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Old 05-21-2012, 11:07 AM   #1
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Water Heater Fails To Ignite - HELP!

My water heater seems to have difficulty starting. I can hear the clicking of the ignition and the gas coming out, but it will only lite after several attempts. Any ideas?
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:10 AM   #2
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My water heater seems to have difficulty starting. I can hear the clicking of the ignition and the gas coming out, but it will only lite after several attempts. Any ideas?
Make sure burner and gas tube is free of debris. Spider webs are one such culprit
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:32 AM   #3
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Make sure burner and gas tube is free of debris. Spider webs are one such culprit
Got some compressed air and blew it out - it expelled a bunch of, what look like paint chips? Anyway - it is now working perfectly. Started on first try! Thanks
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Got some compressed air and blew it out - it expelled a bunch of, what look like paint chips? Anyway - it is now working perfectly. Started on first try! Thanks
PERFECT!
glad you got it going. Have fun!

Herk this needs to be a sticky in faq.
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