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Title of Question:

Change Pilot Thermocouple In Gas Furnace


Name: Steve Magner  City:

Question: My furnace pilot light keeps going out. I were told to change the thermocouple. COuld you give some advice on the procedure to do the job? Thanks.


Name: alex | Date: October 25, 2004, 17:17
Answer: My furnace pilot light wont seem to stay lit when I try to light it with a match


Name: Ben | Date: November 26, 2004, 5:24
Answer: Our pilot light would not stay lit. We replaced the thermocouple and the furnace worked for about a month. We had the same trouble again and replaced the thermocouple for the second time and it worked for two weeks. What could be causing this?


Name: Chad | Date: December 15, 2004, 14:03
Answer: I'm having the same problem as Ben.


Name: homebild | Date: December 15, 2004, 18:20
Answer: Might not be the thermocouple and could be many other things. Best to hire a qualified heating technician to properly diagnose the problem.


Name: Robert Adcox | Date: December 24, 2004, 6:42
Answer: My furnace will not come on. I do not think it is getting gas. All the rest of the gas appliances in house work. The furnace is outside and is about 16 years old. It is a Century gas pack. Can you tell me what to do. I am an electrical contractor but am limited in what I know about gas furnaces.