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My gas fired warm air boiler has just started whining,

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My gas fired warm...

My gas fired warm air boiler has just started whining, rather like an alarm, but its not the fire or CO alarm which is right outside my boiler room

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?

I just turned the system off at the thermostat. We change the filters regularly

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

If I can

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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 8 months ago
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What is the brand and model of your unit?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Its a Payne boiler, replaced about two yearsago
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 8 months ago

Ok, so you have a furnace not a boiler. Most likely cause for the noise is something caught in the draft fan or the main blower. It also possible but much less likely given its age that a bearing in one of the fans is failing. There is no alarm to make this noise.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I put in correct information and it refuses to process. Sorry. I have now called out a plumber
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