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Discuss Grant vortex won't ignite. at UK Plumbers Forums; Working on the above boiler. Oil pump runs, wash pressure then full pressure. Sparks but won't ignite. When I pull the photocell out I can see it sparking but doesn't ...
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    Default Grant vortex won't ignite.

    Working on the above boiler.
    Oil pump runs, wash pressure then full pressure. Sparks but won't ignite.
    When I pull the photocell out I can see it sparking but doesn't look like it's sparking properly.

    Cleaned and reset the electrodes but still won't ignite.
    Is it worth swapping the electrodes and leads?

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    Default Re: Grant vortex won't ignite.

    It will be a rdb? Control box.
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    Default Re: Grant vortex won't ignite.

    If the kerosine is coming out of the nozzle in a nice fine mist, then looks like you have a faulty control box. If not atomising properly, or at all, then the nozzle is faulty or the solenoid isn't working. Watch for water in the fuel, but guess that's obvious.

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    Default Re: Grant vortex won't ignite.

    Cheers guys changed the control box and all good.
    Checked the tank for water again (none) just incase as cleaned it out a month ago due to contamination.

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