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Old 04-24-2013, 12:20 PM   #1
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Gas Water Heater-Pilot light on, but water not getting heated :(

Everything was working fine until 3 days before. Then we stopped getting hot water . I checked and saw that the pilot light was ON - no problem there. But the burner wasn't firing. I tried increasing the temperature in the thermostat, and the burner fired briefly (around half hour I guess). Then it stopped - but the pilot light is still on.

My guess is the thermostat may be malfunctioning. Or is there anything that could have tripped it up, that I can reset ? Any help useful, thanks so much!


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Old 04-25-2013, 08:11 AM   #2
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is this a power vent unit or not? What happens if you increase the temp again?


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