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Pilot won't stand

When I let go of the pilot, it doesnt stay lit

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the little copper tube that sits in the pilot flame is faulty. this is called a flame sensor. replace this and you should have no problems

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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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.

Ray

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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Your unit has a "vent safety limit switch" which is a high temperature limit. It gets hot enough to trip over time because you do not have proper venting. It is a safety switch and SHOULD NOT be disabled - instead find and fix the venting problem(chimney bad?)!

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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I had this problem with my Glo Warm. Pilot has debris in it. Blow pilot out with compressed air. Worked for me.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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are you sure the problem is with the thermocouple? is the pilot sharp and blue? it is unconnon for the magnet in a gas valve to go bad but it does happen. place the thermocouple in the valve and with it in front of you heat it with a match or lighter for 30 sec. now try and light the pilot quickly. if it lights the the problem would be the pilot, if not then the valve. is this a milivolt system or hydrolic t stat.

Posted on Jan 29, 2011

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