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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like it could be a dirty or bad flame sensor.
When the burner lights ,there is a flame sensor in the flame and it is suppose to sense the flame and send a signal back to the control board which will keep the gas valve open, if it gets dirty or is bad it doesn't send the signal back to the board and the board will shut the gas valve off and after three tries it will lock out the furnace and you have to reset it to get it to work again.
The flame sensor looks like a wire and it's in the flame usually it will get gas deposits on it, then it won't work.
You can clean this sensor with an extra fine piece of steel wool, but before you attempt to do this DISCONNECT ALL POWER TO THE FURNACE.
Posted on Jan 05, 2010
Open the two side panels. The filter is at the bottom held down with a wire spring. Release the spring and the filter can be removed.
Posted on Jul 17, 2010
SOURCE: i have a rheem classic
no just repalce all the covers and then cycle to power to the unit and it should take off and go...be aware that the t-stat could take five minutes or so to recycle and star the unit also..
Posted on Aug 11, 2010
SOURCE: Rheem classic super quiet 80.
YOUR TEMPERATURE SENSOR NEEDED .
CLEANING, LIGHT SANDPAPER WILL DO THE TRICK.
IT LOOKS LIKE AN UP RIGHT NEEDLE ATTACHED TO A SMALL WHITE DISK. http://alltemp.com/FreeInHomeEstimate.html
Posted on Mar 05, 2011
SOURCE: Hi- how do i add
Due to the many different questions I see about Air Conditioning, I am including this overview to help us better understand each other for trouble shooting. A basic air conditioning system has a Thermostat, Air Handler or Furnace Fan and a Condensing unit. In a split system, the condensing unit (Condenser) is separate from the furnace and usually in the back yard. When working properly, it blows hot air. It connects to the cooling part of the system by 2 copper lines. One large line and 1 small line. The part that cools the house is the "Evaporator" and is usually on top of the furnace inside the square metal box (Plenum). When the Air Conditioner is running, the large copper line should be cold and the smaller line should be warm. Common signs of low refrigerant are that both lines are the same temperature and/or frost or ice has built up on the large line at the condenser. The thermostat will normally display room temperature on till it is touched to change the setting. It could have a "Span" setting as well as times and temperatures. The operating "span" of MOST residential thermostats is 40 to 90 degrees. That means you can set it as low as 40 degrees and no higher than 90 degrees. It probably has a fan switch also. When in the "ON" position, the fan will run constantly, 24 / 7, but the condenser will still cycle on and off as needed to keep the house at set point. If you have a suggestion to include in this paragraph, please let me know. Roger
There are service ports on the ends of the two copper lines at the condenser. Be VERY careful not to get any air in the system. Air carries moisure which will create acid and destroy the system. Don't touch the the smaller line. Pressure there is usually over 200 PSI. You sound like you have done this before. If not, let me know. Roger
Posted on Apr 10, 2011
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