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  1. Kudos to dougfamous - he called it exactly .......

    Kudos to dougfamous - he called it exactly .... limit faults have reappeared. Notifying our HVAC technician to inquire about the specific technical bulletin and fix the problem once in for all :)
  2. I again (3rd time) mentioned the limit fault...

    I again (3rd time) mentioned the limit fault issue and 'mysterious' Carrier service bulletin to him when he was replacing the main board. He said he asked the Carrier rep when he was on the phone...
  3. HVAC Technician just replaced the main control...

    HVAC Technician just replaced the main control board today. Interesting that the Infinity Thermostat no longer displays model or serial number (just a bunch of ------), but lists furnace as 'furnace...
  4. HVAC technician is ordering a new control board. ...

    HVAC technician is ordering a new control board. Two days ago the system locked itself out of the gas furnace (code 13), so only our heat pump is running now. I have 29 limit faults (code 33). I...
  5. Woke up today to 16 limit faults (code 33) and 1...

    Woke up today to 16 limit faults (code 33) and 1 medium pressure switch open (code 31) on the thermostat (from 5:07am today).

    The code 31 is a new one .... is this going to be helpful or confusing...
  6. Just had our HVAC technician out today. This is...

    Just had our HVAC technician out today. This is what he did:
    Cleaned out condensate trap for secondary exchanger
    Cleared all the tubing lines with co2 gun going to secondary
    Cleaned out some...
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  8. timebuilder - yes all sweeps are long 90's (I...

    timebuilder - yes all sweeps are long 90's (I took pictures, but have not figured out how to post them).


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  9. One additional observation today - the furnace...

    One additional observation today - the furnace seems to start up, then ramp up the inducer, then light, then start flashing (I count 4 then 2 flashes - the inducer fault?), then shuts down after a...
  10. fixitmanmc - We have natural gas. I'll ask the...

    fixitmanmc - We have natural gas. I'll ask the technician if he thinks it might be holding water. Thanks! We are at 680 feet elevation.


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  11. rider77 and timebuilder - Thanks - I'll point...

    rider77 and timebuilder - Thanks - I'll point the tech to your suggestions (he seemed to rule that out after the change was made and the problem was still there, but it doesn't hurt to ask again).
  12. rider77 - that sounds correct from what I can...

    rider77 - that sounds correct from what I can see.

    Last year, we had the original flue (3" PVC through 2 stories) abandoned and the 2" flue installed parallel to the existing fresh air inlet. Was...
  13. 2oldtorock - I will relay the information you...

    2oldtorock - I will relay the information you suggested about a Carrier Field Rep to him.

    dougfamous - I will also provide your information to him.

    fixitmanmc - the furnace is 80,000 BTUs. The...
  14. Carrier 58MVC Inducer Faults and occasional Limit Fault

    My 3 1/2 year old Carrier 58MVC keeps having Inducer Faults (count up to 148) and
    every so often has a Limit Fault (locks furnace into high-heat only) until power
    cycled. Limit Fault causes...
  15. Woke up to yet another System Malfunction. ...

    Woke up to yet another System Malfunction. Pattern is always the same - multiple inducer faults, then active limit faults, then system locks into high heat only with message on the Infinity Control....
  16. Carrier Infinity 58MVC - system malfunction

    Update: After 67 more inducer faults and 3 limit faults (locked furnace to high stage)...

    HVAC Company installed concentric vent kit (I paid labor and parts). The original flue vent had a 180...
  17. Dougfamous - I'll have our HVAC tech inquire -...

    Dougfamous - I'll have our HVAC tech inquire - hopefully they can figure out the inducer fault issue too. Thanks for the info!

    As for the setting - watched the tech set the dip settings and reset...
  18. Recent update: the inducer faults did return -...

    Recent update: the inducer faults did return - have 56 recorded since last week. 1 limit fault. HVAC company is going to investigate the flue next - they are currently adding supply ducts to our...
  19. Update - HVAC technician recommended having...

    Update -

    HVAC technician recommended having the furnace circuit breaker (in our house breaker panel box) replaced. This appears to have fixed the problem - we have not had a single fault since...
  20. Carrier Infinity 58MVC - system malfunction

    Another system malfunction last night with a bunch of inducer faults and limit faults resulting in high stage only operating. The increase in airflow did not prevent the faults from appearing. ...
  21. I'll have our HVAC technician verify the...

    I'll have our HVAC technician verify the switches. Thanks!




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  22. HVAC technician removed all of the condensate...

    HVAC technician removed all of the condensate drain piping, ran water through to rinse it and cleaned the trap, checked all of the vent hoses, and set the furnace to the efficiency mode instead of...
  23. I'll be having our HVAC technician return - I'll...

    I'll be having our HVAC technician return - I'll post back what he discovers - this is a real challenge.

    So far - HVAC company will install 2" flue if I want them to (I will pay cost as I would...
  24. Hurtinhvac, The furnace is generating the...

    Hurtinhvac,

    The furnace is generating the errors according to the service technician. He stated that he could swap my two Infinity Thermostats and the errors would stay with the furnace, not the...
  25. Got a limit fault (code 33) this morning. There...

    Got a limit fault (code 33) this morning. There is definitely something going on .... the HVAC technician did test the pressure switches yesterday and showed me that there are no restrictions in the...
  26. Carrier Infinity 58MVC - system malfunction

    HVAC company that installed the unit replaced the inducer and limit switch today. BTW I had 60+ inducer faults codes. And another couple of low stage limit faults.

    Now since about 5:30pm, I...
  27. HVAC installer is coming today to replace the...

    HVAC installer is coming today to replace the limit switch and inducer. Carrier seems to think the inducer is malfunctioning causing the low-stage overheat problem. Since the problem did not show...
  28. Spoke to our installer yesterday - he stated that...

    Spoke to our installer yesterday - he stated that the Infinity controller was set to Low Heat Rise = On - that should take care of the bypass humidifier. He had me verify that over the phone.

    He...
  29. Markwolf, rafterrat and hurtinhvac - thank you...

    Markwolf, rafterrat and hurtinhvac - thank you all for your help! Everything you mentioned would explain why my 58MVC is having problems. Running in low stage with the flue pipe in a different...
  30. Forgot to mention - system is NOT zoned.

    Forgot to mention - system is NOT zoned.
  31. From the installation manual .... Sounds like...

    From the installation manual ....

    Sounds like I should discuss having our HVAC company abandon the 3" roof flue and have them install a 2" pvc pipe (for the flue) next to the 2" cumbustion intake...
  32. Carrier Infinity 58MVC - system malfunction

    I will talk to our HVAC company technician about the flue - some of the suggestions point to deficiencies there.
  33. Markwolf, The humidifier is controlled by the...

    Markwolf,

    The humidifier is controlled by the infinity system.

    The intake pipe was added when the furnace was installed. It takes air from a pipe located here:471991




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  34. Here is a link to what the inducer sounds like: ...

    Here is a link to what the inducer sounds like:

    http://youtu.be/GcUD14m3QUk


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  35. 471411471421471431471441471451471461 I just...

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    I just noticed the flue pipe is close to the wall/roof with some discoloring of the Facia. The radon pipe is the one with the two 90's. Flue pipe come...
  36. Hurtinhvac - thanks for the suggestions. I paid...

    Hurtinhvac - thanks for the suggestions. I paid the tech for the original visit (even though he did not want to charge me) and I fully intend to pay for troubleshooting. The installing company does...
  37. Yesterday the furnace registered another code 33...

    Yesterday the furnace registered another code 33 limit fault. It was at 1:15am on a very cold morning (about 5 degrees outside). I keep the thermostat held to 72 degrees 24/7. The thermostat did...
  38. Tech came out two weeks ago and checked the...

    Tech came out two weeks ago and checked the codes. He also performed electrical checks on inducer, limit(s) and a few other things. He reset the system andthe system works like it should (3 stages...
  39. Filter is replaced once a month - and we don't...

    Filter is replaced once a month - and we don't use pleated ones. I made sure the registers were open. Each room has a large return near the ceiling, so no blockages. Tomorrow the company that...
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  41. Carrier Infinity 58MVC - system malfunction

    Noticed our Infinity thermostat was showing 'system malfunction' today. Furnace still runs, but only in high stage now.

    Called our HVAC service person - he will be out on Monday to repair it.
    ...
  42. Room is used most days (watching TV, exercise...

    Room is used most days (watching TV, exercise bike) and sometimes into early evening (watching news, etc.) Typically 3-6 hours a day.

    Noticed marginal heating/cooling within the last 7 months...
  43. Mini-Split to replace 20 year old 1.5 ton Trane?

    Have a 24x24 room with 8' flat ceilings. R13 wall insulation, 4 skylights, 1 Anderson French Door and 1 Anderson sliding door, 4 24x48 windows, 1 48x48 window. Windows and Sliding door on exterior...
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    Current XE1000 is a 1 ton unit, not a 1.5 ton ....

    Current XE1000 is a 1 ton unit, not a 1.5 ton ....
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    2000 Trane XE1000 - when to replace

    My parents have a heat pump for their 24' x 24' sunroom. The air handler is from 1991 (Trane) located in the attic and the Heat Pump outside unit was replaced in 2000 with a Trane XE1000 unit (prior...
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    Thanks for the information! I always make sure...

    Thanks for the information!

    I always make sure I am using the genuine AprilAire water panels. I tried a generic one once in our previous home's AprilAire and it did not work very well. I will...
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    April Air 600 - water on the floor

    I noticed a small puddle of water on the floor under our April Air 600 humidifier. It was installed 10 years ago - we had our HVAC systems replaced last year, but since the April Air 600 was still...
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    Just had our HVAC company finish install of the...

    Just had our HVAC company finish install of the Infinity Controller on our top floor HVAC system. I watched as the installer powered up everything. The thermostat pretty much figured out everything...
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    Spoke with our HVAC company today. I am going to...

    Spoke with our HVAC company today. I am going to have them change over our attic furnace (58CVA) unit and corresponding Heat Pump to the Infinity Controller. They mentioned something about 2...
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    One question I forgot to ask our HVAC company...

    One question I forgot to ask our HVAC company when they were providing me an estimate:
    Would there be any advantage to having them change/connect each furnace to each outdoor unit using the...
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