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Make sure the electrodes are set properly for your burner. Make sure you are getting oil to the burner by opening up the bleeder on the pump after you press the safety switch to start the furnace. Take the screw out of the transformer and lift it up then hold a screwdriver on 1 of the springs and bring the tip of the screwdriver about 1 half inche from the other contack spring to see if the transformer will spark.

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