Water heater works on gas but not electric side .i tried new relay no results.The element tested ok.

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Customer: water heater works on gas but not electric side .i tried new relay no results.The element tested ok.
Answered by Robert in 4 hours 8 years ago
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What is the make and model of the water heater?


Atwood GC10A-4E


This sounds like it could be a circuit board issue if you replaced the relay and tested the heating element, make sure the water heater is empty when testing that element or you can get a false reading. IF you have power in and out of the switch for electric and do not have power on the yellow wire running to the relay then I suspect the circuit board is bad.Pull the connector on the board and clean the contacts with a pencil eraser, sometimes that connection at the board can cause problems. Click HERE for some information on this water heater, it should show you a wiring diagram..... Hope this helps if you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to contact me... Robert
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