How to Replace the Thermocouple in a Nordyne?

Answer Replacing the thermocouple of the Nordyne furnace is a job that you can complete in less than an hour. The thermocouple is responsible for opening and closing the gas valve on the furnace to preven... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Replace the Thermocouple in a Nordyne

On Nordyne outside A/C unit, the terminals are corroded. Can you replace/repair the terminal unit?

If one of the terminals at the actual compressor came off completely your in trouble. If there is still at least a stud sticking out you can get repair lugs to fix it. But if it came out completely... Read More »

Who invented the thermocouple?

Though Thomas Johann Seebeck discovered a type of power generation in 1821 using two different types of metals with junctions at different temperatures (which was the basis of a temperature measure... Read More »

What is a thermocouple?

A thermocouple is a temperature sensor, or more precisely measures temperature differences between two locations. Because it uses only wire in the sensing, it can be useful for measuring extreme ho... Read More »

How to Size a Thermocouple Wire?

Thermocouple wires form when you melt wires of two different metals together in a flash welding process to form a junction. Due to the nature of the welding process, the junction diameter tends to ... Read More »