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It turned out my heat exchanger had started corroding, and there were a few holes in it. Ended up replacing the furnace.


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I had exactly the same sequence as you did. I actually typed a sequence at google for a solution and found your post. I checked the capacitor, and it was a little lower than the spec, but not by much. But in the end, it was the air filter that did it, by restricting the air flow, and therefore more load on the motor.


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I'd replace it. Don't mess with CO and your life. I doubt any tech will tell you that it is safe. Even if the crack is small now the chance of it changing and the result of the risk of that change is too great.


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If you are comfortably with DIY projects, you could confirm that the unit has both electric power and gas. You should absolutely determine the model number and find a local professional that can maintain this in the future. Will other gas appliances in the home function? If so, check the shutoff valve to this appliance to ensure it is in the on position. ...


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Looks like a plug valve that is missing a handle. So it has 2 'on' and 2 "off" positions in a 360 degree rotation. The handle would indicate the position, on or off. Likely the square flats line up with the plug bore, rather than the diagonals. However, there are many small valve designs and positions would need to be verified by operating the ...


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I don't know that particular make or model, but in general the pilot flame nozzle should be a separate replaceable component, with its own restrictor at the rear - in effect, a tiny pinhole. If that is corroding, then it will of course let far too much gas through. Depending on territory, different components of a gas appliance either can or cannot be ...


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Connecting the stove power through an isolation transformer also takes care of the problem. Note that for the oven to operate, some 400 watts or so are needed to power the oven igniter elem


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