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Some kind of smell coming from furnace, yes, yes, some kind…

Some kind of smell...

Some kind of smell coming from furnace

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

Yes

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

Yes

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

Some kind of burning or smoky smell coming

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1/18/2018
Gaztech
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Hi I am Gaztech1, a independent technician, I will assist you with your issue.

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE if we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

How long has furnace been off, and is this first time starting it in a while?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
not the first time being on
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
sorry no phone
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
can't afford the additional amount

Dont bother with that its automated request

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Is furnace gas or electric?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
gas

Remove front panels and inspect for abnormality

check blower for obstruction,

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
some kind of smoky smell coming. can smell it after the furnace goes off.

is blower blowing normally, if its not then maybe furnace is overheating

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
if it's overheating how to fix it

is blower blowing normally?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
it's a Lennox about 15 years old

Please answer my questions

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
don't know how blower supposed to blow normally

did you Remove front panels and inspect for abnormality

and check blower for obstruction,

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
checked it

Is the air blowing out of registers in the house like it used to?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
seems more and louder
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
seems the air is coming out more forcefully and a lot more then it used to be

Take blower panel off and feel with your hand if blower motor is getting very hot

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
can do. i'll be a few minutes
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
never felt it before. don't know how hot it's supposed to feel.

can you stand your hand on it, it should be a little warm but not hot

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
i'll check
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
a little hot but not overly

When did you replace filter

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
3 days ago

was it cloged?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
can smell something smoky after its on and even after its off for a while

Thats probably the reason why there is a smell due to accumulation of dust in ductwork and now dust is releasing and is drawn in furnace

probably needs a good duct cleaning OK?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
just had it done few days ago
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
can still smell something smoky
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
do I need to clean the evaporator coil on top of the furnace

You can cut a access hole to inspect if it needs cleaning but Again after getting duct cleaned probably the reason why there is a smell due to residual dust in ductwork and now dust is releasing and is drawn in furnace

It should resolve in a few days. I should know, I am the owner of AirNet duct cleaning

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I see. ok
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
ok then. thanks.

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE if we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

Best regards

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