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Burner and pilot run then kick off

Burner will run for about five mins and then kick off pilot and burner.

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    I have one that ran just fine last year an up till yesterday it did the same thing i took the thermal couple out and raised it up past notch then fasten it back the flame now hits it and it stays lite i hope it will work for you till you can get a new thermal couple


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If this is electronic ignition you have a dirty flame sensor.
If you have a standing pilot light you should remove, dismantle and clean the pilot assembley.
Makec sure you clean the small gas oriface located inside the pilot assembly.
When you put it back together I would install a thermocoupling. Can be purchased for about $10 -$14 at any hardware store.

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