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Old 01-21-2008, 06:42 AM   #1
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When i turn on my attwood gas 6 gallon hot water heater the igniter does not ignite. Wondering what to check first thanks ron
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When i turn on my attwood gas 6 gallon hot water heater the igniter does not ignite. Wondering what to check first thanks ron
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Old 01-21-2008, 06:51 AM   #3
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My first thought would be the thermal fuse link. If you are getting gas (you can hear it or smell it) then this would be my first guess. You can bypass it, that is the quickest test, by taking it out and pluging directy into the circuit board. If it ignites, then the thermal fuse link is bad. As soon as you can, replace the thermal link as it does serve a purpose -- prevents fires caused by backflow flame. You can search this forum and find lots of discussion re the thermal link.
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Old 01-21-2008, 09:27 AM   #4
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1.You have propane and is it turned on.
2. Batteries fully charged.
3. check for loose wiring connections.
I have a button on my LP detector sometimes we get against this and turn it off and nothing works.

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Old 01-21-2008, 10:36 AM   #5
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temperature warmed up and it started working again. I have noticed in cold weather heater has been not working properly but always came on. Any suggestions to what cold weather is affecting.
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Old 01-21-2008, 12:12 PM   #6
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When my battery goes dead I cant get propane until I reset the propane detector by turning it off and back on.
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Cold weather effects the battery voltage and amperage output. CHeck cable connections and condition of battery(s).
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