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I have a RuuD Power vent 50 gal.gas water heater (pvp50-1) with power glow ignitor. it is not providing hot water. the ignitor is functioning and the fan is running continous however there is no lighting of the burner at the bottom of the tank????

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SOURCE: Rheem water heater with powerglow ignition wont re-light

I have fixed mine. The problem part is the Ignition Control module. It is made by Robert Shaw part # SP10758. I paid $93 plus shipping.

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Hi,
The ignitor has gone bad... you will need to find a replacement ignitor and change it..they are not had to change but are very fragile to handle.
That will get you working again...

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Posted on Mar 27, 2010

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