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Rheem Furnace Troubleshooting
If you're looking for help fixing your Rheem Furnace, look no further! Our comprehensive Rheem Furnace Troubleshooting guide will explain common issues, provide tips, and show you how to read your model's error codes.
Most likely, either the electrical system providing your furnace’s power has shorted or the power switch has blown. Try resetting your furnace’s circuit breaker. If it has blown, you will need to replace it.
The furnace’s igniter might either be cracked or faulty. Check the part for cracks, if it is then replace the igniter. If it isn’t cracked, use a multimeter to test for continuity.
Your thermostat might be adjusting incorrectly, causing the furnace to cycle on and off too often. If your thermostat has an adjustable calibration scale, adjust the heat anticipator. If this does not stabilize the unit, you may have to replace the thermostat.
Not blowing hot air?
Your blower motor may have completely burnt out. If this doesn’t seem to be the case, then the connecting belt may have simply broken. Test to see if power is reaching the motor. If it does, but isn’t running, the motor has likely failed. If the motor runs but air doesn’t move, the connecting belt has probably broken. You’ll have to replace the belt.
Blowing too much air?
The control board regulates the amount of voltage that reaches each functioning part. If the relay that controls the blower motor has failed, it will continually send voltage to the motor. Replace the control board.
The contact that controls the blower motor on your thermostat may be stuck closed, causing the blower motor to run continuously. Use a multimeter to check for continuity. If it appears the thermostat is the issue, replace it.
Check the drain pipe
Starting and then stopping shortly after?
Your furnace’s flame sensor monitors the burner, detecting whether a flame is present. If it is either defective or dirty, it will not be able to detect a flame. If dirty, clean the sensor using a fine abrasive pad. If faulty, replace the flame sensor.
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I’ve owned my Rheem furnace for ever since I bought my house. Ever since I purchased it, it has never given me any problematic issues. It has been quite reliable and for the same reason, I decided to get my parents a furnace similar to mine since theirs was giving them so many problems and incurring to many repair costs.
I moved into my house two years back. The furnace that was initially pre-installed by the initial tenant was however too noisy and too faulty. I decided to purchase another furnace for my convenience. I did my research from friends opinions and their experiences with their furnaces, and also went further and researched online. I decided to settle for a Rheem classic series whose price was a little bit subsidized by 10% in comparison with other furnaces of the same properties. It is quite heavenly that you won’t notice the fluctuation in seasons to winter. There is no cold at all. It is the best furnace that one could ever get and has never given me any problems.
I have been used for 11 yrs, no problem at all. I don’t know how long my previous owner has used. In 2015 I contacted the manufacturer by email, they are nice and respond quickly. I just want to be fair to tell my true experience.