Any water heater gurus here? electric pilot

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I have a whirlpool purchased in 2008. From time to time the pilot goes out and i learned how to light it so it has not been a problem. However, this time it went out and i cannot light it for the life of me. any suggestions?
     
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    Thermocoupling my be shot...hi Dawg
     
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    this
     
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    I already replaced that not long ago.
     
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    Had the same problem years ago, needed a new thermocouple.

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    Already replaced that part guys.
     
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    :dontknow: Is it dirty, or bent? Maybe it went bad?!
     
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    Usually a simple fix

    [video=youtube;jDvo4yJ1OdE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDvo4yJ1OdE[/video]
     
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    Hmmmm....
     
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    Check your drip loop.
     
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    Right now i am cleaning all the suggested places with a feather duster. however, i have already done it 50 times. I have also reset the damn switch. Still wont light.
     
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    Do you have a pic? Not sure what that is
     
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    Dawgie, hi
     
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    Who the fuck is this queer? :wtf:
     
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    According to this faggit you may need to do an adjustment.

    [video=youtube;S3Xnek1s6Us]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3Xnek1s6Us[/video]
     
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    Flux capacitor is bad.
     
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    how'd you know i was a queer ?
     
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    could be the flux capacitor
     
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    ninja'd hard