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Gas furnace not working

My furnace runs for 5 seconds and then shuts off, but my exhaust still running for like 10 seconds and then starts all over again, and do the same thing over and over what could cause this problem

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  • pasmisael Dec 16, 2008

    yes it starts and then it go out over and over

  • Ken Bledsoe May 11, 2010

    Are you saying the burners start and then go out after 5 seconds?

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This is a easy fix. Take some steel wool and clean the flame sensor it is located down by the burners looks like a piece of thick wire sitting right beside the last burner. Rub it very gently to take off the carbon that has built up on it. Should only take 4 or 5 strokes. let me know how it went. ken

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