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I have a goodman furnace that will not ignite the inducer

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Hi I have a goodman furnace that will not ignite the inducer turns on the gas valve opens but not glow from igniter I put a new igniter In and still nothing
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago
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Do you have 120 vac to the igniter just before/while the gas valve is open?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No sure dont have meter
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

You need a meter to confirm the likely culprit here. The only other thing you can do (without a meter) is to check your connections to the igniter, at the board (disconnect and reconnect)and where it plugs in to the igniter. If it's not a bad connection then the likely culprit is a bad board and I wouldn't spring for a new board without checking the voltage first

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok so it is either bad connection or a board i will get a meter and check are boards expensive
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

Generally a few hundred more or less

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok it is an old furnace from 1993 would it be worth it
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

It's marginal. You can expect to get 20 years out of a furnace. Beyond that it's usually on borrowed time and the repair bills will mount as the years progress. If it won't break the budget you might want to get some estimates for a new furnace then decide

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok last question so since i changed the igniter the only other problem it could be os bad connection or bad board
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

Yes, if you're sure the gas valve is opening. Sequence is: draft fan runs> draft pressure switch proves adequate draft> ignitor glows >gas valve opens.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Great i can hear the gas valve thanks for you help
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

You're welcome.

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