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I have a purex triton minimax 150m heater and it starts and runs fine but it shuts off when the water is still cold. I have it turned all the way up but it still shuts off to soon, the pilot is still on just does not want to keep going. Thanks for the help

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SOURCE: My pool heater pilot will

Ok a couple things to check here would be a thermocouple or a flame switch depending on the the type of ignition source. If it has a standing (continious) pilot you need to look for a small copper line returning from the pilot source to the gas valve most likley this will be it. The other will be a small copper line returning to a switch with 2 wires on the backside this will be a flame switch. the thermocouple could most likley be purchased from your local hardware store but a flame switch will have to come from the heater manufacturer.

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Air conditioners do not provide hot water, and gas air conditioners are very rare. I think you would have better results if you post this in a different category.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Furnace pilot light turns on furnace lights then shuts off

If you have a hot surface igniter (glow coil) it has a secondary purpose after ignition and that is to sense that there is actually flame present. If the HSI is located on one end of the burners look to the other and see if there is a small rod that protrudes in to the flame as well. If so it is part of this flame proving cycle. Take some sand cloth and clean it. This may buy some time but the rod should soon bee replaced.

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sounds like flame sensor is dirty,they rarely go bad.remove and clean with steel wool or fine emory cloth

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check the gas line pressure; (if this was a homeowner installation you will not be able to check the gas pressure) dirty filters are the number one cause of heater malfunction. before you do anything else break the filter apart and clean completely and recharge with diatomaceous if applicable. also check the pump baskets and make sure there is no debris in the basket or blocking the impeller inside the pump. if this doesn't solve your problem call pentair tehcnical support

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