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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: yellow pilot on heater
posted on May 06, 2008
Rating: 90%, 19 votes
All it needs is a good blow out with compressed air. They tend to carbon up in the pilot light area. You will probably also find it is very dusty inside. Easiest way to clean the carbon out is to remove the hose at the heater and with compressed air blow through the fitting where you have removed the hose. Make sure you hold down the start button so the air can get through to the pilot light and jets. Don't connect the electricity for the fan when you do this. If you can get to the top of the pilot light it may help to give that a blow out too.
To clean it out internally you only need to remove the front panelling. Just follow the screw configurations *** you go. I asm not familiar with that type of heater so thats about the best I can do. Regards Bryan
Posted on May 07, 2008
crappy pilot flame (not properly heating the thermocouple), bad thermocouple, thermocouple loose where it screws into the pilot safety valve, bad safety valve magnet.
One or more of those is the problem.
Oh...there is also a saftey switch...in case it tips over. It will also cause the pilot to not stay lit (if the switch or wires that go to i are faulty)
Posted on Jun 18, 2008
i vacuumed the line out, i taped the angle adapterso there was only a little bit showing and stuck it on the pilot hole for 3 minutes (I turned the gas off) and it fixed it
Posted on Jan 21, 2010
sounds like either a bad thermocouple or more likely a pressure regulator problem. should have unit checked by someone familiar with propane systems.
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
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