RV

Have RV questions? Ask an RV mechanic online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

CAMPER HEATERGAS 4000 FLAMES GOSE OFF AND ON ABOUT EVER

Customer Question
CAMPER HEATERGAS 4000 FLAMES...

CAMPER HEATERGAS 4000 FLAMES GOSE OFF AND ON ABOUT EVER MINITE

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your 4000?

2006 CAMPER

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 4000 yourself? What have you tried so far?

STARTING TO FIX ORDER PILOT ASSY

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

IT IS PLUG UP TO POWER

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

NOW

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: RV
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own RV Question
Answered in 34 minutes by:
9/28/2017
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 10 months ago
Randall
Randall, RVIA Certification
Category: RV
Satisfied Customers: 14,589
Experience: RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.
Verified

Hi! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with this. I may need some additional information from you first in order to give a complete answer.

Ask Your Own RV Question
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 10 months ago

What is the make and model of your water heater?

Ask Your Own RV Question
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
IT IS ACAMPER FURANCE
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 10 months ago

I see you just asked this again. Please stick to this thread. Which Atwood model is it? They didn't make a "4000" model. Series 85 or series 89 furnace. How long does it run before it goes off?

Ask Your Own RV Question
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 10 months ago

J​ust following up to see if perhaps you missed my earlier responses to your question? Easy to do considering the volume of e-mail that most of us get every day! If you need me to resend it please let know. Thanks!

Ask Your Own RV Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a rv mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask gene Your Own Question
gene
gene
gene, RV Mechanic
Category: RV
Satisfied Customers: 1,100
1,100 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 28 yrs exp in the industry

gene is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Excellent reply, and also very quick. Really sounds like the Expert knows what he is talking about. I will be back to use your service when I need more help with my RV.

DutchUSA

Highly recommend this RV expert. Prompt, good and detailed answers were given. Very willing to help with genuine concern. I will ask for him next time.

JackUSA

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

gene

gene

RV Mechanic

1,100 satisfied customers

28 yrs exp in the industry

Nick

Nick

RVIA Certification

664 satisfied customers

5 years RV repair and reconstruction, Fleetwood RV Training course completion.

Steve F.

Steve F.

RVIA Certification

443 satisfied customers

Journeyman and Master RV technician, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineer. RVIA Technical Consultant

Randall

Randall

RVIA Certification

14,589 satisfied customers

RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.

Robert

Robert

RV Mechanic

13,792 satisfied customers

18 yrs. RV experience including Cummins North West, Country Coach, Monaco Coach - vendor certified.

Wayne

Wayne

RV Mechanic

995 satisfied customers

Work on several type of Rv engine, Trans, brakes

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

RV Mechanic

514 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Related RV Questions
Pilot goes out when proceed to turn on fur. Not sure of
not sure of yerabut have the serial number b207356 … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 starcraft tent camper and the lights all of a
I have a 2006 starcraft tent camper and the lights all of a sudden went out when it was plugged in, not sure whats going on, checked fuses and they were ok … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
Dometic 2602 fridge. 110 volt and lp powered. works on
dometic 2602 fridge. 110 volt and lp powered. works on electricity just fine. when switched to propane, the igniter sparks, flame lights, and igniter keeps sparking with flame on for about a minute an… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
We have a1998 salem 5th wheel camper. When you try to light
We have a1998 salem 5th wheel camper. When you try to light the pilot light in the hot water heater it puts out to much gas and shoots flames up the side of the camper.… read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,792 satisfied customers
I have & old 1976 MH kingsHiWAY Iam restoring took it to the
I have & old 1976 MH kingsHiWAY Iam restoring took it to the RV repaire first they laughed replaced fan motor put it back in RV showed it to me was working good cover was off front got home lit it off… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
Im having problem starting my heater. I follow the
Im having problem starting my heater. I follow the instructions and can light the pilot i think. Its a tiny blue flame inbetween two little intake lines in a tiny hole? And the flame ignites the insid… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
I'm having problems with my Wedgwood/Atwood range. I am not
I'm having problems with my Wedgwood/Atwood range. I am not exactly sure of the model, but I'm thinking it is a RW-2130 or RW-2131. I can get the pilot light to come on, but can't get the burner to li… read more
Michael Reush
Michael Reush
Master Technician
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
Just bought a new Truck Camper and discovered the Atwood Wedgewood
Just bought a new Truck Camper and discovered the Atwood Wedgewood Vision Range RV 1735 won't come on. No propane is making it into the oven. The cook top works fine, with good gas flow. Service Depar… read more
Michael Reush
Michael Reush
Master Technician
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
I replaced the hot water heater and tank in my pop up recently.
I replaced the hot water heater and tank in my pop up recently. I connected everything the where it belongs but I have no gas at the pilot light. the hot water heater is an atwood with a three positio… read more
Michael Reush
Michael Reush
Master Technician
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
I have an Atwood Water Heater Model G6A-7. The pilot light
I have an Atwood Water Heater Model G6A-7. The pilot light burns hot (flame is high) and creates soot. Everything works on the heater but am concerned about the height of the flame as it reaches outsi… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
pilot: HAVE A model gc6aa8 6 gallon heater..atwood..same problem
HAVE A MODEL Gc6aa8 6 gallon heater where the piplot will light but not stay lit when the pilot buttton is released. i put a new thermocoupler on it but just a generic one, dont know if it is a atwood… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
14,589 satisfied customers
Pilot: Its a 1996 Terrry..tank..light doesnt..assembly
It's a 1996 Terrry - hot water tank model GC6AA-7 serial # XXXXX The problem is the pilor light doesn't stay lit. It was recommended that \i change the gas pilot assembly and \i've done that but the p… read more
Michael Reush
Michael Reush
Master Technician
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
Bel air: We have it parked on a piece of land and do not move it
I have a 1997 american travel system presidential belair. We have it parked on a piece of land and do not move it. Water heater pilot wouldn't light, but we soon realized that the we had hot water, mu… read more
Steve F.
Steve F.
RVIA Certification
Doctoral Degree
443 satisfied customers
dometic fridge in a 1985 western wildnerness camper...propane tanks
I have a dometic fridge in a 1985 western wildnerness camper. The fridge has not been fired up in two years. I have two new full propane tanks. I have two knobs below the fridge. ON/OFF and thermostat… read more
Steve F.
Steve F.
RVIA Certification
Doctoral Degree
443 satisfied customers
pilot: thermostat..my atwood water heater in my camper..installed new
I have a w-r thermostat on my atwood water heater in my camper. Can not get the pilot to stay lit. I installed new thermocouple and still no ignition. What could be problem… read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,792 satisfied customers
Suburban: which works fine..blower runs..shuts..runs normally
I have a Suburban furnace in my motrohome which works fine at home(420 ft elevation), but above about 4000 ft it will not light. When the thermostat is turned up the blower runs for about 25 seconds a… read more
Mister Mike
Mister Mike
Electronics Engineer
2 year certificate Diesel Technolog
9 satisfied customers
Pilot: I have a 4 yr old Apache truck camper, my question is
Hello. I have a 4 yr old Apache truck camper, my question is about the water heater. The problem is: the heater will shut itself off without heating the water fully, and the pilot goes out as well. As… read more
technotony
technotony
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
212 satisfied customers
Pilot: a Dometic RM4223 refrigerator in our camper which..wont start
We have a Dometic RM4223 refrigerator in our camper which trips the GFCI when turned on. When we try switching it over to run on the propane, the pilot is lit but it won't start up that way either. An… read more
technotony
technotony
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
212 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x