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Old 12-29-2010, 04:12 PM   #1
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Oil furnace smell


I have an oil burner lennox furnace that is heating fine, but seems to be emitting an oil smell. I have had the furnace for about 10 yrs and have never smelled fuel oil before. It has a Beckett burner. Any ideas what this is from and why it started all of a sudden? We just had the tank filled. Anything I could/should check before I call for service?

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Oil furnace smell


Probably a bad nozzle, or the flue passages are restricting.

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