Question about Heating & Cooling
I think what you're saying is The Pilot Light is on, but the stove will not come on using the Thermostat or the Manual Switch on the stove.
If that is the case, first check the Control Knob of the stove's Control Valve. Is it in the ON position or the Pilot position. If it's in the Pilot position, turn it to ON. If that's not the case, check the wiring from the the thermostat where it connects to the Control Valve terminals to make sure it isn't loose. One wire should go top the TP terminal and the other to the TPH terminal. Also, check the position of the Manual ON/OFF Switch, it should be in the Remote or Neutral (middle) Middle Position. If some cases, it has to be in the OFF position for the Thermostat to work.
If all of the above checks out OK, check the pilot flame to make sure the flame is touching the Thermopile. If the flame is curling up and away from the Thermopile, the pilot needs cleaning.
And last but, not least, if all else fails to solve the problem, the Thermopile needs to be replaced. As, it's not generating enough millivolts of electricity to open the control valve and allow gas to the burner(s).
Hope this helps you troubleshoot the problem and make any necessary repairs.
Please be kind enough to rate my response to you. Thanks!
Posted on Mar 25, 2011
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 27, 2015 | White-Westinghouse White Westinghouse...
Oct 28, 2014 | Heating & Cooling
Nov 22, 2013 | Stoves Heating & Cooling
Jan 29, 2013 | Heating & Cooling
Apr 26, 2010 | Heating & Cooling
Dec 19, 2009 | Grilling
May 20, 2009 | Brown Stove Works TM110-3 Gas Kitchen...
Nov 12, 2007 | GE JGBS07PEAWW Gas Kitchen Range
Aug 20, 2018 | Ruud Heating & Cooling
43 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!