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Old 03-25-2016, 08:24 PM   #1
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No hot water on 2016 Charleston

Does anyone have any ideas on why hot water will not work? Ignite failure light is off and not on. We had hot water last year but after winter now no hot water.
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What kind of shape are the batteries in?
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Old 03-25-2016, 08:30 PM   #3
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I am running generater and everything else is working. Heat pump on hot water blowing cold air out of vent.
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Before I started genie I had plugged into shore power.
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Your hot water heater by pass isn't on is it?
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Old 03-25-2016, 09:43 PM   #6
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Where is the bypass and I'll check? Shouldn't be cause I have touched anything since closing it down last fall.
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What kind of water heater is it? If Girard tankless you need to make sure all the air is purged from the water lines.
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Does anyone have any ideas on why hot water will not work? Ignite failure light is off and not on. We had hot water last year but after winter now no hot water.
There's a tiny reset button near the upper left of this picture. The top end of the purple wire is attached to it. Open the compartment and press that button (it will barely depress) then have someone turn on the hot water at full force. The burner should light.

When you put the panel back on, make sure the air intake pipe (attached to the copper elbow just to the right of the center of the photo) is lined up with the hole in the panel so that you're not blocking air going into the heater.

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Thanks... I try it!
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Edgewant, what would happen if all air was not purged before I tried to turn on hot water. I may have tried to purge using hot water valve in sink. Reading up on dewinterizing it did not say use cold water first but turn on both hot and cold valves. Could this be an issue? I know it is purged now... and when I turn on hot water valve I can hear water going to heater and blower at heater is on but only cold air coming from blower.
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