Question about Water Heaters
My water heater is only a few years old and since I bought the house it's in, which is only a few years old as well I've had it shut off and when I check it the pilot is lit, but the burner is not and the water is cold so I turned the switch off and back on and it lights and I'm good for a few months or less. this has happened several times over a year. Now the burner won't light and the pilot won't either. It has an electric pilot start and I don't hear it click even showing it's trying to start. I reset the thermostat and unplugged the whole thing and nothing seems to get it to work. The fan on top runs so I know it has power. What's up with this? Is it the starter messing everything up?
I found out that the switch at the top of the tank by the exhaust fan was bad.
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
The switch is broken, or the voltage on the power from the wall is lower than the voltage on the tank and therefore it could only powering one thing
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 24, 2014 | Rheem RTG-74PVN-2 Natural Gas Pronto Whole...
Aug 22, 2013 | Rinnai Water Heaters
Feb 03, 2018 | Bosch AQ125BO LP AquaStar 4.3 GPM Outdoor...
Oct 19, 2012 | Water Heaters
Jun 09, 2011 | RELIANCE ELECTRIC WATER HEATER
Nov 23, 2010 | Rheem 81VP15S Point-of-Use Electric Water...
Jan 30, 2010 | Fasco Bradford White Hot Water Heater...
Jun 22, 2009 | Bosch AquaStar 125FXKIT-NG 125FX Natural...
Apr 17, 2009 | Bosch AquaStar 2400ES-NG
94 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!