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  1. #1
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    heater fuel oil forced hot air

    i have a question about my furnace when i turn the thermostat up the heater comes on after it reaches temperature it shut down i just came back home turn the thermostat up the heater would not come on till i hit the thermal overload on the motor .This morning when i got up turn the thermostat t up and same thing i had to reset the thermal overload on the motor what would be causing that?
    Thanks in advance

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    Call a HVAC service company.
    Need to be on site to find the real cause.
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    How many times must one fix something before it is fixed?

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    WHAT TYPE/FUEL FURNACE. ARE YOU PRESSING A THERMAL OVERLOAD OR A PRIMARY CONTROLL RESET ? IF ITS THE LATTER STOP NOW AND CALL A QUALIFIED SERVICE TECH!! WHEM I SAY QUALIFIED I MEAN SOMEONE WITH TRAINING AND EXPEREANCE ON OIL FIRED EQUIPTMENT! IVE SEEN INEXPERIANCED TECHS BURN DOWN HOUSES!

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    stick--------------
    you need to find that freeekin' caps lock button

    and turn it OFF
    It`s better to be silent and thought the fool; than speak and remove all doubt.

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