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I am working on a beckett Afg burner in lockout mode i am

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Customer: ***** *****, I am working on a beckett Afg burner in lockout mode i am just setting it up for service and did not get it primed before trying to fire it
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: have a blinking green light that flashes continuously i tried to unplug the unit to reset it also withno luck
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

hello,

hold reset for 30 seconds and tell me if it starts

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will try to run. But no fire
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

was fuel just delivered, ran out etc?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
New set up have it bled now
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

so unit has fuel coming out during bleed but does not ignite?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correct
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Keeps going into lockout after attempts
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

when you bleed.....are you running it the full time before lockout while bleeding?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Bled for about 10 second
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

so you have not kept it bleeding until it fired? or at least 30 seconds?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just tried twice to bleed it till it shut off still no fire
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

do you know how to flip transformer back and use screwdriver to short the terminals within 1/2" to see if spark?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Th er black part on the right
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

the big black transformer on top of the oil gun

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have transformer open
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Use a crew driver across springs?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have spark to screwdrivwr
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

ok so we have fuel and spark?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it seems so
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

is this a furnace or boiler and is there an inspection flip up door for the exchanger?

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

I apologize but I am not configured for phone call currently. I can however opt over to someone who is

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is a furnace it has a door for viewing
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need help? if so did you set electrodes according to spec? is the nozzle the correct distance from the face of the burner head/flame retention ring?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No time for this today
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

If you still need help come back anytime. I'm usually online (not counting breaks) between 8 am & 7 pm Eastern

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