Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

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Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

Post by moonlightman on Sat 11 Mar 2017 - 19:17

Hi all,
Looking for advice, Carver Cascade with Rapide controller, Issue is that it is not staying lit. Green light comes on, you can hear the flame ignite then after about 10secs it goes out.
I have followed Brian Plummer Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZ6ZbRKpffQ) and found it brilliant, however, although my flame height has increased greatly, I still have the clicking from the starter and the burner will only stay lit for about 10 secs and the the gas gets shut off.
All other appliances are working correctly. Any advice greatly appreciated. think_smiley_46
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Re: Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

Post by Bmwdumptruck on Tue 14 Mar 2017 - 20:35

You're not getting 'flame rectification'. At a guess youll need to replace the control box/pcb.
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Re: Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

Post by moonlightman on Tue 14 Mar 2017 - 20:38

yes thanks for that i ordered a new burner/ control should get tomorrow.
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Re: Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

Post by KMRTOPAZ on Tue 14 Mar 2017 - 23:52

I don't know this water heater, but the Truma model fitted in my Topaz behaves exactly as described when the winter exhaust cover has not been removed........as I discovered today !!!
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Re: Carver Cascade water heater wont stay lit

Post by moonlightman on Wed 15 Mar 2017 - 7:59

Yeah there is no cover on these mate.
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