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Too much flame on Rinnai Pilot light

I just replaced the pilot tube on a Rinnai 2001 heater. Now when I light the pilot I get a huge flame. Can anyone help?

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  • andycap1 May 13, 2009

    Many thanks for the advice. It was spot on!

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    I CANT TURN THE KNOB MY RINNAI MODEL 2001 GAS HEATER FAR ENOUGH AROUND TO LIGHT OR EXINGUISH THE PILOT, NO MATTER HOW HARD I PUSH DOWN. ANY CLUES?

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On the end of the old pilot tubing there should be a small part. This "oriface" would have been inserted inside the pilot assembley in the same hole that the pilot tube screwed into. This small oriface has an extremley small hole in the end that reduces or restricts the gas pressure down to the low volume needed for a pilot flame. I bet that when you removed the old pilot tubing this oriface fell on the floor and rolled under the furnace. Find it, clean it and reinsert it. You will be fine. If you cannot locate it. You will need to buy a new pilot assembly. They come with a new oriface already installed.
Good luck..........

Posted on May 09, 2009

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