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Old 03-06-2017, 12:44 PM   #1
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light on remote reset switch for hot water heater

The remote reset switch light for water heater does not work. Any suggestions for easy fix? Thanks, Marilyn
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Old 03-06-2017, 01:12 PM   #2
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The remote reset switch light for water heater does not work. Any suggestions for easy fix? Thanks, Marilyn
I am a bit confused what you are referring to as a remote reset switch light, Marilyn. Is this the light that goes on while the water heater is firing up while lighting?
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Yes Jim thats the one.
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Do you mean that the propane for the water heater does not come on when you turn it on? Or do you mean that the light does not come on to show that the propane is on?
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Just the light on the switch doesn't turn on, when water heater is trying to start. The water heater does come on, just no light when it is firing up.
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Just the light on the switch doesn't turn on, when water heater is trying to start. The water heater does come on, just no light when it is firing up.
I would look to get it replaced then, which is a very simple thing to do. That light is a safety indicator, letting you know that ignition is happening, and when it goes out that it did light.
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Thanks Jim, will do that.
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I could see this being one of three things:
-Indicator light bulb burned out
-A wire between the module and the light has come off
-The module board is no longer sending the signal properly

Could rule some of these out with some simple troubleshooting with a multimeter, but if you want to try replacing the switch/light assembly it is Suburban part # 232589. This works for both the SW6D (propane only) and SW6DE (propane and electric) models.

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Good thought to first check to see if a wire is loose, they just use spade connectors. If the light it out, it might be tough to find a replacement.
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THANKS! Kids have Amazon Prime, will have them order it.
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