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We have an Emery gas space heater. The pilot lights, but the burner will not come on when we turn the setting to on and turn up the thermostat.

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  • Tim Gillespie Jun 25, 2009

    I'm pretty confident it is the thermopiles of both units. The wall unit is vented. The floor unit is not. I removed both thermopiles and will get new ones today.

    Thanks for your input.


  • Tim Gillespie Jun 25, 2009

    I bought two new thermopiles and installed them. I have the same problem. On the wall unit, the pilot lights steady. When I turn to ON and then turn up the thermostat, there's a click noise and then the pilot slowly dies. Burner doesn't light.

    On the floor unit, the pilot stays lit, but the burner does not come on.

    I'm puzzled why we're having this problem with both units at the same time.


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Probably low millivolt outputfrom thermopile.is it a vented or vent free?

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