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Name is ***** *****. I have this Rheem:

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Customer: Name is ***** *****. I have this Rheem: file:///Users/carljensen/Desktop/RHEEMRGPE.pdf I am getting a fault code 45
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: This is the unit: rheem rgpe-07eamkr278 The blower motor comes on for like 15 seconds, then shuts off with the Fault Code 45. it flashes a 46 before going to 45
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. If my initial response doesn’t answer your question then let me know and we can continue our conversation.

This is a draft pressure switch error (see attached pic for typical). Is the draft fan running? If not then turn the power to the furnace off wait a minute then turn it back on again. If it is running then the first thing to check is for a blocked vent. If snow is blocking the exhaust vent termination this error will display. Also check the small vacuum tubing connected to the switch. If the tubing is kinked or has water in it that will cause this error.