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Old 11-14-2012, 09:44 AM  
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Default Sealed Fireplace - Won't remain Lit

I've got a fireplace in my upstairs bedroom that I rarely use. It is a sealed unit (glass covers the gas logs). I am able to start it and when I press the wall plate switch it does fire up and will burn for about 5 minutes, and then it goes out. I mentioned this to a friend and he thinks it could be a bad thermocouple?

Attached is a picture of the starter. I am a complete noob on attempting to fix this on my own but, I would like to try if it is not too difficult.

Any advise would be appreciated.

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Old 11-14-2012, 07:20 PM  
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Check your vent to see if it is plugged, someone may have moved in and the CO sensor will shut the unit down.
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