Vent Free Fireplace Problem Help!


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Old 01-16-07, 05:34 PM
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Vent Free Fireplace Problem Help!

I have had a vent-free fireplace for about three years. I only use it in the winter months, but when I went to light the pilot light, it would not stay on! I can hold it down and keep it on, but when I try and turn the knob for the burner to light it will not. I cleaned it well and can get gas through the pilot light line, but not through the larger gas line. Not sure what else to try? Any suggests would be helpful.
 
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Old 01-16-07, 06:25 PM
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Maybe the system is shutting down lack of O2 in the home.

Are you aware of the CO2 and humidity this gives off?
 
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Old 01-16-07, 08:13 PM
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Is there a thermocouple in front of the pilot light? The pilot light flame would bathe and heat it. It would look like a small metal capsule with metal tubing running to the gas control box. If you have one, it is probably bad.
 
 

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