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How do you turn the pilot light back on? This is an older model, probably about 10 years old or so.

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  • kristinzydzi Nov 11, 2010

    There is also a red button to the right of the on/off valuve for the pilot light...is that the knob you are speaking of that needs to be pressed down?

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Move the gas valve knob to the PILOT position and press down on the knob. You will be pressing down on a spring loaded safety magnet. Now light the pilot and keep holding down the knob till the thermocouple gets hot enough to produce electrical current and hold that spring loaded magnet in. This is your safety device. If the heat gets too hot the furnace has a fuse in line with that magnet.
When the pilot stays lit by itself without you having to hold down the button then advance the knob to the ON position. Then go to the wall thermostat and turn on the heater.

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    Dan Webster Nov 12, 2010

    Post a picture of it.

  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Nov 12, 2010

    Turn that gray knob there to the PILOT position. Press down and light the pilot. Hold the knob down till the pilot stays lit and then advance the knob to the ON position.

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