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  1. #1
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    Default gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    This seems obviously wrong, but I don't think I've ever seen it before so never asked.

    gas valve.jpg

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    Default Re: gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    Hi John. Good to see you're back at inspecting.

    I've seen this same setup a few times and also called it out as incorrect.

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    Default Re: gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Ostrowski View Post
    Hi John. Good to see you're back at inspecting...
    Thanks, Nick. Here's my description of what atrial fibrillation feels like: Two squirrels having a wrestling match inside my chest.

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    Default Re: gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    It's wrong.

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    Default Re: gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    Of course, that's not the only problem in there...

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    Default Re: gas shut off inside furnace cabinet

    I'd write it up as a hazardous defect. The majority of the time I test those older brass valves they leak.

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