Automatic pilot light won't stay lit.


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Old 11-11-20, 11:50 AM
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Automatic pilot light won't stay lit.

I'm not gonna lie....I have never worked on a furnace before. I've done some internet research but haven't reached a resolution to the issue: my automatic pilot light won't stay lit long enough to ignite the burners.

I read a lot about faulty/dirty thermocouples and when I took the pilot burner assembly out, I noticed a porcelain piece was broken off. I replaced the ENTIRE pilot burner assembly for $75 (and was pretty proud of myself) but the same thing was happening (bummed): A click is heard, the pilot lights and within 2-3 seconds it clicks and shuts off. The gas line is on with no kinks leading to the assembly, all my other gas appliances work so I assume it's getting good flow. I'm just not sure why the sensor on this new assembly seems to be cutting the gas just like the old assembly was. I am very frustrated but refuse to give up!!!!

Any thoughts/help would be greatly appreciated!!!

 
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Old 11-11-20, 02:10 PM
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What’s the model number of the furnace?
 
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Old 11-11-20, 02:42 PM
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It's an ICP Arcoaire model EPD42J22C2. I havent been able to find a manual for it.
 
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Old 11-11-20, 03:19 PM
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That’s the evaporator model number, not the one for the furnace.
It’ll be in the burner section.
 
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Old 11-11-20, 03:46 PM
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Look for the ID tag on the sidewall inside near the burner.
 
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GNE100120G1....I think....
 
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No, that’s not it either. I don’t get any hits on that number at all.
 
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Old 11-11-20, 08:43 PM
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See if this is the manual. Shows furnace as obsolete.

Arcoaire GNE 80+ furnace (pdf)

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