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I just purchased a AO propane hot water heater model # g6…

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I just purchased a AO smith propane hot water heater model # g6 t4034pv 403 I have an existing power vent will the existing power vent I have will work on this model or is there a different control board I can purchase to make the power vent come on

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

I installed this unit the other day purchase from Lowes I thought it can be hooked up to a existing power vent

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have a local company willing to help me

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Since this is not a power vented unit I assume you have an aftermarket power venter like a Tjernlund or Field. There is a pressure switch tapping bottom right side of the gas control valve. The pressure switch is connected there just like your old unit. This is a job for a plumber or gas fitter

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