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Rheem RGPH-10EAMER furnace. Thermostat kicks on, electric pilot comes on, blower comes on, gas does not ignite, can't smell gas. Gas water heater is working correctly. Ideas?

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SOURCE: pilot light won't ignite, gas company came out, got gas

the glow plug or thermocopler is bad

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Rheem gas furnace blower unit not working properly

look at circuit board and follow wires that come from fan motor, if this is a standard motor black is high and it will be going to a prong that says cool, red is low and it will go to heat, you will have a yellow and a blue that are "parked" remove red park it were the blue is and put blue on heat, if this is a variable speed motor you will have to set dip switches via your equipment manual

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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SOURCE: pilot light too weak

clean ports where gas comes out for pilot light also check gas pressure (gas company)

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Rheem rgph-07eamgr gas furnace that does not ignite

Most likely it is the igniter, but check to make sure the hose from the blower to the pressure switch is not blocked by debris.

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Rheem rgph-07eamgr gas furnace that does not ignite

it is most likely the ignitor.




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We have a 10 year old Rheem PVW50 Power Vented water heater that works on gas. The last couple of days it has been giving out problems. It will not maintain hot water in the tank. I restarted it and...


The igniter is glowing, but no gas ignites?
So either the gas is entering combustion chamber and not lighting because igniter is positioned incorrectly -or- no gas is entering combustion chamber because air in gas line or bad gas control valve thermostat or gas line is clogged.
When you 'restart' the water heater, somehow you are getting gas to the burner and it is igniting.
I'm not sure what the flame switch is. If the ECO was cut out, the gas control valve would not send power to the igniter and there would be no gas available for 'restart.'
I would adjust location of igniter, check if gas is entering combustion chamber, clean the gas line to the burner, and bleed gas line for air, but another suspect could be the gas control valve thermostat.
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Rheem rgph 10eamer 8 yrs old ...blower motor wont stop running...i had the a/c on....decided to ck the furnace ...switched to heat...blower still running....no spark from direct spark...


Hi Richard. The switch they are talking about has a small tube coming from the induction blower housing straight to the switch. The best way to test it is to blow and **** on the tube while it is still connected to the switch. You should hear small clicking sounds coming from the switch, if not than it needs to be replaced. Another thing to try is a small wire or paperclip through the small opening where the tube came off. Sometimes this gets clogged and causes the same issue. Other than that, it can be a blocked flue or the inductive blower motor itself is not working properly. Hope this helps and good luck!

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If you can find the panel that has the wiring diagram glued to it, it will have an error code chart on it that will give you an idea what 2 blinks is. I am sending you a sequence of operation to help you to diagnose what could be the issue, read on.

On a call for heat, the 24 volt thermostat sends a signal to the control module. The control module will indicate a call for heat with a light on the control either blinking or remain solid depending upon model. The inducer (exhaust) blower will purge all gasses from the furnace and pressurize a pressure switch. Once the pressure switch tells the module to continue, the electronic ignition will energize and send 120 volts to the igniter. The igniter will glow and you will be able to see it if viewed thru the small inspection port. Once the igniter gets hot enough, it sends a signal to the module opening up the gas valve (24 volts). Either a pilot will come on or the burner tube will ignite then spread the flame to all burners. Lastly a safety sensor will be looking for a certain temperature within a few seconds and the furnace will continue to operate and the room air blower will turn on in a minute or two.

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Rheem gas furnace blower unit not working properly


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I'm not a furnace technician. But I have worked on several Coleman trailer furnaces. So keep in mind that my terminology might not be exactly correct. But I think I can help you.

I don't know what model you are running, but most of them run pretty much the same. You have a four basic components to check. Thermostat; Ignition Control Module; Pressure Switch; and which ever of the following that you have (Glow plug, Electronic ignition, Pilot Light).

I'm assuming that you are referring to the blower as the "Rat wheel blower" (round wheel looking thing with fins on it). If my assumption is correct and if the power from the breaker box to the furnace junction box (Probably with a on and off switch on top or side), than when you give it power (from breaker box and turn thermostat up) the fan (not blower) comes on. If it doesn't there is a probably a problem with your Thermostat or Ignition Module. If it does come on and your glow plug or you igniter tries to work. Than yes, you are correct, you have to have gas pressure to let the pressure switch know that there is adequate gas supply pressure (gas- 5 to 7 W.C, propane 11 to 13 W.C). The reason for this is if the Pressure Switch doesn't feel the correct pressure. It thinks you have a leak and won't release gas for ignition. After you turn the gas on. If the furnace doesn't ignite. Make sure the Thermostat is definitely wired properly. Now we are down to one of three problems. If the Glow Plug, Electronic Ignition, or pilot light are working properly. Than we are down one of two problems. The Ignition Module or Pressure Switch. Check pressure on the Pressure Switch. If yuou don't smell gas it is probably OK. But it is best if you use a manometer. I have rarely found Pressure Switches bad. Normally if I get to that step. It is the Ignition Module. The Ignition Module kind of like the brain of the furnace. It is located behind one of your front panels. It will have approximately 10 wires going to it. Some will be going to the Thermostat, some to the Glow plug (Igniter), some to the Pressure Switch, and some going to the blower.

I have probably said more than you need to know. If I did I apologize. But to wrap it up. You were probably correct. You definitely need gas for the blower to kick on. The furnace has to light and heat up before the blower will Start. Not to keep rattling, but to check to see if the blower motor will run. Is to switch the Thermostat from "auto" to "run".

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