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2001 Coleman Niagara Elite folding trailer: Cannot light the water heater. (Have not used the unit in 13 months but it lit just fine last year.) We have held down the pilot button and held the flame at the ignition point, but it is not lighting. The stove burners work fine so the LPG is flowing OK.

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You may have one of two problems; The pilot orifice is very small and allows only a limited flow and any air trapped in the gas supply takes some time to bleed out while you are holding down the pilot button. Or the pilot orifice may be plugged in which case you would have to replace it.

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