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GAnge 11-06-2010 10:24 AM

Gas Logs
My pilot light will not stay lit. When I release the pilot button it flame goes out and the burner never lits.

I have vaccumed the pilot light area.

I have clear with a wire the first two or three inches of the line.

kenmac 11-06-2010 06:26 PM

You may have dust in the pilot air intake. Use air to blow out this area

Plumber101 11-06-2010 07:14 PM

Sounds like a thermocouple as gone bad

kenmac 11-06-2010 08:05 PM


Originally Posted by Plumber101 (Post 529883)
Sounds like a thermocouple as gone bad

It's Possible. I get calls on these seems like every winter. Dust gets in the small air hole at the pilot assy. and causes the pilot to burn a little yellow. Just enough yellow to cause the pilot to lift a little off the tip of the t. couple. Then the safety drops out

Plumber101 11-06-2010 08:09 PM

good point Ken

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