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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: 10 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

hello,

hold reset for 30 seconds and tell me if it starts

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Will try to run. But no fire
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

was fuel just delivered, ran out etc?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
New set up have it bled now
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Correct
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Keeps going into lockout after attempts
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

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

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

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

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Just tried twice to bleed it till it shut off still no fire
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months 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 10 months ago.
Th er black part on the right
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

the big black transformer on top of the oil gun

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Have transformer open
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Use a crew driver across springs?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Have spark to screwdrivwr
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

ok so we have fuel and spark?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it seems so
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

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

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
This is a furnace it has a door for viewing
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months 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 10 months ago.
No time for this today
Expert:  Rick replied 10 months ago.

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