As a fairly new heating guy, I'd say no. I've never heard of anyone doing
coils or solenoids on a furnace gas valve. I have (once) done solenoid coils
on a gas dryer valve.
Christopher A. Young
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I have a Trane XR80 gas furnace that started to act up recently. I
narrowed down to the gas valve. It was getting 24V, but not opening. I
lightly tapped it with a hammer, and it started working again.
Are these valves similiar to gas dryer valves? I had a problem with my
dryer one time, and just replaced the solenoids, and was fixed. Can I
do the same with a furnace gas valve? This is the gas valve on my
There is a plastic cover on it which can be removed. If I remove it,
will I find the solenoids?