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03-05-08, 05:10 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Yeah...it probably is something like that. So...

Yeah...it probably is something like that. So far, about $150 has been spent...so not too bad.
03-05-08, 03:48 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Just a little update for anyone who's...

Just a little update for anyone who's interested...

Thermocouple is replaced. Pilot is burning a strong blue flame. Transformer is replaced & volt meter is showing the proper reading. Gas valve...
03-02-08, 05:51 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Ahhhh... Cool. Thanks a lot Grady :cool:

Ahhhh... Cool. Thanks a lot Grady :cool:
03-02-08, 02:36 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Thanks for the replies everyone... I just...

Thanks for the replies everyone...

I just picked up a new thermocouple & transformer. I figure, even if they're not the problem, they can't hurt to have around just in case. I will be home...
02-29-08, 05:53 AM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Gotcha. I think I'm going to just replace the...

Gotcha. I think I'm going to just replace the thermocouple, transformer and the gas valve and see what happens. The only thing I can think of is mabe the transformer has a fuses inside of it? The...
02-28-08, 03:21 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Well, The gas valve looks like its supposed to be...

Well, The gas valve looks like its supposed to be getting its electricity from something called a transformer. I'm not sure if the transformer, a control board, and a module can be considered the...
02-28-08, 03:00 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Cool. That's what I did and the meter showed...

Cool. That's what I did and the meter showed nothing, just a bunch of zeros. But I did test other things to make sure the meter was working properly since it has been sitting around for a while....
02-28-08, 12:25 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Another question... Something I keep seeing...

Another question...

Something I keep seeing mentioned is 1/2" inlet x 3/4" outlet. What I've noticed about mine is that the line coming out is actually smaller than the line going in. Am I...
02-28-08, 12:06 PM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

I believe I did this correctly. The furnace has...

I believe I did this correctly. The furnace has what I think is called a transformer on the inside wall. Wires leave the transformer going to the gas valve and the CTC. The CTC works, and when I test...
02-28-08, 10:02 AM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

OK. So other research I've done conflicts and...

OK. So other research I've done conflicts and makes it sound like it could still be a problem with the thermocouple. I may just pick up a new one just in case.

As far as using a volt meter to...
02-28-08, 09:00 AM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

Yeah, I just read somewhere else that if the...

Yeah, I just read somewhere else that if the pilot is lit, the thermocouple is OK.
02-28-08, 08:38 AM
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Posted By djpeckonbox

New to the forum, old forced air furnace problem

I will try to make this as detailed and brief as possible. Yesterday, the my old forced air gas furnace kicked off and didn't come back on.

I went downstairs to check it out, and noticed that the...
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