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My Sta-Rite pool heater is not working. It has power. When I

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My Sta-Rite pool heater is not working. It has power. When I turn it on, I can hear and smell gas, and I hear what sounds like a puff in an attempt to light the burner, but soon after that the heater shuts down and the "Service Heater" light comes on. Any advice?
JA: Who manufactured the pool?
Customer: The pool was built by a local St. Louis company called Pooltron.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would not normally want to do the work myself, but if it is a simple fix, I will. We're trying to have one last pool day tomorrow.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Gaztech replied 1 month ago.

Hello, your pool heater probably needs a good cleaning of burners, ignition and flame sensor, you can try blowing combustion chamber with a air compressor.

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