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I need a fan solenoid for an old GE forced air heater.

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I need a fan solenoid for an old GE forced air heater.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Model GE LU080A2M1
SN 779936 242
Installed 1974
I've replaced the gas valve and blower motor. I have photos if there's someplace I can send them.
By any chance do you also have the info on the solinoid? This would give me more options.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Nope, if I had that info we probably wouldn't be talking...
In that case you'll have to give me time to check with my industry connections, it is the weekend. They'll be open tomorrow. No guarantees but if it's available I'll find it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Ok, thanks
Thanks again for your patience. Your part is available at this site: (paste to your browser)

Part Type Capacitor-Genuine OEM)


Our Part Number
Use this number to order online. Receive additional discount and free shipping
Price $98.87
Available Yes-In Stock

Edited by built1950 on 10/5/2009 at 7:01 PM EST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I think we've had a misunderstanding here. What I need is the soleniod that turns the power on to the blower motor and times when it happens on the heat setting not the capacitor.
Thanks, Lynn
Sorry about that. Here it is at the same site:

Here is the information you requested.
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Part Type Fan Relay


Our Part Number
Use this number to order online. Receive additional discount and free shipping
Price $142.12
Available Yes-In Stock
Additional info FAN RELAY
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I think I'd like to look at one at a local store before I order. Don't want to wait 1-7 days just to find out it's not it. (that's the way things usually work for me)
Thanks, Lynn
Now that I've supplied you with the part number you should have no problem. When it works out please remember to return and press the ACCEPT button, that's how I get credit for helping you. Thanks.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Ok. I'll let you know. I have family medical stuff tomorrow and will hopefully be able to to check it out.
Thanks, Lynn
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