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Heater is not igniting. No problem up to 3am this morning.

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Heater is not igniting....
Heater is not igniting. No problem up to 3am this morning. Now there is no hot water.
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Only in the last 8 hours approx. Shower was taken at 0330 and the next time attempted to use there was nothing.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Able and willing but not sure where to start.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No, all else seems to be fine.
Submitted: 12 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago
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Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

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What make and model hot water heater is it?

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Takagi TK-JR
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

OK does it fire at all when you turn a hot water faucet on? Also are there any flashing error codes on it?

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
No sound as usual when faucet turned on. No screen to provide error code unless inside.
Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Are you still there?
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

OK have you checked the cold water inlet screen for blockages?

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Seems to be OK. Used the flush valve and allowed the unit to refill.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

The error code flashing is on the inside open the panel and see.

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Took cover off and plugged in. Nothing visible as far as a blinking anything.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

Are there leds lit on the board?

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Unless they are under another internal cover, there are no LEDs . And air inlets cleared of dust.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

Do you see the board?

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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

CLICK HERE

If you flushed it and refilled it there may have been stuff in it and then it will not trigger the unit to come on, hence no errors. I would just keep and eye on it.

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Thank you
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 12 months ago

No problem!

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