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Old 06-25-2015, 05:31 PM   #1
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Water heater woes

Water heater was working fine, then turned it off traveled 100 miles to camp ground and tried to turn it on with no luck.

1997 suburban sw6p
New igniter 2 yrs ago
When i try to turn it on the igniter won't even click.

Any ideas?
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Old 06-25-2015, 05:53 PM   #2
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Water heater was working fine, then turned it off traveled 100 miles to camp ground and tried to turn it on with no luck.

1997 suburban sw6p
New ignite 2 yrs ago
When i try to turn it on the igniter won't even click.
Any ideas?
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A bad switch?
No 12VDC?
A bad ignitor board?

(If you bought a new Dinosaur ignitor board it has a 3-year warranty).
Replacement Ignitor Board Small, 4-1/4L x 3-1/4W - $72.95

BTW, most RV shops have a board tester.

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'96 Safari, Suberban SW10D water heater
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Hmm, not sure what the igniter board is? The little plastic covered curcuit board?
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Gas or electric side ?
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Old 06-25-2015, 07:03 PM   #5
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It's only gas heater w/ electronic igniter
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A bad ignitor board?
Replacement Ignitor Board Small, 4-1/4L x 3-1/4W - $72.95
most RV shops have a board tester.
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Hmm, not sure what the igniter board is? The little plastic covered circuit board?
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Mine is mounted near the water heater inside a kitchen cabinet.
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Unplugged the board and wiggled stuff around a bit and it ignited .

Praise the Lord

Thanks for the help!
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Old 06-26-2015, 04:30 PM   #8
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Bummer. Won't ignite today!
Maybe time for a new igniter board.
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