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rperry 02-09-2010 05:50 PM

Goodman gas furnace electronic ignitor
I have a older natural gas goodman Furnace PG0-60125-1AB
The filter got clogged and the unit shut down. After changing filter the unit would not ignite. Has a United Tech Electronic ignitor control.
Upon inspection, I found the burners had rusted over and were over 1/2 clogged so I tried to open eash port on a 5 Burner system. One of the burners had rusted so bad that it us fell apart and left a huge opening on the top of that burner. I put everything back and it still will not ignite. The blower runs continues but it will not ignite. The ignitor never tries to lite the furnace.
Any suggestions.

SKIP4661 02-09-2010 06:00 PM

Sounds like the high limit switch is stuck open. Sometimes rapping on it with a screwdriver handle will fix it. Be careful with those rusted and holey burners, could cause a lot of serious problems.

beenthere 02-09-2010 06:57 PM

Don't run it until you replace those burners.

Marty S. 02-09-2010 08:20 PM

If the burners are so rusted they fell apart the heat exchanger needs a serious check. IMO you're way past diy here, time to call a service company. Leave it off!

rperry 02-10-2010 05:39 PM

Goodman Furnace
I am new to this type information board. The responses to my questions reflected what I thought.
Thank you for the different responses.

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