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Furnace is 7 years old. Will not stay running for more than 5 min. Will start up again after shutting off and then run for another 5 min. Suggestions?

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Check the air filter. Jump out thermostat to see if it stays running longer, if so replace thermostat. Make sure all return air ducts are clear of debris. If furnace has a Fan/Limit switch, make sure tabs are set at 100, 140 and 200. Sounds like something may be heating up and shutting unit off till it cools back down.

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