Lennox Furnace Error Code 270 Solved in Houston

Getting cold because you’re seeing error code 270 from your Lennox® furnace?

This shows you that your furnace ignitor can’t start the flame. After five failed tries, the furnace will stop trying to ignite. It will then change into Watchguard mode for about an hour for safety reasons.

When your ignitor stops working, it’s best to rely on our NATE-certified technicians. They’ve gone through important instruction, so you can rest easy knowing they’ll discover what’s generating the furnace error and will mend it to your standards.

We are confident in the quality of our furnace repair in Houston so much, we back it with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee* for a year.

How a Furnace Ignitor Works

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

Here’s how a furnace ignitor works:

  • Thermostat begins call for heat.
  • Furnace ignitor and blower become triggered.
  • Ignitor warms to as hot as 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit and ignites burner gas.

A furnace ignitor should last about three to five years before it cracks and has to be changed out. It can wear out sooner if you don’t replace your air filter routinely, since a dirty one can cause your heating system to short cycle.

What Happens When a Furnace Ignitor Stops Working

Your furnace will demonstrate for you there’s a problem 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 quick flashes or an alternating slow flash as it shares a fault code.

Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 270

The cost to mend your furnace depends on what the issue is with it and how long it takes to remedy 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 truly lighting the burner and that there are no blockages or cracked hoses within your equipment.

An ignitor often fails when you need it most, bringing about an after-hours maintenance call.

Here’s the usual costs to replace it:

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

Trust the Experts at Church Services

When you need Expert furnace repair, you can rely on our highly knowledgable technicians at Church Services. We’ll repair your furnace and quickly get your heat functioning again.

Call us at 713-396-3760 or schedule an appointment online today.

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