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How Thermocouples Work on Ones Water Heater

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Water Heater Repair San Francisco | 0 comments

Okay, not to get too technical with you today, but we want to share some information on a water heater’s thermocouple. The Family Handyman correctly concluded that “when thermocouples wear out, the pilot light goes out, the burner won’t light, and you don’t get any hot water.” Conventional style Likewise called universal water heater thermocouple. It screws into below the gas valve and a probe on the other end slides into a holding bracket near the pilot light. It appears like a piece of copper wire. Universal thermocouples are available in lengths from 15 to 36...

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