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I am trying to restart my oil furnace. It is a dunkirk

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I am trying to restart my oil furnace. It is a dunkirk excalibur. I bought the house recently. Plumbers and electrician were in doing work during rehab and heat and hot water were turned off

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?

The batteries in the two thermostats were dead. I replaced those and the boxes and units in the basement both appear to be on.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If its something silly like flipping a switch I can handle it, otherwise I'll place a service call.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I was looking for a reset button or something to ignite the furnace. There was a lightswich that was off and the red safety switch which was also off. I turned those on and thought I could feel some water moving in the pipe by the water heater unit

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If you have an American made burner the reset button is on the ignition control top right side of the burner

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