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NO HEAT CALL

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Intplm.
Intplm. Member Posts: 2,084
edited December 2019 in THE MAIN WALL

This little guy just couldn't help but look for a warm place to stay. A shame he couldn't make his way out before the units fan fired. The blower and the squirrel both had to be changed.
JUGHNECanucker

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  • Jolly Bodger
    Jolly Bodger Member Posts: 209
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    I once got a no heat call to a 90+ furnace I had installed just a week before. I removed the failed inducer to find a bird all the way inside the housing. I also had to change both. :s
  • HomerJSmith
    HomerJSmith Member Posts: 2,511
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    Does that squirrel create a problem???
  • Le John
    Le John Member Posts: 226
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    I wonder how they get into the pipe? The pipe didn't have a screen on the intake?
    mattmia2
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    Squirrels will yank and gnaw on that screen to get thru.

    There was an error rendering this rich post.

    Canucker
  • Le John
    Le John Member Posts: 226
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    I’d better go check my intake to make sure the screen is still there
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,109
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    The squirrel came down the 80% exhaust pipe I do believe.
  • PRR
    PRR Member Posts: 171
    edited December 2019
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    I had that, except a Radon fan. Didn't notice it was silent for a long time. Started sawing it out of the PVC pipe. Smelled bad. Hair in the saw-teeth. Then I felt bone. Got it out and I about barfed in the basement.

    That's why my furnace has had air/smoke screens from the first day. And when the smoke screen started to rust out I replaced it with an SS screen.
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,109
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    Not a good picture to show a child anticipating Santa coming down the chimney.
    Intplm.EdTheHeaterManCanucker
  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 8,167
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    Farmers Almanac is predicting a very cold winter... This must be true because all the Squirrels are gathering a record amount of nuts. So many that a few of my friends are missing.
    Just checking to see if anyone of the usuals from HH are missing?

    Edward Young Retired

    After you make that expensive repair and you still have the same problem, What will you check next?

    STEAM DOCTOR
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 17,008
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    Farmers Almanac is predicting a very cold winter... This must be true because all the Squirrels are gathering a record amount of nuts. So many that a few of my friends are missing.
    Just checking to see if anyone of the usuals from HH are missing?

    (groan)
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    JUGHNECanucker