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Desa pilot light

Will go out when it turns off fire abiout once a week. I relight pilot and it will work for 2 up to 20 times before it goes out again

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Re: desa pilot light

Check for a restriction in the pilot line - perhaps a spider web or maybe a mud wasp decided to make a residence in your heater.

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