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My carrier weathermaker sx gas furnace is about 20 years old. Something's going on with the fan senser. The furnace kicks on. Normally after it heats up, the fan kicks on and runs until thermostat temperature is reached. This is what is going on to a point. The fan kicks on, but after only a few minutes it turns off. Soon the furnace turns off, triggered by the heat and lack of circulation. I can turn the fan from auto to on, and it raises the temperature. It is the only way I can keep the temperature correct in the house. I've paid repair people twice to look at it. I've tried to explain what is going on, but they keep telling me nothing's wrong. But there is. Help!

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Remove all power from the furnace, it is likely the brain in the furnace is need of being reset, from the battery replacement, why did you change the battery, was there an indicator telling you to change it?

Many times just removing all the power to the furnace will do the trick with a reset, if not let me know and we will go from there, but it sounds like the main brain is confused or bad, more likely confused, so try the power removed first.

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I have serviced these furnaces for 20 years and I can tell you most of these models did not have diagnostic lite on them. (although some did, especially if the control board has been replaced) The problem is most likely a bad 3 wire pilot. This will cause exactly what you describe. 2 things to consider though. 1, If you were to replace the pilot don't get a cheaper knockoff. In my experience these do not last long at all. Get the right one from a carrier dealer. It will cost more but be much more reliable. 2 What is the condition of the secondary heat exchanger? Most if not all of the sx series had issues with the secondary heat exchangers rotting out and leaking. If the furnace is out of warranty you would be much better replacing the furnace as the cost of replacing the secondary heat exchanger will probably be almost the same as a new furnace. ( those babies are EXPENSIVE!)

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