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Have a water furnace geo system . Went to replace filter with a water furnace filter and am unable to get filter into unit. Seems to be blocked by something, but see nothing .

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

Same brand and size.

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

Yes

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

Such as what, please?

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HVAC Technician: hvacdave84, HVAC Technician replied 2 months ago
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The best way to change the filter is to make sure that the unit is completely off. If the blower is running at all, the air pressure against the filter will pull it into the sheet metal of the filter rack, causing it to snag.
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