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|Troubleshoot hot surface igniter|
to 14 things for troubleshooting gas water heater
11) Ignition of fuel supply
by pilot light or hot surface igniter ... issues: pilot light,
Location of flame sensor and igniter vary by model and brand of water heater.
Sand carbon deposits off igniter.
Avoid touching igniter
Hot surface igniter troubleshoot
Hot surface ignition basics
Troubleshoot hot surface ignition
Hot surface igniter troubleshoot
Power vent hot surface ignition
Tip of flame sensor must be directly in front of burner port.
Use a nickel to set 7/64 gap.
Natural gas flame sensor will be bent, while propane will be straight.
Intellivent troubleshoot Manual
Power vent surface ignition
Burner flame is yellow
|Check the pilot flame. make sure it is blue, steady, and envelopes 3/8" to 1/2" (10 to 13 mm) of the flame rod.||Look at the flame sense rod and lightly sand it with fine sandpaper (like 400) to polish it a bit|
|Gas water heater timer
Fits Honeywell, White Rodgers, Robert Shaw
Both Propane and Natural gas models
Gas water heater timer
|14 things needed for gas water heater & .pdf resources|
|What you need for operation of gas water heater.|
1) Basic parts and operation
2) Adequate incoming air supply ... issues: closed doors, tightly insulated house, very hot attic.
3) Adequate air supply getting to burner... issues: dirty vent screen, dirty environment, maintenance.
4) Thermal cutoff ... TCO ... issues: failed part, maintenance, vent.
5) Flammable vapor lockout .... issues: exposure to vapors, bad FV sensor, failed FV system,
6) Fuel supply to gas valve thermostat ... natural gas and propane are different ... issues: wrong gas, low pressure, moisture in pipe, undersized gas meter, supply line too small for BTU rating.
7) Gas valve thermostat regulates fuel supply ... issues: not enough gas, failed thermostat, failed gas control valve.
8) Fuel supply from thermostat to burner ... issues: maintenance, thermocouple-thermopile, gas control valve.
9) Clean and replace burner ... issue: periodic maintenance requires burner inspection, cleaning, and possible replacement
10) Functioning thermopile-thermocouple-pilot light ... issues: misalignment, failure of part.
11) Ignition of fuel supply by pilot light or hot surface igniter ... issues: pilot light, piezo igniter, electrode.
12) Power vent water heater troubleshoot ... issues: pressure switch, blower, blower sequence from gas control, outlet polarity
13) Venting combustion byproduct .... issues: vent in disrepair, other vents in house drawing air
14) Misc troubleshoot manuals
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