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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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My Rheem water heater pilot light went out and now the spark

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Hi there - my Rheem water heater pilot light went out and now the spark does not seem to be sparking. Can you help?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 1 year ago.

Hello, it is quite likely that the ignition module built into the gas valve is bad and will have to be replaced...if you are a highly skilled technician I might be able to coach you through a further diagnosis and repair.

Lacking that, tell me which direction you are from the center of the nearest town or city and I will get you a short list of well rated service outfits in the area.

Tell me please also about how old the water heater is.

We can go from there.