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Bruce Gold replied to Bruce Gold's discussion Pitched Furnace in the group HVAC
"Thanks Debra, When I bought the furnace, I originally purchased an 80XL with delivery the next day.  They showed up and said they couldn't find any in the stock so they gave me a 90 VX for the same price.     Yep, it was a very…"
Dec 14, 2010
Debra Monte replied to Bruce Gold's discussion Pitched Furnace in the group HVAC
"Bruce, Just in case you haven't been to the Trane website, here is the trroublshooting page  http://trane.com/Residential/Trane-Owners/Trouble-Shooting, not sure if this will be helpful.  I realize you are running out of time with…"
Dec 14, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to Bruce Gold's discussion Pitched Furnace in the group HVAC
"This unit was installed 3/06.   Model is TDY060R9V3W5   SN 5503JGH7G      07   That's what I see on the label on the side.  They have replaced the blower motor last week, coming out today to replace the…"
Dec 14, 2010
Debra Monte replied to Bruce Gold's discussion Pitched Furnace in the group HVAC
"I am not an expert in HVAC systems, i am a Home Inspector and BPI certified Energy Auditor (BA & ES), but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize your furnace problems are most likely a result of poor installation, not just the…"
Dec 14, 2010
Bruce Gold added a discussion to the group HVAC
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Pitched Furnace

I have an 90VX Trane furnace.  I have had off and on problems almost since day one.  They have replaced in inducer motor 3 times, the blower motor last week, and today the inducer motor one more time.  The PVC pipe that goes through the roof fell down about 6 inches causing a buckle in the PVC pipe that runs horizontally, then mates up the the PVC pipe that in angled up.  When they unbuckled the PVC pipe a gush of water came down that pipe, along with some crude causing inducer motor to fill…See More
Dec 14, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
Dec 14, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
Dec 9, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"Well David, I sure hope your onto something. I'm sure it will take a couple or few months to know about the costs...so good luck and hopefully you can keep my informed. Thanks"
Dec 8, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"David, I am here in the Chicago area and had pretty much the same temp as you. Question #1 You say the heat was on all day, does that mean that you counted how many times it shut down and started back up? This was in your auto position. Question…"
Dec 8, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"Just so we are on the same page, I have had people smell thru the ducts and could not smell that odor. It was more like they were standing in the middle of the living room and I would be right in the hallway, and then they could smell it. But will…"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold left a comment for Steven Lewis
"I think they need a Comfort Systems inc. here in the Chicago area, But Steven, you have to run it. Tell me where I can vote on this?"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"Ok...just check and yep, you have my right city. We are now friends too...just like facebook. And since you don't live that far from me, I see a visit to Chicago very soon....like before March :)"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"Hopefully they Trane will respond quickly since it was installed, looks like 3/06. Didn't falsify anything, that way I get to keep my gun permit. :) Threw a bucket of water down the drain by the furnace...gas smell seems to have gotten…"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"I don't know anyone named Steve, Steven :) Just emailed Trane and hope some kind of rep will get back to me, but not holding my breath. I should not be having these types of problems with a 4 year old furnace. I just looked the furnace was…"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
"Great. now I don't have to open any more doors. I checked the hose and PVC pipe going into the drain, I can hear water dripping in, but the plastic hose is pretty dirty and don't see but can feel air coming out of it. I can also see that…"
Dec 6, 2010
Bruce Gold replied to TJ Ewing's discussion Furnace Blower Fan on 100% of the time - Good or Bad or it depends? in the group HVAC
Dec 6, 2010

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