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Old 03-30-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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Furnace won't light - help!


Have an older WeatherKing furnace that started acting up a few days ago. Put in a new thermostat, but didn't solve the problem. Also checked for any loose wires and made sure I had a good ground.

When I turn the thermostat on, the pilot light in the furnace comes on, and I hear a continual clicking. It either takes several minutes for the burners to ignite, or they don't fire up at all.

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Have an older WeatherKing furnace that started acting up a few days ago. Put in a new thermostat, but didn't solve the problem. Also checked for any loose wires and made sure I had a good ground.

When I turn the thermostat on, the pilot light in the furnace comes on, and I hear a continual clicking. It either takes several minutes for the burners to ignite, or they don't fire up at all.

Help!?
not sure what model you have ..check size of pilot ..and see if its hitting flame sensor....if it is good and strong and hitting flame sensor...replace flame sensor 1 st...ben sr

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Cleaned oxidation off of flame sensor and it fired right up -- thanks guys!
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