|Posted by js on February 09, 19100 at 23:14:53:|
|In response to Re: Hot water heater repair- pilot|
: : I have a gas water heater about 5 years old and weve been having dificulty keeping the pilot lit. A few months ago I thought that t had just blown out. I relit it and it seamed to work fine. This week it it went out again and we cant seem to
: : get it to stay lit. What are the possible causes. Are the problems that a novis can fix? How can I teel if the pilot tip is dirty or clogged.
: : Thanks
: : Greg
: Greg, change the thermo coulpling and clean the pilot tube while your at it. Dale's Plumbing Service LMP
make sure you check for gas leaks when your done,,you can get a leak detection solution at ace hardare or use a soap solution you will see bubbles if you have a leak be carefull and good luck