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    Richard Dean Oct 13, 2013

    Intermittent problem from the start but has gotten worse with time (2 years). Unit is mounted horizontal with right to left flow. Altitude is 3500 ft. Trouble light blinks twice. Does not light the burners completely. Induction fan starts and steps up in speed, glow bar starts, gas turns on, top burner of 4 (the one with the glow bar) lights but the other 3 burners do not, the top burner does not ignite them. The flame sensor is on the bottom burner so it is not happy so the controller shuts it all down. After 3 tries the furnace locks out, as it should. The unit is setup for propane and the gas pressure is correct. Does not matter whether flue is connected. Gas orifices are clean. If I put a flame by lower burners they will light when the top burner does at gas turn on.

  • Richard Dean
    Richard Dean Oct 16, 2013

    Think I finally found the problem. The 16" by 1/2" flex line from the 3/4" black pipe to the heater gas valve was within manufacture spec

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Burners rust over time. if there not bad you can clean them. make sure orfices & manifold are clean.

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