Amana GMVC95 Gas Furnace Review

This section of this Amana GMVC95 gas furnace review lists the various features that the gas furnace offers. The aim of this section is to help you reach a decision about whether or not this is the kind of system that you are looking for.

Features of the Amana GMVC95 Gas Furnace

  • Aluminized-steel dual-diameter tubular heat exchanger
  • Efficient and quiet variable-speed ECM circulator motor gently ramps up or down according to heating or cooling demand
  • Two-stage gas valve operates with two-stage or single-stage thermostats
  • ComfortNet Communications System compatible
  • Durable 110-volt Silicon Nitride Igniter
  • Electronic control board with self-diagnostics and provisions for air cleaner and humidifier
  • Auto-comfort mode for enhanced dehumidification
  • Quiet two-speed induced draft blower
  • Electronic control board with self-diagnostics, color-coded low-voltage terminals, and provisions for electronic air cleaner and 120-volt or 24-volt humidifiers
  • Low constant fan allows homeowner to activate very low speed to efficiently circulate air throughout the home. This setting costs as little as a 100-watt light bulb to operate.
  • Dual-certified for sealed combustion direct vent (2-pipe) or non-direct vent (1-pipe) applications
  • Quiet two-speed induced draft blower
  • All models comply with California NOx emissions standards

Pros and Cons

A lot of satisfied customers have asserted over the years that, as compared to whatever furnace they had before they bought the Amana GMV95 gas furnace, their new furnace is a whole lot quieter. This is indeed one of the most attractive features of this range of furnaces and it is one that is well worth keeping in mind. You will, however, find an Amana GMVC95 gas furnace review or two that says the complete opposite, i.e. that the new furnace is much louder than the old. This seems to only be true for a few isolated units and in many cases, these reviews are written by people who do not understand that you will have to make a bit of a silence sacrifice if you want your home to be heated by a furnace in the first place.

Another benefit of this furnace is that it distributes heat more evenly through the home than many other furnaces that are competing in the same market and the same range. This means that you are unlikely to experience ‘cold spots’ throughout your house and that your home will, overall, be a far more comfortable place for you to live. Generally you will find that Amana GMVC95 gas furnace reviews are positive.

This Amana GMVC95 gas furnace review would not be complete without a brief look at some of the problems that some people occasionally experience with their Amana GMVC95 gas furnace. Something that comes up every once in a while is that after a few years the furnace stops working optimally and pumps out heat at the wrong times. This causes the owner to have high energy bills that are not really necessary. However this problem has only been reported in a few of the units and does not necessarily mean that the entire range is faulty.

Amana GMVC95 Gas FurnaceWarranties

A comprehensive Amana GMVC95 gas furnace review includes a discussion of the various warranties that come with the unit if you choose to but it. As you can see below the warranties are fairly comprehensive.

  • The heat exchanger comes with a Lifetime Limited Warranty for the original and registered owner of the unit
  • If the unit fails in the first 10 years the entire unit will be replaced as long as the original homeowner still owns his or her home
  • There is a 10 year Limited Parts Warranty on all of the functional parts

Note that this Amana GMVC95 gas furnace review is only meant to serve as a guideline to the product. It is essential that you continue to do your own research into the integrity of the Amana GMVC95 gas furnace range. You can do this by reading customer reviews and discovering whether or not there is, overall, a positive or negative trend in the comments. Also remember that people are more likely to write a review if they are unhappy than if they are happy, so be careful about coming to a decision too quickly.