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Old 01-30-2009, 11:38 PM   #1
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Old Moncrief furnace, flames coming from front of burner

I have an old Moncrief furnace that stopped working properly. When i went down stairs, I could smell gas. I opened the furnace door and there was a flame coming from the front of the burner where it has an adjustable round plate that turns on threads. What do I need to do to fix this problem?


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Old 01-31-2009, 05:31 AM   #2
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Check the heat exchanger to see if its cracked or burnt through.
Check the chimney to see if its retricted, or clogged.

Might be quicker to have it checked by a tech.


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