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My heater lights but then does not stay lit (goes out after about 30 seconds). Any suggestions??

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Sounds like the thermocouple is failed or really dirty with soote. When the flame lights and the thermocouple is in touch with the flame...it will create a minute amount of electricity which is sensed by the controler of the system. If it does not sense the flame then it will time out and shut off the gas supply regulator valve and pilot tube!

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  • Mike Dizer Oct 08, 2010

    Thanks for the info. How much work is it to clean/replace the thermocouple? I think it's up where the pilot light is, correct?

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