• Share:

Comments from DIY Community Members

Share what's on your mind and see what other DIYers are thinking about.

1 - 4 of 4 comments
Show per page: 20   All

January 19, 8:21 PM [GMT -5]

my hot water heater is doing the same thing as dussiej and tjmach. Have yall found any solutions to this yet? I light it, it fills the tank, heats it up and then shuts off...the pilot goes out.

January 08, 3:34 PM [GMT -5]

I have the same problem as tjmach... tjmach, did you find out what the problem was?

December 30, 12:57 PM [GMT -5]

my question is: the pilot light stays lit once i let up the ignite button, and the water heater heats the water. but when it's done heating, the pilot light goes out

September 06, 6:04 PM [GMT -5]

This was one of the easiest DIY projects I've done. The directions say to remove all tubes/connections including taking out the burner. At least with my unit, the thermocouple was so easy to get to, that I was able to replace just this piece without touching anything else. Took about 5 mins.

+ Add Your Comment
closeX

Add Your Comment

Hot Water Problems? Restore It Yourself

Please add your comment
closeX

Log in to My Account

Log in to enjoy membership benefits from The Family Handyman.

  • Forgot your password?
Don’t have an account yet?

Sign up today for FREE and become part of The Family Handyman community of DIYers.

Member benefits:

  • Get a FREE Traditional Bookcase Project Plan
  • Sign up for FREE DIY newsletters
  • Save projects to your project binder
  • Ask and answer questions in our DIY Forums
  • Share comments on DIY Projects and more!
Join Us Today
closeX

Report Abuse

Subject
Reasons for reporting post

Free OnSite Newsletter

Get timely DIY projects for your home and yard, plus a dream project for your wish list!

Follow Us