I need help lighting a pilot on furnace

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-14-08, 03:26 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 3
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
I need help lighting a pilot on furnace

Can anyone tell me how to light an Amana air command 80 SSE
Furnace pilot? I dont even know where to look.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-14-08, 05:51 PM
Temporarily Suspended
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NY
Posts: 10,986
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
  #3  
Old 11-14-08, 05:55 PM
Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Long Island
Posts: 769
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
put stat in OFF position.....standing in front of the furnace remove the cover,you will see the main gas valve and the pilot assembly with a silver tube going to it from the gas valve.TURN the dial on the top gas valve from ON to PILOT...now for the lighting of it....you need to reach in with a lit match and pushing down(holding down) on the dial of the gas valve in that pilot position light the pilot.might have to get a match taped to a thin stick,to reach into it.maybe cut a piece of cardboard thin and light it...the pilot should light HOLD the dial down for the count of 30 then let it up and it should stay litTURN the gas dial to ON and reset the stat to heat(leave the cover you first took off) to see if the burner comes up.if it didn't stay lit when you released the dial in the PILOT position you need to call a service tech.that copper line that the pilot hits when it is lit needs replacement. good luck i will check back for the results
 
  #4  
Old 11-14-08, 06:51 PM
Jay11J's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Rochester, Minnesota
Posts: 18,427
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
sminker,

This furnace does NOT have a pilot light.....


Dohaver,

Your furnace does not have a pilot light on this.. Just make sure the gas line is open, and switch on the gas valve is on. Then turn on the t-stat to HEAT, and set your temp.

On the call of heat, the small inducer fan should start up, and about 30 sec, you'll see an orange glow near the burners, and once that get bright orange, then the gas valve will open up and lights the burners.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: