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Our patio heater ignition lights but when you let go of the button the pilot light does not stay on. Have tried blowing out entire workings with an airline and put back together still same problem.

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Since cleaning the heaters inner workings did resolve the problem, that leaves only one other thin ... The Thermocouple has failed and needs to be replaced. It's not difficult to do, but does a take a little time and patience. Since you didn't mention what brand and model number heater you have, it's hard to direct you to where to purchase the replacement thermocouple. However, Blue Rhino manufactures most of the Patio Heaters under several different names and models, that's the place to start. Their Customer Support number is 1.800.762.1142.

Hope this helped to solve the problem.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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