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I have an american standard freedom 95 comfort R unit and it

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Customer: ***** ***** i have an american standard freedom 95 comfort R unit and it is blinking red 3 times
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Customer: the heat isnt turning on
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.


If you turn off an back on does the unit go straight to 3 blinks?

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

and leaving your furnace...are there 2 white pipes that go out the side of the house?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i will check
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

and also when the furnace is turned on...does the small motor that blows air out the plastic pipe come on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You hear a click it goes to 3 blinks and the green light goes to slow blink
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2 white pipes yes
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

and the exhaust fan...does it start up...sounds like a bathroom exhaust fan...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Motor not clicking on
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

thank you. Can you remove the plastic pipe from the motor and look in? Or can you rotate the fan by hand at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it doesnt turn on
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ill try removing the pipe to look in
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

we have a few choices...motor gets power but is stuck by a rodent, bird or nest.

motor does not get power = bad board

motor gets power and nothing is stuck = bad motor

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its pretty new so would be surprised if its a bad motor
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

usually it is because something crawled into the warm pipe....unfortunately you have to remove to find out. Is the unit still under warranty?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not sure but ill heck. Thanks for your help
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

If you need anything else let me know....aso while the uit is coding 3...feel the exhaust motor...if it is warm/hot you likely have something stuck inside.


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