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Rinnai Glo Ray Heater REH-20FA Pilot will not stay lit

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Probably the oxygen sensor faulty or lack of ventilation - this is a safety device to prevent carbon monoxide posioning - needs expert attention!

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Graham there are a couple of things that could be causing what you described.

The Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) which is part of the pilot assembly could be clogged with dust, lint or pet hair. When this happens, the ODS reads the oxygen level as unsafe for operation. Using canned compressed air with a straw nozzle (like you clean your computer with) to blow out the ODS and the pilot tip should solve the problem.

Also, if the air louvers of the cabinet of the heater may also be clogged. Keeping them clean is important.

The Thermocouple, which keeps the pilot lit, may have failed. In which case it will need to replaced.

I hope this helps you to further troubleshoot & solve the problem. Thanks for choosing FixYa.

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We had a problem keeping the pilot light to stay on, and this site recommended that it could possibly be the thermocoupler that was causing our problems also. We ordered the thermocouple, put it on,hooked it back up and it worked great! Thank you so much.
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