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

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won't stay lit....
I have an AO Smith, Model GCV 40 100 water heater and the pilot won't stay lit.
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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.

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