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Posted by Henry in MI on January 29th, 2000 06:51 AM
In reply to Same problem about 1 hour later by TT in Virginia on January 29th, 2000 02:04 AM [Go to top of thread]

SM, I would guess that you have a bad thermocouple. These check to see that the pilot is actually lit before the main gas supply valve opens. They are not hard to replace but sometimes tricky to position properly. Parts can sometimes be a problem on the weekend.

TT, you are probably on the right track.

I recognize that there is a cost but I would call a pro in both cases. Your cold weather putting more usage on your furnaces might be part of the problem. And the weather is probably putting more stress on your repair people as well. Get on the phone now.

Henry in MI

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