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Since this morning but I was at work all day. been working on it for about an hour this evening

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Ruud power vent 2 water heater. I found the power strip it was plugged into turned off this morning. no hot water now I can't get the burner on I can get the spark to start a flame, briefly, but main burner doesn't ignite

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Water been working like a charm until I found the power strip turned off this morning it is now plugged directly into the outlet

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HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 6 months ago
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Hello. so far it sounds like a flame sensor issue, not fixable by flipping a switch... about the only thing I can help you with in this case is to locate a well rated Ruud service outfit in your area. If you want me to do that, tell me which direction you are from the center of the nearest town or city.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I called a neighbor who is pretty handy. He took off some covers, rubbed a little dirt off, got it working.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I did it because this chat never started back up.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I am not satisfied with this experience and don't want to pay.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
How do I use the 100% satisfaction guarantee for a refund?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
My credit card has already been billed $28.00. I am not satisfied. I want a refund. Please tell me how do proceed.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I see at the top that if I pick 3 stars or higher it will credit the expert. So I have to give you 1 or 2 stars to get the refund?
HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 6 months ago

I will put in a refund request for you

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