Pilot Shield, Raypak 206A (2024)


We offer FREE ECONOMY SHIPPING on all orders over $99 shipped to the 48 contiguous states. We offer the following shipping options depending on the products being ordered.

  • Ground Shipping - Estimated Transit Time 1-5 Business Days*
  • Free Economy Shipping - Estimated Transit Time 2-7 Business Days*
  • USPS First Class Mail - Estimated Transit Time 3-7 Business Days*

*Transit time does not include weekends, holidays, pre-order items, back ordered items or items that have Shipping Lead Times that are noted on the product details page. We are not responsible for delays caused by acts of God or the package carrier. Please contact us before placing your order if you have any questions regarding transit times.

Most orders received by 1:00PM EST Monday - Friday will be shipped within 24-48 hours. Most orders placed after 1:00PM EST on Friday will be shipped on Monday/Tuesday of the following week. Orders placed on a holiday will be shipped on the following business day. Certain items may have extended processing times. Items with extended processing times will be displayed on the product details page. We do our best to keep our inventory updated. In the event that we cannot fulfill your order due to stock shortage, we will notify you by email.

We ship via multiple carriers such as UPS, FedEx and USPS. We reserves the right to use the best carrier for the delivery of your order. We ship from multiple shipping points, so transit time will vary depending on your order and destination.

Shipping Lead Times
Certain product(s) require additional shipping lead time before the product(s) ship. The additional shipping lead time will be displayed on the products detailed page. The additional shipping lead time should be added to the transit time to get your total estimated time from product leaving warehouse to you.

Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, US Territories, APO’s and International Shipping
We currently only ship to the lower 48 contiguous states.

Shipping Errors
We take order fulfillment accuracy very seriously. However, mistakes do happen. If the error is made on our part, we will send a return label to have the incorrect product returned and we will send out the correct product for you immediately, via ground service only.


We offera 30day return policy on eligible items that are new, inoriginal condition unused/unopened and in its original packaging. Items can be returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment in most cases. If you have a return, you mustContact Usto request a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. Any return received without a RMA number will be refused.

  • Item(s) must be new, in original condition unused/unopened and in its original packaging
  • Return requests must be made within 30 days of receipt of shipment
  • Original shipping fee is non-refundable
  • Customer is responsible for return shipping
  • Customer is responsible for all return shipping costs
  • All returns are subject to a 15% restocking fee
  • Up to a 50% restocking fee may be applied for items returned that are damaged, missing parts, not in original condition, or have obvious signs of use
  • We reserve the right to refuse a return if the product shows obvious signs of use or is missing parts, accessories or paperwork

Incorrect Item Received / Missing Item / Order Shortages
Customers who receive an incorrect item due to our error must contact us within 7 business days of merchandise being delivered. Once we have received the request, we will send you a return label and issue a RMA number. Upon receipt of the incorrect item, we will ship out the correct item or refund the purchase price. Shipments of correct item(s) will only be sent via standard ground service. Any order shortages or missing items must also be reported within 7 business days upon receipt of merchandise.

Damaged Item Received – Standard Ground Service
If an item was received damaged,you must contact us within 7 business days of the order delivery date. Please provide images of the damage as they will be needed before we can ship a replacement item or issue a refund. Please do not discard any packaging and merchandise. Damage merchandise may need to be picked up by our shipper before a replacement or refund is issued.

Damaged Package in Transit
You will receive your order tracking number(s) via email after your order has been shipped. The tracking number(s) provided will display your order transit status. If your shipment is damaged in transit, the tracking information will display this incident. Please contact us and we will get another shipment shipped out via standard ground service.

Lost / Missing Package
You will receive your order tracking number(s) via email after your order has been shipped.The tracking number(s) provided will display your order transit status. If your shipment is lost/missing, please notify us immediately. We will contact the shipping carrier to try and locate the package.

Defective Item or Missing Part
If an item was defective upon receipt or parts are missing, it is considered a warranty claim. Please see the warranty claim section below.

Warranty Claims
Swimmingpoolpartsonline.comdoes not warrant any product it sells. Warranty claims on items that are covered under a manufacturer’s warranty must be submitted to the manufacturer directly unless otherwise stated. Manufacturers of the products sold onSwimmingpoolpartsonline.com are responsible for all warranty issues. If an item was defective upon receipt, becomes defective or has missing parts, it is considered a warranty claim.

Undeliverable Package
You are responsible to provide your correct address and be available as required to sign for and/or pick up packages as needed (business address, hazmat, freight shipment, etc.). Signature service may be required at the sole discretion of the carrier. Packages returned as undeliverable will be considered a return and will follow by the conditions of this return policy.

Pilot Shield, Raypak 206A (2024)


Why is my Raypak pool heater not igniting? ›

There are several reasons that a pool heater will not light. The most common cause is a fuel delivery issue. In addition, the gas pressure would have to be measured with a manometer to ensure it is within the operating pressures specified in the installation manual.

Why is my Raypak pool heater making noise? ›

A Dirty System

A common noise made by a swimming pool heater is grinding or grating. You may have an obstruction caused by debris. Debris can prevent water or gas from flowing through the heater. You should start your troubleshooting with a manual flush of your system.

Why does my pool heater say no demand? ›

No demand means that you have met the desired temperature. If the pool temperature falls 2° below your Set Temperature , then the heater will come back on. Then it will register a heating prompt, letting you know that the heater is back on. Pool and Spa Expert: Patrick D.

What would cause pool heater to not ignite? ›

Tripped circuit breaker: The most common reason for a pool heater not turning on is a tripped circuit breaker or blown fuse. Check your breaker box and reset any tripped breakers or replace any blown fuses. ✓ Low water flow: If there isn't enough water flowing through the heater, it won't turn on as a safety measure.

Why won t my pool heater pilot light? ›

Heater pilot won't light? This could be due to low gas pressure, inadequate air supply, or improper venting. Make sure gas is turned on; and for propane, make sure the tank has fuel. Also check for water run-off from roof or sprinklers that may be flooding the heater.

How do I reset my pool heater? ›

Reset your pool heater by flipping the breaker switch in the electrical panel to “off” and then “on.” Your breaker may be located in a disconnect box near your pool heater or in the breaker panel in your home.

Why is my gas on demand water heater not working? ›

Check the gas valve and ensure that it is open, and that you have paid your gas bill. Check all sensors, wiring fuses, and electrical components to ensure they have not burned out. Ensure there is no condensation or debris on the burners that may cause them to not ignite.

Why is my heat pump running but not heating my pool? ›

If your evaporator coil looks okay, clean your pool filter and make sure your valves are open. Low water flow is a common problem with pool heat pumps. If not enough water is flowing through your heat pump, your pool will take a lot longer to warm up.

Are Raypak and Rheem the same? ›

As a member of the Rheem® family of brands, Raypak® is a big part of Rheem Manufacturing's commitment to taking a greater degree of responsibility for future generations.

What does FS mean on a pool heater? ›

Ok what you are really seeing is FS not F5, what this means is your heater is in a defrost mode and is not going to operate because air temperatures are too cold for it to operate. Hayward heat pumps do not operate when air temperatures drop below 40 to 45° outside they go into defrost mode.

What causes ignition lockout on pool heater? ›

Filters and strainers that are clogged—temperature monitoring requires unrestricted flow. Setting the pool heater to over 105°F is a simple technique to generate temperature excesses and lockouts. Solar heat gain—when the pool is not in use, cover it to keep the sun's heat from altering the water temperature.

Why is my gas water heater not igniting? ›

Dirt, dust, and debris can block the flow of gas from the pilot tube. This means that the pilot light isn't receiving enough fuel to fully ignite. Thankfully, fixing this issue is easy -- all you need is a long needle and a bit of patience. Gently poke the needle into the pilot hole and remove any debris.

Why is my pool heater not flowing? ›

If your heater is not getting a steady stream of water, it could be due to a clogged filter or dirty pump basket. Turn off your heater and pump before cleaning. Clean the filter, skimmer, and pump baskets. Remove all removable parts, take out debris, and rinse with a hose before reinstalling the piece.

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