Pilot lit but furnace won't start

Old 10-24-08, 03:26 PM
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Pilot lit but furnace won't start

Hi everyone,

It took me many tries but i managed to get the pilot to light but then turn on the thermostat and nothing happens. I remember it seemed to make some noise as if it was starting but nothing happens. I turned the Fan from Auto to On and see what happens but still no blower. What could the problem be? Thank you for the inputs.
Old 10-24-08, 05:50 PM
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This may sound silly but make sure the switch for the furnace is on. Many furnaces also have a switch on the blower compartment door. The door must be in place & secure before the furnace will do anything. The pilot circuit generates it's own electricity therefore just having the pilot lit doesn't mean there is power to the furnace.

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