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Furnace keeps turning on and off

The burner keeps on and off with electronic ignitter

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Okay, what is going on. is the system lighting or not. If it is just sparking then you need to just the gas value. But if the system lites and then only have a flame for about five sec. then shuts back off, then your flame sensor is dirty. Take a wire brush and clean the flame sensor. The flame sensor is right there with the burns because a flame has to hit it for the gas to stay running. Just take a wire bush and clean it..... let me know

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