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I have a rheem furnace model # rgla07eacr when calling for

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I have a rheem furnace model # rgla07eacr when calling for heat it just clicks nothing lights
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.

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Does the inducer motor come on? Also does the main blower run when you select FAN ON at the thermostat?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the fan comes on idk what a inducer motor is skill level not to good when it comes to furnace or elec.
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

OK the inducer motor is the exhaust fan motor, the small fan does it come on?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Its single stage, i don't think there is 1
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

It should have one?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Well iDONT F N KNOW What is the problem!!!!!!!
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Just tell me what you think it is I don't have a furnace right now it's freaking 10 degrees outside I need to get the furnace going
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Do i get an answer i did pay for your service
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Im gonna need my money back if i dont get an answer
Expert:  airheatman replied 8 months ago.

Please disregard previous comments.Undoubtly the other expert is not familiar with your unit.These units were from days before induced draft motors.

As soon as thermostat calls for heat the igniter should glow and light burners, If it does not glow, our first step is to get a volt meter and check to see if we are getting 120v to the igniter..Below is a picture of a hot surface igniter.It will have 2 wire connected, We will unplug the wires from motor and check for 120v between the two wires.If we have 120v look at the igniter to see if it is burned or broken, See images below,We can go from here.