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Replace thermostats for Pitco 35c

Hoe do I replace both thermostats for the Pitco 35c? Does it make more sense to buy a new unit? Where is the cheapest place to purchase the parts?

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  • smithtown Mar 29, 2009

    unit starts after it heats up it shuts off when it reaches operating temp.pilot light goes out so the unit cannot restart when temp goes down because there is no pilot light

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Replacing the t'stat can be hard. I would first evaluate the cost of the vat. Do you have any leaks now in it? I would replace the t'stats. The cost is much less than the cost of even a used one.

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