411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

How to Protect Your Furniture from Sun Damage

Having large windows that let in a lot of sunlight can be nice. It can feel good enjoying the natural light when you are indoors. While it may feel...

on Feb 23, 2017

Build a Custom Home or Renovate Your Existing House?

There is a difficult choice to be made between building the custom dream home you’ve always wanted or renovating your current residence, the...

on Feb 22, 2017

How to Create a Great Office Space

Moving to a new office space can be an exciting time for any business. When planning a new space, you have an opportunity to create a better work...

on Feb 22, 2017

How to Measure a Window for Blinds

When it comes to getting a new set of window blinds, you have a lot to consider if you want to get the right set. Whether you decide to go with...

on Feb 22, 2017

5 Features that Will Sell Your Home Faster

A lot of people focus on things like return on investment (ROI) when it comes to updating their homes before selling. And with some returns only...

on Feb 21, 2017

Mid-Efficient Propane Furnace Problems

by Guest on Apr 27, 2012

Mid-efficiency heating systems:

  • Exhaust fan controls the flow of combustion air and combustion gases more precisely
  • Electronic ignition (no pilot light)
  • Compact size and lighter weight to reduce cycling losses
  • Small-diameter flue pipe
  • 80%–83% AFUE

Symptom

Possible Remedy

No Heat Supply fan will run, combustion fan does not run.

Turn the power off to the furnace for 10 secs, then back on. With the thermostat calling for heat, does the combustion fan start. If so then your furnace was locked out on an ignition failure.

With the power off to the furnace, rotate the the shaft, it should spin freely. If the bearing are tight replace the combustion fan.

Furnace short cycles, temperature uneven in the house

On non-electronic thermostats, the cycle rate is controlled by the anticipator. Remove the front cover, and for access to the anticipator. This should be set at 0.8 or higher for this type of furnace.

Check the air supply grills, make sure the air from the furnace does not blow directly over the thermostat.

If the furnace is over sized, or during mild weather will cause the furnace to short cycle.

No heat- Supply fan will run, combustion fan runs but the burner will not start.

Located on or near the vent connection is a back draft safely control that requires you to manually reset the device. There maybe another on in the burner compartment near the burners. This device will trip if hot flue gases spill out from the chimney or the burner area. Reset the control and determined the cause.

No Heat-Combustion fan will start, supply fan will run.

When the thermostat calls for heat, the combustion fan should start and run for 30 SEC's, then the ceramic igniter or spark igniter should start. A close visual inspection of the ceramic igniter may reveal a burn mark or a break in the ceramic. These igniter seam to last 5-7 years and then they will burn out or break. Replace the igniter as required.

HVAC Oracle.com

Appliance / Repair 2638 Views

Random Articles

An Easy Guide to a Beautiful New Kitchen Look

We would all love to be able to fit new kitchen cabinets every time the fancy took us, but, unfortunately, that is beyond the bank balance of many...

Kitchen / Bathrooms

Drywall Repair and Fasteners

Plaster or dry wall is commonly used for walls. Other decorative materials such as plywood paneling, paper, or just paint are used to help the...

Walls / Ceilings / Attics

Gas Fireplace Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Follow these steps for diagnosing and troubleshooting Gas Fireplaces repairs. For the average DIYer, this may seem intimidating, depending on the...

HVAC / Air Conditioning

Feng Shui Tips for Decorating Your Home

The Chi, (or energy flow), should never be made stagnant at this point. Pictures and ornamental decorations in this area should be pleasing and...

Interior Design / Decor

Eco-Friendly DIY Guide

There comes a time where we’ll need to make a repair, an improvement, or style adjustment on our home in order to ensure that everything is working...

Improvements / Remodeling

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017