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Water pump constantly running on Carrier gas furnace

The water pump is constantly running and yet it seems to be removing some water. is this normal? Or how do i stop the pump from constantly running?

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    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    check the float switch in the unit it could be stuck

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Yes I agree with Master_tech Be sure the shipping retainer was removed if its a new unit, if its an old unit clean it and put an algae tablet in it.

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