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I have a ge waterheater with an electric ignitor The pilot

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I have a ge waterheater with an electric ignitor The pilot is out and I have tried to relite it to no avail. I cannot hear the ignitor going off. A friend told me that I need to replace the ignitor. can you tell me where to get one and how hard is it to replace one.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

The ignitor is less likely the problem, than the thermocouple. You can find a replacement parts at any hardware store that sells water heaters. The thermocouple connects to the gas valve that has the button on it.

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