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Old 16-03-2015, 17:12   #16
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Re: Espar Heater wont ignite

Originally Posted by Bill Balme View Post
Thanks All. I shall pull it out next weekend and fix anything I can see - or take it to the local bloke if I'm stumped. Thanks again.
Bill, Download this file and take it with you. It gives some good advice.


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Old 17-03-2015, 09:16   #17
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Re: Espar Heater wont ignite

Yeah, that's the same manual as Gord posted 15 posts ago.

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Re: Espar Heater wont ignite

It's possible that you have a bubble in the fuel line... Make sure that the pump is delivering fuel to the unit.

IRRC the pump speeds up once the glow plug get hot enough to combust the fuel... so the tick of the pump is slow and regular until it "fires" and then it pumps more fuel.

Glow plug could be carbonized I suppose

Check to see that your exhaust hose is clear

Aside from this you could have a failure in the control board or even the T stat could have gone south... or a corroded electrical connection.
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