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The Carrier Infinity 96 is a precision-engineered gas furnace with IdealHumidity´┐Ż to ensure a constant, comfortable temperature in the home. The Infinity 96 is Energy Star rated in all sizes, with an AFUE of up to 96.7%. This is a two-stage, 4-way multipoise model with a variable speed blower motor. It will operate in low stage up to 90% of the time to prevent temperature swings, save energy, and provide quieter performance. The design of the Carrier Infinity 96 Furnace is CSA certified. The Infinity 96 is part of Carrier’s Infinity Series furnace line.

Furnace Filters for the Carrier Infinity 96

Air Flow ConfigurationCabinet WidthFilters
All17-1/2″2 16x25x1
All21″1 16x25x1
1 20x25x1
All24-1/2″2 16x25x1
1 24x25x1

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Consumer Reviews of Carrier Infinity 96


  • Very Satisfied
  • Somewhat Satisfied
  • Neutral
  • Somewhat Unsatisfied
  • Very Unsatisfied
  • #12 of 25 Carrier Furnace
  • 16.67% of customers recommended

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Carrier Infinity 96 Furnace Reviews

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"Experience with this furnace"

4.0 rating
Somewhat Satisfied

Installed in 2007, in 2008 no heat; problem with the condensate filter (plugged) – how the heck I don’t know! Cleaned by service man and worked well. Then in 2013 the thermostat malfunctioned. This was replaced by the service man. Then again in August 2015 the thermostat was replaced again by the service man. No heat, this worked. Then on January 2nd had no heat again. Now we have to replace the motor unit (there is a motor and a fan together). Cost $850.00 just for the unit. Could hear a rubbing sound from the little motor that is attached to the fan. I was told that this may have to be replaced as it is overheating and cutting off. My old furnace may not have been high efficiency, but it lasted over 30 years with a few service calls. The replacement of this motor unit is about half the cost of a new furnace! Is Carrier screwing people, doing fraudulent advertising? Total cost to get this going could be about $1200.00. This is not high efficiency (only for the Carrier makers).

British Columbia

"Have contractor"

3.0 rating

I’m a service tech. We sell Trane and Carrier. We dropped Trane. Their stuff got real bad when they went to selling at Home Depot. As far as evaporater coils leaking for air conditioning, you can thank your Uncle Sam for that. It’s every company, making the coils metal as thin as possible to meet efficiency standards. In fact, I know of customers that went through two coils in 8 years. And not a Carrier unit, either. If you’re dealing with a certified Carrier dealer, some of these problems would be easier solved. I know. Carrier is a great company to deal with. Here is some advice: a high efficiency equipment is great, but all the money you saved on utilities is out the window on repairs unless you have very high bills. For me, I’ll be putting a 80% something gas furnace in. And I’ll still save money because I’m getting rid of the standing pilot, which cost about $10 a month. And yes, it will be a Carrier gas furnace with A/C and an ECM blower motor to help with comfort.


"Won’t buy Carrier again"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

Installed in 2006, the furnace broke down 4 times, and here in 2015 the furnace is leaking water from a rusted-out evaporator. I think a $7200 (with A/C install) furnace should last a hell of a lot longer, considering it’s only turned on half the year. I will rebuild it myself, make do. But I will replace it with something better (anything).

Portland, OR

"Very satisfied after almost 10 years"

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

We went from a mid-1980’s furnace to this high efficiency one in 2004. It has worked without an issue since the install. The high efficiency has reduced our gas consumption and paid for itself years ago. The DC fan also uses less electricity, so savings there both in the winter and in the summer (when the A/C is on).

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

"Do not buy it."

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

The blower quit after only 3 years, with no warranty. Now, something is making a humming noise. Hmmm…

Burlington, Ontario

Other Infinity 96 Reviews

Comments on HVAC-Talk message boards and heating contractor sites are mixed in opinion but generally favor the Carrier equipment:

  • In the HVAC-Talk forums some posters claim that Carrier’s air blowers and inducer motors are loud and rattling but do run consistently and provide good results.
  • Others in the HVAC-Talk forums state that Carrier requires a considerable amount of precision and maintenance to run, but the wiring is easy and consistent with industry standards, and repairs are very easy to conduct.
  • One author at the HVAC-Talk forums claimed that a Carrier’s inducer motor failed after 13 years and was easy to fix.
  • Another person, presumably a professional in the heating and cooling industry, insisted Carrier was one of the best brands on the market, in engineering, performance, and dependability.

Carrier Infinity 96 Model Numbers

The Infinity 96 is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.

Model Number AFUE BTUs per Hour
58MVB040-14* 96.6 40,000
58MVB040-14** 95 40,000
58MVB040-14*** 96.1 40,000
58MVB040-14x 96.6 40,000
58MVB040-14xx 95 40,000
58MVB040-14xxx 96.1 40,000
58MVB060-14* 94.1 60,000
58MVB060-14** 92.7 60,000
58MVB060-14*** 93.7 60,000
58MVB060-14x 94.1 60,000
58MVB060-14xx 92.7 60,000
58MVB060-14xxx 93.7 60,000
58MVB080-14* 94.1 80,000
58MVB080-14** 92.7 80,000
58MVB080-14*** 93.7 80,000
58MVB080-14x 94.1 80,000
58MVB080-14xx 92.7 80,000
58MVB080-14xxx 93.7 80,000
58MVB080-20* 94.1 80,000
58MVB080-20** 92.7 80,000
58MVB080-20*** 93.7 80,000
58MVB080-20x 94.1 80,000
58MVB080-20xx 92.7 80,000
58MVB080-20xxx 93.7 80,000
58MVB100-20* 94.1 100,000
58MVB100-20** 92.7 100,000
58MVB100-20*** 93.7 100,000
58MVB100-20x 94.1 100,000
58MVB100-20xx 92.7 100,000
58MVB100-20xxx 93.7 100,000
58MVB120-20* 94.1 120,000
58MVB120-20** 92.7 120,000
58MVB120-20*** 93.7 120,000
58MVB120-20x 94.1 120,000
58MVB120-20xx 92.7 120,000
58MVB120-20xxx 93.7 120,000
58UVB060-14 95 60,000
58UVB080-14 95 80,000
58UVB080-20 95 80,000
58UVB100-20 95 100,000
58UVB120-20 95 120,000

Infinity 96 Warranty

The Carrier Infinity 96 Furnace comes with a 10-year limited warranty on parts and a lifetime heat exchanger limited warranty. An optional labor warranty is available.

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