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Bought an old 1984 Terry Taurus Travel Trailer with no manuals and can not figure out how to start water heater

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See if control knob pushes in while in pilot posistion ,if so place in pilot posistion and keep depressed for at least 1minute after lighting pilot light then move to on ...gd luck chris

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  • Ronald Maratas Oct 24, 2010

    I have a 1985 Terry Taurus and they are both similar in every way. First, press the blue knob and keep it pressed then turn it to the left until it stops. 2ndly, you must hear a sound like gas is coming through and go ahead and light a match and stick it into a large hole to the right. It should light up. adjust the gas flow regulator (it a slider with slotted holes) until you see clean blue flames. You should get hot water running in about 30 minutes or less.

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