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Burneer wont stay light afer lighting

When you release start switch burner shut down! I changed termo couple, burner still does not stay on. Would the termo disc be the problem. Is ther any way to test these parts?

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Keith Danner

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  • padanner Feb 09, 2009

    The thermocouple I purchased was the # that it call for in the owners manuel. and the wires are both the same color, so I do not think it makes a different wihich way they are hooked up. I do not have a voltage meter to check the thermo disc.



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    Keith Danner

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You can test all the parts with a multi meter, My only concern is that the thermocouple you got is either not the right one, or it is wired wrong and the wires may need to just be switched around, if that doesnt work then take a multimeter and check for voltage at the Limit switch (thermo disc) and see what you get, you can also check to coninuity at the limit switch if it is opened or closed, if it is closed replace if it is open then it is still good

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