Honeywell Gas Valve

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Old 11-28-04, 12:36 PM
alanb
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Question Honeywell Gas Valve

I have a rudd hot water boiler heating system.
It uses a Honeywell gas valve.

The pilot stays lit when the boiler is not being used but when the boiler kicks on and the main gas lights after about 1 or 2 cycles the pilot goes out.

Is the problem due to the pilot not being strong enough? if so where is the adjustment on the gas valve?

I asume the therocouple is working ok as the pilot stays lit when the bolir is not cycling
 
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Old 11-29-04, 07:17 AM
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You sure the pilot orifice is clean, the venturi around it clean. You dont say Lp or nat gas. Is the pressure in the gas line ok?

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Old 11-29-04, 07:32 AM
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Hello Ed.

Thanks for your reply

Gas supply is Nat Gas
Gas pressure is good when main burner lights

To clean pilot orifice do I have to disconnect pilot line from gas valve and burner?
What is venturi? and how do I clean?

Is there an adjustment for pilot pressure on the gas valve?
On the boiler documentation it mentions a adjustment for pilot but dos'nt tell you were it is!!

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