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You are getting a smell like flatulence when your electric furnace kicks on and after it goes off Why?

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August 24, 2014 5:24AM

An electric furnace does not smell. It is composed of heating elements like those in an oven. What you should be looking for is something dead in the air ducts. A dead mouse could be the problem. Once the rodent, or what ever it is, becomes dehydrated and mummified the smell will go away.