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Pilot light lit but not igniting to heat water


pilot lit on gas furnace, but the burners won't light (Home ...

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Oct 26, 2013 - i have a gas furnace with a lit pilot, but the burners won't light. ... if the thermocouple does not sense the heat of the pilot it prevents the gas controller fromturning on the burners. ... clamped onto the outgoing hot water pipe, if huydronic system) that is telling the furnace it is too hot, whether or not that is true.

Nov 18, 2015 | Water Water Heaters

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Still can't find where you light the pilot light for the hot water heater on a self igniting factory installed heater on a 1997 Pace Arrow.


Generally, if a RV water heater is self igniting, then it is not designed to be lit manually. If you remove the outside vent cover door, then the unit can be observed. The self igniter should be visible at a point of where the pilot light is located. The problem with trying to light the water heater manually is that the circuit that activates the igniter also turns on the gas at the same time. If the igniter is not getting power, then most likely the valve to turn on the gas is not getting power either. If the problem is that the igniter itself has failed, then it may be possible, but unlikely, that with someone inside activating the turn on switch and a flame being applied to the pilot light area, at the same time, the pilot may light.

Oct 04, 2015 | Water Water Heaters

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Need to purge air from gas line for water heater


It could be that the gap for the igniter is too big Try lighting it manually There should not be that much air in the line .

Jun 14, 2017 | Rheem Water Heaters

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Or, do I need a thermocuple?


If pilot light is out, then thermocouple is first suspect.
Copy following link for general information:
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-test-water-heater-thermocouple.html

Aug 16, 2012 | Water Heaters

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Gg40t6a polit light will only light when polit button is held down.i have cleaned the thermo coupler and orfice at no avail.


Does the gas flame fully heat up the coupler
if not then clean out the gas jet nozzle
if yes then replace the thermo couple

Feb 11, 2010 | General Electric GE SmartWater Household...

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Pilot light starts, but gas does not ignite.


IF no gas comes and the piolet is lit then the gas valve is stuck. You can purchase a seperate gas valve and replace it. If it is cost justified ,you will have to determine. As far as I know, one  cannot disassemble and repair the gas valve as you cannot purchase the parts for it.

Apr 04, 2009 | Water Heaters

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Bosch tankless GWH 1600 H NG won't always ignite. The igniter sparks, but doesn't always light the gas. It just clicks. When installed it lit every time, now it takes more and more tries to get it to...


The manual says to hold a match near the pilot while the ignitor is trying. It says that if the unit lights the pilot orifice may be dirty or clogged. Then the manual says to check the voltage on the igniter. It should be 1.3 volts DC minimum if it is not means the electronic control box is defective.

Let me know the status ...Kevin

Mar 29, 2009 | Bosch 1600H-NG Natural Gas AquaStar...

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Pilot light will not stay light


Check to see if the thermocouple tip is in line with the pilots flame, if its not heating the tip then carefully adjust as necessary. If the tip is in the flame and still wont stay lit then the thermocouple is due for a replacement.This task may require that the burner assy. be removed, so as to access the fasteners that attach thermocouple tip, hence disconnecting the gas line that leads to the burner, and must be properly reinstalled and leak tested. This item can be found at most hardware stores and home centers (Home depot/Lowes) be sure to gently remove the old one and take it with you (for comparison) when you are ready to purchase the new part.
Note: As with any repair of this nature, safety must come first, quality gloves and eye protection should be warn. also do not attempt any repair that is outside of your ability and knowledge.

Good luck...

Feb 22, 2009 | Rheem 50 Gallon FVR NATGAS Water Heater...

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I have a gas hot water boiler that won't fire up altho the polit stays lit


check ot see if it has a safty eset on it. If it does then you can reset it and watch to see if it was just a intermittent problem or if it still locks out then you probly needd to ccall out a service company to check the uit out. Good Luck

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