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My Rheem gas furnace Model#RGLG-10EAUEA is cutting out a few second after it ignites and the main blower kicks in for two minutes. It does not seem to have a flame sensor. What could be the problem?

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  • don-ohio Jan 04, 2017

    Look for the flame sensor again. Can be a glass lens(they don't all reach back into the burner) opposite side of the igniter or down below igniter connection.Probably is the problem.

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Pressure switch or dirty flame sensor

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No luck in looking up your model number...

Try Rheem contact... (below)

http://www.rheem.com/productdocuments.aspx?RGLG-10EAUEA

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