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I HAVE A FLASH CODE 4 BLINKS THEN 2 BLINKS ON A

I HAVE A FLASH CODE 4 BLINKS THEN 2 BLINKS ON A GE POWERVENT GAS WATER HEATER MOD GG40T06PVJ SERIAL GELN1106517599

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SOURCE: Reheem powervent water heater blower runs, igniter

check the wires and make sure they are not touching any metal, or the gas valve, this is actually something I just had happen to a brand new power vent just last week the wires were touching the gas valve and shorint it out i seperated them put electric tape on each one it fired up and stayed on,,

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SOURCE: HAE A GE WATER HEATER MOD PE50TA. WANT TO INSTALL

Hi .. you would be better off with a double pole switch. That way all the power is disconnected from the heater when the timer turns it off.

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GE is made by Rheem.
Sounds like water heater is short cycling.
Copy following link to troubleshoot by type of gas control valve, including error codes, and instructions how to replace each type of gas control valve.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-troubleshoot-gas-water-heater.html#intellivent
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In any case other companies post service manuals that cover same gas control valves. These manuals apply to Rheem.
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Call plumber to check everything might be safest route, especially since low gas pressure is one possible cause of short cycling. And you will be comfortable afterwards knowing who to call and that gas appliance is check out professionally not to have defects that will cause problems down the road.

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2) For lockout, the air intake might be clogged or combustion parts dirty, causing overheating which will break TRD glass vial. Gas control may need to be replaced. Reset gas control by rotating knob to lowest temp for at least 6 seconds.
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2) Power-vent blower motor can go bad.
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