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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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Old series furnace. Piolet light will light, but furnace

Customer Question

old ward series furnace. Piolet light will light, but furnace wont kick on. Worked last season and now first start this season, nothing
JA: Did you check the furnace's filters?
Customer: changed it
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if I can. I know a little
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Pilet was on all summer. forgot to extinguish it at end of last season
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 9 months ago.

Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 9 months ago.

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Is this a 3 wire pilot?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I don't know
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
How can I check that?
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 9 months ago.

Can you take a picture of the pilot assembly and upload it here?