Water heater won't ignite

littlegunsMay 14, 2008

I have a 6-year-old State Select Powervent pilotless water heater that is balky about igniting. It fires OK when I turn it off and on, but it sometimes won't ignite on its own. Is this an ignition module or ignitor plate problem I could fix myself? I'm familiar with mechanical repairs in general, just not water heaters. Thanks.

(Sorry if this a repeat question. My first attempt disappeared somehwere.)

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It could be the igniter, ignition module, pressure switch (that proves fan), the fan, venting issues, condensate drain issues, line voltage polarity issues, ground issues.....

No easy answer without a tech there to diagnose, sorry

    Bookmark   May 14, 2008 at 9:19AM
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