When cold weather strikes, you want your home and more importantly your family to be prepared. with safe and reliable RUUD gas furnace powering your home's warmth, RUUD has got you covered for many winters to come. But what to do when the furnace isn't blowing hot air? It is a common malfunction for many furnace brands, so keep reading if it has happened to your one.
When the furnace isn't blowing air, either the blower motor is burnt out, or the motor’s connect belt has snapped. See if power is reaching the motor. If it is, but the motor isn’t running, replace the motor. If the motor runs but air doesn’t move, the connecting belt has snapped. Replace the belt.
In case, the unit isn't heating at all, the electrical system that powers your furnace has likely shorted. Reset the circuit breaker that’s associated with your furnace.
If the appliance is starting and then stopping shortly after, the flame sensor detects if a flame is present. If it is either defective or dirty, it will not be able to detect a flame. If dirty, use a fine abrasive pad to clean the sensor. If faulty, replace the flame sensor.
Hope, this short guide eliminates the issue with your RUUD furnace. If not, contact Prime Air Solutions to have more complicated testing of the unit. To arrange a maintenance visit, call at (619) 655-3355 or leave a request directly on our website.