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I can't speak to the specific model but with most pilot lights, there is a switch setting or button for lighting. If you release that switch or button too soon, the pilot will not remain light. Hold the switch or button ON while you light the pilot. Keep holding the switch or button for about a minute until the heat sensor is sufficiently warmed that the pilot light stays on. Good luck.
turn gas supply on....turn gas valve to pilot....press down and hold to allow gas to come through pilot tubing.....light the pilot right by the thermal couple, once lit hold valve down for about 60-90 secs...then release ur hand on the gas valve and turn the valve to on position............make sure the bloody tstat is turned off before doin anything other wise burners will fire up soon as you turn valve to on position
that the pilot light is directed at the thermocouple, a copper 'tube'
that heats up when the pilot light is lit. You should be able to see a
copper coloured small tube that the pilot light is directed at - if the
pilot flame is not heating that tube then the main burner will not
If the thermocouple is being heated correctly, then it
could be a fault with the thermocouple itself (can be replaced) or the
If the pilot flame is not heating the end of the
thermocouple you should be able to adjust its position so that the pilot
flame is directed at it more accurately
Sounds like a bad pilot sensor called a Thermocouple. It is a copper tube that goes from the gas valve to the pilot assembly. It is the smaller of the two tubes. They are available at better hardware or farm stores. It is best to unscrew it from the gas valve and pilot assembly and bring it with you when you shop for one. It is something any mechanically inclined homeowner can replace.
You need to replace the pilot safety switch which is usually a Thermocouple. It is connected by a thin tube from the gas valve to a bulb near the pilot burner. It should be available at Home Depot or online.