Question about Water Heaters
How to troubleshoot and find the cause
1) Copy following link to troubleshoot by type of gas control.
2) Clean air intake, and check if air intake is clogged, causing overheating caused by reduce air intake and slowed exit of combustion by-product up the vent.
3) Post question on pro water heater forum:
Posted on Dec 03, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a 6 gallon
Your on right track. When this happens and small flame still there, pull wire(s) off at gas valve, or test for voltage from ECO to gas valve. No voltage, then there should be no gas. Change gas valve.
Posted on Oct 20, 2010
Testimonial: "Changed the gas valve, now heater works as it should, No fumes and no flame after shutoff."
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