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Heat controller furnace will not lite and seems to have no power ( it does )

Furnace was working 2 weeks ago just fine. Now when the thermostat calls for heat nothing happens. It does have power to it but the only thing I can get to work is the blower. I bypassed the safety switch and tried a new thermostat. please help1

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Pilot generator may be bad if you have propane heat.In some cases that can indicate a low voltage short ,or could have a bad transformer on unit

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