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Wall heater pilot and burner stay on for 5 to 10 mins then both turn off.

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The pilot burner[generator] must get an intense blue flame from the pilot ifs that's happing then if all in working order then gas valve will open when you call for heat .now to know the current strengh of the pilot generator you would need a miivolt test metet[about 650 milivolt output]then if ok you could say gas valve.thats all just so you know how it works.so you probley dont have a milivolt meter so i would say,maker sure pilot nice blue hot flame.clean all connections so no buildup creating loss of signal on wiring,if that dosent solve problem ,start with cheapest item first and work thru problem from their.i hope that helps.God bless.,tom ps if i have been helpful please remember too help me with my ratings,thanks tom

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