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If the pilot goes out (when you are relighting it) after you take your finger off the button on the gas valve then you need to replace the thermo-couple. If you can’t re-light the pilot or it goes out after you have walked away then you need to clean the pilot burner orifice. You do this by disassembling the pilot burner and passing a tiny wire through the pilot orifice hole. You must do this even if you can see daylight through the hole.
no the pilot lite stays lit till the heat or the boiler turn off at the tem its set at.
Sounds like you need to clean out the pilot burner orifice
at least that's the first thing to try
also, do you have a strong pilot?
whats the pilot orifice
or wheres is it
you need to remove the pilot burner
the orifice is a small thimble shaped object that will either be on the end of the pilot tubing when you disconnect it from the pilot burner or the orifice will stay in the pilot burner and you will need to carefully poke it out
the aluminum tube
Yes, the aluminum tubewe use tiny drill bits to clean this but you can use a very fine wire
do not enlarge the hole in the orifice
i did that and its clear
If this doesn't work you may need to replace the gas control valve
no not the tubing
at the end of the tube
the thimble shaped object that's inside the pilot burner at the end of the aluminum tubing
You must pass something through the hole even if you can see daylight through it
now why is it that the boiler work all day yesterday then when i got up today it was not
No way I can tell
clogged pilot orifice problems can be intermittent
so can problems with the gas valve
what if thats not the prom
then you could have a faulty gas valve
ill try that see if it works
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