Tahnks Everyone! - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-20-2007, 10:52 AM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Tahnks everyone!

Hey this forum really works! I was having trouble with my Heil furnace. Searching the internet, I stumbled upon this forum and found this thread:

Heil Furnace Burner Problem

I couldn't find a diagnostic flow chart for my specific furnace and took a chance as it costs at least $100 bucks to get a tech to do a housecall plus downtime from work and a service call quickly costs $500 bucks just for diagnosis. I'm no stranger to diagnosis as I work as an automobile tech and have to logically diagnose problems all day. The problem was I couldn't find any test values anywhere for the smart valve vs. motherboard I had traced the problem down to either one of those.

I read and re-read all the threads about the frequency of failure of the honeywell smart valves and decided to buy one and take the chance. I figured it would be cheaper buy the part and install it than getting a furnace tech to come to the house.

Got the smart valve in the mail yesterday, installed it after work last night and had heat within 30 of walking into the house! Last night was the first really cold (for here) night and we had heat in the house! whew, what a relief, I was getting stressed about the prospect of not having any heat this winter for any prolonged period of time.

Thanks everyone who contributed to the thread!


billswim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2007, 10:54 AM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Virginia Beach, Va
Posts: 849
Rewards Points: 500

Glad it worked out for ya!


Sammy is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1