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Reddy Heater will not ignite flame

Have an older Reddy Heater Pro 110. Some years ago it was being used and ran out of K1 fuel while being used. If you plug it into the outlet (with a full tank of K1) only the fan works. Looking for suggestions about fixing the heater. I did take apart the heater and the only thing that I can see could be wrong is a black "box" under the fan (ignitor starter circuit) or somewhere there is a fuse or maybe a pump failure ? Has anyone had this problem ? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    i have the exact problem with mine. model #r-110. fan motor runs but no ignition. what part or parts will get it fired up again. thanks craig

  • kagibso Nov 13, 2008

    I have a pro 150 That has a spark Plug ( FI2150) and was working fine, I turned it off then went to turn back on and it runs but will not fire, I checked the spark plug wire with a spark plug wire tester and it has power and checked the fuel pressure @ 5lbs, but still cannot get it to start.

    Any Suggestions

  • vtgbeemer Nov 18, 2008

    I have a reddy heater 110 with the same problem. Fan runs, plug shows fire but doesn't seem to be getting fuel. Fan runs a few seconds and then trips the reset.

  • alfonzobigal Nov 21, 2008

    I have a redddy heater 55 it has fuel spray& glow but it will not ignite.

  • little1336 Dec 06, 2008

    We have a Reddy Heater 125T, would not fire up. Switch lights, blinks, we put a new ignitor into it and still will not fire up? Any suggestions?

    Thank you

  • William Burdge
    William Burdge Nov 19, 2017

    170t won,t light with top cover on



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Please answer the following questions. There are several folks on the board that can help but we need to know some vital information so we can get started. Answer these, if you can:

  1. Which Pro 110 do you have. We need the exact model number. Pro 110 is a series of heaters.
  2. Does the heater have a spark plug or a glowbar (HSI)?
  3. When the motor runs is it pumping fuel?
  4. When the motor runs is the spark plug firing (or glowbar glowing)?

Posted on Nov 13, 2008


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I'm having the same issue. I have a 110 pro, 110,000 BTU. It has a spark plug. When I turn it on the fan comes on and it blows kero out the front but won't light. I pulled spark plug wire off and checked to make sure I have juice and I do. It has always worked before.

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I had the same problem with my r-110, it had always run good until recently. i would plug it in, and it would run about 10 sec. without igniting and shut off. here's what corrected my problem. pulled the spark plug ( an elongated spark plug) and checked the gap. it was about half of the recommended .070 gap. i hope this helps. craig

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