Igniter comes on but will not start the flame


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Old 01-31-10, 04:03 AM
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Igniter comes on but will not start the flame

My gas self starter Igniter comes on but turns off before the flame lights. It will keep clicking even with a flame is still light.
Do I change the Igniter of some other sensor?
 
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This is a furnace?


Typically, the ignitor should turn on and heat up for 15-20 seconds or so. Then the electric gas valve should turn on and the gas should light promptly, with the ignitor shutting off 203 seconds after the gas lights.

You describe the ignitor heating up. How long does it heat up? Does it get white hot? Does the gas turn on?
 
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IOW, the pilot lights, but the main burners do not light, and the sparker keeps clicking?
 
 

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