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12-07-20, 04:23 PM
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Posted By TorontoJoe

Understood. Thank you! Indeed safety is the the...

Understood. Thank you! Indeed safety is the the most important factor by far.

And back to my original reason for starting this thread...... I picked up a spare igniter this afternoon ... LoL!
12-03-20, 09:53 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Don’t feel too bad. Some DIYers throw hundreds of...

Don’t feel too bad. Some DIYers throw hundreds of dollars of parts at their furnace issues, only to be told they have one of these and there’s not much to be done. Even with lawsuits and such a lot...
12-03-20, 09:49 PM
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Views: 445
Posted By TorontoJoe

I started this whole thing with the desire to be...

I started this whole thing with the desire to be prepared for winter with a few parts.... and now it's looking like my 14 year old furnace has major issues.

I appreciate the insight here.......
12-03-20, 08:46 PM
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Views: 445
Posted By roughneck77

Not to be a downer but from what you describe,...

Not to be a downer but from what you describe, it’s showing the classic symptoms and of a failing secondary.
The combustion test will be the true judge.
Are your CO detectors UL listed (I don’t...
12-03-20, 03:07 PM
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Views: 445
Posted By TorontoJoe

Now Iím getting nervous. It had been leaking. I...

Now Iím getting nervous. It had been leaking. I thought it was the humidifier backing up. It wasnít.

I cleared out the drain again and a bunch of water and gunk that was clogging it came out. A...
11-16-20, 11:23 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Goodman three flash fault code is • Pressure...

Goodman three flash fault code is • Pressure switch circuit not closed.
07-12-20, 04:52 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

There is no “topping up”. Refrigerant isn’t...

There is no “topping up”.
Refrigerant isn’t consumed as the system operates. The refrigeration system is sealed. Which means if you need to put refrigerant in, there’s a leak somewhere.
11-06-19, 07:49 PM
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Views: 440
Posted By mattbox20

Thank you! I appreciate the assistance.

Thank you! I appreciate the assistance.
10-23-19, 01:07 AM
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Views: 1,106
Posted By sherminator

Thanks for the detailed response, user 10. You're...

Thanks for the detailed response, user 10. You're a life saver!

In the schematic on the furnace, it says a 3- or 4-speed motor may be installed, and shows the same connection that you suggested. ...
10-21-19, 09:53 AM
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Posted By paulo777

ok so problem solved. It was indeed that the...

ok so problem solved. It was indeed that the ground connector was incorrectly placed on pin 1. As soon as I moved it to pin 9 everything started working again just fine.
10-16-19, 03:20 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

What is a “smart furnace”? Do you mean a...

What is a “smart furnace”?
Do you mean a condensing furnace? Communicating furnace?
Warranty is questionable on internet purchases. Likely no labor coverage at all. You are the one holding the...
08-03-19, 04:28 PM
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Posted By tony22p

Cr@p. Thanks user 10 . I'll have to see if the...

Cr@p. Thanks user 10 . I'll have to see if the place I bought it from will do a cross-ship with the correct motor.
06-27-19, 01:51 PM
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Views: 1,401
Posted By Bob14525

If the system lost enough refrigerant in 6 days...

If the system lost enough refrigerant in 6 days to stop working, you have a reasonably large leak, meaning that it should be relatively easy to find, unlike a very slow leak. You mentioned that the...
06-23-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By samykamkar

Hi all & user 10, The SPP6 actually...

Hi all & user 10,

The SPP6 actually resolved it! The heat was due to my mis-wiring on Nest (I had also just replaced my thermostat) and I moved Y (which is also O/B) to Y on the Nest rather than...
06-10-19, 07:37 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Run-Common = 0.8Ohm Start-Common = 0.8Ohm ...

Run-Common = 0.8Ohm
Start-Common = 0.8Ohm
Run-Start = 1.6Ohm

Your run to common looks good. Your start to common looks too low. Start should be higher (more) resistance than the run winding. It...
05-26-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,995
Posted By roughneck77

That’s oil smoke. There’s a problem with the...

That’s oil smoke. There’s a problem with the boiler.
05-25-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By Tchairdjian

User 10, thank you for your good advice. I'll...

User 10, thank you for your good advice. I'll keep that in mind. I'd probably need a 100k BTU unit when it's time to replace. My current one was put in by the builder when we built the house, it...
05-10-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By ajmich

Very helpful, I can see that the original...

Very helpful, I can see that the original guesstimate of 18000 was out of line (was based on some store's chart). Did not know about the inverter type, will definitely consider that. Seems that...
05-09-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By roughneck77

Stop focusing on unit brand. Focus on sizing...

Stop focusing on unit brand. Focus on sizing instead, and how well the unit will be installed.
What did he say about manual J?
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