Getting cold because you’re getting error code 223 from your Lennox® furnace?
This is telling you your furnace’s low pressure switch is open. Due to the issue, your system will not work for safety reasons.
Trust the Experts at Gordon's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to handle fixing this furnace error. Our NATE-certified technicians are among the brightest in the industry when it comes to understanding and repairing furnace troubles.
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How a Low Pressure Switch Works
Pressure switches are a necessary part of the heating system.
Here’s how your furnace acts after the thermostat begins to call for heat:
- Your furnace’s control board begins the draft inducer blower motor. This gets rid of combustion gases from the heat exchanger and brings in new gas and air so the burners can start.
- When the pressure switch senses that enough air is being brought into the burners, it closes and tells the control board to ignite the furnace.
- Your furnace ignites and heats your home.
A two-stage furnace has more than one pressure switches, which allow it to run at multiple speeds—and use less energy.
What Happens When a Low Pressure Switch Acts Up
The low pressure switch may be open for several reasons.
There could be a:
- Blocked vent
- Plugged condensate drain
- Cracked hose
There could also be an issue with the switch itself, the inducer or the circuit board.
Your furnace will tell you there’s a problem with a red flash from its indicator light, which it uses to feature error codes. It has this red light to flash code, like Morse code.
You might notice fast flashes or an alternating slow flash as it reiterates a fault code.
Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 223
The expense to fix your furnace depends on the root problem and the hours it takes to remedy it.
Here are the usual replacement costs for several components that could be affected:
- Pressure switch—$40 to $350
- Inducer—$600 to $1,500
- Circuit board—$200 to $600
Call the Experts at Gordon's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning
When you require furnace service, you can trust the professionals at Gordon's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to handle the fault code and get your heat flowing again.
Call us at 405-432-2197 or schedule an appointment online today.