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I am seeking a part for an old Janitrol furnace, model# 31125ANDOA, but can't seem to find any parts information for that model

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I am seeking parts (specifically, fan limit switchs) for an old Janitrol furnace Model# ***** serial# ***** These are the numbers printed/embossed on the furnace. Unfortunately, I seem be be having trouble locating information using this model#. Is there some "alternate" number other than the one given on the furnace? Or can you steer me toward a legitimate parts site that recognizes these numbers?

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 10 months ago
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Y​ou should not need to reference the furnace information to replace a fan limit switch. Limit switches are usually made by other manufactures and should have a model number on them or you should be able to get a replacement with identical wiring layout. If you need to locate parts sources let me know and I will see what I can locate.

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 10 months ago

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
In this case I do need to reference the furnace information to replace the fan limit switch. The part is so old and cooked that we cannot pull any numbers from it which leaves me stuck looking for it, again, based on the make, model, number of the furnace. Again, this is a very old Janitrol (from the 70's I'd imagine) and the sites I've checked so far don't seem to recognize the info I've given them. So I will repeat my original questions " Is there some 'alternate' number other than the one given on the furnace? Or can you steer me toward a legitimate parts site that recognizes these numbers?" (which you didn't actually answer) and add possibly another, "what are the specs for the original switch and is there another I could substitute?"
Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 10 months ago

That is why I suggested taking the part to an HVAC or Appliance parts store so they can look it up and find a replacement. Janitrol was sold to Goodman and there are many parts suppliers that should stock a replacement for older heaters.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
You should be a politician. So far as I see, you have not provided a direct answer to ANY, not ONE, of my questions. Seriously, I want my money back.
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