Fixing Error Code 228 on Your Lennox® Furnace
Not getting heat and receiving error code 228 from your Lennox® furnace?
This means your furnace couldn’t adjust its pressure switch before starting. As a result, your system will not run for safety reasons.
Repairing or replacing this part is best left to the professionals at Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing in the U.S.. Our ACE-certified technicians are among the best in the industry. They’re well-equipped to handle all of your heating needs, including fixing a furnace error.
We want you to be completely satisfied with our quality furnace repair* for a year.
How a Pressure Switch Works
This part plays an important role as your furnace prepares to heat your home.
Here’s what happens after your thermostat’s call for heat:
- Your furnace’s control board begins running the draft inducer blower motor. This exhausts combustion gases from the heat exchanger and pulls in new gas and air so the burners can fire.
- When the pressure switch senses that enough air is being pulled into the burners, it closes and signals the control board to ignite the furnace.
- Your furnace ignites and provides heat.
What Happens When a Pressure Switch Malfunctions
When your pressure switch isn’t working correctly, you’ll likely hear the fan run and the switch clicking a few times before the furnace shuts down completely. When a part isn’t working right, your furnace will turn off as a safety precaution.
Your furnace will let you know something is wrong with a red flash from its indicator light, which it uses to display error codes. It uses this red light to flash code, like Morse code.
You may see fast flashes or an alternating slow flash as it communicates a fault code.
Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 228
Before replacing the switch, your Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing tech will check other parts of your furnace first. Several other issues can also cause the error code, like a blocked vent or cracked hose.
The price to repair your furnace depends on what’s wrong with it and how long it takes to fix it.
If your pressure switch needs to be replaced, you can expect to pay between $40 to $350.
Trust the Experts at Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing
If you need furnace repair, trust the professionals from Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing to diagnose the fault code and fix the problem to your satisfaction.
Call us at 866-397-3787 or schedule an appointment online today.
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