I will check the ground.
It was still in its original packaging and no indication of ever having a flame. Of course, who knows if it was ever dropped etc.....
I did check and there is 26.2 volts at the transformer.... dont know if this helps, but just a little more info. Also, when turned on (thermostat on), it kicks on for a split second (fan only) then shuts off.
Again, just trying to see if there might be any other possibilities before spending $$ on a board. Even with the board, I still have a great deal.....if it works...arrrg.