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My water heater pilot light goes out off and on. The gas valve has been replaced.

My Sears water heater was purchased in 2006 and is Model No. 153.339462. It is gas. I have a problem that the pilot light goes out sporadically after I had the heater for about a year. Sears came out and replaced the gas valve last fall and that fixed the problem for about 6 months. Now it is starting to happen again that the pilot light goes out. The vent on the front is clean and and not obscured. The pilot light at first did not relight so I blew air up through the vent on the bottom with my air compressor. The pilot light was able to relight with no problem. What keeps causing this problem?

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by Manage My Life
May 15th, 2009
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