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Error message that centrifugal switch is stuck open. Turn off system restart and it is stuck closed. Yes the exhaust motor turns on but then switches off. It is a coleman furnace in a mobile home. any thoughts

Contractor's Assistant: How old is the appliance? Have you gotten error messages before?

Years ago but not sure what we did. furnace is at least 10 years old

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

If possible. If I cant then I will hire someone

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

I live in north dakota and getting this fixed sooner than later would be very good

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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The centrifugal switch is what proves the motor is turning so the ignition sequence can proceed. Sounds like yours needs to be replaced. Probably not a DIY.

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