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If your furnace pilot light won’t stay lit, then it might be an easy fix.
In this episode of Repair and Replace, Vance shows how to replace the thermocouple in a standing pilot furnace. You’ll learn how a thermocouple works and how to clean the thermocouple.

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If your pilot light keeps going out, or if your burner won’t stay lit, then its best to clean the thermocouple first when troubleshooting. When the thermocouple is dirty, it won’t produce enough voltage to open the gas valve, this will cause the pilot light to go out after you release the bypass button. If the furnace still doesn’t stay lit after cleaning, then its best to install a new thermocouple.

Watch more furnace repairs: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCo9SMjkdWBwU5dJaopTR09W7U05fEOF5

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00:00 Intro
00:28 How it Works
01:11 What You’ll Need
01:21 Identify the Thermocouple
01:56 Cleaning
03:16 Relighting
04:13 Thermocouple Replacement

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