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My criterion wont light. all i hear is a humming. no fans move. i have replaced the ignitior with no joy.

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It most likely the pilot light will it come on and stay on ?
If not turn off gas , then you will see a solid round shiny piece that is by the pilot light take some real fine sandpaper or a new non wet brillo type pad and shine it up a little do not get carried away
Then turn on gas and try lighting the pilot light again
If that does not work then you may have to remove the pilot assembly and clean it or replace it

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