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    furnace burner???

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    had this one last night. inlet pressure is 6.9 and outlet pressure is 3.45. i cleaned the burners but the only one dirty was the first one that is rolling back at start up. cleaned orifices. still has roll back at start up. i did notice when i was turning the furnace on and off to check it, that if i didnt let the inducer completely stop before turning it back on it wouldnt have roll out. what do yall think?

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    did you inspect the heat exchanger?

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    did you clean the pilot orafice ?

    its like the gas valve is opening too slow

    can you swap burners around ??

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    check the amp draw on inducer fan motor.
    It's not if your doing it right it's whether your doing the right thing that is important.

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    Amp draw was .9 name plate 1.7

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    That is strange, make sure to share the outcome. Never know when youll come across something like this

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    I do remember the valve took about 2 or 3seconds to get to 3.45. Is that normal or is it usually immediate

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    I believe I heard they do make valves that are slow openers , i dont know enough about them to tell you anything , but if one got installed into that furnace on accident , it will act similar to what you are seeing

    If the pilot flame is Not big enough it could do that , or make a Whoosh sound

    Some are a real pain to diagnose

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    Delayed ignition. Check the runners on the burners. Make sure they are spaced enough. Was the valve replaced?

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    Let the furnace run for 5 minutes. Turn off gas valve, let flame go out, turn it right back on and see if it lights normal

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    Quote Originally Posted by gravity View Post
    Let the furnace run for 5 minutes. Turn off gas valve, let flame go out, turn it right back on and see if it lights normal
    ahh .... you are bypassing the valve this way , checking to see if valve is opening too slow , good idea !

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    valve was not replaced. it was original

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    it will light normal because the inducer i still running. it lights normal when i cut the switch off and back on before the inducer has time to completely stop.

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