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6GR40 PVE2-40. How do I reset the fvd sensor?

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SOURCE: What's your problem?my richmond hot water heater model 6g40pv shut of and is flashing fvd interphase failure. how do i reset it

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http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-gas-water-heater.html

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