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  • Posted in thread: trane XE 90 blows cold air on 12-26-2011 at 10:11 PM
    Been here a long time Paul. Long enough to know that a tech will be called in to fix the
    problem. People can't buy the parts over the counter unless they have the contractor license.
    In the last month...

  • Posted in thread: Honeywell smart valve on 12-23-2011 at 02:02 PM
    What kind of valve can I use to replace it ( the Honeywell )If you have a honeywell "smart
    valve" then you have no choice but to replace it with a "smart valve" because its not just a
    gas valve, its a...

  • Posted in thread: Outside unit runs inside blower does not always? on 12-21-2011 at 09:13 PM
    when it is not working, check for power to the blower. Does the blower make noise when
    starting? If so this is a sign of a failing motor or capacitor. Check the power first.

  • Posted in thread: Honeywell smart valve on 12-20-2011 at 04:05 PM
    you might consider a new furnace. Furnace's with smart valves seem to be made on the cheap, I
    would steer clear of any furnace with a smart valve for your replacement furnace.

  • Posted in thread: Steam Heat - Boiler Maintenance on 12-18-2011 at 03:34 PM
    yes, it will help if you slide both rods out that run along the glass also. SO close the
    valves, loosen the nuts that hold the glass, and then remove the glass. Just be careful it is
    glass and is expe...

  • Posted in thread: Steam Heat - Boiler Maintenance on 12-18-2011 at 03:11 PM
    for the sight glass, you can shut off the the valves, top and bottom, then loosen both
    compression nuts holding the glass. Carefully twist and lower the glass into the lower valve
    until you can slide ...

  • Posted in thread: Trane XE 90 not giving heat on 12-18-2011 at 10:24 AM
    check for a diagnostic trouble code viewable through the blower door window.

  • Posted in thread: Trane XE80, it is not the pressure switch on 12-18-2011 at 09:49 AM
    OR, you could get a paging system that will call YOU if the heat goes that low. and not have to
    pay a yearly fee. Or you could get a wifi thermostat and check your home temp online or on your

  • Posted in thread: Carrier Programmable Thermostat issues on 12-16-2011 at 04:28 AM
    yes, simply set to desired temp and push hold. It should not move off of that setting unless
    someone moves it. If the furnace does not reach the set temp then that is a different problem
    all together.

  • Posted in thread: Trane XE80, it is not the pressure switch on 12-10-2011 at 05:50 AM
    yes, if the inducer never stops running even when there is no call for heat, then you need a
    control board.