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I am lighting my pilot but as soon as I loose the button the

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I am lighting my pilot but as soon as I loose the button the pilot goes out.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: About half an hour yesterday.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I don't know what is the problem,if it's the gas valve or thermocouple.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Gaztech replied 8 months ago.

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When you press in the pilot knob in to light pilot, keep it push in and tap on the knob fully in with the handle of a big screw driver,

This is to ensure the internal electro magnet is seating in all the way and sticks in, and keep it pushed in for 40 seconds, try that now and tell me if it works,

If not then the THERMOCOUPLE will need replacing

Expert:  Gaztech replied 8 months ago.

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