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I had the same problem, intermittent flames, sometimes no response no matter how long I leave the switch to on position. Thanks to the knowledge here I measured the voltage on the wire and it was 320 millivolts. So I cleaned the contacts and the wire and reassembled the switch. Voila, works perfectly now. Thanks everybody. Just a little sandpaper on the ...


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Does anyone know what voltage a "healthy" thermopile produces? A little Googling does not give me a clear answer; I've seen everything from 30mV to 750mV, but I am leaning towards 750mV being the correct answer. I have the problem described in this thread and my thermopile is producing 300mV DC from the pilot light, measured at the switch. I've taken an AA ...


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The plumbing is not that hard, but you'll need a new fireplace and a new stove. See if it's legal to use flexible corrugated line where you live. It's covered in a yellow plastic jacket. Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). It'll be MUCH easier to install, plus under a house where there is moisture it'll hold up better.


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This appears to be a simple misunderstanding of how a gas dryer works. The gas dryer creates heat by burning air and the gas together, then blowing the heated air and combustion mixture through the clothes and then out the dryer vent. In other words, the combustion gases are vented to the outside, per code, along with the moisture from the clothing. Since ...


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Byproducts of combustion of natural gas are carbon dioxide and water vapour. Unfortunately natural gas isn't pure methane, it has other components (called condensates by the petroleum industry). You can see these other components by watching a burning gas flame - methane burns blue, other components burn yellow, orange, red, etc. These other components ...


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Your gas dryer vents its combustion products outside along with the moisture from your clothes, so it is vented to the outside. Your oven doesn't vent out mostly for sake of having limited combustion. There are ventless heaters available. However you run it, though, any natural gas burning device will create water vapor and carbon dioxide. If it ...



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