How to Replace the Ignitor on a Trane VX80 Furnace?

Answer The Trane VX80 is a variable-speed gas furnace that uses a hot-surface ignitor to light fuel from the gas valve. The glow-type ignitor heats rapidly to a high temperature, triggering the gas valve.... Read More »

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How to Replace a Furnace Ignitor?

If you have a relatively new furnace it is probably equipped with a hot-surface ignitor. These ignite the gas when your furnace turns on. Electricity passes through the ignitors and causes them to ... Read More »

How to Change an Ignitor Switch on a Furnace?

The ignitor on your furnace is a small, metal and ceramic component that lights the burners. However, it doesn't actually produce a flame. Instead, the metal prong at the end of the ignitor heats u... Read More »

Lennox Vs. Trane Furnace?

Furnaces are used for heating homes and commercial buildings. Most furnaces use either electricity, gas or oil to heat air that is then pumped throughout the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-cond... Read More »

Troubleshooting a Trane Oil Furnace?

The Trane Company manufactures a variety of heating and cooling appliances for homes and businesses, including air conditioners, heat pumps, filters, thermostats and furnaces. Trane oil furnaces ar... Read More »