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When burner goes out, so does pilot

Looking for wiring schematics on tk45. When fire goes out, pilot goes with it. This was bought from auction buy one of our customers. I'm not sure if they tried to wire it or what.

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If the fire is going out and the pilot is going with it you may have a problem with the gas valve or it could be as simple as you may be getting too much air which causes too much extinction pop which will make pilot go out on occasion. You may need to adjust your primary air.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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