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12-06-19, 07:10 AM
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Posted By the_dude

The furnace guy didnít do those type of...

The furnace guy didnít do those type of measurements and unfortunately I donít have a manometer. I will look today though at the flame pattern to see if it changes. The inducer is making a low pitch...
12-06-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By the_dude

Yes the rollout is tripping. The inducer sounds...

Yes the rollout is tripping. The inducer sounds unhealthy so I'm going to replace that today and cross my fingers. Might also add an additional cold air return to help with static pressure.
12-05-19, 08:23 PM
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Posted By the_dude

thx Pete thats probably it. what else could it...

thx Pete thats probably it. what else could it be? the rollout switch went again even with the door off the furnace and no filter in the furnace. so no heat again tonight :(
12-05-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By the_dude

update: I had a furnace company come out...

update:

I had a furnace company come out today and they determined that is it the rollout switch causing the failure. They said it's probably due to too much static pressure which is caused by...
12-04-19, 08:33 PM
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Posted By the_dude

got it. ill figure out limit switch and see what...

got it. ill figure out limit switch and see what pops up next.
12-04-19, 08:20 PM
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Posted By the_dude

thanks roughneck. do you mean i’ll find the cause...

thanks roughneck. do you mean i’ll find the cause of what stuck the limit switch open? i had this exact same problem last year and a guy who tested it told me it was the board and that the limit...
12-04-19, 06:53 PM
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Posted By the_dude

how can i tell which one is the limit switch?...

how can i tell which one is the limit switch? from the pictures I've seen online a rollout switch looks very similar to a limit switch.
12-04-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By the_dude

ok will do. I imagine they cost less than the...

ok will do. I imagine they cost less than the control board. Maybe I should just replace it anyway (if it is stuck it would surely stick again if I managed to get it working).
12-04-19, 06:36 PM
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Posted By the_dude

igniter heats up and then shuts off - the burners...

igniter heats up and then shuts off - the burners fire for a couple seconds and then cuts out.
12-04-19, 06:32 PM
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Posted By the_dude

Also the fan is stuck on and wont stop running.

Also the fan is stuck on and wont stop running.
12-04-19, 06:01 PM
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Posted By the_dude

Carrier 50M56U-751 High Temp LImit switch

I have a carrier single stage furnace that I replaced the control board in last year as I wouldn't fire up. It's worked fine until now. The error is gives is code 4 high temp limit switch. It tries...
10-18-11, 05:19 AM
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Posted By the_dude

thx guys! Works great :D Nice temporary stop...

thx guys! Works great :D Nice temporary stop measure until I can zone it next year.
10-17-11, 05:11 AM
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Posted By the_dude

strange, I tried to hit reply to this thread:...

strange, I tried to hit reply to this thread: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/gas-oil-home-heating-furnaces/312094-two-thermostats-controlling-1-furnace.html

but somehow it created a new thread....
10-16-11, 10:45 PM
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Posted By the_dude

According to the other posts - it can be done....

According to the other posts - it can be done. You are correct that both would have to be calling for heat, but that condition can exist. I'm looking for the series wiring help.

thanks!
10-16-11, 08:25 PM
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Posted By the_dude

Unhappy 2 stats 1 furnace........

late to the party, but can someone please give an example of how to wire two tstats in series? I have one programmable and one manual one I'd like to add, but if I need to get rid of programmable...
07-12-10, 02:21 PM
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Posted By the_dude

Thanks for the reply. I'm not sure how that works...

Thanks for the reply. I'm not sure how that works though as the end of the cast iron pipe is flared...
07-12-10, 06:55 AM
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Posted By the_dude

Installing new closet flange - cast iron pipe

Hello All,

I am installing a new toilet. I took the 30yr old one out and it didn't have a closet flange on it, it can some sort of a red plastic reducer that fit into my 3" ID cast iron pipe, but...
03-04-10, 07:07 AM
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Posted By the_dude

Thank You. I appreciate all the advice.

Thank You. I appreciate all the advice.
03-04-10, 06:43 AM
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Posted By the_dude

So I can run a 25amp breaker (double) on 12/3? ...

So I can run a 25amp breaker (double) on 12/3?

thx
03-04-10, 05:17 AM
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Posted By the_dude

I'll be using sprayguns and board sanders...

I'll be using sprayguns and board sanders primarily, so unfortunately I think I'll have to upgrade. But it's good to know that 12G will be enough!
03-03-10, 07:31 PM
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Posted By the_dude

Thanks for all the replies. I suppose I'm going...

Thanks for all the replies. I suppose I'm going to have to pull a new wire. I may as well pull a 10Ga so I can put a 30Amp breaker on it. From what I am reading a 14A motor can draw up to 30A on...
03-03-10, 12:33 PM
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Posted By the_dude

ok thanks. So can the breakers be switched out to...

ok thanks. So can the breakers be switched out to 20A breakers?
03-03-10, 12:05 PM
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Posted By the_dude

thanks for the replies. I'm trying to figure out...

thanks for the replies. I'm trying to figure out why the pics aren't working and I'll move them. The Motor itself says it's 1phase, 14amps, max 3450 rpm. Motor Model # MO-3024 built by A.O.Smith on a...
03-03-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By the_dude

220v for compressor wiring

Hey guys,

When we had our house built I asked the electrician to add 220V into my garage for a future compressor. Well I picked up a used compressor yesterday and went to plug it in... but the...
01-28-10, 03:38 PM
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Posted By the_dude

leaking sewage pipe from upstairs toilet

Hey fellow DIYs.

I just came home from being away 2 weeks to a leaky toilet. My upstairs bathroom is directly above my downstairs bathroom. The downstairs bathroom ceiling (Drywall) had a nice big...
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