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Hot water heater won't try to start

OurAdventure528
Day-tripper

Hi all. When I flip the switch for my hot water heater it usually clicks a couple times then fires just like a grill. Now it's not clicking at all and won't start. Any ideas?  Propane is fine, wires all seem fine. 

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JordanB
Weekend warrior II

If the propane is flowing fine and the wires are all seated correctly, it could be that your spark electrodes are bad, or the circuit board itself is bad.

Try and find the service manual for your water heater manufacturer online (usually just a quick google will turn up something), most have troubleshooting steps outlined that you can follow for different issues. If you don't have one already, you will probably want to invest in a decent multimeter to help check wiring connections/resistance, it's extremely helpful for all kinds of RV troubleshooting.