Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/Pilot light wont stay lit.

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Hello, I have a heating  airconditioner unit Model PGAA42E1K3 and last year the pilot would  "blow out" and my husband would go outside to re light it. This year it has been ok, and the all of a sudden it goes out again and he can not relit. It is a free standing pilot connected with blue and red wires. there is also a button to relight pilot light. My question is could this be as simple as needing a new Thermo couple?

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Erin,

The Robertshaw 785 - 001 Series Automatic Pilot Relight Kits are designed for use on rooftop heating equipment, water heaters, boilers, space heaters, unit heaters, dryers, and other commercial, industrial, and residential appliances where the problem of pilot outage may occur. It should only be applied to those systems which already incorporate the necessary pilot-safety control system. Google relight kits, many brands out there, cost is under $50.00 also replace thermocouple ,minimal cost item. You would have to verify that your pilot does indeed light  

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40+ years diversified experience.An HVAC/Refrigeration Self Employed Contractor since 1986. NATE Certifield. Answer questions pertaining to Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning , Warm Air Heating, Heat Pump systems.Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting of these systems.Be as detailed as possible when describing problem.Packaged unit or split systems.No appliance questions.

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Installation and Troubleshooting, Mechanical and Electrical, in following areas, Refrigeration ( Walk In and Reach In Coolers and Freezers ) Commercial Roof Top and Packaged Heating/Cooling ( Natural Gas,Propane, Electric, and Heat Pumps ) Computer Room Air Conditoning Systems,Commercial Residential Packaged and Split Systems Air Conditoning and Heat Pumps.Warm Air Oil , Natural and Propane Gas Heating systems.

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Graduated from Private Technical School in 1975. An HVAC/Refrigeration Contractor . Have Unlimited Heating/Piping and Cooling Contractor License.Limited Sheetmetal Contractors License.NATE Certifield. York Certifield Master Heat Pump Technician 1986. Served 33 years combination Active Duty Air Force , Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard in the HVAC/Refrigeration Shop/Mechanical Shop. Troubleshooting/Installing HVAC/Refrigeration Equiptment Worldwide. Retiring in 2003 as a Senior NCO ,and a Mechanical Superintendent.

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