Question about Omega Trane Furnace Draft Inducer Blower 115 Volt Variable Speed Fasco # A190

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I have a Trane Xe-60 furnace about 19 years old. During summer months, with thermostat set to deliver air, the outside condenser runs, but furnace blower does not. I can move thermostat lever from auto to on and fan motor blows. Same problem with heat, no heat on auto. I sometimes have to go to furnace, remove lower door, and push the switch that door presses against to start fan motor. All help appreciated. Syan

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THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM WITH THE DOOR SWITCHES, MY FIRST ANSWER WOULD BE REPLACE THE SWITCH SECOND WOULD BE OPEN THE DOOR AND PUSH THE BUTTON IN AND SEE IF THE FURNACE WILL WORK. THIS SWITCH IS JUST A DOOR SAFTEY IF THIS WORKS. I HAVE TAPED A PIECE ON THE INSIDE OF THE DOOR WHERE THE SWITCH WILL HIT THE DOOR ABOUT A 1/4 INCH THICK AND SEE IF THIS WILL GET YOU RUNNING UNTILL YOU CAN GET A SWITCH

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Ur thermostat may not be designed or wired correctly or fan relay sticking or on way out

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