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I was able to light the pilot, I held the button for 60 sec,

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Hi I was able to light the pilot, I held the button for 60 sec, but it didn't stay lit. Shoud I hold longer?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

1 day

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Yes

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You have to replace the thermocouple (the flame sensor in the pilot flame) if the pilot goes out when you release the button. 60 seconds should be long enough

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