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Old 02-11-2012, 12:45 PM   #31
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Either of those Merv 8s should work well. You DO NOT want to go higher than that as I have had limit controls fail on that furnace. They are set low at around 175deg F or lower and will short cycle and break from a lack of air flow.

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Old 02-11-2012, 12:50 PM   #32
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I disagree yuri,,,,,,ashrei standards dictate that all 1'filters be replaced every 30 days........
I read the same report.

But I' don't think Yuri means you should not replace every month..only that people will not necessarily do it, just like annual service.

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Either of those Merv 8s should work well. You DO NOT want to go higher than that as I have had limit controls fail on that furnace. They are set low at around 175deg F or lower and will short cycle and break from a lack of air flow.
That''s so true, but the lower limit setting isn't the only reason a limit will fail.

I had a 250* F limit go bad with a one inch filter user. Guy sang the blues when I charged him $160.00 to to replace it and do a go over on the furnace.

Furnace was less than five years old...guy would not agree to a yearly inspection...
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Once a month to me seems way too much. I don't live in a desert.......
That's what my customer said too...now hes not so sure after the limit gave way.

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