Any issues with installing an electric furnace on it's side?


Hello all,
I have a 220V electric furnace (came from a small apartment) that I use in my garage, but it's taking up floor space. I have a plenum mounted where the A-coil normally resides with registers in it. I wan't to get it off the floor and place it on a shelf. Once up there, I'm going to run some ducting along the length of the same wall with a few registers in it. I'm sure everything else will be fine except for the blower. I guess it will be harder on the bearings having to now deal with a "side" load. I will have access to the front panel and the return will be facing the ground, so servicing isn't an issue. Should I try reconfiguring the motor so that it is horizontal or leave it as is?
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On 25 Mar 2005 15:38:01 -0800, "427Cobraman"

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how about look up the make/model/ serial number and then read the directions

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Be sure and use a lot of silver foil duct tape on the bottom. Multiple overlapping layers. Otherwise, the electrons will run out, and make a puddle on the floor.
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