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Old 10-16-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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Indoor Air Pipe Even Necessary????


We had our furnace repaired today and the technician left the indoor intake pipe off and laying on the floor b/c when you put it on it's making a loud vibrating noise. Is it safe to operate without an intake pipe at all?????? It's a single vent unit so there isn't an alternative source of air coming from anywhere but the basement. Is this going to damage the new heat exchanger they just had us buy and install????

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Old 10-16-2009, 10:23 PM   #2
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As long as it is the intake then you should be fine.

I would call the company and have them come back out and install it properly

It should not do any thing to cause damage to the new exchanger

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Old 10-17-2009, 05:29 AM   #3
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I'd call them back. And have them fix it right.
He probably left the pipe off because he couldn't figure out why it vibrated. You still have a problem, that will come back and bite you later.
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