What if your pilit will not stay lit on your wall mount gas heater?
If you keep relighting the pilot and it keeps going out it is most likely a problem with the thermocouple. They are inexpensive and generally easy to replace but only if you are familiar with this type of work. If you plan on DIY be careful because you will be working with gas and electricity. Be sure to shut off both before replacing it. or.. call a technician to be sure it is indeed the thermocouple that needs replacing and they can safely replace it for you.
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What should you do if your Laars pool heater takes a long time for the main gas valve to open and the pilot is lit and the thermostat is turned up?
Answer . Possibly not enough gas flow. Have a monometer test done along with a complete check up of the heater. Has this been a problem from the time the heater was installed? Could also be a gas line that is not large enough for the length of the run. Also, do you have flexible tubing connected… between the heater and the incoming gas line? This may be your problem too. Remove the flex and connect with galv or regular gas pipe as per code in your area. In some states the flex line of any length is illegal. Ken (MORE)
What should you do if the pilot won't stay lit on a Teledyne Laars pool heater but will stay on as long as the button on the control unit is pushed down but the flame goes out when released?
This is probably due to a faulty thermocouple. The thermocouple generates a small voltage when hot that is used as a security device that keeps the gas flowing to the pilot. These are relatively inexpensive (UK about ï¿½18). You can check if this is the problem by measuring the voltage on the wir…es coming back from the pilot. When you have the red switch depressed, check the voltage (should be about 30mV). If there's no voltage, then change the thermocouple. The thermocouple will generate up to 50mV in a pilot flame. If it falls below 20mV it should kill the fuel source. It may take a few minutes to generate enough voltage in order to keep the pilot lit, so you may have to depress the button for a minute or more. This would be typical if your unit has been off for an extended period of time. (MORE)
What can cause the battery brake and gas icons to stay lit on steering panel after engine is started on Honda when all levels are good?
generally the alternator charge is supposed to turn these lights out-check charging output--should be 13.8-14.5 when running
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nI sprayed WD-40 wherever I could to get rid of my\ndoor ajar light staying on. It also worked for the\ninterior light staying on after the door was shut.\n. \nWhen you spray the wd-40 make sure you spray up as the sensor is on the top, also check by pulling on both th…e tops and bottoms of your rear cab doors. My back passanger cab door latch on the bottom broke and gave me the same problem. (MORE)
What if the pilot on your teledyne laars epg 250 pool heater will not stay lit and you have just replaced the pilot generator?
Answer . Check that you are getting voltage from the thermocouple. You should see about 600 millivolts.
Hi, Your question is a good one and I'll attempt an answer that is worthy. In wall units are exactly what they say and can be either forced draft ( use a fan motor ) or just use natural draft for air movement. In wall units are not favored in my book, ( But ) They definetely do have their place in t…he world. I have many reasons for saying this so I'll just touch on a few. Safety !!!!!!!!!,,,,,,,, flue pipes that vent off your heaters fumes often rot out because one of the flue gas byproducts is water and that eats away at the often sheet metal vent pipes from inside out and you can't see them inside your walls very easily. Efficiency !!!!!!!!!!!,,,,,, typically not nearly as efficient as a central type heating system. Note: I have personally witnessed several cases where people using in wall gas units had fires in their in walls and the wood was badly burned without them even being awares. The only thing that seemed to keep them from turning into a roaring out of control fire was that not enough oxygen was able to feed the flame for it to get totally out of hand. ( YET ) Hope this helps: jimiwane (MORE)
you are probably out of gas, or if it(the tank) was recently filled, there may be an air bubble, that happened with mine. Also, there could be a dirt particle on the lense of the pilot blocking it, usually the propane or gas company can come out and check it or clean it if necessary. They told us to… take the extensions from our vacuum cleaner and lightly clean the logs and the pilot, of course turn it off and take the logs apart first, you could be suprised at how nasty they can get in a short period of time. Added by Todd O: If it is a gas log set, ( normally in an existing wood burning fireplace converted to gas, that turns on with a knob inside the fireplace.) Be very careful with a vacuum. Gas log sets produce soot were the flame contacts the logs. If you vacuum up this soot it will go right through the filter on your vacuum and dust everything in your house. If your pilot will light but goes out as soon as you release the knob, you probably need a new thermocouple. If it is a simple gas log set most of them use the same type found in a water heater. There are a large variety of gas fireplace appliances all of which use different parts. You should never replace a part with anything other than what the manufacturer specifies. (MORE)
Answer . Thermostat setting may be same as room temperature ,therefore boiler will not ignite
The small metal cylinder that is heated by the pilot flame, the generator thermopile thermocouple forces 0.25/0.5/0.75 Volt min/typical/max on to the approximately 10 Ohm input resistance of the electrical input to the gas valve. The gas valve is that metal box that the gas pipe routes through. Use …a digital multimeter, about 5~10$ for the bottom of the line DMM, to verify the resistance of the input with the thermopile disconnected, and then verify the 0.25~0.75V with the thermopile tip in the pilot flame and connected to the valve electrical input. The approximately 0.5 V divided by 10 Ohm = 50mA is enough to hold the small solenoid within the valve closed such that the input valve remains open. Any short disconnect or thermopile cooling allows the solenoid to release and close the valve and extinguish the pilot. My thermopile was 20 years old but still good. My valve "generator" input was very high resistance. Disassembling, a broken wire was discovered at the solenoid ground. Simply re-connecting the wire to ground under the little screw fixed the problem, the pilot would then stay on. Yet another no cost fix of something that the pro quoted big money for, 550$ in parts and 300$ in labor. (MORE)
Wall heaters operate by heating a stream of air moving through the unit by convection. There usually is no blower. Important elements include the heat exchanger, exhaust venting, controls, and clearances from combustible material. Wall heaters are simple and easily maintained, but do not distribute …heated air efficiently. Installation of a forced air heating system might be considered in conjunction with other upgrades and/or remodeling. Because the nature of the moving air stream, Wall heaters tend to rapidly collect dust, animal hair, etc. in the lower part of the unit. Regular vacuuming (with a special nozzle, if necessary) is important for the furnace's safe operation. (MORE)
What should you do if the pilot light won't stay lit on a Teledyne Laars pool heater and the pilot generator registers up 500 MV?
From what I have read, 500mV is not enough to keep the pilot light lit. Here is what I read on a different site: "You can check if this is the problem by measuring the voltage on the wires coming back from the pilot. When you have the red switch depressed, check the voltage (should be about 200mV).… If there's no voltage, then change the thermocouple. The thermocouple will generate up to 750mV in a pilot flame. If it falls below 550mV it should kill the fuel source." Hope this helps. (MORE)
The flame that stays continuously lit is called the pilot light.There is also an eternal flame that burns in certain cemeteries.
The thermocouple needs to be replaced - not a hard thing to do. The thermocouple is the bullet-shaped object that is near the pilot light. It is screwed on to the tip of the thin gas line. Just unscrew it and replace it. They are available at any hardware store/ Your local hardware store MAY car…ry the part but it is unlikely. They are all different from brand to brand. John may have one type and Jim may have another. Get the model number from the unit and GOOGLE the brand with the model number for parts. Get your parts from a dealer that specifically deals with gas appliances. When gas appliances are serviced correctly they are safer than a new born baby. Done wrong, they can burn your house down or worse. (MORE)
I need to replace the pilot light on a superserve calor gas fire asthe flame is blue on the bottom and yellow at the top
Either you are out of gas, or it is not getting enough air. This may be due to a blocked inlet at the bottom, or a stopped-up flue. This is a dangerous situation. Clear anything from around the bottom of the heater and check the flue inside and outside the house. If it continues, do not use the he…ater and have it checked by a professional. (MORE)
Why would it mess up the water heater by running it out of propane the propane ran out and now it will not stay lit the replaced the thermocouple and it didn't fix it?
Did you purge the air out of the gas line? This could cause the problem by air being introduced into the line.
a gas which pops can come out of putting acid on magnsium if u catch the gas and light a match in it it wiill pop this gas is hydrogen
The fusion of hydrogen into helium occurs because of gravitational force. Energy is released across the E-M spectrum part of which is visible light.
Mine does stay lit Yours may not but you asked me why mine is not lit but it certainly is lit
Change the orifices. Should be done by a licensed gasfitter and with approval from the Authority Having Jurisdiction(Gas Inspector)
I have a gas log fireplace that after a period of time the fire as well as the pilot light will go out. What could be the problem? Thank you, Linda Fink firstname.lastname@example.org Linda, I don't know how long ago you posted this, but when you write in THIS area, your question gets routed to the "already …answered" bin- I caught it by accident. Your problem is likely due to something with the thermocouple. That is the device that senses heat fom the pilot light- no heat, it turns off gas as a safety measure. Get a gas appliance repairman to check- they do go bad, get bent, etc. Not incredibly expensive to replace. (MORE)
Your thermocouple is shot. Easy to fix fora competent handyman, part costs about $ 8 and takes 30 -45 min to fix.
If the pilot light on a hot water heater will not stay lit what are the steps you would take to fix the problem?
Change the thermocouple. -This is the device that keeps the gas open to the pilot and thus controls the regulator. They cost less than $10 and can usually be changed in less than an hour. If you haven't done it before I would suggest hiring a competent handyman to do it, or if you are quite mechan…ically inclined google it. (MORE)
oxygen is part of the burning reaction CxHy +zO2--> H20 +CO2 + CO + fire
Assuming they are all serving the same room and you are talking about 110 volts. Wire the 3 heat strips in parallel and break the power source feeding the closest one to the stat with the stat and connect the common wire wherever you can catch the house common. Be sure the stat is rated to carry the… TOTAL amperage of the 3 strips and that the circuit is rated to carry that same total along with whatever else if anything is on it. (MORE)
You need a new thermocouple. If you are not familiar with gas appliances, call a gas technician. It's a one hour (or less ) job.
Check that the temperature sensor is properly located (generally right above the pilot flame). If it doesn't stay lit after holding the pilot button down (per the instructions), have a repair person correct the problem.
the higher the wick the higher the flame you just pull the wick up to the chimney on the zippo wind shield no higher pith needle nose pliers. viola huge flame ;)
at first it will wear out fast but after refuling a couple of times it works
If a baseboard heater has its own thermostat can you bypass it and wire it to a wall mounted thermostat?
Yes, but be sure you buy what is known as a `line voltage thermostat`when you do this since you have no control voltage but are simply breaking a line in the main power feed to turn the strip on and off.
Because, it is not pushed hard enough and long enough for it to operate properly.
Where can i find a thermostat for martin stamping electric wall mount heater model fw430 serial number e 7215?
A King WT-1 (single pole) or WT-2 (double pole) replacement thermostat will work for Martin Industries heaters that do not use a thermocouple (which looks like a length of copper tubing with a bulb on the end). Check your thermostat. If it does not have a thermocouple, count the number of wires com…ing from it. If it has two wires, order a WT-1. If it has four, order a WT-2. Both are available online. Make sure there is adequate room to mount the new thermostat. They need about 2 inches length by 1 inch width, and are maybe 3/4" to an inch deep. In my case, there was plenty of room. Because these thermostats are made for King brand heaters, you will likely have to do small modifications to the mounting plate to mount the new one. I had to drill two small holes for the screws that mount the King version to the plate. I also had to provide two wire nuts for connections. Other than that, installation is straightforward. A wiring diagram is provided with the new unit which - while not totally accurate to the Martin application - will guide you. (MORE)
Why does your gas water heater flame go out as soon as it lights. My pilot stays lit. Is this a bad T-Stat or gas valve?
sounds like you have a bad thermocouple. The thermocouple senses the pilot flame and produces voltage to tell main flame to light. Thermocouple can be bought at any hardware store.
yes Here is an interesting bit of history. The lighting of the torch for the Olympics was started by Hitler for his Olympics in 1936.
Make sure you are not close to any wind!!!!!! In addition, oxygen and the wick are needed to continue the flame. If the wick runs out, or if the candle is put in an oxygen-free environment the candle will burn out.
Are we talking about the charge warning light (Red, usually with a picture of a battery on it these days)? If so, it means your alternator isn't working properly. You need to get this seen to fairly soon, or you will kill the battery (and end up having to replace that as well as the alternator).
the gas controller is bad -- if the spring in the thermostat is broken, it wont tell the gas valve to open
no, fire does not work well with water and the water can only beused to exstinguish the fire.
Your problem is likely due to something with the thermocouple. That is the device that senses heat fom the pilot light- no heat, it turns off gas as a safety measure. Get a gas appliance repairman to check- they do go bad, get bent, etc. Not incredibly expensive to replace.
Check the starting directions, most gas heater pilots must have the button depressed for more than 30 seconds. If this does not work there is a problem with the regulator.
Two things it might be. Fuse or swich. Best way to tell. When does it shut off? As soon as you let go of the swich/string? Bad swich After it has stayed lit for 3 seconds -15 minutes? Bad fuse(which may be indicitive of a bad transformer) In short ask better question get better awnser
Electronic ignition refering to it having a sparker to light the pilot light? That just lights the pilot, there is still a thermocouple that controls the gas valve. The thermocouple is the small tube that sits in the pilot flame and runs to the control valve. To replace, you will need to remove the …cover plate, gas line, thermocouple, and sparker wire as a unit and replace the thermocouple once you have it out and them re-install the unit. (MORE)
That light is for the emergency parking brake. It's to let you know that the brake is still engaged. If you don't use the brake or if it's fully disengaged, to your knowledge, it could mean one of two things. The first it, that the brake is not fully disengaged and is partially hung up, which would …wear your brakes faster and also cause you to drive slower with the same force you would usually. You might feel that slightly. The other is that the sensor for the parking brake is faulty and needs to be replaced. Either way, the price for them both would be possibly $150-$300 for repair in my estimation. (MORE)
Yes you can but you might want to higher someone or watch some video's on youtube
The flame detector on the pilot assembly is probably defective. If you do not know how to fix this, call you gas supplier and have it repaired.
You can purchase a gas wall heater from your local hardware or gas heating stockist. Failing that, some large home improvement stores such as Lowes stock them.
Factors to consider when shopping for a natural gas wall heater is the reputation of the brand, the length of the warranty and the safety features of the heater.
Some natural gas wall heater brands sold at the Home Depot include Williams and Broan. You can find a full listing of available heaters at the Home Depot website.
One can purchase gas wall heaters when one goes to a store of Canadian Tire, Rona, Lowe's, Home Hardware, etc. One can also purchase online at the websites of these stores.
You clean bricks in a gas wall heater by turning the gas off andscrubbing them with a non flammable cleaner.