Is there any danger or issue, in leaving the furnaces pilot assembly gas tubing, with extra length and being coiled under pilot light?

I replaced the gas line (1/4") in my old furnace pilot assembly.

I did not cut it to length, and it's coiled under the assembly instead, shown in the picture.

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Thank you

Update 1: Added picture of lit pilot light (flash makes light hard to see) enter image description here

  • Does it really have a pilot light? While many water heaters have pilot lights (since they run all year long), most furnaces haven't had pilot lights in decades. Commented Mar 4 at 1:38
  • It does yes, and always on pilot, that is relit manually (without an attached igniter). This is probably an early 80s installed furnace.
    – mgalpy
    Commented Mar 4 at 2:26
  • Added picture of lit pilot light showing thermocouple and pilot light (where the gas line connects from the bottom of the pic)
    – mgalpy
    Commented Mar 4 at 2:37


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