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kais24

Help with heater!

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I have a direct vent Empire DV-210 that isn't kicking on. It starts fine and I can keep the pilot light going but it won't go higher than that. I've checked connections on the wall thermostat and that looks fine. (and yes, I switched it from "pilot" to "on.") Any ideas?

Anyone know where I could take it if I can't get it running? I'm up by Forest Lake.

Thanks guys...

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Make sure your thermocouple is getting hot enough first.

Also switch tanks in case you don't have a enough pressure.

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Sometimes the Empire in my sun porch won't kick in. I've used a paper clip to jump the screws where the thermostat wires are connected. That triggers the ignition and that seems to reset it.

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if the pilot stays on it could possibly be the thermopile not the thermocouple which is the larger rod usually to the right of the pilot light

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Could possibly be a high limit switch.Bypass the switch and see if it lights.

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Call Empire, they are a good company. I had an issue a few years ago and they got me thru it.

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Here is the Manual in pdf.

Read and follow those instructions and recommendations, it might solve you problem.

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I figured it out... It was a loose wire/screw on the wall thermostat. It kicked right on after I tightened it. I appreciate the answers from everyone... Thanks.

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