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I have an XV90 trane and the ignitor will not light but i

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Customer: i have an XV90 trane and the ignitor will not light but i dont know where the ignitor is to clean it
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: it is blowing air just not hot air and it seems to just cycle over and over
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.


do you ever see the ignitor glow?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think i have a dirty heat sensor but i cant unscrew it to clean it
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

if it were dirty sensor...then the ignitor would glow, gas light....and go off in 3 seconds.

You can clean the sensor by reaching in and case you cannot remove.