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Old 12-27-2020, 09:36 PM   #1
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Furnace won’t relight

Hello. I have a 2005 Salem by forest river. I had the heat on and was working on the inside of the camper. The propane totally ran dry. I changed the propane tank. Now the furnace will not lite. The fan comes on and it clicks but it will not lite. The stove works so I know its getting propane. Please help
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Old 12-27-2020, 10:05 PM   #2
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Your furnace will try 3 times to light, if it fails it will go into lockout. To reset the furnace you need to turn off the thermostat then turn it back on. It may take up to 5 resets to get the furnace to stay lit.

If your thermostat has batteries in it you will have to remove them then put them back in to reset.
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Old 12-27-2020, 10:08 PM   #3
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What if my thermostat does not have batteries
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What if my thermostat does not have batteries
Seems like in the distant past I just turned the thermostat to OFF, then back to heat. But I could be wrong........
If all else fails, turn off the batteries, unplug the shore power (remove all power).
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Ok ill try that
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What if my thermostat does not have batteries
Did you not read my full reply?
In the first paragraph, I said to turn the thermostat to off then back on to reset.
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I did that.. I disconnected the propane and yhe batteries and un plugged it. After a few min I put it all back together. Turned it on .it fired up and then turned on and off a bunch of times making a loud hissing g noise.. now it seems like its ok.. do u think I had to get any air out of the lines
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I did that.. I disconnected the propane and yhe batteries and un plugged it. After a few min I put it all back together. Turned it on .it fired up and then turned on and off a bunch of times making a loud hissing g noise.. now it seems like its ok.. do u think I had to get any air out of the lines
That is why I said it can take several resets for the furnace to stay lit.
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With a 2005 tt, I would opt for replacing the lp regulator. They don't last forever, they're not real expensive and take about 15 min to replace. 11 '' ac or about .5 psi
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Thank you so much for ur help
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With a 2005 tt, I would opt for replacing the lp regulator. They don't last forever, they're not real expensive and take about 15 min to replace. 11 '' ac or about .5 psi
I hope you mean 11" wc (water column) which is 0.4 psi (0.397400210100894).
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You mean 11" wc (water column) which is 0.4 psi (0.397400210100894).
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