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12-19-07, 06:54 PM
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Posted By ecman51

You'd think it only need a 15. Are you sure it...

You'd think it only need a 15. Are you sure it also is not stamped into the metal base of the fuse?

But regardless; say someone else put in the wrong fuse does not mean you follow suit. Do you...
11-21-07, 06:55 AM
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Posted By ecman51

Welllll, I really didn't help, but glad to hear...

Welllll, I really didn't help, but glad to hear you got it. And you can feel proud that you are quite the handy guy.
11-15-07, 04:39 PM
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Posted By ecman51

As long as the contacts are not touching and as...

As long as the contacts are not touching and as long as you make sure your probes do not touch each OTHER while testing. Make sure they don't, otherwise that skews everything.
11-15-07, 04:16 PM
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Posted By ecman51

Please do. Need actual ohms number please.

Please do. Need actual ohms number please.
11-12-07, 07:04 AM
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Posted By ecman51

Ah. THIS is the appropriate quote. Yes, you must...

Ah. THIS is the appropriate quote. Yes, you must retest the ignitor and give us the actual ohm reading results as taken right from the pin terminals on the end of the ignitor wires.

Ahhh. And I...
11-12-07, 06:57 AM
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Posted By ecman51

How did you do this 'continuity' test? Did you...

How did you do this 'continuity' test? Did you actually bring up any ohms numbers on it?

IF it turns out that your problem IS indeed a weak or completely shot ignitor, this will be a new one on...
11-12-07, 06:46 AM
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Posted By ecman51

Man with same symptom?

Are you sure he specifically said his ventor motor never came on first? And that by replacing his HSI, that completely fixed his furnace? You sure about that detail?
11-11-07, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ecman51

So the motor sounds good to me. About an expected...

So the motor sounds good to me. About an expected number.



Has the furnace worked since? If so, then we'll forget talking about that switch.



We'd better both go back and reread what he...
11-11-07, 01:00 PM
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Posted By ecman51

Regarding your continuity question in red type:...

Regarding your continuity question in red type: It can mean both good or bad. Generally with a motor you should get SOME resistance. NO resistance means dead short. SOME (little, single digit...
11-11-07, 12:23 PM
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Posted By ecman51

FULL continuity of a motor can also mean dead...

FULL continuity of a motor can also mean dead short, in an AC motor. To test for this, place one test lead on ONE inducer wire and then the other test lead touching the motor casing. It should show...
11-11-07, 12:17 PM
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Posted By ecman51

No. Because the ignitor sequences after the...

No. Because the ignitor sequences after the ventor motor.

If you are stumped and have not followed say dj's suggestions or you can't comprehend any of this, we will have to start over and explain...
11-11-07, 10:18 AM
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Posted By ecman51

You have to see if power is getting to it. I kind...

You have to see if power is getting to it. I kind of doubt it. You will have to trace back hot wire and see. Are you going to do any of the suggested tests soon?
11-11-07, 09:52 AM
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Posted By ecman51

He might get a hum then, from the motor. ...

He might get a hum then, from the motor.

Dave, do you?
11-11-07, 09:49 AM
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Posted By ecman51

And to add to Dj's suggestions, I have had to...

And to add to Dj's suggestions, I have had to replace ventor motor sequencers to allow the current to get to the motor.
11-10-07, 05:12 PM
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Posted By ecman51

Is your meter good? Did you test your two leads...

Is your meter good? Did you test your two leads together to make sure before touching where you did on the flame sensor? See any fine breaks in the ignitor or even a whitish marking on it (which will...
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