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Old 01-08-2010, 04:26 PM   #1
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furnace runs for short periods


Have a carrier model #58msa060 year 2002 runs for 10 seconds shuts of for about 1 minute and runs again never reacing the set temp.

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Look for a viewing port on the blower door and a flashing LED. Code for that should be on one of the doors or back of main door.

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furnace runs for short periods


Maybe going out on high limit?
Got enough air flow, filter clean?
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probably a plugged secondary, I replace lots of these. Carrier covers these under warranty right now, but many companies won't do the work because the $ isn't that good, and it appears that carrier is catching on that the problem is also with the lack of proper start-up and/or maintenance. Everyone that I do a secondary replacement on has either been over-fired or not maintained properly. You're also in the gray area as to whether your primaries are gone too. I find that around 5 years, only the secondary is gone, at at 10 years both primary and secondary are gone.
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