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Igniter glows ever time, pilot lights only once out of every

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Customer: ***** *****, igniter glows ever time, pilot lights only once out of every five or eight tries? could pilot orfis be partly plugged?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Furnace is a Armstrong 80,000 mid, with a on -off switch smart valve
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Customer: yes, I can wait, Pilot is working, but not every time!
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now. Please give me time to respond sometimes I get your replies late so there may be a significant delay in responses. Please be patient and often I will ask you questions to narrow down the issue to get is diagnosed correctly.

YEs I would clean out the orifices as they often get plugged up causing that issue, if that does not correct it get back to me to go from there. Thanks HVAC GURU

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not had the chance to clean pilot orfis yet, hope to get at it in the next two days!
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 1 year ago.

OK sounds good!