Furnace Heat Exchanger Crack

Furnace heat exchanger crack is a common issue in furnaces after years of wear and tear.

Even though it is only September, this is the perfect time to make sure your furnace will work this winter.

If you have Furnace heat exchanger crack it will cause carbon monoxide leakage and a red tag is guaranteed. Your gas will be automatically shut off until the problem is fixed and red tag is cleared.

A heat exchanger is one of the most important parts of your furnace, but it’s also one of the most dangerous when something goes wrong. A damaged heat exchanger can do more harm to you and your family than you ever thought. Furnace heat exchanger crack acts as a potential health hazard. One of the most common problems with a heat exchanger is when it begins to crack from normal wear and tear. Furnace heat exchanger crack could allow exhaust gas from the furnace to contaminate the household air with carbon monoxide.

It is very important to understand the functions of a heat-exchanger.

What is a heat exchanger?

The furnace heat exchanger is the part of your furnace that actually heats the air.  What shape these coils take is dependent on what model of furnace you have, as well as what type of fuel that your furnace uses for combustion.

Signs of Furnace heat exchanger crack

Heat exchangers are designed with a life-expectancy of 15-18 years. However, due to poor maintenance of the furnace or other defects, it can give way or break down even before that. The easiest way to tell if a heat exchanger is damaged is to inspect it and actually see cracks that have formed in the metal.

A normally operating gas furnace has a steady blue flame. A burner with a moving yellow flame can mean that the burner is dirty or that the heat exchanger is cracked. Certain aromas can indicate that the heat-exchanger is not working properly and may have cracked. A faulty heat exchanger will produce a strong and unpleasant odor that smells similar to formaldehyde.

You do not have to be an expert to notice these signs in your house as they are clear. If you find furnace heat exchanger crack, then it is suggested that you get it replaced with a new one or a whole new furnace immediately for the sake of your family`s health and safety.

For more information on red tagged furnaces, consult this Technical Standards & Safety Authority document.

For a free consultation, estimate or to book your maintenance please contact us by phone at 647-847-2998 or fill out a form for a free in home estimate and one of our friendly staff will contact you shortly.

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