How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Douglas Your Own Question
Douglas
Douglas, HVAC Technician
Category: HVAC
Satisfied Customers: 3089
Experience:  Manufacture Rep for Major Brand, Technical Trainer, NATE
27672032
Type Your HVAC Question Here...
Douglas is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have an AO Smith, Model GCV 40 100 water heater and the pilot

Resolved Question:

I have an AO Smith, Model GCV 40 100 water heater and the pilot won't stay lit.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Douglas replied 6 years ago.
Have you tried replacing the thermocouple? (the copper lead that gets enveloped by the pilot flame.) you can get them at any hardware store. Take the one you have with you so they can match it up with the right length.

graphic
Douglas and 2 other HVAC Specialists are ready to help you