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Janitrol Automatic pilot

DPeak Member Posts: 3
Our very old hot water system has a pilot control made by Janitrol/Surface Combustion. It sends an electrical signal confirming the pilot is lit to a controller that opens the gas valve. The type designation is X O. It has apparently died, as bypassing it allows the boiler to fire. See picture attached.

Anybody know if there is a modern replacement part available? Or if there are any originals floating around? 

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  • unclejohn
    unclejohn Member Posts: 1,751
    Does it

    Have a thermocouple attached to it? If it does you can still get a BASO control.
  • Tim McElwain
    Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,481
    That pilot is obsolete and

    no longer available. You would have to d a complete changeover which is not cheap and requires someone with experience at doing such things. Sound like it is time to replace the old boiler.
  • DPeak
    DPeak Member Posts: 3

    Thanks, I appreciate the input. I assumed that would be the case, so we are already moving that direction. Sure hate to see the old boiler go, it had a good long run.