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My intertherm mgha is having pilot issues. The

My intertherm mgha is having pilot issues. The pilot stays lit until I release the red button to turn on the gas supply. The pilot then immediately goes out.

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The problem will be in what senses the pilot is lit. Either a thermocouple or maybe it uses an electrode and flame rectification. If it is an electrode you can try cleaning it. If it is a thermocouple you will have to replace it.

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