How do you light a whirlpool gas water heater?
When lighting the pilot, make sure the knob on the gas control valve is fully pushed in. Keep the knob pushed in while repeatedly clicking the spark igniter button. Hold the knob in and click the igniter button repeatedly for 90 seconds. Newly installed water heaters have air in the gas line.
How do you light a igniter on a gas water heater?
Turn the water heat dial to Low and the On/Off/Pilot dial to Pilot. Then, turn the On/Off/Pilot dial downwards and push the igniter button at the same time. Let go of the igniter button, but keep pressing the Pilot dial downward for around 30 seconds. You should hear a “whoosh” sound when the gas is lit.
Why will my gas water heater not light?
If you have a natural or propane gas water heater, chances are the pilot has gone out. If the pilot doesn’t relight, if it goes out right after lighting or if it goes out repeatedly, by far the most common cause is a bad thermocouple.
Where is the reset button on a whirlpool gas hot water heater?
A water heater reset button, usually red, is located in the center of the limit switch just above the water heater thermostat. The water heater limit switch is a safety device that will shut the power down to the water heater if something malfunctions and the water gets to hot.
Why is my Whirlpool water heater not working?
Make sure both thermostats are pressed firmly against the tank. Check the power at the upper thermostat connection terminals that transfer power to the lower thermostat. If no power shows, the lower thermostat has failed. If there is power but no heat at either element, then that element is bad.
Does a Whirlpool water heater have a reset button?
Press the small reset button in the center of the thermal switch. If it’s tripped, you may be able to hear it click. Even if you do not hear the thermal switch click, try lighting the pilot using the instructions on the water heater’s label.
How do you light a nexgrill charcoal grill?
Push and turn any Control Knob slowly to high.The built-in ignitor will click and spark simultaneously to light the pilot and burner in sequence. Turn the control knob to OFF if the burner does not light. You may have to repeat up to 3 or 4 times to light the burner.
How to reset the thermal switch on a water heater?
Press the small reset button in the center of the thermal switch. If it’s tripped, you may be able to hear it click. Even if you do not hear the thermal switch click, try lighting the pilot using the instructions on the water heater’s label. If the Status Light now begins to flash, the thermal switch probably tripped.
What to do if your water heater status light does not flash?
If the Status Light still does not flash, turn the gas control knob OFF, turn the gas supply valve OFF, and click on “More Help” below.
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