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05-05-08, 04:59 AM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

So many weeks later, my gas company finally came...

So many weeks later, my gas company finally came out and replaced the valve. My frustration level was pretty high, as every week I got the same response about "waiting on the part." Not sure how,...
04-02-08, 07:06 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Red face Thanks everyone for your support on this forum. ...

Thanks everyone for your support on this forum. Since I started the thread, my propane tank is now full, so low gas not a problem. I also whacked the valve several times with a hammer... And...
04-02-08, 05:24 AM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Sounds like it could be complex.... I will most...

Sounds like it could be complex.... I will most likely purchase the exact replacement valve, then call my propane company to install....

...Unless it is something an avid do-it-yourselfer can...
04-01-08, 06:05 AM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

I have looked at this valve, but all descriptions...

I have looked at this valve, but all descriptions say it is for Natural Gas only. I have propane.
03-31-08, 07:32 AM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

That is what I have been doing. There are...

That is what I have been doing. There are options much cheaper than the "Pool Company" version, but some of them have different regulators, etc, which I don't know enough about to make an accurate...
03-29-08, 01:11 AM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

That is what I am thinking... Perhaps...

That is what I am thinking...

Perhaps either of you can answer this question: The replacement valve through pool parts stores is about $300-$400. In looking at the label on the valve, it is a...
03-28-08, 05:05 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Thanks again. The flame is good... I had...

Thanks again.

The flame is good... I had the whole unit out today, and scrubbed up where the flame comes out. Isn't it odd that the mV is fine when I am in the "LIGHT PILOT" position, but...
03-28-08, 04:44 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

And some more information: With all circuits...

And some more information:

With all circuits again attached to the valve, I just noticed the following:

When lighting the pilot (pushing and holding IN the gas control knob) the pilot generator...
03-28-08, 03:37 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Thanks, but I am not sure if that is the problem....

Thanks, but I am not sure if that is the problem. I just disconnected ALL wiring (i guess that would constitute the safety loop) from the valve, EXCEPT for the pilot generator leads, and the lead...
03-28-08, 02:09 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Thanks Steve. I just replaced the pilot...

Thanks Steve. I just replaced the pilot generator, and was expecting great results... but I did not get them. The voltage across the terminals, while connected to the valve, with the new pilot...
03-19-08, 06:03 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

Thansk Is that under load? Or with the...

Thansk

Is that under load? Or with the leads disconnected and attached to my multimeter?

I am wondering if something in the valve is pulling the volts down (perhaps short?)
03-19-08, 12:37 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

More information

I checked the voltage between the pilot generator and the pilotstat power unit (PP-LEAD on Powerstat). It sticks at about 80mV. When I disconnect the leads from the pilot generator, and measure the...
03-19-08, 12:09 PM
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Posted By WannaAppliance

More information

I checked the voltage between the pilot generator and the pilotstat power unit (PP-LEAD on Powerstat). It sticks at about 80mV. When I disconnect the leads from the pilot generator, and measure the...
03-19-08, 10:16 AM
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Views: 8,297
Posted By WannaAppliance

Help with Laars Lite 2 LG175P Spa Heater

Hi, new to the forum and looking for some help. I have a Laars Lite 2 propane spa heater (installed in 2000), and the performance over the years has been inconsistent. The heater sits outside...
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