Fireplace fire wont stay lit. Pilot light problems are common in gas appliances such as water heaters furnaces and gas fireplaces. The thermocouple is usually at fault when the pilot on a propane fire pit or outdoor fireplace wont stay lit provided youre not using the fire pit outdoors on a windy day. You may like my other videos.
This video describes what to do if your pilot light wont stay lit. I housesat for some people and the main problem was just getting a fire burning. Once the pilot lights you should keep depressing the gas valve for at least 10 seconds to give the thermocouple time to warm up.
Discussion in after hours lounge off topic started by jonathon tillman. Have you ever tried but were unable to keep the fire in your fireplace going. Why your wood burning fireplace wont stay lit.
The pilot light somehow always stayed lit so i played a lot with the valves the wall switch to turn the unit off and on etc. When the warm air cant go up replacement air isnt drawn into your fire. In most cases the fix is something as simple and inexpensive as reigniting the pilot flame.
Just type lsailor1 in the youtube search bar. If you fireplace fire wont stay lit especially if your chimney is on an exterior wall you may have cold chimney syndrome. Help video for people having problems with the pilot light on their gas fireplace staying lit.
Pilot on gas fireplace wont stay lit. If your pilot light ignites but wont stay lit then the problem is most likely related to your thermocouple a metal sensor about the size and shape of a sharpened pencil that heats up by direct contact with the pilot lights flame telling your gas valve that the pilot light is lit so its safe to open the valve to let gas flow. If the air in the chimney is cold you have a column of cold air blocking warm air from going up and out the flue.
Ten most common reasons a fire wont start in a fireplace pt 1 learn the many possible explanations for why a fire wont start in a fireplace. Or perhaps you couldnt get the fire started in the first place.