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I had to turn off my gas main in order for my oven to be repaired. Now, I cannot light my hot water heater pilot. It is very old, a Montgomery Ward heater model srm 33713. It tells me how to light the pilot (the steps), but I am not sure where to put the flame?
SOURCE: my washer flooded my basement
I don't know how high the water got but if only the burner was covered it is probably just dirt. Try replacing the thermocouple this is usually less than $10. If the gas valve itself was wet REPLACE THE WATER HEATER!!!!!!! Never trust a gas valve that has been wet!!!!! It can seem to work just fine but get stuck in the open position defeating all safety measures.
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
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