And there are some components inside of your furnace that are easy to repair or replace when things go wrong. But your heat exchanger is not one of them. When your heat exchanger cracks, it is time to replace your entire furnace.
We get a lot of customers inquiring, can you run a furnace with a cracked heat exchanger? The short answer is no, and you need to understand why. You can keep reading to learn more about what the heat exchanger inside of your furnace does and why it is such a problem when the heat exchanger cracks.