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back to your question Yes it does light initally
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.
Thanks lol,
This is usually due to one of two things.
Either the electrodes are dirty sooty at the tips, or the transformer is getting weak.
Does it seem to run and burn clean when it is fired?
Thanks
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

this model does not have electrics it is a manually controlled oil burner

Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.
Hi in that case it should fire unless the thermocouple is bad.
Which now I suspect as your problem. The thermocouple is a device that will only allow the unit to run if there is heat. But eventually they fail and can no longer detect the heat.
In this case you will need to have that part replaced. Its best done by a qualified heating technician or a plumber for safety reasons.
If you are handy and have some basic tools, I can help you replace that, please let me know.
I will stick with you until this is fixed, please don’t forget to rate my service to you before you close this page. I will be available to you at no additional cost , you can then get in touch with me anytime by simply replying to this message.
Thank you and have a great day !
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

This one does not have a thermocouple as it is an oil fired aga

Expert:  Michael replied 1 year ago.
Hi how does the oil get to the chamber?
May I have the model #?

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