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I HAVE A RHEEM CRITERION 2 gas furnace, when i turn the system on, it will stay on for a min. it repeats this cycle three times and it will turn off. model # RGPH-07NAUER serial # DF50302F46949023

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Usually a bad flame sensor will cause this problem.
You can either replace it or clean it with some extra fine steel wool.

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