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I had the oil tank filled and the furnace stopped working, I primed the furnace and it still wont work, It seems like the furnace wants to start,but it keeps stalling out. Is it a problem with the ignition or something else?

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Just had the tank filled ... Im getting the idea you burn one or two tanks per year? I would suspect sediment was stirred up in the tank and your filter is not clogged. Do you have your burner professionally serviced each year or do you do the work? For me ... I get it serviced ... they adjust the spark ... put in a new nozzle ... new filter ... clean the burner ... fire box and stack and I never have a problem.

Back to your problem ... I think if you replace the filter ... you will be back in business.

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