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04-16-09, 10:02 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Sounds like you can hear the valve click open and...

Sounds like you can hear the valve click open and it sounds like its getting power.

On my heater, when the valve opens I hear the gas flowing - sounds like a soft shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.........
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04-16-09, 07:50 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Just so we're talking about the same parts...

Just so we're talking about the same parts here...

On the top of the gas valve, on the left side there is a gas valve switch/dial (mine is blue), on the top right you'll see a brass cap with a...
04-16-09, 06:28 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

You said you could hear it sparking? If you...

You said you could hear it sparking?

If you get no ignition at all I'd suspect a gas supply problem maybe?

You might want to contact your gas supplier and ask them to come check the inlet...
04-08-09, 07:32 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

I'll have to look at my board to see... I don't...

I'll have to look at my board to see... I don't recall if there are wires in the connector in those positions.

You guys must be further south than WI - my pool is still a block of ice!
02-22-09, 08:07 PM
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Posted By mtb54703

Need help with under the counter front load washer hook-up

About 5 years ago I installed new front load washing machine and matching dryer. These tops on these models where removable to allow for stacking or under the counter installation. I opted to do a...
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Posted By mtb54703

Voltage level for safety/obstruction sensor?

I have a 12 year old Moore-O-Matic (make by Linear Corp it appears). I'm having a problem with the saftey sensor (obstruction sensor).

The one side has the detector and an red power LED, the...
07-15-08, 05:47 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Gas output adjustment is under the brass screw,...

Gas output adjustment is under the brass screw, the brass screw itself is just a dust cover over the actual adjustment screw - see photo:
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07-14-08, 06:46 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Latest update. My new heater (installed this...

Latest update. My new heater (installed this spring) had been running just fine but I have had to set the output gas pressure to 2.5" WC. As I've posted, this is about a 1 turn clockwise on the...
07-07-08, 05:10 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Took a look online myself, looks like you need to...

Took a look online myself, looks like you need to get the complete fan assembly for around $200 - ouch!
07-06-08, 08:05 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Good advise on the 120. If the unit sparks...

Good advise on the 120.

If the unit sparks and you can hear the gas valve open, then the air pressure switch is okay. The air pressure switch closes a few seconds after the fan turns on. If the...
07-06-08, 08:02 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

If the burners come on, and go off again within...

If the burners come on, and go off again within 10-12 seconds, then you've got an issue with the control module not getting a flame sense. Could be:

- gas supply issue
- dirty burners
- faulty...
07-05-08, 09:50 PM
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Posted By mtb54703

Sounds like the control module isn't getting...

Sounds like the control module isn't getting power, and therefore not sparking or opening the gas valve, or else your gas valve isn't ever opening, but since you don't hear any sparking either.. I'd...
07-04-08, 08:32 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Is this a new heater? Any ignition at all? ...

Is this a new heater?

Any ignition at all?

Can you hear sparking from the igniter?

Can you hear the gas valve open?
07-04-08, 08:26 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

I have 8" WC inlet and my valve was preset to 2"...

I have 8" WC inlet and my valve was preset to 2" WC outlet, but the heater would not stay on. It wasn't getting a flame sense. Tried a new control module but the results were the same. The tech...
07-03-08, 07:19 PM
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Posted By mtb54703

I think if you read the specifications on the...

I think if you read the specifications on the heater panel you'll see that you need a minimum inlet pressure of 3" WC for either natural gas or propane.
07-03-08, 07:08 PM
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Views: 2,190
Posted By mtb54703

The blower will not come on if the front door...

The blower will not come on if the front door switch is open, the thermostat is too low, or there isn't enough water pressure. So it sounds like all those switches are good. The blower gets it...
07-01-08, 08:00 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

I did fire off an email to Pittsburgh and they...

I did fire off an email to Pittsburgh and they replied with:

We would recommend using an acrylic based stain over an old alkyd. The reasoning is that subsequent coats of an alkyd product will not...
06-30-08, 10:22 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

Question Need to re-stain cedar siding - Oil or Latex?

I have a cedar sided house that was original stained with a solid color oil based stain. It was also re-stained once with an oil based (oil alkyd) solid stain. I need to re-stain again (12 year...
06-30-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By mtb54703

Mine has been running for 1 week plus with 3/4...

Mine has been running for 1 week plus with 3/4 turn clockwise on the gas valve to increase the output (somewhere around 2.4" WC). I've only caught it blowing cold air once.
06-21-08, 01:36 PM
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Posted By mtb54703

I found mine blowing cold air about an hour ago,...

I found mine blowing cold air about an hour ago, so I added another 1/4 clockwise turn to the gas output adjustment. That makes for a total of a 3/4" turn clockwise from the original postition -...
06-21-08, 10:37 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

24 hour update

Heater is still running. It took the pool (24' round above ground) from 70 degrees yesterday morning to 87 degrees in just under 24 hours. About 88 is where I like it.

I have the pool pump on a...
06-20-08, 06:31 PM
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Posted By mtb54703

Initially I turned the gas adjustment dial 1 full...

Initially I turned the gas adjustment dial 1 full turn clockwise to get to 2.5" wc. I just backed it off 1/2 turn (1/2 turn counter-clockwise) and its still going - that should put the output...
06-20-08, 10:17 AM
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Views: 53,407
Posted By mtb54703

Possible solution!

I talked to Hayward and it was suggested I turn the gas output up to 2.5" wc (wc = water column) and my heater has been running for 30 minutes now. One thing I noticed first off, is that the burners...
06-20-08, 08:19 AM
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Views: 53,407
Posted By mtb54703

Mine is beige (or off white).

Mine is beige (or off white).
06-20-08, 07:45 AM
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Posted By mtb54703

I talked with Keith - don't know his direct...

I talked with Keith - don't know his direct extension though. I call Hayward this morning, asked for Keith and got is voicemail. Left a message - will give him a bit more time and then try the guy...
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