Gas furnaces are an effective and energy-efficient way to heat your home, and using a gas furnace with electronic ignition takes this efficiency one step further. Electronic ignition eliminates the need for standing pilot lights while still efficiently heating your home. However, it is important to know the correct procedure when it comes to lighting a gas furnace with electronic ignition in order to ensure safety and optimal operation. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, as well as maintenance tips to keep your system working efficiently.
Before beginning any work on the furnace, it is important to identify any potential safety hazards that may be present in the area. Make sure the area around the furnace is free of combustible materials and that the gas valve is turned off. It is also a good idea to turn off the breaker in the circuit box to ensure it does not turn on unexpectedly during the process. Once you have verified the safety of the area, you can begin the process of lighting the gas furnace with electronic ignition.
Introducing a Gas Furnace with Electronic Ignition
A gas furnace with electronic ignition is an efficient and effective way to heat your home. It can save you money on your monthly heating bill, since it uses gas as a heat source which is usually cheaper than other heating options. Additionally, the electronic ignition makes it easy to light and use.
Before beginning any work with the furnace, make sure you have read through the safety warnings that accompany it. This includes safeguards for working with natural gas and precautions for lighting the pilot flame on the electronic ignition.
Establishing Safety Warnings for the Procedure
When attempting to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is essential to consider safety measures. To reduce the risk of fire and carbon monoxide poisoning, make sure to read all the safety information from the manufacturer before beginning the procedure.
Some key safety precautions to keep in mind include:
- Confirm all of the vents have been cleared of any debris before lighting the furnace
- Ensure there is sufficient airflow to the furnace
- Do not attempt to light the furnace if flammable items are stored near the furnace
- If you experience dizziness, headache, or nausea while using a gas furnace, immediately turn off the furnace and open windows to ventilate the area
- Always light the furnace according to the manufacturer’s instructions
Before beginning to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to take certain safety measures. First, assess the area around the furnace for any potential issues that could create a hazard. Make sure to check for items such as combustible materials like newspapers, loose clothes, and other flammable items.
Next, turn off the gas supply that is connected to the furnace. This can be done by rotating the gas supply valve in an anti-clockwise direction until it has been completely shut off.
Assessing the Area Around the Furnace for Safety Precautions
Before you begin lighting a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to take a few moments to assess the area around the furnace. This will help ensure that the process goes smoothly and safely.
The first step is to identify any potential gas or carbon monoxide leaks. If you notice any strange smells or noises, do not proceed with the lighting procedure. Instead, contact a furnace repair technician for further assistance.
Next, check for proper ventilation near the furnace. Make sure there are no blockages in the exhaust vents, as this could lead to poor air flow and cause problems with the operation of the furnace.
Finally, make sure to inspect the furnace itself for any visible signs of damage. Look for cracks, corroded parts, or missing components that could be compromising your safety. If anything looks out of place, do not attempt to light the furnace and call a certified technician for a repair.
Turning Off the Gas Supply
Before attempting to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to turn off the gas supply to the furnace. To do this, it’s important to find the main shut off valve, typically a lever or wheel near the furnace location.
Once located, turn the valve counter-clockwise until it is fully closed. Depending on the type of valve, you may need to apply some force. If after trying to turn the valve and no progress is made, it’s likely that it is already closed and no further action needs to be taken.
If you’re unsure if the valve needs to be moved, you can always contact your local certified technician to assist in the process.
Turning On the Gas Supply
To turn on the gas supply to your furnace, you’ll need to locate the main shut-off valve and make sure it is in the “”Off”” position. You should also check to make sure all of the pipes connected to the valve are secure and free of any damage.
Once you’ve located the valve and ensured it is closed, you can turn it on. To do so, slowly rotate the valve handle clockwise until you hear a slight “”click.”” This indicates that the valve has opened and is ready for use.
Next, check the valve pressure to make sure it is up to the recommended level. This can be done by using a pressure gauge. If the pressure is too low, you may need to adjust the valve setting or contact a professional for assistance.
III. Turning On the Gas Supply
When you are ready to light your gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to make sure the gas supply valve is open and turned on first. To do this, follow these steps:
- Locate the valve near the furnace, usually near the wall.
- Turn the valve handle to the open position. It should be in line with the pipe.
- You will hear a hissing sound as the gas enters the line.
- Check the pressure of the valve to make sure it is not too high or too low, using an appropriate pressure gauge.
If you have any issues turning on the gas supply valve, troubleshoot them before continuing.
Checking the Valve Pressure
Before proceeding to turn on the gas supply to your furnace, it is important to check the valve pressure. Make sure you can hear or feel a small click when you open or turn on the valve, which indicates the valve is working properly. If you do not hear this sound or if the valve does not open all the way, it is important to stop and troubleshoot the issue.
To troubleshoot an issue with the valve, you should first make sure the valve is in the correct position and that all connections are secure. If everything appears to be in order, try opening and closing the valve several times, as this can help to clear any debris that may be blocking the valve. If the issue persists, you may need to contact a professional for further assistance.
Igniting the Pilot Flame
Before attempting to light the main burner, it is important to make sure that the pilot flame is lit. To do this, press the ignition button on the furnace. If the pilot flame does not immediately light, make sure that the gas valve is in the ‘on’ position and check the connection between the pilot tube and the control module. If the pilot flame continues to not light, there may be a defect in the control module or the thermocouple. If troubleshooting does not work, it is best to contact a licensed technician to inspect the furnace.
Once the pilot flame is ignited, it is important to adjust the height of the flame properly. The pilot flame should never be higher than 1/2 inch. Make sure to adjust the setting on the gas control valve if necessary. It is also beneficial to check for yellow tips on the pilot flame, which could indicate an excess of carbon monoxide. If the flame has any yellow tips, contact a licensed technician for repairs.
Igniting the Pilot Flame
Once you have prepared the area and turned on the gas supply, it’s time to ignite the pilot flame. This is achieved by using an electronic ignition button, usually located near the gas valve. To ignite the pilot flame:
- Go to the gas valve and find the ignition button.
- Check the pilot flame is extinguished and it’s safe to proceed.
- Press down firmly on the ignition button for five to ten seconds.
- If successful, the pilot flame will light up.
You may need to adjust the pilot flame if it does not light up immediately. If this is the case, use a match or a lighter to adjust the flame manually. Be sure to keep your hand a safe distance from the pilot flame in case of sudden bursts.
Possible Causes for Pilot Flame Malfunction
When lighting the pilot flame of your gas furnace with electronic ignition, there may be times when you run into issues that prevent it from igniting properly. This can be a frustrating experience as you may find it difficult to identify the cause of the problem.
In this section, we will cover some of the possible causes for pilot flame malfunction. It is important to keep in mind that often the cause of the issue could be the result of more than one factor.
- Faulty Ignition Switch- The ignition switch is responsible for sending a signal to the pilot light to ignite, so if it is not working correctly, it could prevent the pilot light from lighting.
- Dirty Pilot Orifice- If the pilot orifice is clogged with dirt or dust, it can prevent the pilot flame from being able to ignite.
- Gas Leakage- A gas leak could be blocking the flow of gas to the pilot orifice and causing it to be unable to light.
- Blocked Air Supply- If the air intake to the furnace is blocked, it can prevent the pilot flame from staying lit.
If you are experiencing any issues with your pilot flame, it is important to take the necessary steps to troubleshoot the problem and resolve it as soon as possible.
Adjusting the Pilot Flame
When you press the ignition button on the furnace, a small pilot flame will be lit. This flame is designed to light the total furnace in a few minutes. To ensure that your furnace is running at its optimal level, you may need to adjust the size of the pilot flame.
The size of the pilot flame should be adjusted by using a small screwdriver or flat head object to turn the knob located right beside the pilot light. Turning the knob clockwise increases the size of the flame while turning it counterclockwise will decrease the size.
It is important to adjust the size of the pilot flame to the manufacturer’s specifications listed in the owner’s manual. Generally, the flames should appear as blue and do not extend more than 1/4 inch beyond the burner opening. Adjust the flame in small increments and only as needed to maintain the optimal size.
If you have difficulty adjusting the flame size, contact a trained technician for assistance. Do not attempt to adjust the flame any further if the pilot does not stay lit.
Lighting the Main Burner
Once you have successfully ignited the pilot flame, it is time to light the main burner. This step is important in ensuring that the furnace reaches maximum heat output for you to enjoy.
Before lighting the main burner, it’s important to make sure that the pilot flame has been lit up properly, as this is necessary for igniting the main burner. You can check this using a flashlight, to see if the flame is an even blue with no yellow or orange coloring.
Once you have confirmed that the pilot flame is lit, press the ignition button on the furnace to ignite the main burner. You may need to hold down the ignition button for a few minutes until the main burner is fully lit. Once the main burner has been successfully lit, you should leave it running for 10-15 minutes before adjusting the thermostat.
It is important to ensure that the main burner flame continues to burn comfortably, as this indicates that the furnace is working properly. If the main burner flame appears weak, lopsided, or with a yellow/orange coloring, you may need to readjust it by turning the knob slightly and relighting the pilot flame. Be sure to turn off the gas supply before changing these settings.
Ensuring a Lit Pilot Flame Before Lighting the Main Burner
Before attempting to light the main burner of a gas furnace, it is important to ensure that the pilot flame is already lit. This is because the pilot flame provides the heat needed to ignite the main burner. Without a lit pilot flame, the main burner won’t be able to light, leaving your home without heat.
To light the pilot flame, locate the ignition button on the furnace and press it. You should hear a clicking sound as the safety lock is released, followed by a humming noise that indicates the flame is lit. Look closely at the pilot flame with a flashlight to ensure it is burning steadily and not flickering or turning off. If you have any difficulty getting the pilot flame to light, you may need to adjust the flame height or potentially check the valve pressure.
Lighting the Main Burner
Once the pilot flame is lit, you are ready to light the main burner. To do this, press and hold the ignition button or switch on the furnace. The main burner should quickly ignite with a whooshing sound. If it fails to ignite, check the pilot flame again to make sure it is burning steadily. If it is, then turn off the gas valve, wait a few minutes, then re-try lighting the main burner.
When the main burner is lit, monitor it closely for the next several minutes. If the flame wavers or flickers, if it appears too yellow, or if it goes out completely, you may need to adjust the pilot flame and/or the flue damper. Make sure to never touch the main burner when it is lit as it can become very hot!
Reviewing the Time Needed to Reach Maximum Heat Output
When lighting the main burner of your gas furnace with an electronic ignition, you should review how long it will take to reach maximum heat output. This time frame can differ depending on the size of the furnace and its efficiency rating. Generally speaking, a standard-sized furnace with a standard efficiency rating should reach its maximum output within 10 minutes.
Keep in mind that if there are any blockages in the ducts, or if the thermostat hasn’t been set correctly, the time it takes to reach maximum heat output could extend past the 10 minute mark. To avoid this, check the thermostat is set correctly and inspect the ducts for any debris that may be causing a blockage.
Monitoring the Furnace Flame
When using a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to regularly monitor the flame. Monitoring the flame helps ensure the pilot and main burner are operating correctly, and that no problems are present.
Checking the flame is a simple process. All you need to do is turn off the main lights in the room, open the access panel, and shine a flashlight through the window of the furnace door. You should be able to see the blue, non-luminous flame of the main burner. If everything looks okay, the flame should be uniform with no yellow tips.
If you notice any of the following signs while inspecting the flame, you may have an issue with the pilot or main burner:
- The flame is not staying lit
- The flame is flickering or dancing
- The flame is burning yellow at the tip or base
- Any other strange or worrisome flame behavior
If you see any of these signs, consult your furnace’s owner’s manual for instructions on troubleshooting. It is always safest to let an HVAC technician assess and repair the issue if possible.
Monitoring the Furnace Flame
Having turned on the main burner and lit the pilot flame, it’s important to check the flame from time to time to ensure it is burning correctly. To do this, you’ll need to take a flashlight and shine it into the furnace to check the flame.
When the main burner has been lit, the flame should be mostly blue with a bit of yellow at the tip. Any yellow or orange flames may indicate a potential problem with the furnace.
If the flame appears to be burning abnormally, shut off the gas valve immediately and contact a professional for further assistance.
Normal Flame Appearance
The normal flame appearance of a gas furnace with electronic ignition should be a blue, steady flame. It should look calm, without any yellow or orange tips, and it should be medium-sized. A large, bright blue flame could indicate the burner is too hot, while a low-intensity, yellowish flame could signal the furnace is not burning correctly.
If you notice any odd color or size to the flame, turn off the furnace and determine the cause before you continue operating it.
Troubleshooting Potential Flame Issues
If the flame does not stay lit after following the previous instructions for igniting the furnace, there may be some underlying issues. To troubleshoot potential flame issues, try the following steps:
- Check the pilot flame to make sure it is burning brightly and steadily.
- Confirm that the gas valve is off, then adjust it back on (not too high) and try again.
- Inspect the pressure regulator and confirm that it is functioning properly.
- Make sure the thermostat is set correctly and the desired temperature is reached.
If the furnace still fails to light, you may need to seek professional assistance in order to diagnose and repair the problem.
Adjusting the Flue Damper
When using a gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to make sure that the flue damper is adjusted correctly. The flue damper controls the amount of air intake into the furnace, and should be adjusted so that the optimum level of air intake is achieved.
The following steps should be taken when adjusting the flue damper:
- Locate the flue damper. This is usually located near the top of the furnace, but can sometimes be found on the side.
- Using a screwdriver, turn the damper until it is almost completely closed.
- Slowly open the damper until a soft whistle is heard, indicating that the optimum level of air intake is achieved.
- Re-check the position of the damper periodically and adjust accordingly.
In addition to adjusting the flue damper, it is also important to check for any additional flue dampening techniques which may be recommended for the specific type of furnace being used.
Adjusting the Flue Damper
Adjusting the flue damper is an important step when lighting a gas furnace with electronic ignition. Proper adjustment of the flue damper helps ensure optimal airflow in the furnace and maximum efficiency.
To adjust the flue damper, start by turning off the power to the furnace. Next, open the access panel on the furnace and locate the flue pipe. The flue pipe connects the furnace and the chimney, and the flue damper will be within the pipe. If there is condensation on the pipe, use a cloth to wipe it away.
Once the flue damper is located, use your fingers to move the lever up or down to the desired position. The lever should be moved up for more air intake. Make sure not to turn the lever too far, as this can reduce the efficiency of the furnace. After moving the lever to the desired position, close the access panel and turn the power back on.
In addition to adjusting the lever of the flue damper, you may also want to try other techniques to adjust the flue dampening. This includes using draft stoppers, a ridge cap, and a hood top cover. These techniques help ensure the optimum level of air intake to the furnace.
Flue Dampering Techniques
After the gas supply has been turned on, the flue damper must also be adjusted in order to achieve the right air intake. It’s important to adjust the flue damper so that the furnace is able to take in enough air to run safely and efficiently. There are a few different methods that can be used to do this, including manual, motorized, and automated dampers.
- Manual Damper: A manual damper is typically opened and closed using a hand crank or lever, making it relatively easy to adjust the damper to the desired position.
- Motorized Damper: Motorized dampers are designed with electronically operated motors that allow for more precise control when adjusting the air intake.
- Automated Damper: Automated dampers feature sensors that detect changes in temperature and humidity in the home and adjust the damper accordingly, helping to optimize energy efficiency.
Regardless of the type of damper being used, it is wise to inspect it regularly and make sure it is in good working order. If any issues are noticed, they should be addressed immediately as they could lead to damage or make the furnace less efficient.
Checking the Thermostat
Before you can enjoy the warmth of your gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to check the thermostat settings. The thermostat allows you to control the temperature of your home and is essential for ensuring your heater works properly.
First, you’ll want to make sure the thermostat is set to your desired temperature. This temperature range can vary depending on your preferences, but should generally be between 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit (15-21 degrees Celsius) during the day and lower while you sleep or when no one is home. You may find it helpful to have a separate setting for when you are away and when you are at home.
When adjusting the thermostat, make sure you are only making small, incremental changes. Excessive or rapid changes in temperature can cause damage to the heating system over time. If you are unsure of what to do, consult your home’s user manual or contact a professional heating technician.
Checking the Thermostat
When using a gas furnace, it is important to check the thermostat settings. The thermostat lets you control how hot or cold your home is. By adjusting the thermostat settings, you can help ensure that your home is comfortable and energy-efficient.
To adjust the thermostat settings, start by determining what temperature you’d like to set the thermostat at. It is recommended that you keep the thermostat set at 68-72 degrees Fahrenheit (20-22 degrees Celsius). Then, adjust the thermostat accordingly. When you are done, the thermostat should be displaying the temperature that you chose.
Once you have adjusted the thermostat to the correct settings, monitor the temperature in your home to make sure that it is comfortable. If you need to adjust the temperature further, repeat the process and adjust the thermostat settings as needed.
Adjusting the Thermostat
It is important to adjust the thermostat when using a gas furnace. Doing so will help ensure the furnace runs at an optimal temperature. To adjust the thermostat, first locate the temperature setting dial. This is usually indicated with a + and – sign. Make sure the thermostat is set to the correct temperature based on the desired heating setting.
When you turn the dial, it will indicate the degree at which the furnace will operate. In most cases, the manufacturer’s recommended temperature is 65°F (18°C). However, this may vary depending on the model.
For additional control of the heating output, some thermostats may come with a digital display that shows the current temperature, as well as the temperature setting. This can be adjusted by pressing the up and down buttons on either side of the display.
Shutting Down the Furnace
At some point, you’ll need to shut down your furnace. This should always be done with care and attention, so review the following steps before proceeding.
It is important to turn off the gas valve first. Make sure you have located the valve near the furnace and turn the “Off” knob clockwise until it stops. This will shut off the gas supply to the furnace.
Next, you can manually turn off the furnace. Depending on the model of your furnace, there are usually two switches – one for the fan, and one for the main burner. Flip both switches to the “Off” position. On some models, you may need to hold the switch in place for a few seconds.
Finally, double check that the flame is out by using a flashlight to look at the burner. Once you have ensured that the flame has been extinguished, the furnace is safely shut down.
Shutting Down the Furnace
When you are finished using your gas furnace with electronic ignition, it is important to turn it off. To do this, you will need to shut off the supply of gas to the furnace by putting the gas valve in the “Off” position.
To turn off the gas supply, start at the furnace:
- Locate the gas valve near the bottom of the unit, usually a lever marked “On/Off” or “Open/Closed”.
- Turn the gas valve clockwise until it clicks and stops moving; this will indicate that the valve is closed and the gas supply has been cut off.
If you have any concerns about the procedure for turning off your furnace or if you experience any unusual issues, contact your local heating and cooling professional.
Shutting Down the Furnace
When it comes time to shut down the furnace, it’s important to be sure that the main burner and pilot flame are both turned off. To do this correctly and safely, you should first turn the gas valve to the “Off” position. This will ensure that gas is not flowing to the furnace due to accidental pressure changes. Then, the pilot flame can be completely extinguished by turning the ignition button on the furnace off. Lastly, the main burner should also be turned off with the ignition button.
Once all of the valves have been switched off and the flames have been extinguished, the thermostat should be adjusted so that the furnace does not turn on again. This is usually done by reducing the temperature to below room temperature.
Regular maintenance of your gas furnace with electronic ignition is important in order to ensure that the system is working properly and safely. It is recommended to have a professional inspect and service your furnace once per year at minimum. Here are some general guidelines to follow in order to maintain a safe and efficient furnace:
- Check the filters regularly, especially during periods of high usage, and replace them as needed.
- Clean and dust the unit, including the blower fan, motor and casing, and remove any dirt, rust or other corrosion.
- Look for signs of wear and tear, such as frayed wiring, worn hoses or loose parts.
- Check the pressure settings and adjust as necessary.
- Check the thermostat and make sure it is properly calibrated.
Additionally, it is important to be aware of any changes in the behavior of the furnace. For example, if the furnace is cycling on and off more frequently than usual, or if the flame is yellow instead of blue, these could be signs of a potential issue. Contact a professional if you notice any of these signs.
General Maintenance Tips for Your Gas Furnace with Electronic Ignition
Regular maintenance of your gas furnace is important in order to ensure that you get reliable, safe, and efficient performance. Here are some general maintenance tips to follow:
- Clean or replace the air filter every few months or as needed.
- Check the blower belt for wear and tension every year.
- Clean the internal components of the furnace annually to reduce the risk of overheating.
- Inspect and replace any worn wiring, gaskets, and seals, as needed.
- Test the system regularly, especially after a long period of inactivity.
- Lubricate any moving parts that require it.
- Check for excessive vibration or noise.
- Have a qualified technician inspect and service your furnace once a year.
Properly maintaining your gas furnace not only helps to ensure its safety and efficiency, but it can also help to extend its life span. Furthermore, regularly checking your furnace can help you identify and address any potential problems before they become bigger issues.
Potential Signs of a Problem with the System
Knowing when to seek out help or perform maintenance on your furnace is important and it begins with understanding the potential signs that may indicate a problem. If you notice any concerning changes, like a change in color or size of the flame, strange noises coming from the furnace, unusually high gas bills, or an increase in dust and debris, it is important to seek the help of a professional.
In particular, you should be aware of any yellow or orange flames as they indicate incomplete fuel combustion, and this can significantly decrease the efficiency of your furnace while creating potentially dangerous fumes and air pollution.
It is also important to be aware of carbon monoxide alarms sounding, as this indicates that there is an issue with the combustion and ventilation process. In this case, it is a smart idea to turn off the furnace and contact a professional right away.
Using a gas furnace with electronic ignition provides many benefits such as lower energy bills, faster heating times and reduced maintenance costs. It is important, however, to understand how to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition safely. This guide has provided an overview of the steps needed to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, from the preparation stages to adjusting the flue damper and monitoring the flame.
It is essential to adhere to the safety warnings outlined in the guide, from turning off the gas supply valve to double checking the thermostat settings. Following these steps and performing regular maintenance on the furnace can ensure that it runs at its best and is not posing a danger to your home and family.
It is also recommended to take advantage of any additional tips or advice that may be provided by experienced professionals. Taking proactive steps to maintain and operate your furnace will ensure the best possible outcome. We hope this guide has been helpful in teaching you how to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition.
In this guide, we have provided simple steps for lighting a gas furnace with electronic ignition. To ensure the job is done safely and correctly, be sure to review the safety precautions and follow all instructions carefully.
To begin, assess the area around the furnace to make sure it is safe. Then, turn off the gas supply valve to cut the fuel flow to the system. After the valve is turned off, open the valve to allow the gas to flow back into the system. Once the pressure is checked and adjusted, press the ignition button to light the pilot flame. Then, light the main burner and wait for it to reach maximum heat output.
Check the flame of the main burner with a flashlight, ensuring it is burning normally. Adjust the flue damper so the optimum level of air intake is achieved. Make sure to check the thermostat and adjust the settings as per recommended temperature levels. Finally, put the gas valve in the “”Off”” position and turn the furnace off manually.
Overall, follow these steps when lighting your gas furnace with electronic ignition to ensure safety, peace of mind and maximum efficiency. Regular maintenance will help keep your system running at peak performance.
When working with gas furnaces, safety is of utmost importance. Before attempting to light a gas furnace with electronic ignition, please review the following safety warnings:
- Be sure you are familiar with the location of the gas shutoff valve and how to turn it off in case of an emergency.
- Always use caution when lighting the pilot flame and main burner. If your unit uses a standing pilot instead of electronic ignition, consult the manufacturer’s instruction manual.
- Do not leave the area where the furnace is located until you are certain that the pilot flame and main burner have been extinguished.
- In order to reduce the risks of fire or explosion, ensure that there are no combustible materials near the furnace.
- Never attempt to light a gas furnace if you smell gas in the area.
With these safety warnings in mind, you can now confidently light your gas furnace with electronic ignition.
Bonus Tips for Lighting a Gas Furnace with Electronic Ignition
Here are some additional tips to keep in mind while lighting your gas furnace with electronic ignition:
- Test the pilot flame every few weeks to ensure that it is lit.
- Change the furnace filter regularly to maximize efficiency and longevity of the system.
- Check for leaks around the gas line connections, any unusual odors or hissing noises should be investigated immediately.
- Schedule annual inspections with a heating and cooling professional to ensure your unit is running safely and efficiently.
Additional Tips and Advice
When it comes to lighting a gas furnace with electronic ignition, there are a few extra tips that can be beneficial to the user. Firstly, it is important to always test the vents to make sure they are not blocked and are able to expel combustible gases. Secondly, ensure that all pilot light adjustment is adjusted correctly and is not too high, as this can cause the flame to go out. Lastly, regular inspection and maintenance is key to ensure the safety of your gas furnace.