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Old 01-20-2012, 02:59 PM   #1
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Oil Furnace wont fire up

Oil furnace wont fire up.It was pumping oil but no ignition

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Old 01-20-2012, 03:37 PM   #2
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Oil Furnace wont fire up

Ayuh,... Could be the ignition coil, or igniters...

Could be Alotta things, but you'll need to pull the burner to see...

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The most common cause of ignition failure is a bad transformer. Make sure you have power going to it. Don't touch the bare copper busses coming out of it........unless you'd like a real charge, say a few thousand volts. And don't hit the reset button more than once. You'll load the burner chamber with a lot of raw oil that will burn off once it lights.

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