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Could be the gas valve?

Posted by Ron C on November 2nd, 2000 10:20 AM
In reply to Go to Plbg.Com for a plumber's help. by Water Heater guy on November 1st, 2000 05:45 PM [Go to top of thread]

Do you hear the gas valve come on at all? If not it could be the gas valve. Usually the flame sensor produces an intermittent problem where sometimes the unit works and sometimes not. If it were the sensor, you would see the gas come on then shut off again. Sound like the gas valve is not operating. Is the ignitor producing a good spark?

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