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Wont stay lit

I purchased by reddy heater over year ago  30-55,000btu. It had been working fine until today. After starting heater, I  keep the button pushed in, but when I let go, the heater quits.  I have held the button for several minutes, but it still quits when I let go.  I let go very slowly but it will not stay on.  It normally stays lit when I hold it for 15 - 20 seconds. The only thing I can think of is the thermocoupler is bad. Please let me know what you think and also how to fix the problem.
Joe Mahoney
7219 Frankfort St
Navarre, Fl 32566
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  • nmdoug Feb 04, 2009

    I have the same problem. It had been running for up to an hour and then would go out. It would relight if the button was held for around a minute but now will not relight.



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Yep, sounds like you got it. Unscrew the fitting at the gas valve and take the thermocouple to a reputable Propane Gas supplier. They can match it up for you or you can order one off the internet.

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