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We have a temp star furnace and our propane tank ran out so

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We have a temp star furnace and our propane tank ran out so after finally getting it filled up, our furnace will not come on. We have tried turning power off to it and then restarting it without any luck at all. Any other ideas?
JA: Did you check the furnace's filters?
Customer: Yes, replaced that as well.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If we could but would be willing to have someone fix it if need be. Just wondering if there is a simple try first.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.
  1. check that the shut off valve on the propane tank is open, same as a bbq tank
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It is open, propane guy was out and lit all of the pilot lights but the heater will not kick on now. It worked yesterday and the stove and gas fireplace works. The heater will not kick on.
Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.

2. check shut off valve at furnace is open

3. open top door of furnace and check that the gas valve switch is on

    Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.

    Need the exact make and model of furnace

    Customer: replied 2 months ago.
    I just am running out for a portable heater. I will be back soon. Can I send it to you as soon as I return?
    Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.

    do you have a electric oven?

    Expert:  Gaztech replied 2 months ago.

    Open oven door and point a fan on a chair in front of it. that is like a electric furnace