Nordyne electric furnace. T-stat replaced last year. Fan comes on when set to auto in A/C mode but fan will not come on when t-stat is set to heat. Is this a bad sequencer or fan relay. This is a Nordyne E2EH-015HA model.
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Wish I knew how old your furnace is. Let me answer your question directly. In the heat mode the fan runs independently from the air conditioning fan relay. Its either brought on by time or temperature. An old furnace will use a fan and limit control that uses a coil to sense the heat exchanger temperature and turn the fan on or off. Newer furnaces use a timer on a circuit board. 20 years or newer Ill bet its a timer board. Follow the blower motor wires back to the component and ill bet that's the culprit. Hope it helps. Good luck.
depending on which make aand model of furnace the heating blower relay or heating blower switching device could be bad when you switch the t-stat to manual or on that energizes the cooling blower relay is it gas or electric?
The model of T-stat you gave comes up as a discontinued model on Honeywell's web site, but it looks to be a manual stat that type of stat would have to be wired with a summer winter switch with electric heat, allowing it to turn on the fan with a call for heat. If yours is a programmable T-stat you would need to select electric heat or in the installers set up change the default setting for fan from unit controls fan in heat to thermostat controls fan.
You have a blower relay in the furnace that's probably bad. In the heat mode the blower is on a temperature relay, in cooling mode the blower has to come on immediately so there is another relay for cooling. The green wire on the thermostat feeds that relay, so if you go to the furnace and shut the power off and find the green wire from the thermostat that feeds that relay and replace it, being careful to mark all the wires before removing them, also the relay terminals have numbers for identification.
This is a 10 Seer electric heat package unit. There are few possibilities. Does the blower come on when you put the t-stat on Fan on? If it does, then it is probably the blower time delay relay which is nordyne part# 622181. If the blower doesn't come on at all, check that the blower is getting power and if it is, then the blower motor is bad but could possibly be the capacitor as well. Both should be checked.
observe the sequence of operation. stat calls for heat and sends a signal, to furnace. check for 24 volts to common and white wire at furnace.first the forced draft motor starts and should have 120 volts to the plug it attaches to. after forced draft motor starts the pressure or vacuum switch closes should show no 24 volt when checked across terminals. shortly after the ignitor glows and shortly after click the main gas valve opens and main burners fire. shortly after the indoor fan comes on and hot air blows into the ductwork. follow the chain of events to see what doesnt happen and it is a clue to whats broke. maybe start by switching fan switch on stat to on. if fan comes on you have high and low voltage thereby eliminating the stat power and transformer as a problem. if you can see the ignitor look for it to be cracked . look close dont touch any part of it .it is powered by 120 volts when energized from board. dont forget when you take the door off there is no power to the furnace so be prepared to tape the safety switch closed when you are diagnosing.