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charlie518 Member Posts: 2
I have a weil-Mclain model WGO-4 gold series oil fired furnace that hasn't been fired up in 2 years i attempted to fire it up it ran for a couple of seconds and shut down and red light came on, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Charlie


  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 23,442
    Your best bet is to get a good oil burner technician in there to clean it and adjust it. It is possible that the nozzle is usable after sitting two years -- but I rather doubt it. The chances are that the red light coming on is either no ignition or the cad cell or other flame safety can't see the ignition -- either way, this is a job for a qualified tech.
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • billtwocase
    billtwocase Member Posts: 2,385
    2 seconds is shorter than the 15 second safety timing. I would have it looked at. Could be a dozen possibilities. Did it actually fire off as in flame present?
  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265
    Why hasn't it been run in 2 years?