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Old 04-15-2010, 01:36 AM   #1
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Sears Homart Automatic heating (furnace probably from 60's)

I have a furnace that has been working fine. It proably isn't as efficientAS A MODERN ONE HOWEVER In the winter the gas bill is never higher than $60.00 per month (there is a pilot light and the house has gas oven/stove and gas dryer. Usually around $30,00 in cooler months, so repairing this is definitly an option. It has stopped. What can I problem solve? ELECTRIC MOTOR? OR? (gas polot is still on-maybe I'll change to pilotless electric ignition?) ANY suggestions welcome as soon as possible!!!!!
It's not the thermostat
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Old 04-19-2010, 01:38 PM   #2
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Unfortunately, and with all due respect, if you have to ask you probably are not is a position to mess with a gas furnace yourself. You need to pay the $100-or-so and have a reputable HVAC company come in and fix it for you.


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Old 04-19-2010, 10:30 PM   #3
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Do you have a thermocouple, or a thermopile?

Could be the gas valve.
Or perhaps a bad transformer.
Or a blown fuse.
Or someone turned off the emergency switch.
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