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I have an older carrier 58gs100-gb. the pilot is comin on,

Customer Question

hi Pearl! yes! i have an older carrier 58gs100-gb. the pilot is comin on, but the burners do not light. i jumped the thermostat to see if the blower works and it does! i was wondering what cud possibly be the problem. i didn't see a fna inducer on this model, and did not hear the gas valve opening.
JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?
Customer: not sure
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: older machine, hasn't been run in a couple years
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 7 months ago.

Do you have a volt meter to see if we are getting 24v to the gas valve?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
yea, i can look for it. which wires to i connect to?
Expert:  airheatman replied 7 months ago.

Let me grab a manual on furnace.Are there just 2 wires going to the valve on his one?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Not lookin t it this minute, but looked like 3 or more
Expert:  airheatman replied 7 months ago.

OK I see he gas valve has several terminals.

Follow the chart below and let me know results

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