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the knob on my gas value wont turn

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the knob on my gas value won't turn. this is a telydyne laars series 2. It has been stored outside for a couple of years. This is a swimming pool heater 250 btu
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Appliance Technician: Patrick, Handyman replied 8 years ago
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Have you not used it in a while? Has it been exposed to moisture? Gas valves for these are about $350.00.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
It has been stored outside for a couple of years.
Appliance Technician: Patrick, Handyman replied 8 years ago
Most likely the valve has corroded.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Can I use a gas valve from a series 1 250 btu epg
Appliance Technician: Patrick, Handyman replied 8 years ago
You would need to contact the manufacturer to get that checked.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

thank you

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