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Rheem RBHC-17J14SFA elec furnace fan won't stop

I have a rheem RBHC-17J14SFA Electric furnace with a heat pump that was installed in 2002. The fan doesn't ever turn off, even when the t-stat says it has. I have also turned off the 24hr timer. I have to turn off the breaker to get it to stop. Any ideas?

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Sonds like u have a bad safety switch they r round and have 2 wires on them usually and u can check them by taking the wires off of them and checking continuity thru them there might be one on the blower housing also either that or ur blower relay may be bad and stuck closed

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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