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Problem running heater

Everytime we run our central heat/air it smokes and smells like burnt hair. We know we need to clean out dust but do we need to clean out vents too? We live in a brand new mobile home with air vents in the floor. We also cant figure out where to put the air filter. It's model number Intertherm E3EB-012H

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If you can find the white cover to your main unit inside the house, probably next to or in the utility room/area... remove the tall metal cover and the air filter should be right in front of you. If however you see something directly in your field of vision with plenty of copper tubes on the front, then this is the area that the air-filter needs to be placed. Its dimentions are 20x25x1. Mind you I have just noticed the date of the original post so this reply is most likely a little out of date.

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Its not good that you dont know where the air filter is. Odds are there may not even be one in place. In Most mobile homes they dont pay much mind to proper filtration. The heat strips are covered with dust. If the heat Strips are that bad then usually the whole unit is clogged. Is there a unit inside the mobile home?? Or is the unit outside quite large and have ducts running to it??

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