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Atwood water heater model G6A-8E lights when started runs for…

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Atwood water heater model G6A-8E lights when started runs for 4 or 5 seconds goes out, ignitor sparking the complete time. Replaced both thermostats the ECO and the thermostat, changed the ignitor still the same, is it a bad computer or bad gas valve?. checked all grounds ...runs fine for a few seconds...then shuts off..fault on control panel inside coach...
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10/10/2013
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 9 years ago
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Hi my name is Robert....

This sounds like the circuit board if you changed the ignitor.... The circuit board will send a signal to the ignitor and gas valve at the same time for ignition.... You are limited on testing the circuit board, most RV shops have a special tester for testing these boards and some will test them for free. What you might want to try is pull the connector on the circuit board and clean the contacts really good with a pencil eraser, sometimes this connection point can cause problems, IF you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me... Robert
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