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Honeywell VS8421 pilot lite won't stay on - Heating & Cooling

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SOURCE: gas firelog pilot light will not stay lite

try to replace the thermo couple

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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You need to change the thermocouple on the unit.

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First check to see if the flame is hitting the thermocouple when the flame is on when you hold down the button. If it is then remove the the thermocouple and replace with the same size. You should be able to pick one up at your local hardware store.

If when you replace the thermocouple the flame does not stay lit still you may have a bad gas valve.
Hope this helps and please rate this!

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

TheMobilian
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Blow out the dust from the pilot and reposition the pilot where the flame hits the tip. more

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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There is a valve which you are bypassing when you press the pilot button. It is usually a sealed hydralic valve which holds the gas on as long as a flame is on the bulb. This expands the fluid and keeps the gas valve open. If the bulb moved and is not in the flame, or near enough, it will not stay on. Also since it sat for a year the internal workings of the valve could have "gummed" up. You need to replace the valve. You did not mention the name or model of the unit. Do a search with your units brand name followed by heater followed by parts. This should return dealers who can supply the part you need. Let me know if you need anymore help.

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Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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The pilot flame must touch (burn) the tip oqef the t-couple to hold the magnet in the gas value open.make sure the pilot orifice (hole) is clear.the pilot pressure (in the tube) is factory set full open & can only be adjusted down (less). Also check the gas **** didn't get closed or turned half way.? Assuming its not the t-couple. If all is good & it still won't stay on. Replace the gas value.!

Posted on Sep 21, 2011

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