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Intertherm furnance chimmly icing up

The top of the stack is putting out mosture fhat runs down the outside of the stack ,that causes a huge ice build up on stack and roof this is a 1995 mobile home with a shingled roof it belongs to a elderdy lady who keeps her inside temp at 80 degrees she is very cercerned about this problem , She lives in Milan Illonios.

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It sounds like there is a restriction on top of you're flue pipe top, not allowing the air to escape in a normal way, ike bird nest, leaves or the position down on the pipe.

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