Common Furnace Problems and Repairs

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Since we are in this lovely season of winter our furnace is getting a lot of use. From all of this use our furnace may be having some problems that need to be fixed ASAP because we do not want our homes to be the same temperature it is outside. If your looking to buy a new furnace here are some things you should look at when purchasing and if you are looking to repair your furnace here are some common furnace problems and how to repair them!

Things to look at when buying a new furnace:
-The number of speeds it has
-The type of drive it has it will either be direct or belt
-The speed in RPM’s and the number of speeds it has
-The voltage you probably will want a furnace with 115,208-230, or 460
-The direction of rotation; reversible seems to be the better choice
-The horse power you will probably want one with 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 3/4, or  1

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Why is my Gas Stove Still Clicking? | How to Replace a Spark Ignition Switch

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Is your Gas Stove or Range making a clicking noise even after the burner lights, or worse is the burner not lighting at all?  If you’ve already gone through the troubleshooting tips we shared the other day (if you missed that post, you can find it here)  and are still faced with this issue it might be time to replace your Spark Ignition Switch.

316032000-Frigidaire Spark Ignitor Switch

Part #316032000-Frigidaire Spark Ignitor Switch

The Spark Ignition Switch is controlled by the Surface Burner Control Knob on your stove or range, this part causes a spark to emit to light the burner (this spark is what makes the clicking sound).  Today we are going to share with you the step-by-step instructions on how to replace your Spark Ignition Switch.  

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Why Does My Stove Keep Clicking? | Troubleshooting a Gas Stove Ignitor

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If you own a Gas Stove or Range, you’re probably all too familiar with the clicking noise they make when you turn the Surface Burner Knob.  Click, click, click, and the burner lights.  This noise is the Electric Ignitor working to spark the Burner and should stop once it’s lit.

A normally functioning igniter will typically click up to three times before it sparks.  But, every now and then you may run into instances where the ignitor continues to click or tick even after the burner is lit, or the burner never lights at all.  So what do you do?  Before you buy a new ignitor for your stove, we have a few troubleshooting tips you can try that may solve the problem.

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