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Second opinion] my 26000 btu heater began with it cutting off ocasionally now it wont light at all but the pilot will light @ when u release the button it goes out what is my problem. thanks

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

Off and on for about 1 month

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

Yes

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

I dont think so

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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If the pilot goes out when you release the button you have to hold down to light it then you likely have a bad thermopile/thermocouple. We would replace the thermo in a case like this.

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