Pilot light won't stay lit when you turn knob from pilot to on, it goes out as soon as the knob pops up before you can turn it to on
(San Diego, CA)
pilot light on my Reliance 501 gas water heater won't stay lit when you turn it from light pilot to on, it goes out as soon as the knob pops up. What do I do? I have no hot water, and cold, freezing cold showers really ain't my thing!! Can you help me Please?I would like to try to fix it myself! How can I do a test to see what's wrong with it? How can I troubleshoot it so i know what needs fixing??