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G516Q3-73 will ignite only when I reset the gas valve/ power

Customer Question

G516Q3-73 will ignite only when I reset the gas valve/ power on/off per the instructions. The system will automatically operate for one cycle; then, needs a reset. What's wrong?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Two days
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no--it is a gas unit.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: Did that
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I can hear an alternate buzzing before the furnace burner clicks on.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service! If you are a JA Member I would like to personally thank you and welcome you back! I am HVAC Guru an extremely experienced tech on the site and I try to get to as many customers as I can. NOTE it takes time for me to type research and add links so please wait for me to respond back I can only do this so fast. Secondly, I do not know your skill level so please try and let me know if I am going beyond your knowledge or comfort zone thanks! I strive for a 5 star rating from everyone especially our JA members.

It may be going off on a thermal limit and then needs to be reset are there any error codes flashing?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no