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March 04, 12:06 AM [GMT -5]

I replaced the thermocouple but still have the problem of lighting the wh every day.
After I light the pilot and the main burner fires up, the water heats and later the pilot extinguishes. I did replace the thermocouple but do different ones generate different charges? Is there a special one for a Robert Shaw regulator?

February 13, 10:22 PM [GMT -5]

Thank you for the great tutoring, and I was able to replace the thermo-coupler in my water heater, GE brand Model PG40T9XA. Since the thermo-coupler basically is a solid copper wire, a conductor with thermo sensor at the end. It’s very simple to go to Home Depot and buying an UNIVERSAL THERMO coupler typical one of two sizes 24 inches or 36 inches. For example, My GE water heater has the thermo sensor / copper wire 15 inches long. However, I bought the universal thermo coupler 24 inches long at Home Depot and folding the extra copper wire / thermo sensor .
The point is we don’t have to find / to buy OEM manufacturing part for the exact length of the thermo coupler. An universal thermo couple works just fine.

October 17, 1:47 PM [GMT -5]

Thanks for the help. Now that I have identified the problem I think I might just call heating service in western springs to come help me out. I might just make things worse haha but good advice!

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