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Amana furnace Hello, Thanks for the sloution a few weeks ago, I am now having another problem I am getting a constant flashing LED light. the guide on the back of the panels says reversed vaccum polarity or something similar. I still have the 5 am fuse in I just saw that comment I will take it out tonight, do you think this is the issue? The symptoms are: it runs for about 30 seconds the shuts off and the LED begins flashing I hear it periodically start and repeats the above. Thanks for your help. Joshua

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  • jwoodspv Dec 11, 2008

    I cleaned the sensor, when inspecting I saw what looked to be an ignitor in the back it looks like it came off of a white holder in between the two burners. I'm guessing that it needs to be attached and since it is broken needs to be replaced. If this is true is this something that can be purchased easily?

  • jwoodspv Dec 17, 2008

    OK I replaced the ignitor, and also replaced the fuse, and it is still acting as it did before everything is starting except the ignitor is not getting hot I'm stumped, do you think its time to call the service man or is this something I can tackle myself?

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Sounds like the flame sensor is failing you. The sensor is located on the last burner looks like a thick piece of wire. Take some steel wool and gently clean the carbon off the surface of sensor. Should only take 5 or 6 strokes. Now if that does it let me know. ken

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  • Ken Bledsoe Dec 11, 2008

    the ignitor can be bought at a parts house for heating and air. take your model number and old one would be a lot of help.

  • Ken Bledsoe Dec 17, 2008

    Yes I think it needs some close attention. sorry ken

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