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We have turned the thermostat up but furnace will not come on. It sounds as though it wants to start then shuts down only to try again in a short while. The red light visible inside the furnace is flashing .I have tried resetting by shutting unit off at thermostat for a few minutes the turning on to heat mode.

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Sounds like there is a safety switch called a limit switch that has gone bad,the red light means trouble

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