Hot Water Heater Pilot Light
If you need to light your hot water heater pilot light you came to the right place. You can light your own pilot light. Water heater pilots are easy and safe to light. Just follow the instructions below.
These instructions are for lighting the pilot on the newer
style water heaters.
Lighting the pilot on newer style gas water heaters
Newer style gas
Set the temperature control
Set the on-off control
Press the hot water heater
While looking through the
You should see a spark
Hold the pilot button down
If the pilot didn't light you may have air in the line. While holding the pilot button down, press the generator button every 10 seconds until the pilot lights.
Don't forget to hold the pilot button down after the pilot is lit.The thermocouple must have time to get hot before the button is released.
Set the on/off knob
Turn the temperature
You should hear the
If your hot water heater pilot light goes out very often, check out the water heater troubleshooting guide for more help.
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