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The igniter on my Rheem furnace won't light up. I replaced the igniter and the air filter but no luck. Are there any troubleshooting tips? My HVAC guy can't get out til next week.
Already Tried: replacing air filter (which was filthy) and the igniter, which did not look to be shorted out.
Ok, go to the link and click the rgdj parts , then next screen click download now. I had to download at a third party site.
Item number 15 is what we are looking for
Ok before we check pressure switch, reset furnace and set your hand on the gas valve I have a feeling we might be still having an ignition issue....
tell me if this happens ....
draft exhaust fan starts
after a while the gas valve clicks
and then the main blower kicks on.
Ok that just cleared everything as far as safetys.....now the only question is
is the ignitor getting 120v but is not glowing?
or is the circuit board not sending 120v. If you have a meter you can unplug the ignitor and see if t gets 120v during start up before the gas valve clicks. The good news is your close now. That is how I used to light furnaces when there was not an ignitor available.
Npe, it either gets 120 and works..
gets 120 and doesnt work
or doesnt get 120v........I wish you luck