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    headshed Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 26, 2006, 03:03 PM
    My intertherm furnace pilot lights but furnace won't kick on
    I need some diagnostic help. We have a full propane tank. A new burner plate (last year) and the blower works. We light the pilot but the knob should pop up after one minute thus lighting the furnace. It won't pop up. What part should we replace? The furnace is a 17 year old Intertherm MGH 055. Please help me! It has been really cold here in Ohio! Thanks!
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    Oct 27, 2006, 06:13 AM
    Another one I hoped somebody else would answer. If it has a conventional thermocouple, they are cheap and easy to replace.
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    Oct 27, 2006, 02:13 PM
    My guess is the gas valve is bad.
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    Dec 13, 2008, 05:50 PM

    Is the pilot flame present when you put a flame to it ? Usually you depress the pilot knob and release it after a min. Not sure what you mean by not popping up
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    Dec 13, 2008, 07:23 PM
    Very old post
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    Dec 13, 2008, 10:40 PM

    Holy irrelevant posts Batman!

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