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I have a reddy heater rlp30 propane forced heater 30,000 btu. Heater lights ok but will not stay running unless i hold red bypass in, when i let go the heater goes out. Do i need a thermocouple or something else? Can you help

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Achowe - Several things can cause what you have described.

Restricted air flow. Check the heater's inlet & for any obstructions.
Damage Fan - check the fan for any obvious damage.
Excessive dust or debris inside the heater or in the surrounding area.

To help you more, I am including a link to the Owners Manual for your heater. You can download and print it for future reference. If you find you need to order parts, they can be found online at Master Distributors. They stock all the parts for DESA/Reddy Heaters.

http://www.desatech.com/manuals/Construction%20Heaters/BLP42A.pdf

Hope this helps you solve your heater problem.

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    My pleasure. And thank you for the 4-Thumbs Up rating.

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