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We have Magic Gas Chef Furnace/AC Model 38HWC242-5A. Last week, we had no heat. The repairman came and said there was a problem with the ignition. He said that the igniter was producing a spark but it wasn't being transmitted properly to the electrode. So he ordered and repaced the electrode. But this did not fix the problem. He now thinks we need to replace the circuit board. Are we on the right track?

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  • adonigerAndy Apr 07, 2008

    In sending this request for assistance, the website asked for a category of the product. No category for furnace was listed. I chose "stove" at it was the next closest choice.

    This furnace is installed in a development of townhouses in Virgina nearby to Washington, DC. The Unit is 13 years old.

  • adonigerAndy Apr 07, 2008

    This is a Magic Pak not a Magic Chef (Originally Armstrong AC then purchased by Lennox)

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Hi,

The advice given to you buy the repairman is right.I suggest you to go ahead with the repair.

Hope your problem gets solved soon..

Goodluck,
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  • Priya darshan Apr 07, 2008

    You can also check THIS and THIS forum out for some usefull info.

    Goodluck once again,
    And please don't forget to rate the solution.

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It sounds like he knows what he is talking about, I would've done the same thing if he were me. Good luck

If you have any further questions, please let me know

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    Benjamin Patri Apr 07, 2008

    I would not doubt after 13 years that the board may have gone bad

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