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econdave 06-23-2011 07:14 PM

propane water heater
 
in my camping trailer my propane water heater wont stay lit, it fires and goes out after 5 seconds or so. Any help would be great.:(

beenthere 06-23-2011 08:35 PM

What goes out, the pilot or the main burner.

econdave 06-24-2011 08:02 AM

there isnt a pilot, it has electronic ignition so the main burner starts and then goes out after a few seconds.

beenthere 06-25-2011 05:13 AM

Dirty flame sensor. Some units use the HSI as the flame sensor, in that case it needs replaced. others have an individual sensor, and it can be cleaned.


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