lennox furnace wont run off generator

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Old 12-09-07, 12:54 PM
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lennox furnace wont run off generator

hi all,
i'm new here. hope you can help me. the wife say's there aint anyone that could help me. anyway i have a lennox elite series LP furnace model # G51MP-36B-070-03 I tried to run it off of my 3000 watt generator. but the lights tell me i have a bad ground. so i ran a ground from the furnace to the ground post on the generator still nothing. any info will be very much appreciated.

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joe
 
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Old 12-09-07, 06:01 PM
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come on someone has to have a clue
 
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Old 12-09-07, 07:45 PM
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I do not advise you to run the furnace on the generator.. The power from the generator can be "Dirty", and may be hard on the control board.

On the generator, you don't have the True Ground as you would in a home's electrical system.
 
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