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Air Conditioning

Plastic Bag Sucked in Cold Air Return

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My aunt was cleaning out an cold air return and had a plastic bag by her when the bag was sucked in. Will this hurt the furnace?
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Answer:
No! it will not hurt it per say, but if it blocks enough air flow then her furnace will go out on limit .

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