Outside Propane Heater will not stay lit

Old 02-19-23, 05:09 PM
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Outside Propane Heater will not stay lit

So this is a Charmglow 82300 tabletop propane heater. It will stay lit if I hold the knob in but as soon as pressure on the nob is released it goes out. The first thing I did was clean the thermocouple but that didn't fix the problem--the manual says to replace it. But I searched for replacement parts and I don't see anything similar to this. You can see the attached pictures. It seems to have some sort of "combo" thermocouple and propane line. Also, the thermocouple seems to be attached to it although that may have just "melted" into it I'm not sure. I have pictures from all four sides plus a closeup of the top and a model number for the "guts" of it. Perhaps it might be something else other than the thermocouple? Can I somehow use an after-market thermocouple somehow (note the wire attachments at the bottom though).

Old 02-22-23, 12:06 PM
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Pretty popular heater. I'm guessing discontinued as I see very few parts available.
This picture is part # 56-01-007 pilot assembly.

I posted this picture because it illustrates the thermocouple and it appears it could be change separately.
Thermocouples are pretty much all the same and are interchangeable.
The differences are ..... tubing length, mounting hardware, nuts/adapter fittings.
You probably don't require and mounting hardware and the basic supplied nut may fit directly.
Home improvement stores also carry these in limited styles.

Universal thermocouple search

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