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02-07-14, 03:06 PM
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Posted By seabee570

air flow

before going to the individual rooms you need to check at the furnace. you need to check the nameplate data and then check the temperature rise at the furnace. if it syas 40-70 degree temp rise,you...
01-05-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By seabee570

flue

hello,

need more info. does the vent pipe go thru the roof and only extend 3 feet past the roof surface? where is the vent pipe in relation to the highest point of the roof? the vent pipe should...
12-24-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By seabee570

seems you have the answer already...so why...

seems you have the answer already...so why ask....you are never supposed to insulate the pipe outside.
if it was installed according to manufactuer...you wouldn't have this problem....
it has to be...
12-24-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,337
Posted By seabee570

you need to check the furnace manufacturers...

you need to check the furnace manufacturers recomendations on how the piping should be run,especially the exhaust. there are a maximum number of ells or 45's allowed. the pipiing should slope back...
12-24-13, 07:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,800
Posted By seabee570

Hi,the benefit of it running all the time is that...

Hi,the benefit of it running all the time is that it sends a continuos spark to keep the flame/oil ignited. I always changed from the old style transformrs to the newer style electronic style,aas...
12-24-13, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,571
Posted By seabee570

Hi. I would not rule out the control board.it...

Hi. I would not rule out the control board.it seems like the board is giving the right signals.turn power compleetely off at switch or breaker. when it attempts to light,how long does the inducer fan...
04-11-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,379
Posted By seabee570

new furnace

I think that the key here is that the old furnace was taken out,and a new one installed by somebody in a hurry who did not size it properly.
all new 80 percent and 90 percent furnaces have a...
Replies: 9
Views: 11,965
Posted By seabee570

electrical problem

A furnace or boiler or related equipmnet should not be on another circuit,it should be on its own dedicated circuit. I would eliminate the outlets upstairs from the boiler circuit,or run a dedicated...
01-26-12, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,436
Posted By seabee570

something does not make sense. is this natural...

something does not make sense. is this natural gas? or propane? is the furnace ste up to operate on natural gas or propane? if you have 10.5- 11in wc ,that suggests propane. if so,whaich regulator...
01-26-12, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,380
Posted By seabee570

runnig

it could be a limit switch,but if it lights again,it is probably not the limit.you could check them on the wiring diagram,and try and locate them. some have a small button ion the center you push to...
01-26-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,380
Posted By seabee570

running

depending on the age of the furnace,the fan/limit control could be bad.or the main board that controls the fan. you have to look at the wiring diagram on the inside ppanel to see what controls the...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,209
Posted By seabee570

yes you need to set the differential setting to...

yes you need to set the differential setting to maybe 10 degrees. that way it will allow a 10 degree drop befor it cycles agian. 5 degrees differential is not much. next question,how uis the space...
12-30-11, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By seabee570

I think that grady is right....it is a draft...

I think that grady is right....it is a draft problem...you dont have enough draft to pull the furnace pressure switch closed. the power venter cannot develop enohg draft thru the furnace. you need a...
12-30-11, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,970
Posted By seabee570

blower running

what you are describing seems like there is another limit switch that may need to be manually reset. look on the furnace wirng diagram and klook for high limits. many have a tiny little button that...
12-28-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,735
Posted By seabee570

check the amperage on the inducer motor....

check the amperage on the inducer motor. sometimes if the inducer is just a little weak,it causes big problems. it may be the inducer is not turning full speed,just because it its getting the right...
12-28-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By seabee570

it is really hard to figure out what is going on...

it is really hard to figure out what is going on with your furnace..what is happensing/ does the power vent saty on after the burner light? does the powwer vent start and the burner does not start?...
12-28-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,650
Posted By seabee570

those units are a nightmare....There is a way to...

those units are a nightmare....There is a way to run a diagnostic test on those units.look around and see if you can read the info on the circuit board.
Replies: 13
Views: 6,885
Posted By seabee570

in my opinion it would be better not to do...

in my opinion it would be better not to do series installation. The increased pipe size would not hurt either.
Runtal baseboard may be used with fin-tube, but the fin-tube will perform better if...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By seabee570

I recently inherited builings with lots of weil...

I recently inherited builings with lots of weil mclain boilers and I could not be happier. they are 20-30 years old and I have not had a single problem. Burnham has had some problems in the recent...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,506
Posted By seabee570

no familiar with this heater but the first thing...

no familiar with this heater but the first thing is that you need to check the gas pressure with a manometer. most people do not have one. it is possible that the pilot is dirty,the assembkly needs...
12-26-11, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,022
Posted By seabee570

furnace

your furnace is going into lockout. you have to look for the circuit board with small lights on it. it should flash a series of times ,then klook on the inner door cover to see what code you are...
12-25-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By seabee570

check the flame sensor. I am not a carrier guy. a...

check the flame sensor. I am not a carrier guy. a small rod that the flame hits. you could try cleaning it with fine emery cloth. when you say flame extingushes,do you mean pilot flame or the main...
12-25-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,631
Posted By seabee570

goodman problem

if you have some way tomeasure temperature at the limit switch,such as a fluke with a thermocouple you could get an idea of what the actuasltemeprature is....goodmans are known for cracked/defective...
03-29-11, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,111
Posted By seabee570

spark or not to spark..........................

ur kidding right?...i have never seen a furnace that was a spark to pilot system converted to a thermocouple/standing pilot. I have seen systems that had a thermocouple,and standing pilot converted...
03-23-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,398
Posted By seabee570

run run run...............

one of the high limits is probably tripped..look on wiring diagram for limit switches.should be at least one,but could be 2 or 3......it aint gonna fire till it is reset....:madhell:
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