Other XR80 Reviews
On gardenweb.com users recommend Trane, Lennox, and Carrier as good brands but pricey compared to the less expensive Rheem and Armstrong. Consumers on both hvac-talk.com and doityourself.com describe problems with the XR80 control board resulting in no heat. Contractors commented that this is not an unusual problem.
Question and Answer
I see a red light flashing on my Trane furnace. What does that mean?
Your Trane furnace has a flashing light to tell you if your unit is functioning properly or not. A steady flash is normal and means the unit is working properly. A series of flashes and pauses is a code for something wrong with your furnace. A breakdown of the flashing codes and their meanings should be located on the inner front panel of your furnace. An error code is usually a problem which requires a qualified heat tech to repair.
What is the cost to replace a Trane furnace transformer?
On 2016-07-29 Gary wrote:
If you have the part number, many Trane furnace transformers can be purchased from online HVAC suppliers. The cost of a transformer should be around $20. You could also contact a licensed heating tech who can make sure you get the correct transformer and install it for you.
My Trane XR80 furnace is blowing cool air
On 2015-11-18 Eric wrote:
On page 8 of the owner’s manual there is a troubleshooting chart on common issues with the furnace. On the chart it states:
No Heat — Vent motor is running
Possible cause – Restricted or plugged furnace condensate drain
This is the solution they provide
- Remove drain clamps to condensate trap and drain pan outlet
- Flush or clean drain blockage
- Reinstall clamps
If you’re still having issues with the furnace or this is not the trouble you’re having, calling a licensed contractor would be a wise choice.
On 2016-02-15 Gary wrote:
This furnace should be flashing an LED error code which can help you diagnose the problem. A few possible causes of a furnace blowing cold air are a dirty filter, a problem with the capacitor, a plugged air intake or a problem with the blower motor. Having a licensed tech troubleshoot and fix your furnace might be a good idea and help prevent further damage.
Trane XR80 Model Numbers
The XR80 is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.
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Trane offers a 20-year limited warranty on the heat exchanger and a 10-year limited warranty on internal functional parts for its XR80 model. To qualify for the warranty, consumers must register their product within 60 days of installation. Extended warranty options are available, which may pay for labor and other expenses not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.