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mlijoi 01-02-2013 04:29 PM

Condensing furnace not condensing??
 
Hello all and a Happy 2013 to all.

My question is a simple one. My early 2000's Lennox Merit 90UGF doesn't seem to be producing any water out of it's condesate drain. No other wate leaks in furnace bay. Is this normal?

And yes the drain line is clear and properly routed too.

beenthere 01-02-2013 06:40 PM

Check air filter.

mlijoi 01-02-2013 06:49 PM

It's clean, just some dust buildup

beenthere 01-02-2013 08:31 PM

Too ow of air flow, over over firing can cause no condensate.

carmon 01-02-2013 08:41 PM

it can indeed......:eek:

mlijoi 01-03-2013 04:02 PM

Ok, that makes sense. I had a gas man come last year and he made an adjustment with a really old manometer (not digital) and he bumped up the pressue a 1/4 turn so now it's probably over firing. Which way turning the screw reduces pressure?

beenthere 01-03-2013 07:12 PM

Should only be adjusted using a manometer.

I still have a couple old ones. And they work as well as any of my newer ones.

Don't assume its over fired. check it with a manometer, or have someone check it. under firing is as bad as over firing.

mlijoi 01-03-2013 07:38 PM

Ok thanks, im going to do a meter clocking asap.


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