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TonyG77 03-06-2012 11:00 AM

Snyder General # GUA080A016AIN ?'s
 
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Hi, Laymen here. I have had this furnace (mfg date: 09-90) sitting in my barn for the last 10 years. I now want to use it and have cleaned the burners up and they look OK. Things I need to do now are:
  • replace broken coil type flame ignitor (CARBO 0206DC)
  • Convert from present Nat Gas to LP.
  • additionally I want to install in horizontal position and perhaps add an AC coil for cooling.
I need help specifying and finding parts resource for the above. The current 4 burner orifices are 3/8" diameter and project 1/2". The opening size is approx .08" diameter.


I thought I have seen that LP requires a W.C. nearing 11. Everything here on this unit is 3.0"-4.5" range. See pictures.



What will I need to get to make this conversion?


Thanks in advance!

hvac5646 03-06-2012 03:01 PM

this furnace is not convertible to horizontal.

you should first have the furnace heat exchanger checked for cracks. sitting unused in a barn could easily have ruined it.

after that connect an icp dealer to get a conversion kit.

TonyG77 03-06-2012 03:39 PM

Thanks. Why does it say on the inside "When installed with Horizontal Vent kit No..., this is a direct vent forced air furnace that complies with..."

What makes a unit able to be installed horizontally or not?

How would one go about testing to see if the heat exchanger is cracked?

Thanks for the ICP resource.

hvac5646 03-06-2012 03:55 PM

The horz vent kit means it's side wall ventable. Illegal now with out a power booster.

Unit has to be laboratory certified to operate horz,


You need to have the heat exchanger professionally checked by a certified HVAC tech.

TonyG77 03-06-2012 04:23 PM

OK, got it. There is a Comfortmaker label on it so can I seek out Comfortmaker dealers as well? I am not getting an easy search on ICP dealers.

Thanks!


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