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My heater was running fine and it shut off without warning. As of now, the element heats up, the fan turns on and the heater will not ignite. I have checked the fuel line, it is clear. However I do not see any fuel coming out of the nozzle. I am not sure if this is a fuel line issue or an air pressure issue. What to do?

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  • james_yager Jan 05, 2011

    I just completed the following: I cleaned the photocell, cleaned the fuel filter, cleaned the nozzle and drained the fuel and refueled. It still will not fire. The element heats up, the fan comes on but I cant seem to get fuel to spray. What should I try next?

  • james_yager Jan 07, 2011

    After looking at the PDF file I figured out what to look for. I removed the filter end cap and the backside of the motor and discovered a broken rotor. I have the part on order and am confident that this will be the fix. Thank you.

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The first thing I would check,is the photo eye,it is near the flame ,and faces the element ,sort of.It may be dirty,remove the photo eye and clean it with a small amount of windex,or the same sort of cleaner,clean it two,to four times with a fresh paper towel,then replace it,if the photo eye can not see the flame,it will cut the fuel off and this could be the problem.If this was helpful,please let them know,thank you,please rate,I also have a pdf manual for the ready heater.

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    Ronny Bennett Sr. Jan 05, 2011

    I will have to send you a pdf file((repair manual)so you can clean the pump,and adjust the pump pressure,now some times,the only solution ,is to replace the pc board,but try cleaning and adjusting the pump pressure first,e mail me at [email protected],I will send you the pdf for free

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