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Gas Fire Place

I have a gas unvented fire place. the Pilot went out over the summer and when I tried to turn it on the Pilot Light wont' stay on after I go through the lighting instructions. When I let go of the Pilot button after a couple of minutes and try to leave it on the Pilot light goes out as if it's not getting any gas. How do I change the mechanism where the pilot button is?

Gray Watson
Re: Gas Fire Place

Could be Safety interlock Oxygen sensor/CO detector should lockout.

Call a tech and get the unit CLEANED, tested and repaired by a Pro. Unvented needs attention every year.

Re: Gas Fire Place

The oxygen depletion unit is dirty. Get a can of canned air used to clean computers. With the pilot off insert the nozzle slightly into the pilot tube and give it a couple of blasts. That will usually clean it out. Then try to relight.
I do it every year.

Re: Gas Fire Place

Thanks, Jack. Used canned air in Pilot tube and re lit the pilot. Works fine, thanks for suggestion saved me over $100.


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