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Old 03-05-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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We have York furnace a few yrs. old. we have water leak issue inside the furnace which causing corrosion and the furnace does not work anymore. There are sign of leak and corrosion on vent pipes.
Prior to this we never had issue with furnace (I believe different brand)
Service guy can't figure out where the water is coming from.
what is the problem?

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is this an 80 or 90 plus furnace.

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Is there a tee where the venting exits the furnace?
If there is. Is there a trapped drain comming off mbottom of tee? Check all joints for leaks and maybe re-connect with proper glue.(high eff. Only) also check all connections of drain and pressure hoses for leaks! Make, model and type are important! If a mid-eff. Other issues may apply. To large diameter of venting, liner may be req'd also check cap on top of chimney. Hope this was helpful.
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:48 PM   #4
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is this what you need to know? what do you mean by 80 or 90 plus?
the unit model: LY8S060A12DH11A
Unit input: 57 BTU/Hr. - 16.7 kW/h
Unit output: 45.6 BTU/Hr. - 13.4 kW/h
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Post pic of areas whee water is at.

Sounds like you may have an over size chimney. or your temp rise over the heat exchanger is too low.
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yes there is T for the vent. one side connected to water heater the other side to furnace.
some people told me its not a good idea to have T vent. but I check a couple of other furnaces with T vent without problem.
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Is this a some what new furnace. And if so, was the old furnace a standing pilot furnace.
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Usually, when I see this and there is no other obvious source, it's a crack in the inducer housing or its connection to the vent pipe above.
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picture of unit with door off
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BT is right. It is an 80% eff. Most likely an oversized flue. WE NEED PICTURES!
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http://www.colemanac.com/PDFFiles/03...001-B-1205.pdf

Here is the online photo, our furnace the 3 burner, of the furnace the water accumulates under the burner.

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Where are the pics
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Its just a link to the manual, not a real pic of the furnace.
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Furnace front under the cover
wow you have more than just a water problem tell me there not and a/c coil on top of downdraft furnace..


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