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I have a GE power vent hot water tank the water was not hot

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I have a GE power vent hot water tank the water was not hot I noticed a error blinking 3 time. Pressure switch failed to close according to troubleshooting information . I cycled the blower motor on off switch the blower kicked on I heard ignition and the water started heating up .What do you think this is a indicarion of? It's a 3 year old unit.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

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Could be a partially blocked vent. Could also be due to kinked vacuum tubing or water in the tubing to the draft pressure switch. Could also be a failing switch.