Question about Water Heaters
11/2003 Flame Guard Whirlpool hotwater heater. Pilot light going out. Replace burner unit w/ Whirlpool's upgrade several times. Has now lasted about 9m.
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Posted on Oct 29, 2011
Just installed a new whirlpool hot water heater. Cannot get the pilot light to light. Any suggestions
Posted on Sep 20, 2009
This is not a solution to that problem, but the dripping water is just condensation from the cold water in the tank. Like a coke can on a warm day. It goes away after everything warms up. It is more than likely a gas valve, but I have fooled mine into working by not turning the valve all the way up to the full on position.
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
Paint fumes can foul a thermocouple. If you have painted anywhere in the home this could be the issue otherwise its the gas valve.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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