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04-12-07, 06:31 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Thumbs up problem solved with some good advice

Thank you sir for your good advice. I did clean that little rod as you had mentioned but the problem persisted. I then cleaned all the contacts associated with that little rod and I don't know which...
04-11-07, 04:49 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Talking Furnace Not Lighting Up

Hello, I am having a problem with an Armstrong gas furnace. If anyone has any advice, I would be most appreciative.
It seems that when first lighting up, the spark lights the pilot light, which in...
02-10-06, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

Grady

Heh Grady, I am actually starting to believe the problem has being taken care of. Its been a full day now and the furnace is consistently lighting up after the first "click". It seems apparent now...
02-09-06, 05:36 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Heh Grady

Hi Grady, I really appreciate that link you sent to me and I went through it and I reread all of your posts to me and I noticed that "faulty ground" came up time and time again so I went back into...
02-08-06, 06:02 PM
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Posted By jimmee

s8600c is the number and about the rod, there is...

s8600c is the number and about the rod, there is two of them, neither one is copper, they are both "steel" colored, and one is used to light up the pilot light and they both have an electrical plug...
02-08-06, 05:20 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Sorry about that Grady, I am new at this stuff...

Sorry about that Grady, I am new at this stuff and I realize your patience. The name and number I found was "Honeywell mpls. mn 55422"
02-08-06, 04:51 PM
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Posted By jimmee

The module is a Honeywell VR 8204H 1097

The module is a Honeywell VR 8204H 1097
02-08-06, 03:14 PM
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Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

One other thing, that rod doesn't reach into the...

One other thing, that rod doesn't reach into the flame like you had mentioned previously. Its about a third of an inch out. Its just too short to reach and the screw holes for the mounting bracket do...
02-08-06, 03:12 PM
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Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

I tried

You know Grady, I took it apart again and gave everything I could touch a good cleaning and still the problem persists. The flame lights up on the main burners, and just as quickly it goes out. Can...
02-07-06, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

Trying Again

I will have a look see first thing in the morning, and give it a good going over. I agree with you with all the unnecessary work that is done because of a faulty ground. You definitely sound like a...
02-07-06, 05:16 PM
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Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

Heh Grady

Heh Grady, the problem reared its ugly head once more and is it possible those little rods on the ceramic holder wear out? Or is it possible it just needs repositioning though I cannot figure out how...
02-02-06, 04:28 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Grady, you are a good man. :) I found the...

Grady, you are a good man. :) I found the little rod, and cleaned it the best I could, but to make sure it was rod you were talking about, I followed the wire back to the module, as you advised,...
02-01-06, 06:43 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Valve Number

Strange, I wonder why you couldn't find the model number. Gets my suspcious of my house builder. Anyways, you are right about the number on the gas valve, it does start with VR8204H 1097 Hope you...
02-01-06, 06:05 PM
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Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

Model Number

Heh Grady, I found the model number and its EG6H80DC14-1A Hope this helps.
02-01-06, 04:20 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Problem not solved

Heh Grady, I took a look in and I can't tell how the pilot light is being lit, but there is a little stick like piece that I assume is a sensor of some sort that turns red hot by the pilot light when...
01-31-06, 05:46 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Thanx Grady, I am going to have a look at it....

Thanx Grady, I am going to have a look at it. Hope that is all it is.
Thanx again.
01-31-06, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By jimmee

Lighting Up

I noticed my gas furnace (a twelve year old Armstrong) clicks when it lights up and lately, I have noticed it clicks three, four or even five times when lighting up the main burners. I took a peak in...
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Posted By jimmee

Squealing

I got a 1990 Ford Probe two litre that squeals at every start up. I know its coming from the belts however the belts are both fairly tight. The squealing is definitely louder the colder the weather...
12-11-05, 05:54 PM
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Posted By jimmee

Success

Thanx Dunbar Plumber, you were right on the money. It was just a little past the trap, a big clump of my wife's "beautiful" hair. The snake pulled the smelly matte out. Thanx again.....
12-10-05, 07:07 PM
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Views: 757
Posted By jimmee

Thumbs up Reply

So you are suggesting that there is still possibly a clog past the trap, and further down the system? The hair that I pulled out was in the vertical part of the drain just below the sink plug but the...
12-10-05, 06:50 PM
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Views: 757
Posted By jimmee

slow drain in sink

I have a raised ranch home and my upper floor washroom's vanity sink is draining real slow. I pulled the pipe apart below the sink and pulled out some of my wife's hair, however, the water still...
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Views: 742
Posted By jimmee

I had a 1975 Datsun 280Z once and I drove it...

I had a 1975 Datsun 280Z once and I drove it across country and on occasion maybe every five or six hours, the engine would start sputtering and die, after an hour or two, it would start up and run...
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Views: 727
Posted By jimmee

Is it possible that there is bad teeth on...

Is it possible that there is bad teeth on starter's drive wheel or maybe broken teeth on the flywheel.
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Views: 1,164
Posted By jimmee

I don't know if that was the smartest thing to...

I don't know if that was the smartest thing to do, but I bet it felt damn good! :D
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Views: 910
Posted By jimmee

Yes sir, you don't have to tell me what a weird...

Yes sir, you don't have to tell me what a weird car the Probe is but I am off to my garage with a hammer in hand. Stay tuned for updates :D
Thanx for the helpful advice.
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