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Recently the furnace would just have flame for a few minutes

Customer Question

recently the furnace would just have flame for a few minutes to all 3 little blowers. i cleaned the flame sensor still nothing. now there is a red blinking light that appears to just blink continuasly. please help i am cold
JA: Did you check the furnace's filters?
Customer: yes new one in
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: can u please tell me where else i can look to fix this
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.

Check the error code list on the backside of the panel when you remove it. Match the flash pattern of the light to the error code and let me know what it is.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
there really isnt a pattern. it just blinks continuasly
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

OK can you turn the power off to the unit for a minute and turn it back on and see what happens?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
blower started right up, one click, but no flame. gas is being spewed. went through 3 cycles then shut down. red blinking light the same
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
waiting for you
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
whats going on? still waiting
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Is the ignitor glowing? This sounds like a burned out ignitor

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no igniter does not glow at all
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

OK I would test and or change the ignitor out it is likely bad.

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