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Old 04-16-2011, 11:57 AM   #1
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hot water heater won"t iginte

i have a 2004 salem travel trailer that i park @ a campground. this year when i just hooked up the water the heater won't ignite? gas tanks are full. have tried turning on the switch several times. read the manual which was no help. anyone have any ideas?

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Old 04-16-2011, 03:18 PM   #2
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HOT water tank will not lite !

Bleed the air out of the gas line ?????

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Old 04-16-2011, 04:55 PM   #3
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first, does the WH have DSI or is it lit manually?
second, make sure all the air is out of the gas lines by turning on the stove's burners until they are burning consistently. this helps purge air in the gas lines.
then try lighting it again.
if this doesn't work, something with the igniter is wrong.
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