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Rinnai wall heater won't lite.

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We have an old model Rinnai gas heater which is mounted in the wall. There is no model name or number on it but it appears fairly old. It has an ignition button, a button to let gas through, an off button and a setting dial at the bottom on the right hand side. The bottom left has buttons for the fan, high, low and off. Hope thats some help. I cannot get the pilot light to stay lit or the whole thing to lite. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as its really cold!

Thanks,
Dan

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You may need to take the pilot assembly apart and clean the pilot orifice. If the pilot does not stay lite you may need a new thermocouple. Good Luck.

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