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Pilot light will not light

My Comfort Glow gas heater has a manual striker that I have to keep pushing while the dial is set to "pilot". I see a spark but it doesn't ignite right way. I have to keep pushing the button about 20-30 times before it takes (or not at all-today, not at all). Any suggestions?

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  • pineyconstru Dec 18, 2008

    Yes, I do have to push the dial in at the same time pushing the striker button, but it still doesn't want to ignite the pilot light

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You should have to push the dial or a seperate button in to manually open the pilot gas valve. If you find this not to be true and you have a spark either the pilot burner assembly needs to be pulled and cleaned.

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  • Brian Markstahler Dec 23, 2008

    if the piezo spark generator is providing a spark every time you push it then the only potential cause for the pilot not to lite would be a dirty piot assembly. It would need to be pulled, disassembled, cleaned, reassembled and reinstalled. If the generator does not provide a spark each time it is pushed then the spark generator would require replacement.

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Pilot light doesn't light on room size ComfortGlow propane heater. We have no heat and it is 20 degrees. mariettahallam@aol.com

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