york lp gas won't work

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york lp gas won't work

Postby cheyenne » Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:14 pm

i have a york l.p gas heat unit the fan blows all the time when it is turned on but igniter wont lite the red light on the control board stays on accordding to the trouble shooting list it is "gas valve energized with "w" off or control failure" i had a blowed diode replaced in the board but it still does it can it still be the board? also what is the "w" that is off? thanks for any help
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Postby nomadpeo » Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:49 am

do you have a multimeter ? with no call for heat, measure between 'w' and 'c' as the duke said. if you do not follow, call a quallified technician. sounds like you have a safety hazard. also, we do not repair circuit boards at component level because the external safety devices and sequence of operation is programmed into the board. we replace the board. in your case, you may have wires shorted together between the thermostat and the furnace or a defective thermostat. the warning you are getting is to let you know that sequence is being compromised and there is a hazardous condition.
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