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Old 09-14-2019, 06:14 PM
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Wife tried to run the furnace the other day and it didn't come on. Did a little nosing around on Youtube and found a very good troubleshooting video. The furnace in the vid was even a twin of mine. Went down in the crawl space with my son Josh and had him clean the flame sensor. Had the Wife turn up the thermostat to call for heat it runs like a champ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Jonl_TLkpE
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Old 09-15-2019, 07:42 PM
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Had to do that a couple times with my propane camper furnace. Worked every time.
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Old 09-15-2019, 08:58 PM
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Wow heat already? We're still in triple digit heat here. We might need a little heat by Thanksgiving. Good job getting it going, You Tube is a great place to learn stuff long as you sift through the BS
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Old 09-15-2019, 09:06 PM
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I didn't have a video to watch for my furnace, I had to fix it the old fashioned way. I tried calling the company that sold me the furnace but they didn't carry any parts, just sold close out furnaces. Their tech guy did point me in the right direction though. It turned out to be a $3 starter cap for the blower motor. Been working fine every since


when I bought this house, it had the original Chrysler oil burner furnace in it. That piece of shit only lasted 60 years
I upgraded the furnace to a high efficiency gas furnace, boy did my heating bills drop. Went from $3~$4K per winter to about $75 per month over the winter.
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