Carrier Weathermaker 9200 condensate return hose disintegrated


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Old 09-28-08, 04:36 AM
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Carrier Weathermaker 9200 condensate return hose disintegrated

This black hose is ribbed. I would like to replace it. Can't seem to find a place that will sell parts.

I had had problems with this several years ago where the hose had collapsed and the condensate could not drain. After playing around with it, I got it to remain open. Now it is falling apart.

I am thinking that if necessary it would replace with any tubing. However I figure this ribbed design allows for a lot of volume in this 8-in section. Is there a place I can get parts? It's a simple fix. The furnace is about 13 years old.

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Jeff Finnan
 
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Old 09-30-08, 07:14 AM
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Welcome aboard Jeff,

What is the full model # of your furnace? I'll see what I can come up for you when you post the # back for us.
 
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Old 09-30-08, 10:03 PM
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The model is 58MXA100-16

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Old 10-03-08, 06:28 AM
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Sorry it took me while to get back, it was very hard to find anything.

Look at this, and see what hose it is, and let us know.
 
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Old 10-03-08, 04:46 PM
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It is the Collector Box Drain tube in the lower left (Blue).

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Jeff



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Sorry it took me while to get back, it was very hard to find anything.

Look at this, and see what hose it is, and let us know.
 
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Old 10-03-08, 06:55 PM
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I've done some digging on line, and came up empty.

Did you try your dealer who put in the furnace or the parts house? I know Carrier parts house won't sell to public.

I think a regular hose would work for you if you can find the right size.
 
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Old 10-04-08, 02:54 AM
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I never asked a dealer figuring I would have to pay for a housecall.

All along I was thinking that some simple hose would suffice. However, I thought that design of the hose might play some critical role. The ends are about 3/4 in but inbetween it is much greater in diameter with ribs. I never saw it new. A couple of years ago when I first had some problems, the hose had collapse. At that point, the collapsed hose would not let condesate drain. I played around with it to get it to drain. I was always curious as to why the hose had to be so big.

I guess I will go out and get some kind of rubber or flexibel plastic line.

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Jeff


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I've done some digging on line, and came up empty.

Did you try your dealer who put in the furnace or the parts house? I know Carrier parts house won't sell to public.

I think a regular hose would work for you if you can find the right size.
 
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Old 10-04-08, 05:15 AM
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I haven't been around to install these newer Carrier, I am wondering if the extra is just allows to change the inducer around for one area to another area for venting, also maybe extra flex to allow vabration of the system..

some shop will sell you the parts, and some may not.. Place I used to work for did sell some parts to customer.
 
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Old 01-05-09, 04:59 AM
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I had the same problem

I found that there were two of these ribbed hoses. The one on the diagonal opposite corner was basically the same hose.

I swapped the hoses and haven't had any issues.

I believe the hose is shaped that way to prevent kinking as it is routed around inside the cabinet. The furnace can be installed in different orientations, so that hose might have to do much more than your installation requires.

If you ended up using any other hose, just make sure it won't kink. Since you had to rig the old one after it collapsed, I'm sure you're familiar with the problems kinked hoses cause.
 
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Old 01-24-09, 04:35 AM
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I ended up using a short section of 3/4-in clear vinyl tubing. I had to heat one ended to get it to slip on. It has been running for several months now with no problem.

Thanks,
Jeff
 
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Old 01-24-09, 05:03 AM
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Good to hear you got another fix and been working out for you so far.
 
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I actually have a similar problem with a 58MVP. The customer (I'm a handyman) had a bad infestation of rodents and they got into the furnace and chewed every single rubber component to virtually dust! There is nothing left but a little bit of rubber at all the clamps.

I found that the part number I wanted was 324806-751 which is a kit of all the rubber parts of the furnace. And a search of that number pulled up at least half a dozen places selling it including E-Bay. The price was about $45.

So in case your clear hose doesn't work out, try this solution.
 
 

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