Gas boiler pilot light

Discussion in 'HVAC Heating & Cooling' started by pedietz, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. pedietz

    pedietz New Member

    Nov 14, 2006
    I have an older Burnham gas boiler. When I set the thermostat at its lowest setting, the boiler will fire until the thermostat no longer calls for heat, then the pilot goes out. Yesterday, I set the thermostat to 60 or so, and the pilot was still on this morning and the system was still hot, so it appears to be cycling. Anyone have any thoughts?
  2. rodeoman

    rodeoman New Member

    Sep 18, 2005
    replace the copper wire next to the pilot it's called a thermocouple you can buy one at the big box stores
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