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I have an Armstrong Air Ultra V Tech 91 Furnace. I turned heat on and nothing happens. Green indicator light is solid. Heat had already been on a few weeks ago and worked fine. We then had a heat wave and switched to air conditioning which worked fine. Both were off for awhile and now heat isn't working.

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These furnaces goes thru 4--steps for complete run time.... step-1, the small draft inducer blower motor blows and prove thru the small air tube that sucks a switch close to tell the circuit board to go to step-2......the glow plug glows for 15 seconds and step 3 the gas valve opens and dump gas in the venturi tubes and lights off the glow plug and proves thru a flame sensor (pin with 1 electrical wire connection) on the last venturi tube which tells the circuit board to go to the last step 4--, to turn on the main blower fan after 90 seconds!. Where ever it stops at then thats where your problem is!

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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Sounds like the flue is plugged, I had same problem and opened up the draft fan and there was a dead bird restricting the flue. Furnace will never light if the pressure switch never closes as you have found out. Also has anyone moved the switch some are position sensitive meaning have to be in same position factory set the switch. I had one like that also switch was little crooked so I straighten it up and walla worked.

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Flame sensor could be dirty. It is located right beside the last burner looks like a thick piece of wire. Take steel wool and gently clean the probe 4 or 5 strokes is all it will take to take off the carbon build up off. Lets eliminate this item and see if it clears up okay. ken

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You have a dirty flame sensor. Look at the very last burner and you will see a wire going to a ceramic sensor and it looks like a thick wire. Take some steel wool or fine sandpaper and clean the surface off and it will work like a champ.

Let me know how it goes ken

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