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Old 07-23-2016, 12:32 PM   #1
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Water heater for Flagstaff 205TT Tent trailer

Hi, For the life of me I can't figure out how to light the hot water heater. The model is SIT 610 AC3, and the label says 'assembled in Romania'. The names 'Suburban' or 'Atwood' don't appear anywhere. The instructions on the label says 'push the reset button - but there is no reset button. It says to light the pilot light - but where is it? I turned on the propane, put a lighter into what seemed the obvious place - nothing happens. The Forest River manual says 'see the manufacturers owners manual', but nothing comes up on the internet under SIT water heaters.

GRRRRRR!

thanks for any assistance you can give!
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Old 07-23-2016, 05:58 PM   #2
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The SIT 610 AC3 is the number of the gas valve. There should be another label on the heater somewhere.

Can you post a picture of the front of the heater?
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Old 07-23-2016, 06:07 PM   #3
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Here is the lighting instructions in case you don't have a copy.

Ignition
Depress and turn the control knob to the pilot position .
Depress the button and ignite the pilot flame while
keeping the knob fully depressed for a few seconds
Release the knob and check that the pilot flame stays lit.
If it goes out, repeat the ignition operation.

Main burner ignition
Depress and turn the control knob to the position corresponding to | symbol.
On release, the knob returns to the ON position.
Turn the temperature selection knob to the point corresponding to the desired temperature.

Pilot position
To close the main burner and keep the pilot flame on, depress and turn the control knob to the pilot position.

Shutdown
Turn the control knob to the OFF position.

Here a pdf. of it. SIT Gas Valve Manual
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