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Does not start main burner

Pilot goes ON but main burner can not start, and if it starts it goes Off in a few seconds.

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  • Elena Feb 24, 2012

    I have Goodman two-stage multi-speed gas furnace.

  • dennis stone Nov 04, 2012

    where is flame switch

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Faulty presure switch or flame sencor needs cleaning , check air filter is not blocked

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    where is flame switch

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What kind of heater? is it a gas furnace?

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take millivolt reads while main burner is on.i suspect you will see a drop in voltage until you get to point where it will no longer operate burner(around 200mv).if this is the case you probably have poor pilot characteristics due to dirty pilot,pilot out of adjustment ,obstruction or insufficient gas pressure

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Clean the pilot assembly if has any orange at the tip. If its burning clean and blue, then its most likely the thermocouple. Safer to get a gasfitter to check it out.

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