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Ruud gas water heater - pilot will not stay lit. Removed and

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Ruud gas water heater - pilot will not stay lit. Removed and cleaned the burner and pilot assys, replaced the thermocouple. Control valve bad? Where can I find another control valve?

Thanks,
Scott
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  SF Plumber replied 6 years ago.
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SF Plumber :

Hi, most water heaters have a 5yr warranty and you should be able to get the part from Ruud (http://ruud.com/) If the water heater is over 5 years old I would not spend the money on a new control, the heater won't last that much longer and controls are expensive.

SF Plumber :

here are their phone numbers http://ruud.com/products/tank_water_heaters/contact_support/