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Old 03-18-2009, 12:58 AM   #1
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I have two RUUD furnaces in the house. About three months ago both stopped working so I called the company that installed them and the guy talked me through some trouble shooting. Turns out the filters were hard to identify so they got a bit dirty. I cleaned them and had to remove a little tube that is in the upper left hand corner behind the top door, puff a little air and the things kicked on.

After that all was well for a while, but now I find myself having to remove or jiggle this tube on a regular basis to get the furnace to kick on. I know that if I call the company again they are going to want to come make a service call and I am trying to save a couple of bucks as money is tight right now.

Basically, I know the problem area and am looking for some input as to what I need to do to get the furnaces running reliably again. I am pretty handy and think that with the right input I could figure this out.

Thanks for the help.

PS: Filters are clean.

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Old 03-18-2009, 06:35 AM   #2
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To truely fix this issue, you really need to know what this ,"little tube" is and what it does.
Did you also post this in the HVAC forum?
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Old 03-18-2009, 08:07 AM   #3
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Well, you may be handy but I guess I'm surprising you by echoing what Ron said above: there is an HVAC forum...go there.

But it sounds - because we don't know - that (a) you have gas furnace and that (b) you have condensation in that little tube you mentioned and that (c) you cleaned it out.

Now I suggest you read that forum, search for these keywords and find out more about your particular situation - and help us to help you.
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