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Old 05-02-2015, 12:55 PM   #1
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Atwood water heater won't stay lit on propane

I use the switch on the inside panel. The electronic ignition water heater tries to ignite three times and the default light comes on. Thinking it might be the burner, I have cleaned the orifice and flue to no avail. Any suggestions?

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Old 05-02-2015, 03:04 PM   #2
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water heater

i trouble with mine after i took it apart to clean i apparently bent the mount and the flame censer was out of place once i got it back in the flame all was good hope this helps mike

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Old 05-02-2015, 04:19 PM   #3
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Mine did that and it had corrosion on some of the wiring connections. Cleaned and scuffed up the connectors and put Dielectric grease on connections and all is good.
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Old 05-02-2015, 04:27 PM   #4
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Go HERE to look at the Atwood troubleshooting guide. BryantRV has manuals for all sorts of RV systems.
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Old 05-02-2015, 07:02 PM   #5
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Strongly advise grabbing the Atwood service manual that HoneyBadger pointed you to. Keep a copy handy. Your water heater will start on about page 15. Three or four pages later the trouble shooting section starts. Try it, you will like it.
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:34 AM   #6
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I had the same problem ,cleaned all the connections,ended up being the circut board ,

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