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My Glow Worm boiler is only 40 years old and the pilot light

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My Glow Worm boiler is only 40 years old and the pilot light has gone out and will not re- light. I have re- lit it preciously with a blow lamp but it will not do it now. Help?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Brian replied 3 years ago.

Brian :

Hi my name is Brian. The usual reason for a failed pilot light is a faulty thermocouple, you can buy universal couplings here http://www.screwfix.com/p/super-universal-thermocouple/97516?kpid=97516&cm_mmc=Google-_-Product%20Listing%20Ads-_-Sales%20Tracking-_-sales%20tracking%20url&gclid=CMT6s4uBlbsCFTDMtAodLEwASg

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Can you confirm the age of the boiler please and any model number you can see. Many thanks

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