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I have an error code 13 on a Plus 80 with a Honeywell

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I have an error code 13 on a Bryant Plus 80 with a Honeywell electronic filter. Furnace will kick on but blower shuts down after about 2 minutes. Checked vents and exhaust for any blockages.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

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that is a thermal limit lockout, is the filter clean and is the main blower running fine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Blower comes on but shuts down after approx. 2 minutes
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Check the rollouts on the unit one of them is opening due to a overheating issue.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the rollouts tested good for continuity. after powering back up furnace ran for about 3 minutes then shutdown and received an error code of 33
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
blower and fan seem to be running o.k.
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

When that is happening you will need to replace the control board to fix it, that happens a lot.

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Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

You can get it online or from a local supplier.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The blower motor is not running. I disconnected blower from circuit board to isolate and test it, and then hooked it up to an outside source (acorss the common(white) and black lead), and I repeatedly blew the circuit breaker on our house panel. There are 4 leads from the circuit board: white, black, red and blue. Do I need to disconnect them all to test from an outside source?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
When I said earlier - yesterday - that the blower was working, I was mistaken.) I am trying to confirm that the blower is working prior to purchasing a new controller board.
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

If the blower is not running that is why that is happening, can you hook up Black and white and see if the blower runs?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I think I need to clarify: With the blower hooked up to the furnace, the furnace kicked on, but the blower did not.
Then, I disconnected the white and black leads from the circuit board, and hooked the black and white leads up to a 120V household power source. When I did this, the house circuit breaker tripped. So when you say "can you hook up black and white and see if the blower runs?", the answer is yes, I can, and this trips the circuit breaker. Am I using the correct voltage - 120V? Thank you for your help.
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

The blower may be bad, it should have come on and not have blown the breaker

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 8 months ago.

Does the motor hum if you set the thermostat to FAN ON and does the blower spin freely?

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