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A comfortmaker furnace flashes three times, that means the pressure switch is open, what I have to do to close it

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I think you are talking about draft induction pressure switch operation. Make sure the metal orifice located on the draft induction blower is clear. To check, remove the rubber tubing end at the pressure switch and blow into the tubing. It should be easy to blow through it. If it is plugged, remove the tubing from the blower orfice and use a paperclip, inserting it into the orfice to clear the opening. After repairing, and all is hooked up, retry the furnace start up procedure. If the code comes up again, replace the pressure switch.

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A pressure switch code means there is an unsafe condition that should be looked at by a competent service tech. Sometimes there is a switch failure, but most of the time there is an unsafe condition.

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Cliff, this is Teng. Look inside your furnace if there is any flashing code. If your furnace is recently installed it should have electronic control board.

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Why does the led on my furnace control bd flash three times


Hello, this indicates a open limit switch. A limit l switch will open when the temp in the heat exchanger gets too high and this switch shuts the Furnace down for safety. Usuaully a dirty filter, weak blower motor, dirty blower wheel will cause a limit switch to open.

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My central heating is on lockout and the burner is with red light


A sampling of various codes on a furnace

Read one LED flash that stays on continuously to mean your furnace has no signal coming from the thermostat and will not operate. Turn the power off and check the thermostat for improper settings or connections.

Interpret one LED flash that blinks on and off to mean your furnace has locked out because it could not ignite after three tries, and must be reset. Interrupt power to your furnace for 20 seconds or lower the thermostat so your furnace does not try to heat, then reset the thermostat to the previous setting. After one hour of lockout, your furnace will automatically reset itself and try to operate as usual.

Decipher two LED flashes to mean the draft blower is not working, or your furnace has a short in the pressure switch circuit. Turn off the furnace power and repair a short or replace the pressure switch.


Read three LED flashes to mean your furnace has an open pressure switch circuit or it has an induced draft blower operating. Check the pressure switch hose of your furnace for blocks or an improper connection. Also, look for blockages in the flue, and tighten any loose wiring.

Translate four LED flashes to mean your furnace has a primary limit circuit open, possibly from loose wiring or blocked filters. Check and clean filters, tighten wiring and check the flue for blockages.

Interpret five LED flashes to mean your Goodman furnace senses a flame without a call for heat. This could be from a gas valve closing slowly or a burner flame lingering.



Read seven LED flashes as a warning of a low flame sense microamp signal. This could happen with a coated flame sensor or a lazy flame from poor gas pressure. Turn off the power and adjust the gas pressure according to the information on the rating plate.



See eight LED flashes as meaning an igniter circuit problem due to a bad igniter or an igniter connected improperly. Replace the bad igniter or check the ground wiring, making necessary corrections.



Decipher nine LED flashes to mean the high-stage pressure switch circuit will not close during a high-stage-induced draft blower operation. Your furnace may have a pinched or blocked pressure switch hose, a blocked flue or loose wiring.

Read continuous flashing on the LED to mean your furnace has a reversed polarity of 115 volts. Turn off the power and correct the wiring polarity after reviewing the wiring diagram.

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My Ruud silhouette II some times will not operate. I the room temperature is below the thermostat setpoint and the status indicator on it says ''System On.'' I The unit and the green ''OK'' LED is flashing...


4 Blinks is an error code of a sticking pressure switch. A pressure switch is a safety, which in this case is being used to verify that your furnace is drafting properly. Yours in particular is sticking in the closed position even after the call for heat is satisfied. The control board checks to make sure the switch is open the next time there is a call for heat, and when it sees that the pressure switch is already closed even before the draft inducer motor comes on, it knows there is a problem....hence the error code. If you tap on the pressure switch, it may cause the contacts to open. Usually you will see a rubber hose attached to the pressure switch and 2 or three wires depending on what type of switch it is. You will probably have to replace the switch, but maybe this will get you thru the night. Hope this helps!

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how often do you replace your filter?

On the limit switch that protects your unit when it gets to hot the number one reason is dirty filter.

The pressure switch is located in the upper side of cabinet has a rubber hose connected to it. They very rarely go out though. So find your vent fan the first fan that comes on and follow the rubber hose to the switch.

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Armstrong air tech 91 furnace problem


Sounds like the flue is plugged, I had same problem and opened up the draft fan and there was a dead bird restricting the flue. Furnace will never light if the pressure switch never closes as you have found out. Also has anyone moved the switch some are position sensitive meaning have to be in same position factory set the switch. I had one like that also switch was little crooked so I straighten it up and walla worked.

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Janitrol/Goodman GMP075-3 Draft Inducer Fan Won't come on


most forced draft fans are powered by 120 volts . close to the fan is usually a plug that unsnaps. create a call for heat after turning off to clear safetys and see if your getting 120 to fan on initial call for heat. if you are then fan draft motor is bad, usually sold as an entire assembly replace exact as it came out. sequence of operation is..... stat calls for heat via common and white wire to furnace , 24 volts. ......board sences call and sends 120 volts to forced draft ........ motor runs and creates pressure on proofing switch,....... switch closes 24 to board and tells it draft fan is on......... board then energizes ignitor,....... after ignitior glows gas valve is opened and burner lights ........ either ignitor or seperate sensor rod tells board the burner lit........ and a few minutes later the fan comes on and hot air is blown out. if a step is missed or doesn't proof the furnace either trys up to three times to light or locks out. turning off power usually resets safetys and it will resume attempts to lite normally.

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High limit switch open on armstrong furnace


If you know where the high limit switch is you can always cut the two wires and wire them together causing the limit to close. But what you have to watch out for is why the high limit is not closing. That means in your return air either you have a dirty return air duct, dirty filter, or you don't have all your registors open to allow the heat to escape the heat exchanger. Just watch over riding the system. The high limit switch should either be on or behind the blower, in the middle of the system right under the heat exchanger. any other questions about hvac just ask.

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