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seamaj 11-19-2009 09:33 AM

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yes, the thermocouple should be a copper cylinder located within the pilot flame envelope. It is attached to the gas valve by a thin copper tube. You can buy them at big box stores - they are a universal part.
I tried to look for a copper cylinder, but all I could find was a metal type one. Here are a couple of pictures of the unit.
There is what appears to be a copper cable attached to the envelope, but it is covered, so I am not 100% on that one.

Thanks

seamaj 11-19-2009 09:33 AM

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Quote:
Originally Posted by travelover View Post
yes, the thermocouple should be a copper cylinder located within the pilot flame envelope. It is attached to the gas valve by a thin copper tube. You can buy them at big box stores - they are a universal part.
I tried to look for a copper cylinder, but all I could find was a metal type one. Here are a couple of pictures of the unit.
There is what appears to be a copper cable attached to the envelope, but it is covered, so I am not 100% on that one.

Thanks

seamaj 11-19-2009 09:33 AM

3 Attachment(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by travelover View Post
yes, the thermocouple should be a copper cylinder located within the pilot flame envelope. It is attached to the gas valve by a thin copper tube. You can buy them at big box stores - they are a universal part.
I tried to look for a copper cylinder, but all I could find was a metal type one. Here are a couple of pictures of the unit.
There is what appears to be a copper cable attached to the envelope, but it is covered, so I am not 100% on that one.

Thanks


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