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I bought a house in 2014 with an Intertherm furnace. No

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I bought a house in 2014 with an Intertherm furnace. No owners manual available. Don't see any sort of filter to change. Is there a manual online?

Contractor's Assistant: Did you check the furnace's filters?

I don't even SEE a filter. The only thing it has is where the main part of the furnace is there is a floppy piece of foamlike stuff against the "door" of it.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If at all possible. The thing works just fine, but since winter is coming (literally), want to make sure no problems.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Well, I typed in the model number and got this website. Pretty sure there has to be a filter. The thermostat has a filter icon on it and I'm uncertain if it means that the filter needs to be changed, wherever it is.

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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 10 months ago
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. If my initial response doesn’t answer your question then let me know and we can continue our conversation.

The filter icon is only a reminder it doesn't affect system operation. On most units the filter is inside the blower compartment.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Okay, so changing it is not something I can do myself... I need an HVAC expert?
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 10 months ago

Changing it is easy if you have a typical up flow unit. You just remove the panel to the blower compartment which usually lifts up a bit then out. Give me a pic of your furnace if you have trouble
http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-hl

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I can open it, but don't see anything that remotely looks like a filter. The panel has a thin foam-like thing on it. This place was built around 1999-2000 and I don't think the folks I bought it from replaced anything. I'll try to get a picture of it for you.
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 10 months ago

Click on the link in my last post for instrcutions on uploading a pic here

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Haven't taken a picture yet. Will try to get it to you today.
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 10 months ago

Ok

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