Clearing Error Code 229 on Your Lennox® Furnace

Noticing error code 229 on your Lennox® furnace?

This indicates your furnace is ignited at high speed because its low pressure switch couldn’t close.

It’s better to allow a professional like one from Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts in Kitchener finish repairing or replacing this part. Our technicians are NATE certified, which means they’re well-prepared to fix a furnace error like this one.

We want you to be fully content with our furnace repair. That’s why we back all of our work with a one-year 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.*

How a Low-Fire Pressure Switch Works

Two-stage furnaces have various pressure switches to let the system to run at different speeds—and work more efficiently. These switches also ensure your furnace runs safely and vents extra gases from the heat exchanger.

What Happens When a Low-Fire Pressure Switch Fails

Your low pressure switch may not be working correctly if your furnace inducer motor starts up in high speed and high ignition, then slows down and shifts into low-fire mode about 30 seconds later.

Your furnace will indicates something’s not right with a red flash from its indicator light, which it uses to show error codes. It has this red light to flash code, like Morse code.

You may see fast flashes or an alternating slow flash as it reports a fault code.

Estimated Repair Cost for Furnace Error Code 229

A blocked vent or a draft can also create the error, so your Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts professional will look at other parts of your furnace first.

The price to fix your furnace relies on what’s wrong with it and how long it takes to repair it.

You can anticipate to pay between $40 and $350 if you need a new low-fire pressure switch.

Trust the Experts at Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts

When you need to have your furnace mended, turn to the Experts at Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts to decipher the fault code and take care of the issue.

Call us at 519-804-1617 or schedule an appointment online today.