Payne PG8M Furnace Overview

The Payne PG8M is an induced combustion gas furnace that can operate either on propane or natural gas. The PG8M features reusable filters that can be washed when they become dirty and less efficient. This furnace has an AFUE 80%.

The PG8M has a variable speed blower and a system for safeguarding against vent blockage. It meets the emission standard for the California Air Quality Management District.

Furnace Filters for the Payne PG8M

Air Flow Configuration Cabinet Width Filters
All 14-1/2" 1 14x25x1
filter
(bottom air return)
All 17-1/2" 1 16x25x1
filter
(bottom air return)
All 21" 1 20x25x1
filter
(bottom air return)
All 24" 1 24x25x1
filter
(bottom air return)
All All 1 16x25x1
filter
(side air return)

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Other PG8M Reviews

The online reviews of the Payne PG8M are generally favorable.

One owner on fixya.com writes about a problem with the burners igniting on the PG8M. A simple solution is to remove and clean the burners and try relighting.

Posts on hvac-talk.com mention that the Payne PG8M is quiet during operation, although there are more fuel-efficient furnaces on the market. One expert suggests that Payne equipment is effective if it is installed properly.

A thread on diychatroom.com mentions that a quote for a Payne PG8M furnace and installation is far less costly than a quote for installing a Trane furnace. The expert on the forum states that Payne equipment is reliable.

Payne PG8M Model Numbers

The PG8M is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.

Model Number AFUE BTUs per Hour
PG8MAA024045 80 44,000
PG8MAA024070 80 66,000
PG8MAA036070 80 66,000
PG8MAA036110 80 110,000
PG8MAA042090 80 88,000
PG8MAA048135 80 132,000
PG8MAA060155 80 154,000

PG8M Warranty

Customers must register their furnace online within ninety days of installation in order to receive the full warranty benefits. If customers do not register, the warranty reverts back to a five year limited parts guarantee. The full warranty is as follows:

  • Limited parts warranty for ten years
  • Heat exchanger is covered for twenty years
  • Warranty applies to original owner and cannot be transferred

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