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Snyder-general/comfortmaker furnace not lighting. The hot surface igniter is working

Contractor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Furnace will not light. Consistent LED flash.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: HVAC
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