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I have a space heater model rg30p that heats up to the temp.

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i have a space heater model rg30p that heats up to the temp. then shuts off and also shuts off the pilot light
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?
Customer: i set the thermostat to a number bet 1&4 not the highest no. it heats up to that setting then shuts off as it shoud and also shuts off the pilot light so the heater can not restart when the temp. cools down . there are no filters.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 5 months ago.

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You first need to try cleaning the pilot assembly by blowing off any dust or dirt on or near it. Since this is a no vent unit it has an ODS (oxygen depletion sensor) pilot. With this type of pilot assembly if cleaning it doesn't work you'll need to replace the entire pilot assembly.