Tips on how to replace a water heater thermocouple

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1. Tips on How to Replace aWater Heater ThermocoupleTHERMOCOUPLESINTRODUCTION:Thermocouples are regularly at the end of the two wires, where the two wires are combined together to make anintersection of two different metals. The Thermocouple Wires are made of different metals along these lines they actdistinctively at diverse temperatures. Bad thermocouples are an exceptionally normal problem for a water heater. 2. Tips on How to Replace a WaterHeater ThermocoupleThermocouples are regularly at the end of the two wires,where the two wires are combined together to make anintersection of two different metals. The ThermocoupleWires are made of different metals along these lines theyact distinctively at diverse temperatures. Badthermocouples are an exceptionally normal problem fora water heater. The thermocouples are the thing thatkeeps the pilot fire lit. In the event that the thermocouplegoes awful, the pilot light will go out and you will haveno high temp water. Figuring out how to supplant it willspare you time and cash. There are some step by stepinstructions listed below that you can follow to save youmoney when Water Heater Thermocouple needs torepair.THERMOCOUPLESMaterials you needed when repairing your Water Heater Thermocouple: Thermocouple Screwdriver Crescent wrenchHere are the steps by steps instructions to follow:1. Turn your gas shut off valve to the shut position and keep in our mind, this is the first thing youneed to do for your safety. They shut off handle will be perpendicular to the channel. Expel thespread from the burned area. Check if properly.2. Utilize a sickle wrench to unthread the pilot, the thermocouple and the primary gas connectionfrom the gas valve. Do this carefully!3. When you are done for it, remove the burner panel. In the event that its a sparkle ignitor thenyou will most likely need to uproot four screws, as on this one. On the non-spark models theboard simply slides out. 3. 4. With the panel removed, you can take out the entire burner gathering. Keep in your mind that youneed to follow all the instruction so you replace your Water Heater Thermocouple correctly.5. The thermocouple either slides out or is strung out. You are required to tap it out with the end ofyour wrench and if you are having some trouble with a slide out thermocouple. A general packwill consider every contingency, it's not an idea thought to request a couple and keep someavailable.6. Slide the burner to get together back and reconnect the pilot, gas, main gas, and thethermocouple. Relight the pilot.REFERENCES:The Green Book: http://www.thegreenbook.com/products/thermocouplesDeviantart: http://thermocouplesdetails.deviantart.com/journal/Tips-on-How-to-Replace-a-Water-Heater-Thermocouple-489979209Image Source: Flickr.com