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150,000 BTU propane Reddy Heater shuts off after ignition

After running well for years, 150,000 BTU propane Reddy Heater (model PRO 155, (RLP155) starts, flame good and blue, seems fine, then when spark stops (after perhaps 30 seconds), flame (gas) shuts down.

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  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2010

    This was a possibility, but I found another solution posted on FixYa that suggested lightly sanding the heat sensor, and that worked. It was not getting red hot and the heater "thought" there was no flame, and shut off as soon as the spark cycle ended. Now the heat sensor (sticks out into the flame) gets red hot (again) and things work great!

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Is there a frost line on your LP tank, if so you may need to replace the tank with a larger tank or refill your tank. This can happen if the tank your using is too low or too small (use 100 lb tank or greater). If there is no frost line it may be an issue with the thermocouple. The manufacturer offers a service manual and owner's manuals on there site. This should assist you... www.desatech.com Thank you

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