Bryant 340MAV Furnace
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Overview of the 340MAV
The Bryant MAV single capacity condensing furnace has a three-pass heat exchanger and a secondary condensing heat exchanger. Its sealed combustion system and high efficiency blower were used in its designed to produce the most heat possible while using the least amount of fuel needed. Bryant states that the 340 MAV delivers ninety percent of the heat produced to the inside of the user's home.
The Bryant 340 MAV is Energy Star compliant and uses natural gas as its fuel source. The unit has a relatively high AFUE of 92%.
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Other 340MAV Reviews
Most comments about the Bryant 340 MAV relate to fixable problems.
One poster on diychatroom.com expressed concern about the control board flashing on the 340 MAV. HVAC contractors reported back that the control board was perhaps operating as it should; the flashing could indicate filter-replacement or coil cleaning is needed.
Posters on gardenweb.com point to the fact that Carrier, Bryant's parent company, settled a lawsuit in 2008 involving many of their high-efficiency models manufactured after 1989, including the 340 MAV. The settlement offers an extended warranty for owners; the premise of the lawsuit was that the models were not lasting as they should.
Bryant 340MAV Model Numbers
The 340MAV is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.
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The warranty details for the Bryant 340 MAV are as follows:
- The heat exchangers are covered by a 20-year limited warranty
- The 340 MAV is covered by a 5-year limited warranty
- Customers covered by the class action settlement can receive twenty years of free service and parts, and reimbursement for repairs made in the past