Fixing Error Code 228 on Your Lennox® Furnace

Not sensing any heat and seeing error code 228 from your Lennox® furnace?

This shows your heating system couldn’t regulate its pressure switch before turning on. As a consequence, your system will not run for safety reasons.

Repairing or replacing this part is best left to the Experts at Stevenson Service Experts  in Columbus. Our ACE-certified technicians are among the elite in the industry. They’re well-prepared to take care of all of your heating needs, including repairing a furnace error.

We want you to be absolutely satisfied with our quality furnace repair* for a year.

How a Pressure Switch Works

This part plays a prominent duty as your furnace prepares to warm your house.

Here’s what goes on after your thermostat’s call for heat:

  • Your furnace’s control board commences running the draft inducer blower motor. This pushes out combustion gases from the heat exchanger and brings 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 creates heat.

What Happens When a Pressure Switch Fails

When your pressure switch isn’t working correctly, you’ll likely hear the fan start 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 incorrect 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 transmits a fault code.

Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 228

Before replacing the switch, your Stevenson Service Experts  tech will investigate other parts of your furnace first. A handful of other issues can also create the error code, like a clogged vent or cracked hose.

The bill 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.

Count on the Experts at Stevenson Service Experts

If you should have furnace repair, reach out to the professionals from Stevenson Service Experts  to check out the fault code and fix the situation to your standards.

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