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Gas Fireplace pilot light continually goes out

The pilot light on my gas fireplace continually goes out. My husband lights it manually and it works fine as long as its on. When it is turned off and the fan also turns off, the pilot light goes out about 5 minutes later.

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    same thing happens to me

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You may have a problem with the flame sensing capillary. It may need to be replaced, or it may need to be positioned into the pilot flame better, or you may need a new gas safety valve. Sometime there is an adjustment screw for the pilot which can make the flame bigger or smaller. If will be on the safety valve.

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