Not getting heat and seeing error code 228 from your Lennox® furnace?
This means your HVAC equipment couldn’t correct its pressure switch before turning on. As a reaction, your system will not run for safety reasons.
Repairing or replacing this part is a task for the Experts at Midway Services in Clearwater. Our ACE-certified technicians are among the elite in the industry. They’re well-qualified to work on all of your heating needs, including clearing a furnace error.
We want you to be thoroughly satisfied with our quality furnace repair* for a year.
How a Pressure Switch Works
This part plays a critical role as your furnace prepares to heat your house.
Here’s what goes on after your thermostat’s call for heat:
- Your furnace’s control board starts running the draft inducer blower motor. This drains combustion gases from the heat exchanger and moves in new gas and air so the burners can fire.
- When the pressure switch senses that sufficient air is being pulled into the burners, it closes and tells the control board to ignite the furnace.
- Your furnace ignites and creates heat.
What Happens When a Pressure Switch Fails
When your pressure switch isn’t operating promptly, you’ll likely hear the fan start and the switch clicking multiple times before the furnace turns off completely. When a part isn’t working right, your furnace will turn off for your safety.
Your furnace will tell you something is incorrect with a red flash from its indicator light, which it uses to exhibit error codes. It uses this red light to flash code, like Morse code.
You may notice short flashes or an alternating slow flash as it passes on a fault code.
Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 228
Before replacing the switch, your Midway Services tech will look at other parts of your furnace first. Some other issues can also create the error code, like a blocked vent or cracked hose.
The cost to fix your furnace depends on what’s defective with it and how long it takes to fix it.
If your pressure switch needs to be replaced, you can anticipate to pay between $40 to $350.
Start with the Experts at Midway Services
If you should have furnace repair, trust the pros from Midway Services to check out the fault code and fix the situation to your standards.
Call us at 727-219-2471 or schedule an appointment online today.