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ntguilty

06:32PM | 05/27/00
Member Since: 05/26/00
2 lifetime posts
Bvhvac
i need help....why does the pilot lite on my
bradford white gas hot water heater keep going out?? no matter how many times i lite it as soon as i let go of the stupid buttin it goes out....we have a 500 gal tank and it say's we are at 50% full so we have the gas and the boiler stays on for the hot water base bord heat

Juleous

07:22PM | 05/27/00
Member Since: 05/13/00
18 lifetime posts
Check to make sure the pilot is burning bright blue not wavy yellow, if it is wavy yellow then clean the pilot or tap it with a screwdriver while allowing gas to flow. Then try it if still not ok then I would think either the thermocouple is defective most likely or less likely the gas valve is defective.

ntguilty

10:12AM | 05/28/00
Member Since: 05/26/00
2 lifetime posts
thanks for the help....come to find out we had lost power and there are two sensors on top of the water heater at the chimney that if the power goes out when the water heater is running it trips these two sensors and will not let the pilot light stay on....thanks again for any and all of you who reply to this....
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