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There are couple of things that you will have to check:
1. It could be your thermo-couple.
On the left side of the page you will find out instructions to check/instal etc..
2. The are no specifics regarding the "combustion shut off device". On most new heaters this device is located on the access panel. It is a button shaped device and has has 2 wires attached and a button to reset it. It may be located under the access panel on your heater.
This device should only be an issue if the pilot won't stay lit. If you can't light it at all then you probably have a dirty pilot burner orifice. A small speck of dust can find its way to this orifice even in a newer heater.
At this point you probably should open up the access panel an try a match to light the pilot. If you can't light it with a match you need to disconnect the pilot burner tube at the gas control valve and see if you have gas leaving the valve when you depress the pilot lighting button. If you do then the orfice is dirty. If you don't have gas there then you have a bad gas valve and will need to replace it
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Posted on Apr 23, 2010
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The pilot light jet may have got a little bit of dirt or grit in it which is preventing it from keeping alight. Try probing the jet with a fine piece of wire to see it the blockage can be dislodged. You may have to unscrew the jet to clear it by blowing air through it. Make sure gas is turned off first before removing any parts.
The pilot light also has a thermocouple that allows gas to the pilot light while the flame is burning. If flame goes out it shuts gas off to the pilot jet. The thermocouple is bypassed by a switch during the initial ignition and once the thermocouple warms up after a minute or two of holding in the bypass switch, it should maintain the pilot. If, after cleaning, the pilot light keeps going out, it would seem that your thermocouple is faulty and needs to be replaced
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