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Furnace attempts to start 2-3 times, then shuts off. I reset

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Furnace attempts to start 2-3 times, then shuts off. I reset it at the thermostat and usually it will work. Sometimes it takes 3 or 4 resets. Then it may run well for a day or more and the problem returns.
JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?
Customer: I think that the thermostat is ok, it signals the furnace but the furnace doesn't fire up.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: No, but am curious as to the cause and potential cost of repair.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Not that I can think of. It is a propane gas Goodman furnace.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your

issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation.

What is the model number of the furnace? If you look into the small viewing port on theblower compartment access panel you see an LED flashing. How many times does it blink before it pauses and repeats. Check after a lockout.

Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

I have to step away for a few. I'll respond when I get back