Reset button on trane xe80 furnace has a purpose to shut the furnace off before it can trip the circuit breaker. Resetting is necessari if the furnace becomes too hot, or if there is some sort of electrical system interruption.
When the motor on your trane xe80 furnace gets too hot or there is an interruption within the electrical system, a switch will trip causing the furnace to shut down.
Trane xe80 furnace blower motor have a reset switch that pops up when this happens. Often the problem corrects itself and to get the furnace working again, you simply press the reset button back down again.
Trane xe80 Furnace Reset Button Location
You should be able to find your trane xe80 reset button on the blower motor.
The blower motor is the heart of your trane xe80 gas furnace. The motor ensures that air circulates through the furnace every time it comes on. If the motor becomes too hot, it can damage the furnace. To keep the blower motor from damaging the furnace, an emergency reset button shuts it down.
The button usually won’t come back on by itself, so you’ll need to reset it yourself.
How to Reset Trane xe80 Furnace
Locate the red emergency switch to your trane xe80 furnace and shut it off. If needed, turn off the power to the furnace at the circuit breaker.
Wait until your furnace cools down before you attempt to reset the blower motor button. After the furnace cools, access the blower motor compartment. The compartment usually sits at the very bottom of the appliance.
If you look inside the blower motor fan, you should find the reset button. Look for a small red or yellow button on the side of the blower motor. If you do not see one on the side of the motor that is facing you, feel around to the back of the motor housing for the button.
Hold this button down for 30 seconds, then release it. Recover the blower motor compartment, then return power to your furnace.
However, if you press the reset button and your furnace turns off again, continuing to press the reset button can damage your trane xe80 furnace.
If your trane xe80 furnace stays off or exhibits any other problems then might your furnaces fail or broken and need professional repair.