Trane furnace replacement parts are a wonderful alternative to having to replace the whole unit. They are also significantly more affordable.
As with any problem, it is important to determine what is wrong with the unit before you try to come up with a solution. Make sure to check the simple things first.
Sometimes cleaning part of the unit or resetting different switches and circuit breakers can solve the problem. Sometimes the unit is iced up, a sensor is blocked, or a duct is leaking.
If all these things seem intact, it is time to start evaluating if replacement parts will solve the problem.
In order to buy the correct replacement parts, it is usually best to consult a repairman, but sometimes minor problems can be taken care of by the homeowner alone.
A homeowner should never try to replace parts of the furnace by themselves if they are not confident they know what they are doing. Without the proper knowledge or instructions, the damage could end up worse than it was in the first place.
Determining the problem is as easy as looking inside the peep hole on the door panel. Inside there is a LED light. Is it blinking? Is it solid? Make a note of the lights activity and then consult the inside of the panel for an explanation of the lights diagnostic code.
Once the problem is established, it is time to troubleshoot and decide what new parts the furnace needs. Homeowners can call Trane or the dealer they purchased with any minor questions. Any major questions will be referred to a repair service.
There are many way to buy repair parts. The easiest way would be through a repairman. A repairman will come to the house, analyze the problem, and order the parts through his company.
Once the parts arrive, the repairman will return to install the parts. While repairmen are the easiest route, they are usually also the most expensive.
If a homeowner feels comfortable enough examining the problem themselves, they may be able to troubleshoot and solve the problem without the help of a repairman.
Then, they can record the part numbers and go to a local Trane dealer and purchase any necessary repair parts. Parts can also be ordered online through Trane or its dealers.
Fixing a problem and buying Trane furnace replacement parts on your own can be a great way to save time and money. However, homeowners should be careful and confident they know they what they are doing.
A homeowner error could turn in to an even bigger repairman bill, as he will have to fix the initial problem and any additional problems caused by the homeowners attempt to fix the unit themselves.
Replacing a whole furnace unit can be very pricey. Fortunately, sometimes Trane furnace replacement parts can take care of the problem for much less money.
Remember, a qualified repairman can examine the unit and replace parts for much less money than purchasing a whole new unit.
Originally posted 2010-10-01 09:14:03.