What temperature does a furnace heat exchanger reach?

Answer The metal of the heat exchanger inside a furnace heats to a temperature of 175 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, and then cools down to 70 F. The metal expands when it's hot, and contracts upon cooling... Read More »

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What is a heat exchanger in a furnace?

A heat exchanger transfers heat from the inside of a furnace to the surrounding air to warm a home. Because the heat exchanger contains combustible gases, a defective unit usually requires replacem... Read More »

How Does a Heat Exchanger in a Gas Furnace Work?

Gas furnaces are known for their safety and longevity. However, heat exchanger problems do have the potential for products of combustion to leak into conditioned, occupied space via air ducts. ... Read More »

How much does it cost to replace a furnace heat exchanger?

The average cost to replace a furnace heat exchanger will range between $800 to $1,000. The cost of labor will vary depending on the area you live in, the space the furnace is in and how accessible... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Heat Exchanger?

A heat exchanger can keep your home or business cool in the summer and warm in the winter. But if you plan to install one of these units it is a good idea to develop some basic troubleshooting skil... Read More »