FTC Disclosure: I get commissions for purchases made through some of the links in this article for more information, visit our Advertising Disclosure Page.

The Water Heater In Our RV Will Not Light

by Oliver Jackson
(Williamson WV)

When trying to light my heater in my 92 Coachmen Royal no gas is released into the burner....The electronic ignition sparks but there is no gas to ignite....The stove burners inside the camper work and the furnace also lights up, but no gas releases into the hot water tank burner...Could you tell me what the possible cause of this could be.

Let The Good Sam Extended Service Plan Pay Your RV Repair Bills

ANSWER: Greetings Oliver thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.

There could be several causes of your problem including not properly maintaining the water heater. Below is a video from RV Expert Mark Polk from RV Education 101, it gives you the proper steps to maintain your Water Heater, if these steps do not help then you are going to have take your Motorhome in and have the water heater checked out by a Certified RV Technician.

Are you paying too much for your RV Insurance? Click here for a free quote from Good Sam

To  Purchase and Instantly Download
the videos available from RV Education 101 visit our
RV Education
101 Video Download Page

I hope that this has been helpful.

Do you have any suggestions or comments on this topic? You can add them to this page by clicking on the "Click Here To Post Comments" link located near the bottom of this page.

Happy RVing

RVing Al

Join the Good Sam Club Today! The Official RV Community Club

Camping World

Check out what's on Sale at Camping World! Hundreds of Items - Huge Savings. Click here to shop!

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask an RV Question.

Get Your Article Published on Everything About RVing

If you have written an article about RVing, Camping or the Great Outdoors and you would like us to publish it on Everything-About-RVing.com, please visit our Submit An Article Page.