Brush works well) and/or vacuum to clean the flame arrestor both top and bottom. (See Figure 3) Ensure proper operation of the water heater and reattach outer door. Pilot Bracket Thermocouple Thermocouple Fully Seated Pilot Assembly Bracket Shown for Clarity Figure 8 Thermocouple
The Flame Arrestor is located under the water heater's base. Pilot outages can sometimes be caused by a dirty Flame Arrestor or Filter Screen, To clean the FVIR system, first turn the water heater off. Allow the burner to cool for about 15 minutes. Locate and remove the Filter Screen.
Remove and clean pilot orifice and pilot hood Yes Is the Thermal Release Device intact (FVIR models only)? No Check TRD by physically removing the burner assembly and checking for TRD. It may cause pilot outage on a direct vent water heater. See
Do this by turning off the circuit breaker or fuse powering the heater. • Turn gas pilot control valve to "pilot" setting. • Shut off water supply to water heater. Problem: No Hot Water . • Clean scale from water heater tank and elements.
At this point, relight the pilot, and check water heater for operation. Allow an entire heating cycle to complete to assure proper operation. Supply the heater with clean air. “Direct Vent” water heaters use air from outside of the building for
Result in condensation which can drip onto the flame causing a pilot outage. Your water heater is built to the current industry safety standard and meets all FVIR other particles from beneath the heater. To clean the bottom of the flame arrestor,
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Warm soapy water to clean outside of heater. 4. Do not submerge control valve in water. DANGERS and Cautions. Cleaning burner, pilot assembly and emitter screen. Use small brush to clean the pilot orifice. Lightly brush orifice.
Also clean the area adjacent to the water heater, including the drain pan (if If the pilot won’t light after repeated attempts, a service technician may be needed to perform a more thorough cleaning or to check for other issues. If you have
The heater connected to a tub full of water (see # 4 below); however, it is easier with the heater disconnected from the tub. flames go out, you will need to clean the pilot burner orifice openings. Orifice Cleaning Procedure
More fresh air to water heater, FVIR tripped) Pilot and burner ignites, but creates black soot: Inspect and clean supply tube and pilot burner Check and adjust supply side 9. Negative pressure 10. Backdraft 11. Water dripping down vent
Subject: Venting Techniques that Eliminate Pilot Outage A clean heater, and heater environment, is the first thing that should be considered when