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My gas furnace is igniting but will not stay lit, then blower

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My gas furnace is igniting but will not stay lit, then blower turns on but there is no heat coming out of floor vents (because there is no flame while blower is on)..thank you
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

 

Hello,

 

That number is XXXXX an ac coil. Can you get the model of the furnace?

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

where would that be located?

 

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

It would be in top section of furnace.

 

Does the flame light for 3 seconds and then go out?

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

model # XXXXX

 

and yes, it does light and then go out after 3 seconds

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

 

Thank you,

 

do you mind doing a small hands on project?

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no, my husband here doing it
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

In front of the burner will be an ignitor on one side...and at opposite end a flame rod known as a flame sensor.

 

Clean this rod off with a steel wool.

 

Then try unit again and tell me result.

 

Billy

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

just a sec

 

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

Standing by

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it worked! thank you so much!!
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 5 years ago.

 

Excellent....much better than a service call huh?

 

Thanks for your "hands on"

 

Billy

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes!! thank you again!