Heater trouble

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Heater trouble

Postby bossman3569 » Tue 23 Jun, 2009 07:58

Trying to help a friend he has a gas heater hayward model H400IDL2 has not been running for 2 years (heater is 3 years old ) he bought house recently found gas valve off turned it on .now fires runs for 20 minutes and shuts off error code comes on panel IF (ignition failure ) and service light comes on

any thoughts ?
thanks in advance

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My Pool: Figure 8 shape, Inground, Community pool with Hayward model 4025 Cartridge filter and pump. Filter shut off sensor w/ inline chlorine tablet feeder/holder.
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Heater trouble

Postby smd11873 » Fri 21 Aug, 2009 17:04

If it sat for a long time it sounds like the heater just needs a good cleaning or some houskeeping. Remove burners and clean any cobwebs, spiders, etc.. Watch out for critters!!

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