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Old 09-25-2015, 07:09 AM   #1
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Hot Water Heater Fail

I have a 2002 Jayco Eagle Summit Pop Up. I can light the pilot for the hot water heater and have hot water without any problem for an hour or so. After awhile I notice I'm not getting hot water and then I see that the flame is out. I've checked the propane tank and there is plenty. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-25-2015, 08:42 AM   #2
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Another issue could be a bad thermocoupler. Here is some info on that..Atwood Water Heater Troubleshooting - Pilot
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Also, the thermocouple connection at the gas valve could be loose or dirty. Check that the pilot light flame surrounds the end of the thermocouple. There is a file on this site - Atwood Water Heater Service Manual - which gives some information about Atwood water heaters. If it is the thermocouple itself, they are not too expensive.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:10 PM   #4
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Thanks. I used it this weekend and it worked perfectly.
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