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Rheem rgaa-080a :Pilot works but blower does not turn on

Furnice pilot turns on and heats up pipes when therm stat is set 70 and above. When furnace heats up the blower does not turn on.

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I've replaced a Williams wall gas heater non-electric. The thermostat is connected right and mounted on the wall. But, there's a thick black copper wire on the side of the furnace tagged thermostat. I don't know what to do with it? Where do you connect this wire? When it touches the top screw of the three screws running vertically(where the other wires are connected). The burner lights up and stays on, even if you play with the wall thermostat. Touching the other two screws doesn't do anything. Now, the manual talks about connecting it to the venting wires? Extra wires coming from the top or maybe somewhere else in the wall? I've left it connected to the first screw, ran the heater. But, it never turns off? Any suggestions? Thanks

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If I shut off the blower on my gas furnace do I have to shut down the whole furnace


Turn of the system at the thermostat. If you turn off the blower, assuming you mean at the tstat, there's no need to turn off the pilot. If blower is running and won't stop, even if turned off at tstat, turn off power by any means necessary, and pilot does not need to be turned off. A "standing pilot" is made to stay lit at all times, running or not.

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Bad igniter? When you 1st try it the gas valve will give enough gas that you would get the burner lit if the igniter was glowing red. If you're desperate you can light the igniter area w/ an aim n flame, but you definitely want to do that w/ caution and crank up your t-stat so the furnace stays on awhile Cuz you'll have to do it again for heat or buy an igniter($40 or so)

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I have switched my unit over to heat and only cool air blows out. Is there a reset button I can try before calling out a repair man.


It depends on what type of unit you have if it is gas or electric. If it is gas your pilot light is probably not lit .take the top door of your furnace off look under the burner and see if there is a small flame lit . if not it is simple to light turn the knob on the gas valve to pilot then push in on the know while holding a match at the pilot head to find the pilot head trace the small aluminuim pipe from the gas valve to where it ends that will be the pilot head once the pilot lights count to 10 slowly then switch the knob to the on position and your set make sure the t-stat is in the off position before lighting the pilot light.

If it is electric heat strips or a heat pump there is nothing to do other than turn t-stat to heat and make sure all 220 breakers are in the on position.

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Why would the pilot light ignite then turn off?


If it is a true "pilot" light, it needs to be held down long enough to generate the milivolts needed to prove to the gas valve that he is ready to open, other wise the gas valve would open, not igniting, thus causing a "gas leak". Turn the t-stat OFF, turn gas valve to pilot, push down on pilot knob, light pilot and hold for 2 minutes. After 2 mins let go, and if pilot stays lit, turn gas valve to ON, and turn the stat to heat and turn it up to desired temp. If pilot does not stay lit after doing above, try sanding thermo couple( the thing the flame is sitting in) or just spend the $15 bucks and replace therm couple. azeddysac@yahoo.com

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I have an amana furnace and it will not kick on. When the switch is turned on the furnace will try to run but won't warm up and blow. Does it have a pilot light?? or a reset button??


Try this----turn furnace off at stat and unplug furnace for 10 minutes. Plug it back in, the combustion and blower motor may both kick on for 2 minutes or so or not. Turn t-stat to heat and turn up stat to highest setting. Hurry out to furnace and you should hear the combustion motor(little motor piped to flue) kick on, then wait for a "click" next you should see a glow from the igniton element, then another click, next will be the gas valve opening. If no ignition, it will try 3 times and then lock ur *** out, and just turn on the blower just as a precaution. If you dont see the glow plug glowing after the first click, replace the $20 glow plug and you should be good to go. The glow plugs crack, and this is what breaks the connection. If you gas valve has a knob, and says pilot----turn the valve to pilot, push down on the knob, light the pilot and hold down knob for 2 minutes to heat up flame sensor. Make sure the t-stat is all the way down or off. After 2 minutes of holding pilot knob down, let go and your pilot should be still lit, if it is, then turn gas valve to ON and then turn t-stat up to kick on furnace. If ur pilot doesn't stay lit, get a new thermal couple and replace it-$12 bucks. Good luck and let me know how it went. azeddysac@yahoo.com

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I have a Rheem gas furnace, model # RGAA-100C and need help lighting the pilot. The instructions on the metal plate tell me to set the valve to off, then to pilot, push the valve down until lit, and then...


Hi, follow what I say and it is very easy. The knob that says off, on, and pilot, is where you need to start. You don't want to turn it off now, as its been off for awhile now. Turn the knob slowly pushing down on it until you fill it go down. The knob will go down believe me. When this happens, keep holding it down as this is what starts the gas to the pilot which is back under the burner, under it. Just take a flash light and you can follow the aluminum tubing back and where it stops is where you light it with something long with a match in it or a small rolled up paper. Keep the knob down the whole time you are lighting it. When it lights, keep the knob pushed down for about another minute. Then slowly release the knob and the pilot should stay on. Once you have it on, turn the knob to on, not off. If you turn it the wrong way, it will go off and you will need to start over again. Once it stays on by itself, turn your thermostat up for heat and the burner will light and come on. Just remember that the pilot where you light it is where the tubing goes back under it, as the pilot gas goes through it. You will need a light. Look at the knob with a good light and it will tell you which way to turn it. In the pilot position, the knob will press down to let the pilot gas in, and you can reach back and light it. Then turn knob on. Pilot should stay light. Turn on thermostat and it will fire up. Let me know how it goes. You may have to try a couple of times.
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