Question about Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air Conditioner
Carrier Weathermaker 8000 2 speed:
Sets code 32 when the wind blows.
I have to shut off thermostat, then shut off circuit breaker to furnace.
Then turn circuit breaker back on, then reset thermostat.
Furnace runs until code 32 sets again.
Could set code within 1 minute or 3 hours - depends on wind condition.
New filter has no effect on problem.
Has been going on for last 3 heating seasons.
Furnace is 8 years old and has been serviced for other concerns.
Furnace is in garage.
4 inch flue running 30 degrees upward about 7 feet to vertical flu.
3 inch water heater flu ties in with furnace flu about 5 feet from furnace.
Cap on flu up on roof is open 360 degrees
Hi and welcome to Fixya. I believe that the wind is affecting the draft. What I would recommend is to install a cap on the flue that is similar to a weather vane in that it rotates to block the wind from creating a downdraft in the flue. Some times depending on the direction and strength of the wind it will come up over the roof peak and then down the flue. A regular fixed cap may work too. You should be able to purchase one at your local hardware store. Please let me know if this was helpful. Good luck.
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 09, 2012 | Heating & Cooling
Nov 09, 2011 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
Mar 09, 2010 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
Dec 28, 2009 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
Nov 04, 2009 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
Feb 15, 2009 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
Jan 17, 2009 | Heating & Cooling
Dec 10, 2008 | Heating & Cooling
Jul 30, 2008 | Heating & Cooling
Mar 25, 2008 | Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air...
651 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: