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  1. The rule in my house is if the windows are...

    The rule in my house is if the windows are closed, the furnace fan is on. The other benefit to keeping it on is you lessen the chances of getting the dreaded "dirty sock syndrome". Just like in...
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    Okay, yet another update... It's been a few...

    Okay, yet another update...

    It's been a few months and I've been watching for errors. I've still had the odd Code 32 error, but they are very few and far between.

    Recently, I popped the front...
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    LOL... I just bought and installed 2 mercury bulb...

    LOL... I just bought and installed 2 mercury bulb millivolt thermostats for my 2 gas fireplaces.

    When I went shopping for them, I had sales guys trying to sell me digital, remote and programmable...
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    The last 2 digits of the software version on mine...

    The last 2 digits of the software version on mine is -06.
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    From my own experimentation, I've discovered that...

    From my own experimentation, I've discovered that the system tends to operate better overall when the control is set to F. When set to F, the furnace rarely goes to high stage and the temp display...
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    I have mine set for comfort.

    I have mine set for comfort.
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    When set to celsius, my Infinity Control also...

    When set to celsius, my Infinity Control also shows 1 degree C above setpoint. When set to fahrenheit, it does not do this. I still prefer celsius since that is what I understand and use in Canada....
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    At this point, I think it was probably just some...

    At this point, I think it was probably just some junk in the pipes causing a restriction.
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    Thanks very much for your reply Greg! Good to...

    Thanks very much for your reply Greg! Good to know in case I ever need to replace the control.
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    I just noticed that my furnace circuit board does...

    I just noticed that my furnace circuit board does have a terminal for OAT but is marked "future applications".

    http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e367/TheSeaDragon/Misc/furnace.png
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    Okay, I'm still curious about this. So let's say...

    Okay, I'm still curious about this. So let's say hypothetically that my Rev-A Infinity Control goes belly up for some reason. Would a newer rev. version work?

    I noticed that starting with Rev....
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    What about Legionnaire's disease? The WHO...

    What about Legionnaire's disease? The WHO recommends setting keeping a water heater at 60C (140F) to prevent it.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2094925/

    As for the air...
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    Well, for anyone interested, here is a little...

    Well, for anyone interested, here is a little update to my situation... It's not wind related at all.

    The start of the heating season had arrived this fall and of course, the furnace started...
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    This is would be if the HRVs only purpose was for...

    This is would be if the HRVs only purpose was for humidity control. However, if it's not running, you're breathing your own fumes so to speak in a tight home. To me, the HRVs main purpose is to...
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    But Captain, I canno reach the controoooools!

    But Captain, I canno reach the controoooools!
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    That's easy. You just re-route the anti-matter...

    That's easy. You just re-route the anti-matter injectors into the deflector dish and vent it into space. Keeps asteroids from hitting your ship too, but only at warp speeds.
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    This is an interesting discussion. I have an ERV...

    This is an interesting discussion. I have an ERV and I also have a flow thru humidifier on my furnace.

    I run the ERV 24/7 year round (except if I have windows open in the house). I used to...
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    Yeah, I noticed those filters at Home Depot. ...

    Yeah, I noticed those filters at Home Depot. They're not much cheaper than the Carrier ones though. Does the higher MERV have a big affect on static pressure? I read Carrier's literature on the...
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    The filter has "Assembled in USA" stamped on it. ...

    The filter has "Assembled in USA" stamped on it. It does fit okay. I was just curious why the change. Specifically the pleats running horizontal instead of vertical like the old one. The...
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    What's up with Carrier Media filters?

    Hi guys,

    I just went to my local Carrier dealer and bought a 2 pack of media filters for my furnace like I do every year. When I got home and opened the box, I noticed that the pleats run...
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    My Carrier furnace has a noisy inducer motor. ...

    My Carrier furnace has a noisy inducer motor. Here is a video I took of it and the sound it makes. I posted this in another thread and from the responses there, it seems this is normal.

    Does it...
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    The control does allow you to specify low heat...

    The control does allow you to specify low heat only if so desired. It's in the setup menu under staging.
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    That's a different "advanced" menu. There are...

    That's a different "advanced" menu.

    There are 3 menus on these controls:

    Basic
    Advanced
    Advanced Setup

    The first 2 are mentioned in the homeowners guide. The 3rd one is only mentioned in...
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    The Evolution Control does have a timer to keep...

    The Evolution Control does have a timer to keep the blower running for 120 seconds after the heat is turned off. So, if the furnace is running and you manually turn down the setpoint, the burners...
  25. Good stuff Detox! Glad to hear it's working...

    Good stuff Detox! Glad to hear it's working properly now.
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    Well, I had no choice in the installer. It was...

    Well, I had no choice in the installer. It was the company the builder used for the entire development. There are only 2 Carrier dealers in town and the other is an appliance store that has an HVAC...
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    See this thread, I think it's a similar...

    See this thread, I think it's a similar question...

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=429522
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    Hi Svein, It's a feature of the Evolution...

    Hi Svein,

    It's a feature of the Evolution Control called Smart Recovery. Basically, the furnace will come on before the programmed time and start warming up the house gradually. It usually comes...
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    Well, as a HO in the know, I'd like to add my 2...

    Well, as a HO in the know, I'd like to add my 2 cents...

    The sad reality is that there are "pros" out there (Carrier dealers no less) that don't know squat about how to setup the Infinity Control...
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    I don't know the answer to that. All I know is...

    I don't know the answer to that. All I know is that side venting through the wall is very common here (just outside of Toronto). All of the house I've seen are vented just like mine.
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    Yeah, I'll see what happens over the next little...

    Yeah, I'll see what happens over the next little while. The service manual states quite clearly that the only way to properly prime the trap is to pour a quart of water into the inducer housing. I...
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    Okay, just another update on this (if anyone is...

    Okay, just another update on this (if anyone is interested)...

    Well, I thought there were no error codes being generated the last time I posted here. I was checking the "Last 10 System Faults" on...
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    I also had a GD36 installed in my basement. I...

    I also had a GD36 installed in my basement. I have one on the main floor too.

    The installer originally put the wrong one in. I noticed the flame was very small and it didn't throw much heat. ...
  34. No problem. I've never used the function myself,...

    No problem. I've never used the function myself, but it's good to know the option is there. I just keep the fan on low 24/7 unless I have a house full of people, then I set the HRV on high and the...
  35. Must be in advanced setup menu (hold advanced...

    Must be in advanced setup menu (hold advanced button for >10 seconds).

    Then go to these menus...

    SETUP:THERMOSTAT:PROGRAMMING:Programmable Fan (ON/OFF) - default is OFF

    Once this feature is...
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    I keep my fan on low all year except when I have...

    I keep my fan on low all year except when I have the windows open. I've never done the math to figure out how much it costs, but my electric bills aren't that crazy.

    Reasons I keep the fan on all...
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    Infinity Control compatible with 58MVP?

    I currently have the first revision of the Infinity Control on my 58MVP furnace. I'm thinking about getting the latest revision (rev B.) but noticed in the product data sheet, the 58MVP is not...
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    In fact, I think Carrier should make sure...

    In fact, I think Carrier should make sure everyone has an Infinity Control for their system. They should increase the price of the furnace by a couple hundred bucks and bundle the control with it.
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    You really should get the Infinity Control......

    You really should get the Infinity Control... seriously. It is hands down the best control for your system. And it's not complicated to use.
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    The furnace is 60K... 58MVP-060-14. I checked...

    The furnace is 60K... 58MVP-060-14.

    I checked the venting requirements and the pipe sizes are within spec. My altitude is 1000 ft, with 4 90 degree elbows and 1.5 inch pipe and according to the...
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    Thanks. Here are some pics of my furnace and the...

    Thanks. Here are some pics of my furnace and the vent pipes where they reduced from 2 to 1.5 inch.

    The pipes go up to a 90, then across to the back wall, then another 90 up and another 90 out. ...
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    Okay, well its been a week now since I used the...

    Okay, well its been a week now since I used the reset feature to clear the "Last 10 faults" and there are no errors. All that has changed is the reset.

    This is interesting. Being an IT guy, I'd...
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    Thanks for your comments everybody. I still...

    Thanks for your comments everybody.

    I still have no code 32s after resetting the Infinity Control almost a week ago. Before that, I was getting at least one every day. I'm starting to think it's...
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    Well, I reset the Infinity Control (just the...

    Well, I reset the Infinity Control (just the system fault history) and I've had no errors now for 5 days. Plus, it is windy as hell here today.

    I read a Carrier bulletin someone had posted that...
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    Mayguy, would not running the fan in the summer...

    Mayguy, would not running the fan in the summer cause that "dirty sock syndrome"? The reason I run mine is to avoid that.
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    I change mine every spring and fall. I run my...

    I change mine every spring and fall. I run my fan 24/7 except on days when the windows are open.
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    Thank you Senior Tech. This is indeed how I...

    Thank you Senior Tech. This is indeed how I feel. I didn't choose this dealer, the builder dealt exclusively with them (plus they're pretty much the only one around). Normally, they install a...
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    It hasn't been diagnosed with anything. I've...

    It hasn't been diagnosed with anything. I've observed that the errors seems to occur in batches on windy days. They do still occur on calm days but not nearly as many. On really windy days, I...
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    That's the problem, the local dealer is no good. ...

    That's the problem, the local dealer is no good. They lack basic knowledge, either that or they're plain lazy. When he came to look at the furnace, he looked confused as if he didn't know what to...
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