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The pilot light to our fireplace insert keeps going out. after the fireplace is lit, we here a click and then the pilot light goes out and the fire goes out. we already changed the thermocoupler.

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Check venting, exhaust, the adj vent in fireplace. If that does not work your valve failed, warranty it. If no warranty expect to pay between 90 to 150 dollars.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

  • Armando Bernal Dec 09, 2008

    Giving me a thanks for trying means I was completely off the diagnosis, please post back when you do find the problem so I can further become educated.. Thanks

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