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Where is the pilot light on my Heil furnace?

Where is the pilot light on my Heil furnace?

The pilot light is located at the end of the wire and the tube. Once the gas has had time to dissipate, turn the knob to “Pilot.” Then, hold down the “Reset” button and bring the flame of a long lighter close to the pilot light opening.

Does Heil furnace have a pilot light?

Many modern furnaces don’t have a standing pilot light. International Comfort Products sells gas furnaces under several brand names, including Heil. Some of the company’s furnaces have a pilot light, and it’s easy to tell if it’s lit simply by visually inspecting it.

Why does the pilot light on my Heil furnace not stay lit?

If your standing pilot light won’t stay lit, you may have a bad thermocouple or a bad gas valve. If the ignitor on a hot surface ignition system doesn’t glow orange, you probably have a cracked ignitor. Turn the power to the furnace off before you replace an ignitor.

Is there a way to troubleshoot a Heil furnace?

Our troubleshooting guide is easy to use and is the first step in your furnace repair process. Need help finding your model number? As long as you’re handy and confident in your HVAC repair skills, you can be your own furnace repair professional.

Where is the hot surface ignitor on a Heil furnace?

To find the hot surface ignitor on a Heil furnace, you’ll need to remove the front panel. The hot surface ignitor will be near the front of the furnace. Find it by looking on the left-hand side of the furnace, near the burners. Hot surface ignitors use an electric heating element, similar to that used in an electric oven.

Where is the pilot light on a gas furnace?

Standing Pilot. Older gas furnaces often have a standing pilot light that remains on all of the time. Locate the pilot light by finding the gas line that enters the furnace. This pipe is about the size of a garden hose and may be made of brass, copper or black steel.

If your standing pilot light won’t stay lit, you may have a bad thermocouple or a bad gas valve. If the ignitor on a hot surface ignition system doesn’t glow orange, you probably have a cracked ignitor. Turn the power to the furnace off before you replace an ignitor.

To find the hot surface ignitor on a Heil furnace, you’ll need to remove the front panel. The hot surface ignitor will be near the front of the furnace. Find it by looking on the left-hand side of the furnace, near the burners. Hot surface ignitors use an electric heating element, similar to that used in an electric oven.

Standing Pilot. Older gas furnaces often have a standing pilot light that remains on all of the time. Locate the pilot light by finding the gas line that enters the furnace. This pipe is about the size of a garden hose and may be made of brass, copper or black steel.

Why does my furnace not ignite when I Turn on the heat?

5. The Pilot Light (Faulty Ignition Sensor) The pilot light or ignition sensor is usually the most common issue when your furnace will not ignite. This is typically the problem if you can hear your furnace click on but it does not fire up.