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I have a 2 x G43UF. One stopped firing. The LEDs indicate…

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I have a 2...

I have a 2 x G43UF. One stopped firing. The LEDs indicate normal operation and the blower runs but, no heat.

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

All that looks good, the furnace runs, just no heat.

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

If a part needs to be replaced, I wont do that.

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

I would replace electronics, but no gas fittings.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago
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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

Can you use a jumper wire and jumper connec the R to W thermostat connections on the board to see if it starts a heat cycle?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
OK. Give me 5 minutes.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

Sure no problem

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No change
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

OK also do you have the panel switch taped down or depressed when you are doing that?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I closed the cover.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

Ok if the blower runs when set to FAN ON but you get nothing happening when you direct connect R to W at the board with the panel switch closed then I would say you have a defective main control board nothing else can cause that issue. Replace the board on the unit. You can even try to jumper the R and W wires at the thermostat just to double check.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have 2 units so I can swap control boards to confirm the diagnosys.
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 4 months ago

Yes do that as that would tell you right away.

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