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 Post subject: Furnace not working
PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:23 am 
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Looking for a little help. Last night our furnace quit working. I've checked the LP, all good, all the tanks are on and I just filled them yesterday. The breaker is not tripped, the furnace fuse is ok. The thermostats turn on and let us cycle through heat/cool settings.

The bunkhouse is usually 5-10 degrees cooler than the master bedroom, so last night I covered the vent in the master to try to push more air into the back and it worked. The back room was a much better temp. Until the heat quit on us.

Any advice? We have a 2016 Open Range 427bhs that we started living in a week ago.

Thank you in advance!


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 Post subject: Re: Furnace not working
PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:48 am 
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You may have created too much back pressure on the furnace causing it to malfunction and shut down.
I suggest using a space heater in the bunkhouse.The bunkhouse consist of all slideout walls and is not insulated very well.
Trying to overcome the heat loss do to lack of insulation via the furnace only is a challenge you will not overcome.
You have the right idea to apply more heat, however altering/hindering/obstructing the air flow of the furnace can create a different set of problems.
I resolve your same issue with a simple electric oil filled radiator

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There may be a reset button on the furnace.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:09 pm 
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As Lantley wrote, use a space heater in the bunkhouse.

Your reset button needs to be pressed. It is on the side of the furnace.

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