Heil Furnace Won't Work. - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-24-2007, 04:49 PM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Heil furnace Won't work.

I have a Heil SP80 furnance that will not work. Two years ago the igniter went out and was replaced. The igniter appears to working ok. The blower is working it just apears to not be getting gas to the igniter. Note: The gas is turned on. If you have any ideas please let me know.


mgbarber44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2007, 11:01 PM   #2
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Milwaukee
Posts: 58
Rewards Points: 75

If the igniter is lit and it is still not firing up, the next thing i would look at would be the thermocouple. This is a thin piece of copper tubbing attached to the igniter assembly, which detects heat from the igniter, if it can not detect that the igniter is lit, it will not open the gas valve-hence no heat! These are pretty cheap and tend to go quite often, it could be other things, but this is prob the most common.

Also remove igniter and clean with a metal brush or fine sand paper. If the flame has a yellow tip-it needs to be cleaned.


timthetoolman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-25-2007, 02:34 PM   #3
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Heil DC 90 with burner issues

I just corrected a problem with this particular furnace when the burners either don't ignite or go out. I just spoke with an HVAV tech and it's one of two problems 1) it's the flame sensor and can be cleaned with sandpaper or replace it. 2) it's the honeywell smart valve, a) wedge a piece a folded paper against the main wiring harness where it plugs into the housing this will make it have better contact, b) replace the gas valve itself around $100 for the part. I cleaned the flame sensor and so far it's working.
jeffg246 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Heil Furnace Burner Problem timothyr HVAC 79 02-12-2014 07:01 PM
heil furnace bbr67 HVAC 5 02-24-2007 12:22 AM
HEIL 5000 Furnace Problem moore70 HVAC 5 03-26-2006 07:59 PM
my ac keeps blowing boards on my heil furnace sally HVAC 2 07-23-2005 07:14 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1