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Hi, I have an amanna sv80 natural gas furnace, I lost power to my home , my question is will the pilot need to be re-lit or will the furnace restart on its own? Thank you

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The pilot light will be fine it is gas. The only way you need to relight pilot light is if you turn off the gas. The furnace should restart itself when the power comes back on.

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