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I have a Rinnai 431F, It is having problems coming on. It

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I have a Rinnai 431F, It is having problems coming on. It has the green light then goes to red, then clicks, the red light flashs then it click off and does not come on. Do you have any suggestions?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 5 years ago.

Phil :

All work to be done by licensed professional. WE KEEP GOING UNTIL YOU ARE HAPPY . . . I come and go, be patient.

Phil :

The ignition/ flame sensor parts are not working right.

Phil :

You can inspect the pilot light area to see if there is a spark ignition or not when you hear the noise

Phil :

if the pilot lights, but then goes off... the flame sensor rod next to the pilot light is dirty, clean it off with sand paper.

Phil :

Let me know what you find on your end, we go from there until we get it figured out.

Phil :

Phil

JACUSTOMER-jnvqe3wg- :

I will get back with you, Thanks

JACUSTOMER-jnvqe3wg- :

Thanks for your help, Your answer was not what the problems is. I had to have a repair man fix problem.

Phil :

Hello again, just so you know however, cleaning the flame sensor was not an answer.. it was just step one in the trouble shooting process.

Phil :

Im glad your guy got it working however,

Phil :

Phil

JACUSTOMER-jnvqe3wg- :

Well, the stove is still not working.....doing the same thing.

Phil :

Hello again,

Phil :

Lets make sure its not under recall from the manufacturer

Phil :

http://www.rinnai.us/recall-safety-info/

Phil :

it checks so far at least as a space heater .. not a stove. Is space heater correct?

Phil :

Look over the above link, let me know, we can go from there. Phil