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I have a Lennox G61MPV furnace and Lennox 2 ton compessor.

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I have a Lennox G61MPV furnace and Lennox 2 ton compessor. Compressor runs as it should when thermostat calls for "cool", but furnace blower does not run causing coil to freeze up. If I flip the switch outside the furnace off for 10 seconds and back on, blower runs as it should until thermostat kicks out. when thermostat calls for cool again, furnace will not kick in again until I cycle switch again. There is no red led when blower not running when it should. After I cycle switch, led blinks every 5 seconds continually.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  WCohn replied 5 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  WCohn replied 5 months ago.

Sounds like you have an issue with it switching from heat to cool. The valve in the refrigerant line

Expert:  WCohn replied 5 months ago.

Its called a changeover valve.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
where is it located? I'm not trying to get heat
Expert:  WCohn replied 5 months ago.

Its not something you can flip yourself its controlled by a solenoid valve powered by your thermostat

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
when I shut the furnace off then on again it works as it should until thermo kicks out
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I should say the blower no the furnace
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
not
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
what the heck just happened?
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

Hello, I amCustomer/p>

Lets try to solve the problem

OK?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
ok
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
have you read where I'm at so far?
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

doing that right now

Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

I want you to bypass terminal R and G at t-stat

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
do you mean connect?
it is currently in "cooling" mode, does that matter?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it just kicked out of cool. do you mean Jump r and g?
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

Put wire between, R and G, this will initiate blower to start and it should keep going

Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

try that, will get back to you shortly

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
r and g jumped, t-stat reassembled, fan running
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
are you there?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
hello...(tap, tap, tap) is this thing on???
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

Will continue with you later today.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I will be available in about 1 1/2 - 2 hrs. does that work?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
i'm here when you are ready.
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

Sorry for not getting back to you, dealing with death in the family, do you still need help?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm very sorry for your loss!
thank you for getting back to me.
The problem is happening at my cabin. I'm going to be there tonite after 7pm. I bought a different t-stat, I'm going to try that before digging any deeper. If I put the t-stat in the "fan on" position the air conditioner seems to work fine. your thoughts?
Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

I think your idea to replace t-stat is good, dont forget to shut power off before changing it,

Expert:  Gaztech replied 5 months ago.

Did it solve the problem? If you decide to continue let me know

Please dont forget to rate my answer for assisting you.

Best regards

Customer/p>

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