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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-18-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Well, decided it was time to call in an expert....

Well, decided it was time to call in an expert. Turned out to be a bad pilot switch.

Appreciate the help. Sometimes it pays to know when you're in over your head.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-17-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
I'm assuming, which is not always the best thing...

I'm assuming, which is not always the best thing to do, the the voltage going to the motor should be 115V and not fluctuating between 20.0 and 0.00 volts? Also after unplugging the motor from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-16-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Thank you for the reply. I'm going to pull the...

Thank you for the reply. I'm going to pull the motor tomorrow. We're lucky to have a Graingers less than a couple miles away. That's were our neighbors got theirs from.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-16-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
29 y/o Carrier Gas Furnace Stpped Working

Carrier Gas Furnace, Model# 396GAW000075ACAA


This morning awoke to no heat. All was working fine the day previously. Checked thermostat and it appears okay. Checked all the breakers and they are...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-04-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Thanks Paul. I'll see what I can manage.

Thanks Paul. I'll see what I can manage.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-04-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Thank you for your assistance, Paul. Is there a...

Thank you for your assistance, Paul. Is there a site I can turn to that will have pictures or diagrams of what I need to do? I'm one of those guys that needs to see it before I do it.

Thanks...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-04-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Pilot Ignitor Starts Up After Furnace Has Been Running

I have been called upon to assist a neighbor lady in fixing a problem she is having with her furnace. It is the same as my own, a 28 y/o Carrier (model #396GAW000075). It starts its cycle without any...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,420
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
I managed to remove the actual unit's schematic...

I managed to remove the actual unit's schematic from the cover panal and scanned it. Hopefully this will help as it appears the earlier one was for a different but similar model.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,420
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
I've spent all afternoon looking for one. Guess...

I've spent all afternoon looking for one. Guess it must be rare for a furnace this old to still be functioning.
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,420
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
I am trying to get you a link to the manual that...

I am trying to get you a link to the manual that has the schematic; however the site from which I got it is currently down.



At the risk of sounding ignorant, in looking at the photos I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,420
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
I've included with the schematic a picture of...

I've included with the schematic a picture of both the upper and lower sections of the furnace. I checked the part number on the black device withe the two red wires attached to it, located behind...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-30-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,420
Posted By Dr_Zoidberg57
Gas Furnace Blower/Fan Occasionally Keeps Running

Please bear with me as I know little if anything about heaters but am patient when it comes to sorting through a home repair problem, handy with tools and can follow directions.

I have a 25 year...
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