Lennox Furnace Error Code 270 Solved in Jackson

Feeling frigid because you’re seeing error code 270 from your Lennox® furnace?

This indicates your furnace ignitor can’t activate the flame. After five failed attempts, the furnace will halt trying to ignite. It will then change into Watchguard mode for about an hour for your protection.

When your ignitor stops working, it’s better to depend on our ACE-certified technicians. They’ve gone through important education, so you can rest easy knowing they’ll find out what’s creating the furnace error and will fix it to your satisfaction.

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How a Furnace Ignitor Works

This part ignites natural gas, which helps heat your house.

Here’s how a furnace ignitor works:

  • Thermostat starts call for heat.
  • Furnace ignitor and blower become activated.
  • Ignitor heats to as hot as 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit and ignites burner gas.

A furnace ignitor should last roughly three to five years before it cracks and has to be changed out. It can stop working sooner if you don’t replace your air filter when needed, since a dusty one can cause your heating system to short cycle.

What Happens When a Furnace Ignitor Fails

Your furnace will demonstrate for you there’s an issue with a red flash from its indicator light, which it uses to exhibit error codes. It has this red light to flash code, much like Morse code.

You might see short flashes or an alternating slow flash as it shares a fault code.

Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 270

The price to mend your furnace hinges on the problem with it and the time it takes to correct it.

Before your technician replaces your ignitor, he or she will investigate:

  • Gas flow
  • Flame sensor current
  • Air filter

Your HVAC specialist will also make sure the ignitor is legitimately lighting the burner and that there are no interferences or cracked hoses within your system.

An ignitor always seems to fail when you need it most, resulting in an after-hours trip charge.

Here’s the usual costs to replace it:

  • $200 during normal service hours
  • $300 to $400 after hours

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