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My Goodman GMS 90703BXA gas furnace started making higher then normal pitch sounds yesterday. The noise seems to come from the forced draft fan and it only happens in say 3 out of 10 starts so far. The fan vibration does not seem excessive. Is this a sign of an upcoming problem? I've had this furnace running without problems since mid 2004.

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    had to change draft fan.

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The fan in my gas furnace is making a loud screeching noise! Is it going to blow up or is the motor/fan broken?

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Check the vacume in your inducer motor. Ensure it is pulling at least -9. If you don't have the equipment, you'll have to wait till it has a problem. Or, pay a tech to come out and service your system, with particular attention to the inducer fan..

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