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Old 08-19-2016, 01:15 AM   #1
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Pilot light wont stay lit please help

I have a 2017 freedom elite and we can't get the pilot light to stay lit. Gas is on it ignites then goes out any ideas? Currently having to travel with the generator running to keep the fridge on =(
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Old 08-19-2016, 01:36 AM   #2
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Line might need to be bleed out start all of the burners on the stove top let run for five minutes than try it
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Old 08-19-2016, 02:25 AM   #3
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Or the thermocoupler needs to be adjusted to be directly in the flame.
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Old 08-19-2016, 05:27 AM   #4
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A question for my education, is the pilot initially lit with a match or a piezo electric spark?

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(In our motorhome, the oven is not in my territory. However the tank dump system is.)
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Old 08-19-2016, 06:29 PM   #5
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In my case (2014 Hurricane and prev 2000 Infinity) - the only pilot was for the oven - and it gets lit with match/lighter with oven dial in pilot position and depressed until the thermocoupler heats up...

I'm surprised a 2017 model fridge would have a pilot.
It WOULD post a 'fail to light' code if there is air in lines... When turning on propane - I typically light at least one burner on stove to purge lines - then the fridge works fine...

Note that the coach battery must be in USE position for fridge to operate on propane - 12v power is needed to run the electronics.
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