Fixing Error Code 228 on Your Lennox® Furnace

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

This means your HVAC equipment couldn’t correct its pressure switch before starting. As a consequence, your system will not run for your safety.

Repairing or replacing this part is a task for the professionals at Stevenson Service Experts  in Columbus. Our ACE-certified technicians are among the brightest in the industry. They’re well-prepared to work on all of your heating needs, including clearing 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 an important part 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 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 commands the control board to ignite the furnace.
  • Your furnace ignites and supplies heat.

What Happens When a Pressure Switch Malfunctions

When your pressure switch isn’t functioning the way it should, you’ll likely hear the fan start and the switch clicking multiple times before the furnace switches off 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 note 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 Stevenson Service Experts  tech will look at other parts of your furnace first. Some other issues can also generate the error code, like a congested vent or cracked hose.

The price to fix your furnace depends on the issue with it and how long it takes to fix it.

If your pressure switch needs to be replaced, you can plan to pay between $40 to $350.

Start with the Experts at Stevenson Service Experts

If you require furnace repair, turn to the professionals from Stevenson Service Experts  to understand the fault code and fix the situation to your satisfaction.

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