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I need to adjust the limit switch on a Lennox heat pump. How to I turn off power to unit before I open the control cover?

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If you mean the ambient lockout switch it shpopuld be oin the outside unit and all that you will need to shut off is the outside condenser before you open the panel. ther is a disconnect that you will have to throw either right by the unit or inside of a main breaker panel.. Hope that this helps and Thanks for using Fixya

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