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I HAVE A BEACON 45000 BTU HEATER.WHEN I TURN EVERYTHING ON I

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I HAVE A BEACON MORRIS 45000 BTU HEATER.WHEN I TURN EVERYTHING ON I HEAR THE IGNITER SPARKING BUT I'M NOT GETTING ANY LP GAS THROUGH THE VALVE SO IT WON'T START
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: JUST GOT THE HEATER FROM A FRIEND.IT WORKED FOR HIM.I EVEN REPLACED THE GAS VALVE AND THE SAME THING IS HAPPENING.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: YES
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I DON'T THINK SO.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you. I am looking over your question now and will respond shortly.

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

does this model have a pilot tube/pilot assembly?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

sorry I had went offline.

Remove the pilot tube from the side of the valve and see if pilot gas comes out of the valve. If it does you have a plugged pilot assembly. When can you check this?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll check it tomorrow morning
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

The LP gas orfice is tiny. Just hooking new gas pipe to it can cause it to plug.

This is the most common issue with LP pilots.

If plugged remove pilot and clean out...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK. I'll let you know tomorrow.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

Terrific,

just keep this on your side and respond when you can.

Billy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No luck.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

so no gas comes out the pilot port on the valve when tube unhooked?

This means another issue. If you have a picture of the unit or the model number we can figure it out.