Heater "Vacation" mode

Discussion in 'Water Heater Forum, Tanks' started by liam51, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. liam51

    liam51 New Member

    Apr 22, 2009

    Ive got a RUUD model P40-38, natural gas water heater. I dont have an owners manual so if someone has an answer on here, I'd appreciate it;
    The gas temp adjustment knob has a vacation mode. Last year I shut the gas pilot off and turned the knob to the off position. When I returned this season I had to relight the pilot. If I put the knob in "vacation" mode, does this model still heat water? or does the pilot just stay lit? Thanks in advance.
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