Combustion Testing, Set-Up, and Troubleshooting

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This course was designed for:

  • Trained Industry Technicians
  • Vocational School Instructors and Students
  • All Members of the Heating Industry


Correctly setting up the burner and verifying performance is the first step to establishing and then maintaining an oil-fired appliances performance and efficiency. In Combustion Testing, Set-Up, and Troubleshooting, we’ll look at the time-tested method called the 4-Step burner set up process as well as understanding and correcting poor test results. This course consists of four (4) lessons, each designed to build on one another. A short quiz will follow each lesson. When you’re done with the course, you will be able to:

  • Ensure you have the correct tools to correctly set up and maintain the appliance
  • Understand how to set up the site for proper test sampling
  • Correctly conduct the 4-Step burner set up process
  • Understand the results and diagnose potential causes if results aren’t optimal
  • Understand the importance of draft and draft regulators.