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My Rheem Gas Furnace will not power on. Ive turned off the

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My Rheem Gas Furnace will not power on. I've turned off the power, turned the switch on the Furnace to off. Turn power back on. Turned Furnace switch to on, but furnace does not light and no heat is flowing. I do not smell gas. What do I need to do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 7 years ago.
Hello, when you turn the thermostat up does anything happen at all
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Nothing happens. No gas, no flame.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 7 years ago.
is the breaker on to the furnace in the breaker box?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
You'll have to help me out here. Where should the breaker be and what should it look like? This is a split level Rheem Gas service with electric ignitian.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 7 years ago.
do you know where the main electrical panel is for the house?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 7 years ago.
I know it sounds basic but I like to start knowing we have power. Check the breakers to make sure the furnace breaker is on
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I got it working. I had taken the two front metal plates off to reset the furnace. Did not release one of the front plates held down a trip switch. All good. Thanks for responding.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 7 years ago.
Very good. Yep that bottom door is the tricky one! congrats
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thank you.