gas fireplace burners are not lighting all the way

Old 02-08-14, 09:55 AM
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gas fireplace burners are not lighting all the way

The gas fireplace pilot comes on with a good flame and stays on. When I turn it to the on position nothing happens. I hold a lighter to the burners and some of them come on. When i hold the lighter to the off ones a few sparks come out but it doesn't get going.
Old 02-08-14, 10:43 AM
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It could be one of two problems.
The burner could have rust plugged holes or the burner orifice is plugged.
You can clean it with a very fine piece of wire.

The picture below shows an orifice although it's much bigger than yours will be.

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