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Cannot get my GAS Fire light to take...please help

Postby nashy » Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:27 pm

Hi Guys

I have a gas fire - and when i put a lighter in to light the pilot light, i hold down the knob for 30 secs but then the flame goes out

My central heating all works fine??

Please help - Sorry i'm a girly and im like a chocky teapot

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Postby Steve the gas » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:18 am

Hi Nashy,

Sounds like the thermocouple is broken...... time to get a Corgi in I'm afraid.

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