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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-17-2013, 10:11 AM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Sorry to hear about that, Karasdad...I had to...

Sorry to hear about that, Karasdad...I had to wait about a week for a replacement heat exchanger. Hope you get your issue resolved soon. I'm thinking that Trane has a real issue with the plastic...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-17-2013, 10:09 AM
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Views: 62,417
Posted By lostpilot28
Well, I'd love to agree with you,...

Well, I'd love to agree with you, FurnaceGuy...but it most definitely is fixed. The wind may be an issue for some installations, but it wasn't for mine. The final proof for me was to see the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 12-11-2013, 03:03 PM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Just an FYI to those of you having problems. I...

Just an FYI to those of you having problems. I went through the same basic checks that many of you did...pressure switch, paper clip, check the flu lines to see if they were plugged, etc, etc.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 11-01-2012, 10:08 AM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Sounds like what I went through. Basically, with...

Sounds like what I went through. Basically, with the hose connected, the heater would stop working...pressure in the upper part of the heater was too high, and the pressure switch would (rightfully...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 02-16-2012, 07:14 AM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Just wanted to post a quick update...I finally...

Just wanted to post a quick update...I finally got my XE90 fixed. The heat exchanger was replaced, because the old one had a huge crack in the plastic interface part where the exhaust gas exits. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-25-2012, 06:58 AM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Well, no. Sorry, I don't believe that for a...

Well, no. Sorry, I don't believe that for a second...unless you put your furnace outside, or very near an opening. My furnace is as far inside my garage as it can go. Not affected by wind at all....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-12-2011, 08:07 AM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Well, I wasn't there to hear everything that he...

Well, I wasn't there to hear everything that he said...so I may need to talk to him on the phone today. I think a 2nd opinion is in order. I am the 2nd owner of the home, so I think the heat...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-11-2011, 06:17 PM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Alright...here's an update. I decided to call my...

Alright...here's an update. I decided to call my heating repair guy. I wasn't home, but the wife was...he apparently looked inside with a borescope camera and told my wife there was a crack in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-10-2011, 04:28 PM
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Views: 62,417
Posted By lostpilot28
Thanks again...I've cleaned the hoses to the...

Thanks again...I've cleaned the hoses to the pressure switch, and I've verified they're not blocked on the header. There is no water sloshing around in the inducer. Any further ideas?
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-10-2011, 03:35 PM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Also, would a weak draft inducer motor cause...

Also, would a weak draft inducer motor cause this? My heater is 8 years old and I would think they'd last longer than this. Is there a way to test or check the motor or impeller (whatever it is) to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-09-2011, 07:48 PM
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Posted By lostpilot28
Thanks for that, HVACTech. I was looking at that...

Thanks for that, HVACTech. I was looking at that thing today, but I didn't see how it could have any effect on the pressure switch. Can you elaborate a bit?

Update: It took me about 15 minutes...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 10-09-2011, 06:18 PM
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Views: 62,417
Posted By lostpilot28
Hi everyone, I've been dealing with the same...

Hi everyone, I've been dealing with the same problem for a couple years, but it's getting worse. In the past, the unit would cycle a couple times before igniting and providing heat. Toward the end...
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