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I have a GE model#GG40T06PVJ gas water heater, the unit shut down I checked the LED indicator on the control unit and it flashed 4 times then 2 times which says in the book ECO failure. I wasn't sure what that was but I thought that it might be the flammable vapor sensor, so I disconnected it and tried startup again and it still shut down, so I tried putting a closure on the sensor wire but it still shut down and now the Led indicator flashes 2 then 3 which is Flammable Vapor Sensor Failure, need to know what ECO mean and what to do.

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  • grantwason Jun 14, 2009

    So is there a way to reset the device.

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This water heater is equipped with a control which has a built inE.C.O. (Energy Cut-Off). The E.C.O. will shut the gas off, should the outlet water temperature exceed 200 F.

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    Legin Varghese Jun 14, 2009

    If the E.C.O. has tripped, the entire gas control must be replaced. For gas control replacement, contact your local gas utility, or a qualified service technician.

    Make sure replacement control must be an identical model to the control which has been removed.



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