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ES 160000 Endless Summer Patio heater won't stay lit

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Bad thermocouple that senses the heat from the pilot light. This would be evident if you lite the pilot while holding the button down for about 30 seconds. If the pilot goes out as you release the button on the gas valve replace the thermocouple.

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Can the paramount patio heater be used inside the house in the winter if you don't leave it on when you leave the room


If it is gas absolutely not! Not familiar with this particular unit but if it is a patio heater it tells me it is kerosene or gas. Here is the thing with either one. You have to have a constant fresh air supply to get complete combustion. When you don't get complete combustion you get lots of carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide will kill you!
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Need thermo cuppler for Sun Joy 12,000 BTU patio heater Serial # 061012923, Model 3 LPH 007 PSS-B Pilot light wont stay lite.


To purchase the "Thermocouple" you need, contact Blue Rhino, the manufacturer of your Patio Heater at 1.800.762.1142

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The pilot light on my propane furnace will not stay lit. I replaced the thermocouple, but it won't stay on. Any suggestions?


Hi, with a new thermocouple, the only other thing it can be is the valve. Replace the valve.

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I have a six-year old AO Smith Model 50-100 that goes out intermittently and is getting harder to light and stay lit. Had the thermocouple replaced today, and it still won't light and stay lit. I am...


1st thing I would check would be the chimney. Take a match and light it, stick it near
the draft hood of the water heater, be carefull it might be hot. If the match gets blown
out, then you have a backdraft problem. Because it does not happen all the time, perhapsit only does it when you have a strong wind.

Turn off the gass and break the union apart, turn on the gas for a little bit to bleed the
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My fathers Bosch water wizard tf 250 will not start. the water will flow but no gas will not ignite or come through the pipe to the heater. the gas bottle is full. thanks Dave Tooley


Dave, make sure that the gas valve on the Propane tank, is fully open and that the inline gas shutoff valve near the heater is turned ON. Those are the basic two things that would prevent the gas from flowing thru the gas line, to the heater.

If the above valves are ON, the problem then lies with the gas control valve on the water heater. If it has pilot light that has to be lit, make sure that the heater's gas control valve is properly in the PILOT Position, before attempting to light it. It must be able to be pushed ALL the way in and you should feel strong pressure pushing back at you (other than spring pressure). When you feel that, it's in the PILOT Position and ready to be lit. Once it's lit, continue to hold the Pilot Button in for 1 minute, then release it. If the Pilot stays lit, turn it to the ON Position.

Hope this helped you to troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

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I have a Charmglow patio heater. I have taken it apart and cleaned all openings where the gas comes out, but the flame still goes out after 7-8 minutes. It lights fine but will not stay lit for more than...


From what you have described, it sounds like the Thermocouple is going bad and needs to be replaced. As far as not being able to relight the pilot right away is concerned ... that's a safety feature. The control has to reset itself, before you can relight it, if the pilot goes out on it's on. As it did in your care. It usually takes about 2 - 3 minutes for the control valve to reset itself.

As far as replacing the Thermocouple is concerned, it's somewhat of a specialty item, because of it being in a tall patio heater. However, armed with the Model # of your Charmglow Patio Heater, you can probably purchase one from the manufacturer, Chamglow.

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The pilot light will stay lit. Go to turn on heater and stays on briefly and goes out The heater wont stay lit.


If the fan comes on and blows out the pilot light then you need a new furnace because that's the sign of a crack in the heat exchanger. Need a little better description. Do the burners light then the fan come`s on and then it goes out completely?

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Cant get my coleman evcon gas heater to turn on. just now trying after a long summer


Is it pilot lit or electronic ignition. reply @ azeddysac@yahoo.com

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