Ferrule for pilot

The Tank Ferrule for pilot

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #26466
    popper
    Participant

    I recently removed the pilot orifice from a Richmond water heater to clean and the pilot tube accidentally twisted off from the bottom of this ferrule during removal.  Will a standard brass ferrule work or do I need to find the correct ferrule that’s pictured in the center that was originally on the pilot tube.

    #26467
    LazyDevil
    Participant

    I presume the upper item in the photo is the actual orifice. The center piece appears to be a reducing ferrule, which may be tough to find. I think a standard ferrule would seat too far forward in the orifice. BUT…

    Other, far more experienced, minds will offer more helpful advice. Good luck.

    #26468
    Larry Weingarten
    Participant

    Hi, If I were doing this for a client, my only choice would be to install a new pilot assembly. It may be possible to jury-rig something, but slow and right is better than quick and iffy.

    Yours,  Larry

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
The Tank, a waterheaterrescue.com forum