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My Kingavon gas fire will light, but as soon as I release the

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My Kingavon gas fire will light, but as soon as I release the large brown plunger the gas fire goes out and will not stay on. Please can you help? Loena Sheppard
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
Michael :

hello good morning

Michael :

Leona, this is a failed component

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it is a safety device

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it is called a thermocouple,

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what it does is when the unit doesnt detect the flame, it shuts down the gas flow

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WHen they fail, on this unit as with most, this is result you will have

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I will switch us to Q & A as I havent seen a response from you;-)

Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
hello good morning
Leona, this is a failed component
it is a safety device
it is called a thermocouple,
what it does is when the unit doesn't detect the flame, it shuts down the gas flow When they fail, on this unit as with most, this is result you will have
I can help you fix this if you are a bit handy and have a few basic tools.
Please let me know;-)
Thank you
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Please can you help solve the problem? Husband is a handyman when required.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

can we repair this ourselves please?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

still waiting for your reply. Loena

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

You have not replied to me asking how we can fix this. Regards ***** *****

Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
Hi Im sorry for the delay just been a real busy morning here;-)
Yes you can fix this and I will help. The best place to get a new thermocouple is Calor Spares. I have listed their phone contact information for you below.
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.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for your help but the number you gave me do not stock calor gas spares. I have done some research on it and have sent an E-mail to a firm in Sully, near Cardiff. Thank you for identifying the problem. Regards,

Loena Sheppard.

Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
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