Pilot Light Keeps Going Out
do go out. Some people even turn them off
in the summer but we think this is a bad practice.
Every homeowner should know how to light a pilot.
It isn't difficult and it is not dangerous.
Instructions are usually found printed on the
If your pilot goes out more than once a year,
there could be a problem.
Below is a list of possible causes. Items in blue
can be addressed or fixed by the homeowner. Those
in red usually require
a service call.
- Gas shut off
- Loose thermocouple
- Defective thermocouple
- Defective gas valve
- Poor pilot flame-low
pressure or blocked orifice
- High winds or down
Hope this has been of some assistance, however
they are just rough guidelines and not all possible
conditions are covered.
company You Choose To Install and Service
Your System Will Determine The Degree of Comfort
and Satisfaction You Enjoy.
Excerpts of the preceding information has been
compiled by Hannabery
HVAC, which has graciously permitted us to
include them on this web site as a service for
"Common HVAC Problems" are provided FREE and as
a consequence Climatemakers does not assume any
liability resulting from any information we provide.
In all cases where there is any possibility of
injury, consequential damage, direct damage to
your equipment or when recommended by the equipment
manufacturer, your system should be repaired ,
inspected or maintained by a qualified technician.
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