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Does my rheem classic heat pump have a filter on the model?

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does my rheem classic heat pump have a filter on the model? I couldn't see it . i tuned me heat on and it made the smoke alarm go off. I dont see any smoke in the crawl space and my filters are clean upstairs.i 2 have filter areas inside my house where i change the filter.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the model # ***** ***** 1M3617JH
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Just wondering if there is a filter on the model because i never knew to change it . It is in a crawl space 7 hrd to even see if there is a space for a filter.
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 2 years ago.

Should have a filter in return air grille. It may have set off smoke alarm because of the electric heat coming on without pump. It sometimes happens the first time you fire up heat. If no filter in unit you should have one in return air grille. It will be in wall close to floor or possibly in floor. Russ