02:04PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 06/12/05
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Well, the "Sunbeam" gravity furnace (circa 1960's) in my 1880's victorian home was red-tagged by the gas company. I think the culprit is the pilot system. No one wants to try to fix it. Does anyone know a hvac contractor in Orange County, CA, who will work on a gravity furnace? And, where can parts be obtained?



03:16PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
I hesitate to say you are beating a dead horse, but, why are you beating a dead horse? Could be time for a replacement unit, and if you are concerned about those huge ducts, forced air ducts can be routed right through them.


05:05PM | 06/14/05
Member Since: 06/12/05
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This is a matter of expediency. My Home Owner's insurance will not renew unti it is repaired and operable. I have until 7/7. We do plan to replace the entire system, but for RIGHT NOW I need this one fixed.
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