goldsmith
Jim Goldsmith

Level 3 Expert

1906 Answers

Are you a Raypak Pool and Spa Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...