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How do i fix rheem pool heater ilo code

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how do i fix rheem pool heater ilo code
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Billy replied 5 months ago.
Hello,My name is***** covers quite a bit as far as possibility.It is an ignition lockout issue. Which can be gas but no spark, spark but no gas, flame but a dirty sensor. Can you tell me what happens on start up?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it sounds like it is sparking but i cant smell propane. i have a propane tank that is showing 20 per cent full
Expert:  Billy replied 5 months ago.
Thank you. When did the unit run last?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
last summer
Expert:  Billy replied 5 months ago.
Thats what I thought...99% chance of a dirty plugged pilot. The unit has a very tiny hole for the pilot gas...these are notorious for plugging due to sitting extended periods of time without use and through weather. If you are handy....follow the aluminum tube from the gas valve to the pilot...remove the tube and blow/clean out pilot. This fixes the ilo code most all the time. Billy

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