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My Lennox CBX32MV air handler multi speed fan is only

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My Lennox CBX32MV air handler multi speed fan is only running on low speed with a yellow light on the D52 Run space. What could be the cause.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 1 month ago.

Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 1 month ago.

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Are there any errors on the unit? Also are you sure it will never run faster?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The only error noted was the yellow light as mentioned before. The fan motor seems to run smoothly, just will not run up to a fast speed.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is there a switch, transformer, etc. within the unit that controls the various speeds of the fan motor?
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 1 month ago.

The speed is controlled by the board and it may not go high unless the demand is there for it as this is part of a board algorithm.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It is 81 degrees in the house and I set the ac at 72, so I am sure the demand it there. Can you be more specific as to the board or control switch that needs replacing?