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2006 nuevo lancashire.truma gas-electric water heater.can see flames in exterior vent when running on gas.thank.Alan

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SOURCE: electric water heater will not stay on

sounds like the electrical thermostat is defective and is being over ridden by the overheat safety stat.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Eractic Power Vent Gas Water Heater

Th epproblem you are most likely have is from a safety called a flag switch usually located either in the blower or right past it. When you unplug and replug you reset the switch. Sequence of events.  1 fan comes on. 2 switch is made from the airflow of the fan.  3 ignitor come on 4. main gas valve opens and ignitor starts flame. 
You are being stopped at step 2 when the fan does not move with the air. This shuts off and out the water heater from calling again.  Find the fan switch and make sure it moves easily. They get dirty and also dry from lack of lube. Good luck.  

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Rheem water heater, will start but flame lasts 10 seconds

Is the vent fan working well and can you feel unobstructed air out the termination fitting outside?

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Rheem 40 gal power vent gas water heater shows code 42

you plugged it in and the fan started or you unplugged it and the fan started,,the fan will come on first before the unit will inginte to take out the excess gas, if it didn't lite then the ignitor might not be working there are 2 swithces on the unit one on the fan and one by the gas valve make sure they are both on and make sure the gas it also turned on.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud blower on my new Rheem Power Vent 2 water heater

find out if it does the same noise with the venting disconnected

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