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I live in Boise City, OK elevation 4,167 feet. I have problems with my pilot staying lit. I have read where others have had the same problem. I have blown out the lines to no improvement. The pilot is noisy and simply goes out for no apparent reason often. Could altitude be the problem??? If so, would a different orrifice help???

Duane Johnson

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  • chipinnc May 11, 2010

    I believe you posted this in the wrong area. You are posted in the computer server area.

  • lynn smith Oct 12, 2011

    Did you find a fix to the problem as I have the same issues.



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I moved you to water heater
if this is HVAC (heating)
say so
the heaters on all these have fail safe.
in the case of water heater, it has thermal-coupler
that feels the heat of the pilot flame, if not hot now, it cuts the gas.
Natural gas or whatever gas there.

on my huge HVAC the heater (flame starter) is huge.
it glows red now , and has 2 safeties, (huge volumes for gas)
the first is the glow bar, has optical sensor that sees IR light and if the blow bar lighter is dead, gas will not flow
then if that glows and the gas fails to ignite, a simular sensor
detects this and will not open gas solenoid.

so bad initor
bad pilot
bad controls
why not call the service man and not blow self up.

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You need to post in the correct category, you cannot just post anywhere and hope for the best, posting in the correct category would most likely get you the answer to your problem, as this is computers & internet i myself have absolutely no idea, if i did i would help, have you tried the manufacturer of the heater surely they can help, i have included a link for their website which may help, good luck.
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