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I'm renting an apartment with what appears to be an old...very old furnace. I've gone to the leasing office and nobody has come to look at it yet and it's been nearly 3 days without heat in my place. So here's the problem. I lit the burner as it must have been out the whole summer. I figured lighting the burner would give me heat but no luck. When looking at the furnance there's a chain pulley on the left with a low/high speed. When I pull the chain the motor/fan turns on but blows cold/cool air. No heat. I even jacked the thermostat up to 90 and still no heat. With the fan not running and the thermostat jacked there's still no heat. Nothing kicks on. My apartment is about 52 inside...very cold but wouldn't be so bad if it were 117 outside but that's not the case. Any suggestions?

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    Danny Clark May 11, 2010

    Have you checked to make sure the gas it turned on at the shutoff valve and at the gas valve?

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I got a solution.don't mess with it.
just harrass the landlord till you get service.it's against the law not to provide you with heat.be patient though....we are coming off the holidays.any people are just returning to work.that includes supply houses to get parts.

by the way, did you pay your gas bill?check for gas to the gas valve at the inlet.

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