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Blog Title: How to detect cracks in heat exchanger of a furnace?

Main Que: How to detect cracks in heat exchanger of a furnace?

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  • Query By: Ed Johnson (El Paso, TX)
  • Date: 07/17/2016

Answer: It is not easy for untrained eyes to detect a crack in heat exchanger. Firstly the cracks happen in areas which are hidden away. Even if the cracks are present in the visible areas they are very difficult to detect. Therefore it is important to get your furnace serviced from time to time. The tune-ups help in detecting cracks. Crack should be repaired or the unit should be replaced. Cracked heat exchanger poses risk of CO leakage from the furnace.

  • Replied By: Joe (Tampa, FL)
  • Replied Date: 07/20/2016