lennox furnace, model # G20Q2E-75-C1, serial #6392H32332, pilot light lights, blower motor turns on, burner doesn't burn

  • Is the thermostat on? Is the thermostat getting power (or the batteries good)? Is the thermostat calling for heat? – wallyk Oct 14 '13 at 16:50
  • Can you hear the main gas valve open (probably a click, clank, or ping) a bit after the pilot has been lit? Can you hear gas flowing? – Tester101 Oct 14 '13 at 16:54
  • Does this model have an electronic pilot, or do you manually light the pilot (always burning)? – Tester101 Oct 14 '13 at 17:06

Have you followed the Troubleshooting flow chart from the user manual?

Troubleshooting flowchart
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You'll probably want to start with this bit...

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Specifically, if the unit hasn't started in a bit (over the summer), I'd try cleaning the area of the burner nearest the pilot.

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Sounds like a limit switch is preventing burner ignition. Look for code flash on led light on control board.

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    What makes you suspect a limit switch? How would you determine if a limit switch was not working properly? – Tester101 Oct 15 '13 at 10:42

Jump it, if it allows you, and check for continuity and check for 24V.

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