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  1. Thread: Bad Gas Valve?

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    Yes that is a vent. Is this a five wire valve...

    Yes that is a vent. Is this a five wire valve with a three wire pilot? Did you clear the vent hole?
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    Post any reads you get. Don't "what it called...

    Post any reads you get. Don't "what it called for" makes it easier to get replays
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    "Heat Assist" fan/limit

    "Heat Assist" fan/limit
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    Spider. Me too. Found many times.

    Spider. Me too. Found many times.
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    I have a Fieldpiece HS35. I like the ability to...

    I have a Fieldpiece HS35. I like the ability to seperate the clamp and attach the leads to it.
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    Years ago they sprayed for the Med Fly and we...

    Years ago they sprayed for the Med Fly and we didn't see any spiders in equipment for several years.
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    That's just a fact of life. I know some years...

    That's just a fact of life. I know some years seemed every call had spider nest or two. I've had many with the spider still there between two nests.
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    My company requires a NCV test at the meter and...

    My company requires a NCV test at the meter and each appliance before touching.
  9. Did you jump out the tstat. I've seen strange...

    Did you jump out the tstat. I've seen strange things associated with tstats.
    Since the inducer cycles off I'm just thinking try tstat.
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    Have you checked the burner orifice for a spider...

    Have you checked the burner orifice for a spider web
  11. I too had my system replaced. I installed it...

    I too had my system replaced. I installed it myself in the mid seventies. I used Bryant equipment installed by our friend on this site BigBird. As ChaseAir said watch the caps. The system s four...
  12. Thread: Power pile help

    by mike3
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    All thermocouples and pilot generators are rated...

    All thermocouples and pilot generators are rated open read. You must know the type of generator and its rating. Without this knowledge it is difficult to troubleshoot properly. Improperly matched...
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    Actually the water reservoir was on many of them,...

    Actually the water reservoir was on many of them, at least in my area.
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    Im guessing most here have seen gravity furnaces...

    Im guessing most here have seen gravity furnaces with an add-on "blower box"
  15. Is there something you like addressed or just...

    Is there something you like addressed or just want general info
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    As a teenager I worked for a paving company. We...

    As a teenager I worked for a paving company. We put our shovels in diesel fuel when they got coated with asphalt. Cleaned right up.
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    I haven't read the threads, but my high school...

    I haven't read the threads, but my high school years were 55-59. The best of the best. I'm sure cruising, cars,girls, music have already been mentioned many times.
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    I know this will sound crazy and I mean no...

    I know this will sound crazy and I mean no disrespect. Are you turning the control knob to on or off. Since you mentioned working on a ladder.
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    I'm kinda wondering curious about the condom on...

    I'm kinda wondering curious about the condom on the floor
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    The valve you described was Honeywell. The...

    The valve you described was Honeywell. The bi-metal flame switch was added after market I blieve, don't think I ever saw one I thought was OEM and those burners were always needing cleaning and...
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    As long as we're talking old floor furnace,...

    As long as we're talking old floor furnace, remember the model with a belt drive blower?
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    Suppose to be 84 Thursday, we ran the AC a couple...

    Suppose to be 84 Thursday, we ran the AC a couple of weeks ago. San Jose, Ca
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    Actually some of the old ones had 24 volt valves...

    Actually some of the old ones had 24 volt valves with a lava tip pilot and no safety. OEM
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    Nothing unusual, I've worked many.

    Nothing unusual, I've worked many.
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    I remember those days. General Controls was my...

    I remember those days. General Controls was my best friend
  26. Oops Im on the wrong thread

    Oops Im on the wrong thread
  27. The way I read the instructions, you need to...

    The way I read the instructions, you need to remove back and close in jumper, seems like quite an effort though.
  28. I'm looking at my HS35 and the instructions are...

    I'm looking at my HS35 and the instructions are labeled HS36 and al I can see is to calibrate in both temps remove back and make adjustments. I'll keep looking.
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    Your speaking of an a/h that is part of a heat...

    Your speaking of an a/h that is part of a heat pump or electric heat system. No fossil fuel to produce carbon monoxide.
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    Recirculation if blower compartment door is left...

    Recirculation if blower compartment door is left off
  31. Thread: Locked LP tank?

    by mike3
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    I would not consider a law to be required to do a...

    I would not consider a law to be required to do a line/leak test on a meter or tank that was in the off position. I have seen several accidents when that simple procedure was not followed. What if...
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    I've drilled orifices for many years, never had a...

    I've drilled orifices for many years, never had a problem. If it was a propane to natural I always installed an adjustable reg
  33. Thread: Locked LP tank?

    by mike3
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    I would never turn on a system I could not do a...

    I would never turn on a system I could not do a line test on!!
  34. Thread: Duct take offs

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    Isn't he scoop actually called a "scavenger"?

    Isn't he scoop actually called a "scavenger"?
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    I've worked on many of these furnaces, the weak...

    I've worked on many of these furnaces, the weak spot was the Thermac gas valve safeties
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    Have done a leak test n the gas line. I knw you...

    Have done a leak test n the gas line. I knw you said e gas co checked their meter and reg.
  37. I worked for the utility co and after hours ran...

    I worked for the utility co and after hours ran service calls. Some nights I had to work overtime and then run calls. I di it for thirteen tears.
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    I guess you realize this is an eight year old...

    I guess you realize this is an eight year old post?
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    I went to the wrong address on seasonal check and...

    I went to the wrong address on seasonal check and when the blower came on it let the smoke out. The people let me in with no question, I guess because it was an apt. I told them the problem and left....
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    So many remarks about the rod itself and nothing...

    So many remarks about the rod itself and nothing ever mentioned concerning the wire that connects it. It is so easy to use a screwdriver and jumper to simulate the flame rod and wire during as one...
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    Open reads don't mean a whole lot, sure it's one...

    Open reads don't mean a whole lot, sure it's one test but not the means all test. Everybody speaks to a PG-9 style (750 MV open read factory fresh) what about the old PG-1 that almost every floor...
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    Pull plate off motor and look on backside

    Pull plate off motor and look on backside
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    I might add, when cleaning that pilot, with the...

    I might add, when cleaning that pilot, with the pilot in your hand and he orifice removed, look thru thru and you will see a venturi. About midway there is a hole that can become linted and affects...
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    You want them all to be just a cap

    You want them all to be just a cap
  45. Does the noise appear before the blower starts?...

    Does the noise appear before the blower starts? If yes it may be an undersized flex connector
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    Sounds like time to try the old screwdriver to...

    Sounds like time to try the old screwdriver to the ear and try to pinpoint area
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    I didn't read all the posts, maybe someone...

    I didn't read all the posts, maybe someone already mentioned the time honored coffee can repair.
  48. This is where I am, retired and my wholesale...

    This is where I am, retired and my wholesale company went out. So I buy off the internet, not very often do I need anything though.
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    I just went on EBay and they have many solenoid...

    I just went on EBay and they have many solenoid valves and coils.
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    Are you able to send a picture of the entire...

    Are you able to send a picture of the entire control area and the furnace
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