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Filter for Payne (Carrier?) Heater FB4CNF024??

Had a new electric heating system installed not so long ago (basement unit plus outside heat pump). The basement unit says Payne model FB4CNF024. I've suspected there wasn't a filter in it based on the dust in the house, and sure enough, the installer came back and found there wasn't! He told me it takes a 14 x 24 x 1 filter and it would hang out the slot. I bought one, but a 14" filter is too wide! I cut the one side down as a temporary measure, but it does stick out 3" past the opening, and it still doesn't fit right. It does not seem energy efficient to have the front plate off and the filter sticking out the front. Air blows out from the slot, and I can't imagine they come with a front panel if you aren't supposed to have it on! Does anyone know what filter this furnace takes? I am thinking 13 x 21 or 22 x 1, in order to fit it in width wise, and for it to not stick out the front, enabling you to put the panel back on?

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Yes what you say is right try home depot ,canadain tire, lowes, they all do filters with differant sizes you can get them in 12 , 10 what ever you need

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