View Single Post
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-15-2010, 12:08 PM
magician59 magician59 is offline
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Southeastern Texas
Posts: 3,273
magician59 will become famous soon enough

Even though the igniter is glowing, it can still be bad. The resistance has to be low enough for current to flow through the igniter to the gas valve, in order for the valve to open. You can check to see if there is a significant change in the current while the igniter is glowing if you have an ammeter. Just clamp the meter around one of the wires going to the igniter and watch for the change as the igniter heats up. Post your results.
Reply With Quote

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17