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Glowworm boilder - SwiftFlow - Thermocouple broke?

Postby trickyneath » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:09 pm

Hi all,

When I run hot water the pilot light appears to blow itself out after about 10-15seconds. Is this likely to be a thermocouple problem? If so, what course of action do you guys reccommend?

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Postby htg engineer » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:00 pm

No, if the flame holds the thermocouple will probably be ok.

More likely to be a dirty pilot, if not a good solid flame - the flame will lift off when the boiler heats up and the fan is running - clean pilot injector and supply pipe.

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