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Old 07-09-2016, 07:49 PM   #1
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1997 Wildwood Hot Water Heater Problem

Have a 1997 Wildwood Travel Trailer and the hot water just stopped working this morning. The owners manual doesn't help in terms of relighting it. Any ideas how to get it working again?
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:09 PM   #2
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:30 PM   #3
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Fuse?

Propane bottle full?

Shore power or battery?
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It's a 1997 Wildwood travel trailer 37FLSS and runs on propane. Stove is also on propane and working just fine. Fuse has not been tripped.
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I am assuming you have attempted to light the pilot light. Can you tell us what happens when you attempt to light it? Does it light and then go out after you let go of the button, or does it continue to burn? If I the pilot light is burning, what happens when you turn the valve from pilot to on? Any information like that would help us give you some suggestions.
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:42 PM   #6
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There is no button and there is no valve...it's a 1997 model. There is just an on/off switch.
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Is there a pilot light on this model? Something does not sound quite right.
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Old 07-11-2016, 11:38 AM   #8
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Can you post a picture of it?

It's probably a robertshaw valve and you turn a dial part way and press it down to light the pilot.

If it's not that, a brand and model of the water heater will help.
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