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MicRos 10-13-2009 12:46 PM

Gas Fireplace Pilot Flame
I have a Dovre gas fireplace. The Pilot flame will not stay lit and appears to be too low and is not hitting the Thermocouple. I tried to adjust the flame higher using the adjustment screw on the gas valve but the flame did not increase. The pilot light is blue in color, and is about 3/4" long. Does this mean the gas valve needs to be replace since I can not get a bigger pilot flame to hit the thermocouple properly? Or is there a way to move the thermocouple closer to the pilot light so it is within the flame?

ausblake 11-01-2009 01:00 AM

Has it just started this?

Marty S. 11-01-2009 07:15 AM

Tear the pilot assembly apart and clean it up. The orifice hole is itty bitty so just a little dirt will restrict the flow enough to cause problems.

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