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I have a rheem 90 plus furnace wont stay on will replace

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Customer: i have a rheem 90 plus furnace wont stay on will replace soon however a tech told me that setting to 87 wil keep unit on
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: unit intermittent once tmp gets chicago cold below 20 have done all the cleaning and replaced sensors by local hvac pro however need to keep on until i can replace have a senior citizen family member
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Category: HVAC
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: i have a rheem 90 plus furnace wont stay on will replace soon however a tech told me that setting to 87 will keep unit on. Unit is intermittent once tmp gets chicago cold below 20. Have done all the cleaning and replaced sensors. By local hvac pro however need to keep on until i can replace have a senior citizen family member living in the house.
the 87 degree fix if will keep unit on will allow me to not need to move family member out of the house.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the tech that told me about the 87 degree trick was not my regular guy
pls advise
on temp fix/trick/tool
Expert:  Daniel Plourde replied 1 year ago.

hi i am dan i can help you with this, does setting it on 87 keep the furnace running?