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Tempstar furnace, pilot light turns on then off in 1 second

January 4, 2017, 12:38 pm

I have a Tempstar natural gas furnace. It has electric element for ignition of the pilot. It was working fine all December. Now, it does not work as follows: the draft fan starts and runs correctl... Read more »

New 95% furnace... can i use the old roof hole?

January 3, 2017, 4:57 pm

I want to replace an old 80% furnace that vents through the roof. But I don't need a new roof, and I'm hesitant to disturb the old shingles. Is there a kit that lets me put a high-eff concentric ve... Read more »

Trane Heat Pump

December 29, 2016, 3:29 pm

I have a Trane heat pump system that's about 20 years old in my house. Model # TWE036C140B0. I recently self installed a new Honeywell thermostat, and while it runs fine my energy bill has been incre... Read more »

Sparks seen in Baseboard heater

December 23, 2016, 8:30 pm

I live in a Condo Apartment. It has quite old baseboard heater. It was quite loose and displaced from the wall so I was trying to tighten its screws and then found that it sparks when it moves. Its w... Read more »

reznor propane heater

December 17, 2016, 10:15 pm

Why does my reznor burner shut off every couple of minutes? Read more »

Service contractor install TXV in pouring rain

December 3, 2016, 7:41 pm

Nightmare experience with a local Frederick, MD HVAC business. Contractor showed up to install TXV previously diagnosed as bad, in pouring rain, despite the fact that we had called 2 days earlier and... Read more »


November 15, 2016, 4:18 am

is there any way to still find the books by gary r lloyd ??? i have been looking for more then 2 years. please someone reach out to me and help me out. Read more »

trane xe 60 pilot light goes off when furnace goes off

November 12, 2016, 4:36 pm

My Trane xe60 furnace pilot goes out each time that the furnace stops heating and I have to relight the pilot. Read more »


November 12, 2016, 3:47 pm

We enclosed our outside patio. We notice heavy condensation running down the lowest wall. Our side walls are insulated however the aluminum roof isn't. If we insulate the outside patio roof with Styr... Read more »

Trane XL20i Defrost Cycles

November 3, 2016, 11:50 pm

We have had a problem with the Trane XL20i going into way too many defrost cycles. Trane has been out with their tech guys and checked everything but it still will defrost way too many times. The... Read more »

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Furnace or Thermostat issue? rating: 5

Hi Everyone, I recently replaced my thermostat and upgraded from a mercury based thermostat to an electric programmable model and am having some issues with my furnace. Let me know what you think: Wh... Read more »

Trane A/C A-coil rust rating: 5

I have a 3 year old Trane XL14i. The evaporater coil / air handler is in the attic here in south Florida (fairly common). Now that it is cooler, I opened it up to clean the blower and just inspect... Read more »

Puron vs. R22 in new AC unit rating: 5

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I'm replacing my central air and have gotten estimates for one w/R22 and one w/ Puron. The last guy said he'd go w/R22 because of the higher costs of 410A and that it would cost more to repair. A... Read more »

Sparks seen in Baseboard heater rating: 5

I live in a Condo Apartment. It has quite old baseboard heater. It was quite loose and displaced from the wall so I was trying to tighten its screws and then found that it sparks when it moves. Its w... Read more »

No AC functions18-5 to Tstat and an 18-2 to compressor rating: 5

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I have about a 3 year old Kenmore (Sears) 6 ton HVAC that was in my house when I bought it. The Thermostat was the cheapest digital I have ever seen, so I replaced it with a programmable one to save... Read more »

Oil tank heater rating: 5

I have a 600 litre diesel tank that is stuck for 3-4 months of the year in a premafrost. This has obvious effects to the diesel as it gets to the point of gelling in the tank/lines. I intend to fit a... Read more »

Waterfurnace Problems : Update rating: 5

Today, I had my installor, State inspector and a Waterfurnace field consultant to our home. It's taken a year of on going repairs, to find the problem. I have a damper in my attic for zone 3.... Read more »

Goodman evaporator unit rating: 5

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I have a Goodman U-36 Rev B evaporator unit installed in mid-2003 in new construction. System suddenly stopped blowing cold air overnight. Technician I called checks around, says there's no juice,... Read more »

overiding a thermostat rating: 5

I have an 18000BTU Fedders room airconditioner. It has a digital thermostat setting. Usually every night I set the temp on 68 degrees to sleep by but invariably the temp just automaticaly goes up to ... Read more »

TXV Repacement $1100??? rating: 5

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Thanks for the help. I have a Lennox HP25-411-1P that is paired with a Lennox CB19-31-2P inside unit. I have been having problems with the compressor shutting off with a thermal shutdown. It is extre... Read more »

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