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No flame on left side/main valve. Right side lights, flames up


Unit element will ignite,
gas on right valve will ignite, flame up and blow
left valve/gas will not ignite or flame up
Unit then shuts down

Have tried reset and cleaning flame sensor on left side
Does not appear gas is coming out of left side.
Checked valve nozzels, seems clean/clear
The main gas valve is a Honeywell VR8205H 8016 -
at least 15 years old

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Try taking out the orifice on the burner that is not lighting and make sure it isn't blocked.

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