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Paragon 2000r gas fire - not coming on. pilot light is coming on with remote control but then goes out without activating or lighting the fire.

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I have the same problem occasionally with a Paragon 2000R. It seems to be related to the thermocouple. The pilot flame does not heat the thermocouple enough. Usually re-arranging the the artificial coal to reflect some of the heat back to the thermocouple will just make the difference. Maybe it is time for a new thermocouple.

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Posted on Sep 27, 2011

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