Question about Water Heaters
4 days ago had no hot water. turned waterheater off and then back on.burner inginited and turned off after aprox.1 min. after 3rd time it stayed lit and heated water.worked fine up to now.turned switch off and turned backed on. fan comes on,you can hear igninter come on but no ignition.tried couple of times . no luck . water heater is a ge power vent
First I would check to be sure your propane tank(s) are not empty and valve is not turned off and that the required gas pressure is being delivered to the unit i.e. pressure line tubing is not kinked or leaking - pressure regulator is operating properly.
Another culprit could be the thermocouple is malfunctioning or is not positioned properly, hence not allowing it to sense the flame.
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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