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Old 12-21-2008, 06:46 PM   #31
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Hey Williswires,

I regretfully must admit .. Everything isn't working right at all, at least it does not appear to be. The furnace works, well somewhat, when I turn up the thermostat the furnace blower, after a couple of seconds comes on but it IS NOT blowing even slightly warm air. Looking at the coils, at one end of the coil pack on the first insulator there is a red glow it is about 3/4" long and then the rest of the pack doesn't seem to be getting hot at all. Could I have in some way damaged the coils during installation?
I bought the furnace from a guy that was heating his shop with it .. he installed a hot water wood furnace .. and he told me that it worked very well for him .. Could he have had it wired to the power source differently than I have??

My daughter takes the pictures for me and she was out of town for the week ende.


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Old 12-22-2008, 03:36 PM   #32
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Not sure what's going on with your furnace. Could be a bad thermostat, or the furnace could have broken parts or have been modified by the previous owner.
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Old 12-22-2008, 07:58 PM   #33
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My son-in-law came over with his tester and after testing he says that there is one of the two sequenters not working ???
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Old 12-22-2008, 08:51 PM   #34
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You need to be careful with sequencers. For example two sequencers would mean one would be first on last off and the second would be last on first off. Plus one of them controls the fan. You need to check them on a call for heat. You also need to check voltage at the elements should have 240 volts across T1 and T2 and L1 and L2.

To test a sequencer remove the wires except those from the 24 volt transformer unless you have a line voltage sequencer. It will look like this..Sequencers are delayed so hold your tester for the appropriate time to see when they close. You can also do live voltage checks with the wires attached


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