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Marco gas fireplace

I have no manual and I am trying to figure out how to light the pilot. It has a knob marked pilot on/off and also one of those red friction strater button like on a gas grill.

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    Thanks!! I will give this a try.

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Turn the knob on the gas valve to pilot, push in and hold. You can push the red button to light the flame, but I always use a flame lighter of some sort, just because its faster and the spar-ker may not be working. Anyway, push the button in, and hold it after the pilot flame is on for a minute or so then let up on the button. If it stays on turn the gas knob to on and that's it.

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