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An intermittent heat problem is probably in the gas igniter circuit. I would first check the flame sensor next to the igniter for dust on the glass cover. If you have a trouble door, you can see if the igniter is working. Sometimes gas valve controls will fail. If you have to replace the whole control, check inside the plumbing for filters.

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