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When the temperature needs to increase, we can hear the motor go to 'kick' in however it stops and doesn't start. This has happened spasmodically over the past month and after a few hours it seems to kick in OK.

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You could have a bad control board in ur furnace some boards have diagnostic lights so check them and look into your owners manual for what it says on them.

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