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Pilot Light Goes Out

I have a Cozy VC701A-R and It will light and burn fine for a while, but the pilot light will go out when the thermostat cuts off the burners. What can I do to solve this problem?

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Re: Pilot Light Goes Out

The VC701 has a safety switch located on the back of he heater that may be tripping after the call for heat is satisfied. Check that there is a good draft by testing with a match. Make sure the flame is drawn toward the vent system when the unit is off and cooling down. Check it at the draft diverter located below where the vent pipe is attached. It is a box with an open bottom. If the draft is not pulling air toward the vent system, the heat from the cooling heater will trigger the safety switch and shut off the pilot. You may have to raise the vent pipe to establish a draft.

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