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Blue flame heater pilot wont stay lit

Pilot wont stay lit flame wont come on

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The thermocouple is bad.replace it and your good to go.about 8 or 10 bucks at your local hardware

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There is a therma-couple that the flame burns against. When it is working correctly it allows gas to travel to the flame. When it goes out you get no gas, as a safety feature. Replace the therma couple and it should work again.

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If dust gets into the pilot safety device called an ODS (oxygen depletion sensor) then the safety thinks the air is low and kicks the pilot off. To remedy it I flush the pilot with a little rust buster. This cleans the dust out without disturbing the air flap. I have repair photos and a neat demo video that shows how it works HERE

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