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Burners will not respond correctly to thermostat settings. (ie setting on low but burner will be red hot and burner setting on hot but will be low)

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  • tfitzhugh Jun 10, 2008

    Thanks Sir! I'll try that switch.

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The corresponding switch that controls the burner should be replaced.

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