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Problem I can get the pilot to light but when I turn it up it lights for about 30 seconds and goes out. We have not had this problem before. It just started tonight. I checked the propane and we have plenty.

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Hello; your pilot tube is dirty, disassemble the pilot from the unit and blow it out very well and make sure to clean the thermocouple as well. it doesn't take much dirt to restrict the flow af gas.

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