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Old 06-25-2016, 09:58 PM   #1
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Girard Gen 2 Won't fire

Girard Gen 2 will not fire. You can her the water running thru the water heater, but the fan nor the flame will ignite. Suggestions?
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Old 06-25-2016, 10:04 PM   #2
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Go outside open cover turn off press reset little black botton top left hand behind panel little round botton. Turn back on should light when water flows now
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Old 06-25-2016, 10:23 PM   #3
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Is the fan behind the sail switch running?
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Old 06-25-2016, 10:28 PM   #4
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Is the fan behind the sail switch running?

No, the fan will not turn on.
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Play with the sail switch. The paddle sometimes gets hung up. Just gently move it around.
You can also jump the switch for diagnostics only. Do not run the heater with this switch jumped.
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Old 06-25-2016, 11:12 PM   #6
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My fan switch was not allowing the burner to light. It was sticking so I put 1 drop of T-9 on the pivot point of the switch and have not had a problem since. The fan switch is a micro switch that has a very light spring built in. If the switch does not move freely the burner will never light. Also if the red light is on, turn off the rocker switch to restart the program. If the red light is on the unit will not ignite.


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I meant "Sail" switch when I referred to it as fan switch. The Sail switch controls the fan. Sorry for any confusion.


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The switch and little flapper move freely. Now when you turn the hot water heater on, you can almost hear a clunking noise but nothing happens.
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Get a short piece of wire and strip both ends. Turn the hot water on in the Moho and start jumping switches until the heater fires. You will find which switch is bad. A call to Gerard Monday and they will have the new switch on the way.
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Girard Gen 2 Won't fire

Thanks for the tip. Could I be missing a fuse or breaker somewhere?

Also my unit has no reset button.


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