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Can't seem to ignite pilot on a 30 year old vulcan heater. Same problem every year as winter is approaching :) Usually works fine once pilot is on though.

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Hello,
It's probably just a dirty pilot orifice (or a spider web), if it's been off since last winter. Try using a can of compressed air with attached straw (like you use to clean computer keyboards) and blow out the dust from the pilot orifice in the pilot assembly, which is where you light it. That should do the trick. Good luck! Douglas

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