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Igniter switch doesn't...

Igniter switch doesn't work, worked yesterday won't work today. how to diagnose problem

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

One day

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

Depends on the extend of the repair and what switch is req'd

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

I cleaned the fireplace, replaced the battery etc. worked after that but won't ignite today. pilot is very bright

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

Mentota "seabrook" model D-40

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 7 months ago
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of your situation.

Is the pilot lit all the time or do you have electronic ignition?

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