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Empire DV-210: Pilot light will light and stays lit, but when I

Empire DV-210 (w/thermostat): The pilot light seems to work fine. It lights and stays lit, but when I try to ignite the main burner, it will light but quickly blows out along with the pilot light.

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    pilot light will not light

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The thermocoupler is no good. It's that bulb sitting in the pilot flame. when it goes out it shuts everything doen in the main valve. It has to be kept hot by the pilot, that's how it know whether or not it is safe to open the main .

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  • rudyjoe Nov 08, 2011

    but yes your right if thats the case
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Ummm, not thinking its that.
Since it does stay lit i'm thinking the rush of gas is blowing it out, i've seen it happen with no fault of the thermocouple. Could be a blocked/dirty pilot orfice or something close to that. just my thoughts on it...good luck!

Posted on Nov 08, 2011

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    rmcmurtry Jan 11, 2013

    The wire coming out of the place where the termocouple attaches to the frame is connected to nothing. When should it be connected?

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