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Ao smith pilot wont light.
Hello, I have an AO Smith GCV 40 water heater.
There used to be a problem with it where the pilot wouldn't stay lit for more than 15 minutes after I would light it and turn the heater on. I would keep lighting the pilot manually to get hot water when needed.
One day it took me 10 minutes to light the pilot which was strange as it never took more than 2 minutes at the most. The next day the pilot just wouldnt light but the Piezo igniter was sparking brightly as usual. At this point I decided to finally fix it.
I replaced the thermocouple, the pilot gas line, the igniter line and the igniter switch which is almost everything.
The igniter is still getting a great spark but its almost like the pilot is getting zero gas. I am pressing the pilot button for a minute before clicking the igniter for a whole minute afterwards with the pilot button still depressed and still i am getting no pilot light at all.
Is there something I am missing here?