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I have a lennox gas fireplace and while I see the pilot

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I have a lennox...

I have a lennox gas fireplace and while I see the pilot light, the fire won't start when I turn on the gas

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, what type of fireplace is this?

Lennox

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If it is easy to fix yes, otherwise I'll have to hire somoene

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

House is three yrs old?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago
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It probably a weak thermopile (the flame sensor in the pilot flame). It produces all the power to operate the gas valve and turn on the main burner. Replacing it probably isn't an easy fix.

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