Help! The basement flooded a little yesterday and the water heater went out. The A.O. Moore Promaster water heater pilot light is out and won’t reignite. The unit is 1 year old. Am I having trouble because it might have gotten wet? What should I do?
If the pilot assembly was under water then yes your problem is a direct result of water ingress into the assembly. It will need to be disasembled, cleaned and dried out again before it will work – a job for an experienced gas person I beleive.