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02-05-12, 01:51 PM
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Posted By walth

haven't visited this in a long while. I got a...

haven't visited this in a long while. I got a reply to another thread, kind of interesting...accidentally posted there. anyway

since this happened I've also replaced the blower motor. Bearing was...
11-18-10, 02:59 PM
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Posted By walth

welp, found the issue. it was a bird lodged into...

welp, found the issue. it was a bird lodged into the exit of the inducer fan. DOH! :wall:
11-15-10, 11:39 PM
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Posted By walth

nice. at least you have a "spare" yeah? lol. I...

nice. at least you have a "spare" yeah? lol. I think that's what the "OEM" PS is for my trane model...but for whatever reason, mine came with a different model / was setup a touch differently...
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11-14-10, 03:43 PM
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Posted By walth

this packard is EXACTLY what I have...except mine...

this packard is EXACTLY what I have...except mine is a Jakel J238-138-1344 (seems kind of weird to me). Plus, it was made in 97, lol. It's 3000 rpm like in the link below.

Packard Draft Inducer...
11-13-10, 03:53 PM
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Posted By walth

as soon as you take off the outside cover the...

as soon as you take off the outside cover the "gas rail" and all that is right there.
http://inlinethumb24.webshots.com/32215/2958439850071228930S600x600Q85.jpg

as far as I know, there is only...
11-12-10, 09:14 PM
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Posted By walth

to start off with what you quoted, I was inhaling...

to start off with what you quoted, I was inhaling to keep up the vacuum every 1-2 seconds for those 6+ minutes...I was tired of doing so, let go of the vacuum and it clickity clicked and the flame...
11-12-10, 01:35 PM
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Posted By walth

objective: keep the plunger on the pressure...

objective: keep the plunger on the pressure switch backed out away from the switch completely to see if the furnace will run full out non-stop

results: keeping vacuum on the hose the furnace ran...
11-11-10, 11:05 AM
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Posted By walth

Trane XE80 cycles with failure...

Trane XE80 cycles with failure (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/video/3065779480071228930dVpipG?vhost=home-and-garden)

it takes almost 2 minutes for it to complete the first "fail-cycle" lol
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11-11-10, 10:52 AM
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Posted By walth

right... so, I just went to the furance,...

right...

so, I just went to the furance, pulled off the tube, pushed in the airbox switch, waited for the inducer to start and then sucked in the plunger causing the switch to complete the...
11-11-10, 10:01 AM
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Posted By walth

Are you seriously asking me the differences...

Are you seriously asking me the differences between the two? You would make an excellent manager of people...your turnover rate (for pissed off people, in case I need to explain) and firing rate...
11-11-10, 12:49 AM
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Posted By walth

yeah well SP, don't really have much to go by. No...

yeah well SP, don't really have much to go by. No manual, no help, less chance of quick success. The people that lived here before us for 35 years obviously threw away all the good manuals and left...
11-10-10, 10:08 AM
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Posted By walth

today I started to order a pressure switch from...

today I started to order a pressure switch from Keith Specialty Store.

I apologize for lack of intelligence to look close enough at the numbers inside the top of the furnace. my model and serials...
11-08-10, 10:22 AM
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Posted By walth

so, I went ahead and did some searching for the...

so, I went ahead and did some searching for the 50A55-843 catch-all "upgrade" / universal replacement motherboard/brain/computer... at comfortguru's they have not only lots of useful info, but some...
11-07-10, 06:13 PM
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Posted By walth

oh, idk if I wrote that well enough. I was trying...

oh, idk if I wrote that well enough. I was trying to say that as soon as I turn it to heat and it sends the call it only takes like 2-5 seconds for the inducer fan/motor to turn on. uneducatedly...
11-06-10, 06:12 PM
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Posted By walth

I haven't been able to get that reading... ...

I haven't been able to get that reading...

so far my methods have been 1*:

and 2*: @ the pressure switch itself, with the negative and positive inline on the yellows or one on the...
11-05-10, 07:18 PM
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Posted By walth

yeah, this is the time of the year for heat...

yeah, this is the time of the year for heat issues, lol.

those safety switches go in/out about 1/16" to 1/32" and don't stay put nor do they click.

enjoy the fish fry and movie! I can't say...
11-05-10, 01:52 AM
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Posted By walth

well, today it's gone back to having a pressure...

well, today it's gone back to having a pressure switch error again. (I say today...more like yesterday it started doing it again). I immediately went down, pulled the white hose and blew through it...
11-01-10, 10:48 AM
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Posted By walth

I guess I should have figured the body of the...

I guess I should have figured the body of the furnace could be a ground as well...

there's three wires. two are "on a two-prong connector" and they're both orange and I assumed hot wires. Then...
11-01-10, 10:06 AM
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Posted By walth

well, the last time I was here, I read about...

well, the last time I was here, I read about blowing back through the white hose into the flue to clear particles, etc. I did that right after getting off the site last week and it may have fixed the...
10-24-10, 07:25 PM
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Posted By walth

interesting about the nipple inside the housing....

interesting about the nipple inside the housing. had no idea; I'll check that tomorrow.

I forgot flickr doesn't allow "embedding pics" anymore, but here's the link to the album and you can scroll...
10-24-10, 01:18 PM
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Posted By walth

I may be confused about the condensate pipe?? The...

I may be confused about the condensate pipe?? The regular drain that comes out of the furnace they put a T (one up and one down; the up has a non-glued cap to look inside and this is what I was...
10-23-10, 05:27 PM
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Posted By walth

sorry about that, and thank you for letting me...

sorry about that, and thank you for letting me know, it's the white rogers 50A50-473.

ecman, thanks a mil,

I will say...

---the vacuum line fit fine, straight, clean
---I doubt it's the...
10-23-10, 06:09 AM
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Posted By walth

so I finally got a chance to take care of this...

so I finally got a chance to take care of this and it didn't fix it. It is still flashing three times.

I also pulled off the white hose and gave it some suction and it seems like the suction part...
10-18-10, 04:31 PM
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Posted By walth

SeattlePioneer, any thoughts on my...

SeattlePioneer,

any thoughts on my situation?

http://forum.doityourself.com/gas-oil-home-heating-furnaces/435978-trane-xe-80-xe80-ignites-burns-but-still-blows-cold-air.html
10-17-10, 06:43 PM
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Posted By walth

Trane XE 80 / XE80 ignites and burns but still blows cold air

My wife turned on the heat the other day and told me it was blowing cold air so I started looking into it...

everything with me is very similar to this thread:
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