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It is eather elec ing or have a millivolt rod which should be on the piolt assy. If not hot service or spark ing. But all will be at piolt assy.

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SOURCE: Easy way to replace the thermocouple

I suppose it would be easier to replace the thermocouple than the thermostat. Once you have the thermocouple in your hand, the installation is self explanatory. If you describe the problem, maybe the correct solution will come.

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