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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, clean filter, new sensor
clean filter, new sensor, plastic tube: Ok,sounds like you have a dirty evap coil since there was no filter in it,you can buy evap coil cleaner in a liquid form and put it in a spray bottle and wash the coil down. when you ask for the cleaner at the ac store make sure its the self rinsing type,that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, swamp coolers, swamp cooler
swamp coolers, swamp cooler, compressor type: There is no answer to this question, only generalities. Yes, the new units are a lot cheaper to run than older box units. A lot cheaper. But, the same thing can be said for the newer swamp coolers (more efficient motors). I am afraid he is right. A 1/6th hp...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, cooling coil, blower fan
cooling coil, blower fan, new sensor: Bud, I don t know your history with the AC and your house but I suspect that you might have an air filter in your return air system some place that you don t know about like behind the cover on a filter grill or inside the blower compartment where the duct...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, coil cleaner, ac supply
coil cleaner, ac supply, freon: Hi,A vacuum cleaner wont do the trick,the dirt you need to get to is in between both sides of the Coil you need to either have the coil pulled out by a service company or clean it in place,with a coil cleaner you can get at the ac supply house.Oh by the way...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, blower motor, togather
blower motor, togather, gmail: My first guess is that the something is wrong with the blower motor. It could be anything from a contactor, run cap to the blower motor itself. You need to have the unit looked at. More likely then not, the problem is not in the t-stat, although that could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, fan motor, gmail
fan motor, gmail, air filter: Well, the coil froze up for some reason. Reasons would be t-stat set too low, dirty filter, dirty coil, bad evap. fan motor low on refergeriant just to name a few. You can check the filter which you did, and the t-stat setting. You might even be able to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, control transformer, gmail
control transformer, gmail, york ac: Does anything work? If nothing works, then it would appear to be a control problem. You can check the t-stat by removing it from the all and connecting the R G and Y wires togather to see if anyting works. Otherwise it could be the control transformer,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, honeywell thermostat, gmail
honeywell thermostat, gmail, honeywell: Is there a - before the AC... I believe that means the t-stat is not seeing control power from the unit. Try to reset the breakers. If that does not work, then I would check to see that the 24v control circuit is working. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, gas furnace, air handler
gas furnace, air handler, heat pump: Teresa, It could be one or more of several things, I don t know what your inside unit is? a gas furnace, a heat pump, or just an air conditioner air handler? You could be low on refrigerant, have a leak, compressor not running, Check your electric breakers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, dirty coils, gmail
dirty coils, gmail, thanks in advance: You seem to be right about the filter. As far as the unit not cooling...how old is the unit? It is possible the unit needs some TLC to keep going. Dirty coils will affect how well the unit will cool. Also, the age of your home, amount of insulation can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, motor humming, fan section
motor humming, fan section, capacitor: Hello Henry. I know you are trying to describe this in the best way possible, but there are conflicting items. At the beginning, you say the intake is taking air, but no air is coming out of the vents. This intake, is this the area where the filter is located,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, wet vac, drain pan
wet vac, drain pan, gmail: It could be any number of things. If the the unit drain is connected the the sewer lines (illegal) there could be an odor from that. There could also be a build up of sludge in the drain pan. The drain pan needs to be cleaned out with a wet vac. There...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, swamp coolers, swamp cooler
swamp coolers, swamp cooler, humidity level: The swamp cooler runs at about $1.00 a day in electricity for one that does an area 300 square feet or less. However, their efficiency is a different matter, the more humidity, the less effective, once you hit the 50% humidity level, they are practically...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, copper pipe, electrical device
copper pipe, electrical device, gmail: There is nothing the goverment has mandated that I know off. Please tell me what was done, you may have been screwed over. Unless you have a really old system, and some sort of retrofit was done due to extremly old age. I sounds like to me the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, downstairs unit, normal temperatures
downstairs unit, normal temperatures, ac unit: Jason, Your cooling coil is freezing blocking off the air flow the more it frizzes over the worse it gets and the longer it takes to defrost the coil. The freeze is from not having enough return air flowing through the system, usually because of a dirty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, hotter than the rest, temperture
hotter than the rest, temperture, supply houses: 600 square feet per ton is a lot to cover in TX, but not knowing where you are it s hard to say for sure. You need the thermostat located close to the return so your house can stay a constant temperature. If you will call around to local supply houses you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, blower assembly, ac system
blower assembly, ac system, central ac: Hello Dee, When an A/C system freezes up the ice can completely cover the evaporator coil, not allowing any air to blow into your home. In this situation you should turn the A/C off and the fan on to allow the ice to thaw. This may take up to 6 hours if you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, gas furnace, circuit breakers
gas furnace, circuit breakers, electrical diagnostics: Hi Debbie,That s an unusual outage! When you turn the fan switch on, does the inside fan run?? That s a test for control circuit power plus hi voltage to the furnace.If not running, you ve lost either 110v to the furnace or the transformer If it runs, remove...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, furnace plenum, plenum
furnace plenum, plenum, jobs: Bill, I can t really quote on jobs like that, but keep in mind the furnace plenum has to come apart, the system has to be evacuated, the line set has to be welded again, and the system has to be re-charged. Figure one (maybe two) techs, for the better part...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, indoor coil, c mode
indoor coil, c mode, condensing unit: There are two types of leaks on an a/c unit. The first you had was a refrigeration leak and I agree the outdoor unit needed to be replaced. It appears this second leak is a water leak. When in a/c mode, there will always be water in the pan as a property of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, swamp coolers, swamp cooler
swamp coolers, swamp cooler, humidity level: The swamp cooler runs at about $1.00 a day in electricity for one that does an area 300 square feet or less. However, their efficiency is a different matter, the more humidity, the less effective, once you hit the 50% humidity level, they are practically...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, swamp coolers, swamp cooler
swamp coolers, swamp cooler, energy crunch: Larry, It all depends on size. If you are talking a swamp cooler for a 1500 square house and a refrigerated Air Conditioner for the same size house the refrigerated air conditioner will use about 35 Amps and the swamp cooler will use about 7 Amps, five times...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, blower unit, condensing unit
blower unit, condensing unit, vermin: Jackie, If you reset your 220/230 volt breakers and that didn t solve the problem check the low voltage thermostat wires from the thermostat to the furnace or inside blower unit ant to the outside condensing unit. It s not unusual for squirrels or some type...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, season heat, contactor
season heat, contactor, pressure switch: It is a process of elimination. Start at the cool relay and follow the 24 volts through each device to see where the loss is occuring. It may be a defective control or it may be doing its job, so whichever device is not passing the 24 volts, be sure there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, ac unit, j cook
ac unit, j cook, dampers: Hello John. If this is a single unit, it will be very difficult to condition three floors without dampers or controls. It is possible, although difficult to condition two floors with one system, but three is extremely difficult. As the lower areas cool, the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, loud buzz, reversing valve
loud buzz, reversing valve, ac unit: The buzz could be the power surging though the wiring on start up. It could also be the contactor making the buzzing sound. I do not think the buzzing is anything to worry about, but you may have to change out that contactor one day. If you have a heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC 93 Camry, light flickers, allexpert
light flickers, allexpert, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Air Circulation, duct booster, air circulation
duct booster, air circulation, excellent control: Hello Terry, the lack of a return is probably the largest problem. The reason shutting off vents downstairs did not supply more upstairs, is because there should be a damper in the ductwork where the duct splits between downstairs and upstairs that is adjustable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Air flow from furnace slows and stops after time, furnace coils, furnace blower
furnace coils, furnace blower, allexpert: Hello Richard, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC in Aparment, civil engineering office, baby at home
civil engineering office, baby at home, hvac company: I need a bit more info. What kind of unit (model, mfg & ser#)?? Both inside & outside units. 65 degrees is right BUT!!!!! what is the air flow like?? Does it blow good then slow down??? Open the bonnet (if possible) & get a look at the coil. Is it frosted...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not able to handle High Temps, johnstone supply, wet bulb reading
johnstone supply, wet bulb reading, lifetime warrenty: Since the service tech can not solve the problem, I would call a different shop. Skill levels vary a LOT. It could be the bypass valve, maybe, maybe........... (not a very high probably). (very low probability) Anyway, How is the air flow? If the inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC is on but no air comes out, fan motor, ac unit
fan motor, ac unit, fan switch: It is hard for anyone to tell you what is wrong with a unit without seeing it, but I can give you an idea. Sounds like the coil is freezing up, which I do not think was caused by the puppies. This could be due to a couple of reasons. The indoor fan motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC -air feels damp, air temp, temperature reading
air temp, temperature reading, refrigerant: Alan, This could be an airflow issue or a refrigerant charging issue. Check the temperaure difference on your system. You will need a good thermometer - I recommend a digital. Turn the system on in cooling mode and make sure that it has been running a minimum...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC air flow and ducting, vertical surfaces, squeaky wheel
vertical surfaces, squeaky wheel, air handler: Steve, I am not sure what the procedure is in your state, but where I live it is a relatively easy process to file a complaint with the state contractor s board. Builders do not like getting complaints and will usually take care of the squeaky wheel - especially...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC air handler not blowing?, downstairs unit, circuit breakers
downstairs unit, circuit breakers, heat pumps: The outdoor unit is on a different circuit than the indoor unit with the fan that circulates the air. It needs to be tested to be sure it has power and there are no blown fuses if there are any inside of the unit. If it has power, it may be the fan motor has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC auto or on position?, wall thermostat, new landlord
wall thermostat, new landlord, temperature systems: Am I assuming your talking about a wall thermostat when you are refering to levers? and Auto/On? 70 degrees is a bit low for setting your temperature. Systems are designed with a temp of 75 in mind. Running at 70 degrees can push suction pressure to low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Blower, furnace plenum, totaline thermostat
furnace plenum, totaline thermostat, ac coil: Hello Steve, Unfortunately we do not work on furnaces or Central Air, so we cannot offer you expert advice, except to go back and find another expert that is in your field of need. But keep in mind, if the filter was really dirty, the blower could be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Blower runs with unit off - Fan in auto, fuel heat, fan thanks
fuel heat, fan thanks, ambient temp: Most likely the fan relay is stuck, or if you have fuel heat, the fan thermostat. You can trace the fan motor wires in the unit with the power off to the relay that is most likely the broken component. Replace this relay and see if it cures the fan. Thanks,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Blower stops intermittently, condenser unit, furnace blower
condenser unit, furnace blower, squirrel cage: Boyd, You most likely have a problem with the blower motor in the furnace. I would recommend that you open the blower compartment in the furnace and do an inspection of the motor and the blower wheel (squirrel cage). Inspect both side inlets to the wheel...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Blower will not turn off, gas furnace, pilot light
gas furnace, pilot light, fan blower: Yo Joe, stuck fan relay. Sounds like the relay is a separate relay?? (Rather than having a solid state control board.) Most likely has 5 wires to it ?? Replace it. Need another thermocouple to keep the pilot lit.Get the same length. No connection between the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Blower, downstairs unit, upstairs unit
downstairs unit, upstairs unit, allexpert: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not Blowing Cold, long haired dogs, cold question
long haired dogs, cold question, blower fan: Amy, The cooling coil is at the top portion of your furnace, There are two pipe lines Proubly copper that run from the coil just inside the duct/plenum to the unit outside, the large line should have insulation on it and it should be cold near freezing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower cutting on/off, motor shaft, thermal overload
motor shaft, thermal overload, blower motor: Jeff, Your blower motor is over heating and then shutting of on a thermal overload built into the motor, when the motor cools enough it self starts and goes through the cycle again. You can try squirting some oil onto the motor shaft and maybe is will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor Whirlpool package unit, squirrel cage, indoor coil
squirrel cage, indoor coil, blower motor: Hello Wayne. There is really no in between with a blower motor, it will operate or not. I suspect the indoor coil is becoming clogged. Turn off power to the unit, open the panel nearest the drain. This should be the panel that accesses the coil and clean the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor Whirlpool package unit, squirrel cage, motel window
squirrel cage, motel window, blower motor: Hello Wayne, Without a model number to even see what we are trying to help you with is almost impossible. It take a lot of rubbing to rub off a model number. Is this a window unit, a motel window package with heat and air? Check closely for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor Whirlpool package unit, hvac wholesaler, johnstone supply
hvac wholesaler, johnstone supply, squirrel cage: Run the unit until the air flow drops. Open the outside cabnet so you can see the coil . Is it frosted up? That would cut the air flow & is common on older units. This frost is caused by low freon. If the coil is not frosted up, take the motor out & go...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor Whirlpool package unit, squirrel cage, blower motor
squirrel cage, blower motor, proper voltage: I would say the blower motor could easlily be going bad and need to be replaced after 15 yrs. I would also check for blockage and dust on the squirrel cage again to make sure that it is alright. I would also make sure that you are getting the proper voltage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor, ballast type, capasitor
ballast type, capasitor, blower assembly: Bingo!! Sounds like the capacitor blew. You may be able to get by with just replacing the capacitor. Your call. I would replace both the motor & capacitor. Take them out & put them on the counter of a Johnstones & they will match them up. Good luck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower reset?, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, campion: Some blowers (older units) do have resets on the motor somewhere. Most do not. Check the voltage supplying the motor and see if it is present...If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not blowing, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not blowing air, johnstone supply, sears store
johnstone supply, sears store, crawl space: A motor costs under $100 for most furnaces. Available at a Johnstone Supply , a nationwide HVAC parts supplier. 1 to 2 hours work. Some only take 1/2 hour to change. That is HIGH!!!!! labor. I think she is being taken. 16 years old is still young for a furnace....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not blowing cold, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blowing hot and won't shut off, thermostat switch, heatpump
thermostat switch, heatpump, fan switch: Holly, Short answer - yes! I am assuming that when you moved the thermostat switch from the COOL to the OFF position that you would have noticed if the fan switch was in the ON position instead of AUTO. If the thermostat was bad it could cause both the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not blowing through vents, ac unit, waste of money
ac unit, waste of money, coils: Kala, You never mentioned that the coils were icing up!!! This indicates either a sealed system leak, or poor airflow over the coils. Since the blower and filters are ok, the system must have a leak. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO ADD REFRIGERANT (NOT TO MENTION...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not blowing, heat pumps, blower motors
heat pumps, blower motors, blower motor: Kerri, There are hundreds of blower motors that might fit hundreds of blowers. Your blower whatever it is may have something jamming it, or maybe it just needs some oil? You need to give some information, all inside units are not the same thing, some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC buzzing noise, decent warranty, ac unit
decent warranty, ac unit, capacitor: Hello Marie, Friedrich is not one of our brands we service but they are similiar. There is a start capacitor that starts the compressor, it could be failing, you can check it with a meter, it will have the value on it. And you can visually inspect it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Capacity, heat load calculations, hvac systems
heat load calculations, hvac systems, upper midwest: Hvac Systems are sized based upon your climate and heat load calculations. I would need to know what area of the country you are in and what your climate is like to properly answer this question. Just because your 3 ton unit did not cool your house correctly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC CEILING VENTS, face velocity, ceiling vents
face velocity, ceiling vents, foot ceilings: Constance, Vent location depends a lot on the type of register chosen and the face velocity of the air as it leaves the register. It really puzzles me why a builder would ask this question. The HVAC person should have designed the duct and vent location...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Circuit Breaker tripping, pressure release valve, heating engineer
pressure release valve, heating engineer, moisture problem: unfortunately im uk based so i dont know your particular model also i am heating engineer not aircon so i would advise you to contact another expert. however it sounds like you have a high current draw situation and therefore i would look for a seized motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Circuit Trips During Rain, rain storm, rain water
rain storm, rain water, ac circuit: Brian, Evidently rain water is getting to the electric current some place along the line between and including your breaker box and to and including the components in your condensing unit. About all you can do is visually inspect the power line and connections...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Cleaning Maintenance, central florida area, dirty coils
central florida area, dirty coils, trane air conditioner: I do think that the unit could require that much cleaning expecially if it has never been done. As to the cost I have no idea. 606 seems very high to me but for 30 items at a cost of 20 dollars per item that does not seem so bad. Does it require 30 items...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Coil Cleaning, accurate thermometer, ac coil
accurate thermometer, ac coil, degree temperature: Dale, some units do not have an accessible coil, if there is a panel you can remove and see the coil, the easiest way to clean it is to take a spray cleaner such as 409 or Fantastik, and soak the coil, let it sit for a few minutes and use a pump up sprayer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Coil, Compressor (and possibly furnace) upgrade, furnace fan, drip pan
furnace fan, drip pan, degree summers: Antoine, Faced with the challenges that you have I would probably do the following: 1. Replace the indoor coil with one that matches the size of the system it is connected to. The furnace fan speed can and should be reduced to match the CFM requirements...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/ Coil identification, ac coil, unit model
ac coil, unit model, split system: How in the world did that happen, Jerry ?? That s a 5 ton(060)inside & 3(036)outside!That evaporator coil never gets flooded with a fog of freon.No doubt it cools pretty good but the amount of freon in the system could be too much for the capacity of the 3...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Blows Air,But want get cold, dirty coils, gmail
dirty coils, gmail, split unit: I an not quite sure what you have going on here. Take a temp reading of the air entering the unit and leaving the unit. I should be 15-20 cooler. It is way off those numbers, then something is wrong, and you need to call for service.The noise could be caused...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor cover, ac compressor, unit thanks
ac compressor, unit thanks, trap moisture: First, do not use a tarp. A tarp will hold moisture under it and cause more rust than using nothing. Contact a camper dealer and see if they offer an outdoor cover for smaller items. The covers for campers does not allow water in , but will allow it to breathe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor/Fan, programmable thermostat, furnace control
programmable thermostat, furnace control, pipe insulation: One of those tricky wiring diagrams would be greatly used for this problem. You have a wire crossed between inside and outside and where they are supposed to go for communication. Try the Honeywell website for wiring diagrams to get a better explanation in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Problems - Central, condensing unit, air handler
condensing unit, air handler, condensing units: Rob, I m not sure exactly what s happening to your air conditioning. The out side unit is the condensing unit, the compressor is inside the condensing unit along with the condensing coil and the condensing fan plus a few other components. When you say your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Repl Labor, ac compressor, basit
ac compressor, basit, particulars: Basit, Sounds a little pricey to me but then I ve been out of the work force for several years. I think about $60 or $70 an hour is the going rate for service now days? All compressor replacements are not identical and I don t know the particulars involved...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Replacement Costs, home warranty policy, air conditioner compressor
home warranty policy, air conditioner compressor, ac unit: Lisa, It s been several years since I have been in the main stream of quoting prices. However from the questions I get around the country from people and the prices that they are quoted these days it sounds like $1,300 is a fair price. I would take the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Runs Continuously, furnace fan, ac unit
furnace fan, ac unit, ac compressor: Marty, it is either a relay, or it is in the thermostat itself. The next time it does this, if you take the front part of the thermostat off and leave the subbase, but it still runs, it is a stuck relay or contactor. If it shuts down, I would replace the thermostat....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor Stops "Hard", compressor motor, condensing unit
compressor motor, condensing unit, ac compressor: John, your question is a bit confusing, compressors don t have motors, I think your calling the out side unit the compressor when it is a condensing unit that houses several different components along with a compressor and condenser fan, I think you may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condensate Line, plumbing section, vent line
plumbing section, vent line, sewer gas: NO! In most places it is against code to put condensate water in a sanitary drain first of all, and second, there is a chance that sewer gas could get into the A/C system...DO NOT DO IT...You are better off considering moving the pipe outside or dig a dry...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condensation -- is this a problem, trane furnace, laundry tub
trane furnace, laundry tub, condensate pump: Alan, The unit is doing EXACTLY what it is supposed to do - remove the humidity from the air in the house, and convert it into condensation. When I run across this problem, I install a condensate pump. The drain from the furnace drains into the pump, and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condenser not coming on, ac condenser, repairman
ac condenser, repairman, condenser: Cassie, Are you getting anything from the outside unit when you first turn it on like a hum or buzzing or clicking. Your electric breaker to the outside unit may be tripped, the outside is on a separate breaker then the inside, a 220 double breaker, turn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condensor Coil Refrigerant Leak, lennox dealer, ac condensor
lennox dealer, ac condensor, ac unit: There is very little chance of any type of settlement with the unit out of warranty. Often if it is with a few months, it would be negotiable, but not this long out of warranty. I would check with another service company. The leak has got to be repaired as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condensor - Lift Slab, freon, electrical wiring
freon, electrical wiring, slab: Jonathan, You did crack a pipe? Or what if you crack a pipe? If you didn t crack a pipe don t, Once the pipe get s opened just a crack the system gets contaminated and you get into an expensive operation to make it right again. You might be better off leaving...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Condesation Drain Line, gravity flow, drain stopper
gravity flow, drain stopper, drawing heat: Ray, I m not sure exactly how your condensate drain is run or where your guest room bathroom is. I guess there must be a need for air conditioning this time of year in your area. Every building municipality has it s own code as to how a condensate drain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC: Cool air is not coming., allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Hello Deep, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Coolant Leak, coolant leak, hvac contractor
coolant leak, hvac contractor, star unit: Don t let anyone find out who that HVAC contractor is, or he could be in some trouble. If the unit leaks...it costs more money....like driving a car without oil....Change it, get something affordable since it is rarely used, and get the 10 year warranty to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not Cooling, attic area, cooling coil
attic area, cooling coil, home warranty: KyMeka, It sounds like your cooling coil is freezing up. Try taking the filter out of the unit, set your to fan on, run just the fan with no cooling for as long as it takes to thaw the coil, leave the filter out and run the cooling and see what happens,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No AC Cooling after power outage., condensing unit, ac unit
condensing unit, ac unit, power outage: Monica, Something is not working with your outside condensing unit. The inside unit is on a 110/120 breaker and the outside is on a 220/230 breaker. If you turn the thermostat on and off to quickly the outside compressor wont come on for several minutes...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not Cooling, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Hello Edwin, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC capacity for home, rules of thumb, labor warranty
rules of thumb, labor warranty, equipment failure: Chris, First, ignore rules of thumb for a/c sizing. They have gotten more contractors and homeowners into trouble than I can count. The only correct way to determine the size of a/c system for a home is to do a load calculation. They are also called a ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor, washing machine dryer, coffee pot
washing machine dryer, coffee pot, hvac supply: A compressor is checked using a meter. You have to disconnect the wires from the compressor and check each term to ground, then check across each term. If you put an amp probe on the common wire and turn it on, watch the amps to see what they do. You...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor, home warranty company, home warranties
home warranty company, home warranties, compressor unit: Actually that response was to try and educate homeowners, like the one s I ve seen for the past 14 years, to understand that days without A/C while struggling with heat are not something you should have to put up with when you have an insurance policy. I apologize...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor capacitor., ac compressor, nowdays
ac compressor, nowdays, capacitor: Hello Paul, My philosophy is to run em till they die! Does ancient mean 18 to 20 years?? If so, & it is the compressor I would say it s dead. Other parts?? Keep going. The capacitor needs testing first. Remove the resistor before testing. Have a VOM to test...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor clicking, gas furnace, yellow wires
gas furnace, yellow wires, trouble light: Hey Josh, Do you have your manual for the furnace? Need to find out what that single flash of the LED means. That s telling you a code for what s wrong. But try this in the meanwhile. Open the thermostat to expose the wires. Turn the fan switch to on, the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor obsolete?, ac unit, ac compressor
ac unit, ac compressor, unit model: Joe, Sounds like some one is trying to sell you a bunch of cooling parts that you don t need? Your Payne unit compressor is most likely manufactured by a compressor manufacture company and sold to Payne and company by the hundreds at the time your unit model...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor not running, bard air conditioner, heating and cooling systems
bard air conditioner, heating and cooling systems, blower works: Hello David, Unfortunately, we do not work on central air systems, you need to find another expert in this forum that works on heating and cooling systems. But in the meantime, it would not hurt to check the contactor for the outside unit. Good luck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor runs but the its cooling fan does not, johnstone supply, incoming power
johnstone supply, incoming power, c unit: Look in your phone book for a Johnstone Supply , they are a nationwide wholesaler of HVAC parts. They sell to landlords, repair people & shops. Take the fan motor out and to them. Put it on the counter & ask for a replacement . They will match it. That is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor start-up noise, piston type, ac compressor
piston type, ac compressor, story houses: Pete, I have heard compressors make noise on start up, usually refrigerant migrates to the compressor or accumulator on off cycle and when it starts it may be slugging liquid refrigerant during start up.Does your unit have a crankcase heater wrapped around...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor start-up problem, condenser coils, compressor motor
condenser coils, compressor motor, problem background: He is full of BULL! This unit should be under warrenty. Call up the person who installed it & tell them to check it for free that their job was not done right. Talk nice but firm. The city should have a record of who drew the permit. Next contact the mfg.....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor wont run, diagnostic leds, contactor relay
diagnostic leds, contactor relay, blower fan: Try the contactor relay, on the 24 volts supplied at the outside unit. It used to work (I assume). If it does not engauge get a new contactor. The contactor may be going bad & requireing more juice than normal. Yes, the transformer may be weak, BUT probably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor wont start up, needle nose pliers, digital volt meter
needle nose pliers, digital volt meter, answer mark: Mark, Locally we have a company that does reclaim only, I am not aware of any rental places that would rent a reclaim machine. Unfortunately with a bad compressor this is the first step to removing the outdoor unit, I think I would pay the 85.00 bucks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressor, classic indication, internal compressor
classic indication, internal compressor, ac unit: This is a classic indication of a low charge with the compressor cycling on the low pressure switch. If the technician did not locate and repair a leak, the charge has leaked out again. In the future, if a unit ever has to have the charge adjusted, demand...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC compressors, ac compressors, money trees
ac compressors, money trees, lennox: Any more I would not. If you lay out the equipment beside one another, you have the same main components. The only difference is that the market is more competitive and unless you re the top 3 names, you have a ton of systems within the same price point range....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condensation drip, rusty water, sewer gas
rusty water, sewer gas, gmail: You can not filter the drain has it needs to have free flow. You can move the drain into the grass or something else, dig a dry well, or use a pump at the unit to pump the water to a better place. Do not drain into the sewer, you will risk having sewer gas...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condensation, rust hole, rusty water
rust hole, rusty water, drain pan: I would check the unit that is not draining to be sure the drain is not clogged and all water is going into the auxillary drain pan. The rust is usually indicating the drain pan is the unit is rusting and may need some attention before there is a rust hole...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condenser fan and compressor not running, thermostat control, ac condenser
thermostat control, ac condenser, ac voltage: You found the problem. There should be 220 volts at the relay (outside) not 110 volts. Check the fuses, one may be bad. The compressor needs 220 to run. Did you use a meter to check the voltage? Between the 2 incomming lines there should be 220 volts. Try...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condenser fan motor, condenser fan motor, ac condenser
condenser fan motor, ac condenser, fan blade: When you spin the fan blade, while energized, does it stay spinning slow? Seems to be the run cap is bad, OR something is not wired properly. Check the wiring and verify it is wired properly. When you bought the new motor, did you buy a new run cap to go...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condenser fan, ac condenser, allexpert
ac condenser, allexpert, home appliances: Hello Jason, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condensor and coil repairs, ac condensor, furnace closet
ac condensor, furnace closet, seer unit: Vicky, If the condensor that you replaced is 13 SEER or above, your contractor did you a HUGE disservice by not telling you to replace the indoor coil also. Not only will you never get close to 13 SEER performance with a coil that old, but you also could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condensor fan, condenser fan motor, condenser unit
condenser fan motor, condenser unit, motor bearings: Laura, The condenser fan needs to run in order to have cooling. First make sure that the fan blade isn t touching anything so that it can t spin. The condenser fan motor was permanently lubricated when it was manufactured but over the years sometime the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condensor install, rain storm, heating and air conditioning
rain storm, heating and air conditioning, three quarters: Byron, I don t think it s a big proublem, but it shouldn t take a lot to level it, ether the base it s sitting on or the unit itself. It might drain better in a rain storm, moving parts might last thirty years instead of twenty nine and three quarters,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condenstation line backing up, drip pan, gravity flow
drip pan, gravity flow, p trap: Jim, First let me say that the condensation drain line is the creation of the person who installed it, I have absolutely no idea how it runs or where it runs and drains to? I don t know if it s gravity flow or if it s pumped with a condensate pump. I don...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC - no cool air, sears kenmore, lifetime warrenty
sears kenmore, lifetime warrenty, janitrol dealer: Turn it on & go outside, to see if the compressor & fan are working (two seperate noises)(see the fan, compressor hidden under the fan & no moving parts). Normal units go 10 to 12 years. A few go 30. It depends what is wrong. It could be a $1 fuse. However,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC cannot cool the house, attic vents, hoter
attic vents, hoter, air temp: Depends on your location. Here in Montana we design for a week of 95 degree high. In Las Wages, they design for a month of 115 degree heat. How long is your heat that high? There is a good chance the unit is working right but is being overwhelmed with this...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC will not cool, pam pam, swamp cooler
pam pam, swamp cooler, dry climate: Pam, I think your low or out of refrigerant. Your going to need a service person. Units don t use up refrigerant, it either leaks out or is let out. The going rate now days is about $75 per hour with a minimum of $75 just to show up, If you haven t had...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling, ac system, gmail
ac system, gmail, fusebox: The thing you can do is to check the breakers or fuses. Swith the breaker off, then back on to see if it will work. If that does not take care of the problem, then a service call is in order. There are just far too many things that can cause the unit not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC no cooling, swtich, capacitor
swtich, capacitor, circuit breaker: A hard start capacitor is generally used to add voltage when the compressor starts when the compressor bearings are worn. Since the circuit breaker was tripped that indicates the compressor bearings are really worn. BUT, it could also mean the capacitor that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling, refrigerant pressure, max capacity
refrigerant pressure, max capacity, serviceman: Hi Wayne, Run this test, the hotter the day the cooler the suction line. At about 90 or above that line ought to be chilly & maybe sweating if the humidity is high. Then, put a good thermometer in a supply duct about midway from the furnace on a long run....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling in Extreme hot, seer rating, freeon
seer rating, freeon, tropical weather: Where are you? What is the humidity like?? Does it stop completely?? Both the inside & outside unit?? Call a different tech. next time, he doesn t know what he is doing. What kind of a unit, age, SEER rating... Tell me about it. I ll check back later....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling in House, hey craig, pressure discharge
hey craig, pressure discharge, liquid line: I am not sure what is going on here...I am guessing the unit does not cool at all. I am not convinced the compressor is bad, did he tell you EXCATLY why if failed, or just the fact that it failed. I hope you get not paying for the compressor, as I believe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not cooling house, swamp cooler, mechanical inspection
swamp cooler, mechanical inspection, degree temperature: I apologize for the industry due to the contractors you have already dealt with. It gives us all a bad name. A 5 ton unit should be more than enough, however it requires a very detailed load calculation to determine the proper size unit for any structure....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling to set temp, rheem heat pump, accurate thermometer
rheem heat pump, accurate thermometer, heat load: Wonder how much freon was added last year?? 1 to 2 lbs? small leak, 3 to 5 lbs, big leak.The symptoms you have indicate a freon leak,not able to run to capacity of the system. An easy way to test freon is to grasp the suction line(large one) outside on a hot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling to set temp, copper lines, air vent
copper lines, air vent, nice weather: Your friend was almost correct. If you put a thermometer in the return where the filter was and leave if for 15 minutes, then put the thermometer at a supply air vent closest to the indoor fan section, the difference in the two readings should be close to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling upstairs, blower motor, contactor
blower motor, contactor, r22: Ok I dont think theres any thing wrong with your unit,other than its old and if you getting a split of 10 degrees during the day upstairs and 13 to 15 degrees a night than your doing good for the age of the unit,one other thing you might not have much insulation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not cooling, time delay switch, desirable level
time delay switch, desirable level, bedroom apartment: Brian, You need one ton of cooling for every 400 square feet of living area that you want to cool to twenty degrees colder then the outside tempature. If you don t know the size of your air conditioner check the rating plate on the outside unit. Your thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC cover, san jose california, preferred type
san jose california, preferred type, c unit: Hello Wade. There are a couple of options. First, since the unit is being replaced, I would recommend installing a heat pump. This would be used both seasons for heat and cooling. I know that in extreme cold a heat pump needs back up, so the existing heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC cycles in and out, air conditioner condenser, ac condenser
air conditioner condenser, ac condenser, volt coil: That all sounds about right to me. I am not sure what else to check. It is also possible the transformer could be set on the wrong high voltage. If you have 208 in your house, and the transformer is wired for 230, you will not get 24v, overheat the transfomer,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/DeHumidifier compressor troubleshooting, warranty company, exhaust hose
warranty company, exhaust hose, unexpected power: Hello John, If the unit is still under warranty, I suggest you do not attempt to take the unit apart or try any repairs yourself as this will void the warranty. Check with the warranty company first and then if it is not, come back and see me......Good...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Drain line sweating, p traps, drip pan
p traps, drip pan, drywall ceiling: Gary, Yes the P trap should be just as it leaves the drip pan. I seen some P traps, I think it was at Home Depot that were already formed made out of rubber with a clamp on each end that you could remove for cleaning the line if necessary. When the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Drain pouring water out., degree difference, simple tests
degree difference, simple tests, pouring water: This amount of condensate is one of the most simple tests for a systems operation. It appears to be doing all it can do to put out this much condensation. A unit has to be in very good working condition to do this. Another simple test is to check the air temperature...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Drain, home warranty company, trane air handler
home warranty company, trane air handler, secondary exit: Sandi, Your cooling coil has a primary drip pan under the cooling coil inside the unit which is attached or built onto the cooling coil. The people/company who installed the unit ran a drain line from the drip pan to come convenient place in your home where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Drip Pan., drip pan, air handler
drip pan, air handler, hall closet: Most Evaporator pans can t be changed without changing the whole evaporator. I have yet to see anyone successfully patch a leak in a pan. The first time the furnace side fires up it will cook most adhesives. Either way, if there is no gap in the plenum...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC DUCTLESS 2 TON SYSTEM, psi level, split system
psi level, split system, r22: In response to your question,depending on the Amp draw on the compressor you can cause internal damage and shorten the life of the unit also it will cause improper super heat and sub cooling most of the mini split system are set up for low pressure I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Ducts, duct insulation, ac ducts
duct insulation, ac ducts, gmail: You can remove the flex and install metal duct without any problems so long as it is installed properly. The sell duct wrap for insulating duct work. I have not used the wrap around the flex, so I do not know if it will work. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC dies ?, panasonic
panasonic: In most cases a service call may be as much as a replacement. If you can locate a repair service that you could deliver the unit to it may save you a considerable amount for a service call and only cost a minimum to have it diagnosed. Thanks for asking, ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC differential, refrigerant charge, cooling coil
refrigerant charge, cooling coil, temperature averages: Shane, The air should cool about twenty degrees as it passes through the cooling coil, a few degrees less is acceptable. After the air passes through the coil from the coil through the ductwork to the register/diffuser it might raise another few degrees...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC doesn?™t turn on after the after the house remodel, air heat exchanger, google
air heat exchanger, google, thermostat: ok first i would get some advice from a different engineering co. as it seems to me that you are being ripped off although i would think you have invalidated your warranty by altering the wiring/thermostat he obviously knows what you have done and is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drain pipes, drip pan, drain pipes
drip pan, drain pipes, gravity flow: Johnny, The main drip pan is part of the coil assembly, there is a 3/4 threaded pipe connection on the side of the main drip pan, from that point it s up to the installer, he can use any type of pipe or hose he likes, he can run the drain however he likes,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drainage line cracking and leaking, gravity drain, summer freeze
gravity drain, summer freeze, heat tape: There are many reason for pipe to crack....bottom line is replace it to prevent further damage. If freezing is a problem, use heat tape with a thermostat on it. If weight is on the pipe, support whatever is needed. It s a gravity drain and very rarely do...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drainage., drip pan, porch ceiling
drip pan, porch ceiling, safety precaution: Mary, I m not sure what you ve got going there? A cooling coil has a built on drip pan that catches the condensate water, there is a drain line connection on the side of the drip pan that the installer connects a drain line (material type at his discretion)...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drip/condensation pan, plastic plumbing fittings, drip pan
plastic plumbing fittings, drip pan, heating engineer: whilst i am a heating engineer not aircon i personally see no reason why you cannot remove the drip pan and get it refurbished by any good auto/metal workshop. it would be a good idea to make the trap and output pipe from plactic or use common plastic plumbing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drip pan leaks, coolant hoses, drip pan
coolant hoses, drip pan, wiggle room: Peter, I guess I wouldn t even attempt to get involved in this job - I don t have th patience! I would probably end up calling somebody. The real solution is to fix it properly, and by all accounts that is a major job. Anytime a plenum is torn apart, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC drips water, wet coils, drip pan, gravity flow
drip pan, gravity flow, drain pan: Marlene, The coils for your air conditioner have a built in drip pan underneath them, The drip pan is only about 1 deep, there is a 3/4 gravity flow drain line that comes off the side of the drain pan, the drain pipe needs to slope down hill to some place...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC ducts, honest contractor, ac ducts
honest contractor, ac ducts, sears: 1. Pray 2. Call the BBB 3. consider calling Sears and ask them who is their sub-contractor. Tell them you need a duct inspection and or repair. Sears contractors usually are very honest. If not they get fired. See what he says. (pay him up front for his...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC & Evap cooling, arizona city az, evap cooler
arizona city az, evap cooler, portable cooler: Chuck, Evaporative air conditioners and refrigerated air conditioners fight each other. If the space is separated there should be no proublem but you need to seal off the vents and under the door and go in and out the window to get to the other part of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Evaporator Coil Pan, ac evaporator coil, gmail
ac evaporator coil, gmail, aftermarket parts: It is quite possible the coil is no longer made, and finding one is probably impossible. The only thing I can think of is to take the old pan to a sheet metal shop and see if you can have one made. Craig achelpguy@gmail.com For the most part, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Excessive Condensation, installation contractors, subject system
installation contractors, subject system, excessive moisture: Yes, it is better to wait until the weather warms up in order to properly charge the unit. One thing that does get me though...if the unit cools the house to too quick, it will not remove enough humidity. The unit needs to run in order to get the moisture...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC error, freon, irina
freon, irina, coils: Hi, if the fan on top of the outside unit is not working than you will have a overload,also if the Coils are dirty you will have this problem. The unit might be low on freon to.There are aloso other problems that could cause this that are to deep to discuss...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC FAN NOT WORKING, fan blower, ac unit
fan blower, ac unit, duct work: i am not ac specialist. however check and see that main fan blower is running (if belt driven check belt after turning off power of course)if fan not running check motor contactor etc. suggest you get further advice from aircon expert on here regards larry....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC FAN, gmail, thermostat
gmail, thermostat, craig: The most common reason for this is a stuck contactor. The contactor is located in the control panel located in the cond. unit. You could also have a wiring problem where two or more wires are shorted togather and will keep the contactor in. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan Motor, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan motor not always starting, condensing unit, blower fan
condensing unit, blower fan, fan switch: Dennis, when your thermostat is set to the cooling mode the blower is turned on by a fan relay. You could have a bad relay or you could have a motor problem. If your motor always starts when the fan switch is set to on but doesn t always start when the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan Running ALL THE TIME, programmable thermostat, digital pic
programmable thermostat, digital pic, honeywell rth7400d: Since it shuts Off when you bang on the furnace. That indicates something is hanging up . Like a relay. I would trace the furnace wiring diagram & find the relay & replace it. Give that a try. Here is the other thing. If you leave it alone, will it shut...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan Not Turning, drain lines, hvac contractor
drain lines, hvac contractor, ac unit: Carol, If it s an older unit, probably time for a new fan motor and capacitor. They can be changed out yourself if someone is mechanically/electrically inclined, if not call a HVAC contractor.Also they can service unit. Clean coil ,tighten electrical connections...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan will not turn on, terminal screws, electrical tester
terminal screws, electrical tester, cheap investment: Sounds like you have the motor wired up wrong. Remove the motor from the mount and check the wiring diagram on it. I can not remember off the top of my head which wire goes where. One of the motor wires has to be common with one side of the run cap. I hoped...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan vibrates, hvac supply, fan motor
hvac supply, fan motor, heat pump: It may just be the prop itself is damaged. I would remove the fan prop, go to an HVAC supply and try a new one. Also you may want to check the warranty, a 2 year old unit it may still be under warranty. Also if you are mechanical a little, a fan motor is very...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Fan, electric circuit breakers, thermostat
electric circuit breakers, thermostat, jess: Jess, There is only one fan and one motor with the outside unit. If the motor is good and its getting electricity is should turn as long as the thermostat is calling for cooling. If the thermostat is calling for cooling and the outside motor doesn t run...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Follow Up, hvac system, thermostat
hvac system, thermostat, different path: Hi again Greg, Only thing I can say is when the thermostat is on auto, it is the thermostat that turns on the fan when cooling is called for. If your thermostat is a digital variety I have had several of them fail when on auto only.That circuit goes thru a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Freeze Up, ac unit, central ac
ac unit, central ac, freon: Where was the ice? The large line that goes into the unit will ice up if it is not insulated. That is normal & hurts nothing. However, if ice builds up anywhere else it means you are probably low on freon. If you see ice, turn off the A/C switch (to OFF),...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Freezing up, seer unit, efficiency unit
seer unit, efficiency unit, ac unit: Hello Dave. The two main reasons for a unit icing are lack of air flow, or the unit charge is low. Since the furnace was replaced, I suspect there may be a leak in the connections. It will take a technician to check the unit charge. If it is low, DO NOT allow...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC failure with condenser pipe freezing, condenser unit, furnace blower
condenser unit, furnace blower, hvac repair: There is a good chance the unit is leaking. IF IF IF the unit was indeed low on refer. then there has to be a leak. There is a good chance that the evap coil is leaking. However, the coil could also just be dirty and need a good cleaning. Units can appear...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan on, blower runs intermittently, johnstone supply, ac unit
johnstone supply, ac unit, landlords: The motor is on its way out. Time to replace it. About $50 to $60 at a Johnstone Supply near you. They are a HVAC parts supplier. Take the motor out & put it on their counter and ask for a replacement. That s what tech s do. They sell to repair people, shops,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan on when heat is on, refrigeration cycle, down stairs
refrigeration cycle, down stairs, ac unit: Hello Chris, you have heat pump units. The refrigeration cycle reverses to allow the unit to pick up heat from the outside and transfer it inside. If you feel the air blowing off of the outside unit, it will be very cold, this is because the unit has removed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan sometime stop blow air while outside compressor unit is still running., goodman janitrol, time delay switch
goodman janitrol, time delay switch, printed circuit board: David, The relay is built into the printed circuit board, I would do some checking on-line and match the Model # for the furnace or the printed circuit board. Change out is pretty straight forward, wire for wire and you should be good to go. Any other...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan will not turn on, blown fuse, voltage signal
blown fuse, voltage signal, voltage meter: KH, The outdoor unit is: 1. Not getting power (blown fuse or tripped breaker). Snap the breaker all the way to the OFF position and then back on. Fuses can be replaced, but you must use the same amp rating and type (there are different types even though...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan not turning on, volts electricity, c unit
volts electricity, c unit, blower fan: I would follow the lines from the fan, backwards to the contactor that controls it. Sounds like the contactor may be bad. That would be my guess. Although a wire may be bad, the end may be burned off, etc. A meter will tell the tale. Good luck. Only do...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan won't turn on, wire colors, printed labels
wire colors, printed labels, bottom panels: God, that is an old one. It came with the house. Oh well. I think it is a relay clicking. The one that starts the outside unit. Try this (but be carefull) The 6 wires (CRWYOG), get a short piece of wire. Connect the R (red) wire to the G (green) wire. Leave...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan, motor bearings, fan blades
motor bearings, fan blades, fan motor: Unless somthing hit the fan blades, or they are rusting apart, they should never need balancing. When the blades are bad, they are replaced, not reblanced. The motor bearings or bushings could be wearing out. The fan motor may need to be replaced in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No AC filter, air grills, gas furnace
air grills, gas furnace, ac filter: David, The Carrier WeatherMate model 58STA is an all position furnace. It can be installed for up-flow, down-flow, or horizontal- flow. When the furnace comes from the factory the blower compartment doesn t have a return air opening, The installer cuts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC filter, furnace blower, ac filter
furnace blower, ac filter, sp80: Andrea, Furnaces have a means of holding a filter in place inside the furnace where the return air duct work connects to the furnace blower section of the furnace. You need to open the blower compartment door/cover to access the space where a filter would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC filters, upstairs unit, pleated filters
upstairs unit, pleated filters, allergy symptoms: Mary, I could type a book on filters, however I don t type very fast and I could be stuck on the computer for a while. Let me just say the best way to Handel the filter business for heating and cooling needs is to use the cheap through away filters that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC freeze up, intertherm, john something
intertherm, john something, contactor: OK John, I wasn t clear that the blower wasn t blowing when the compressor was running. I m assuming that the compressor runs and the only way to shut it of is by the breaker? Turning the thermostat up wont shut the outside unit off? Just to make sure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC freezing, cooling coil, flow problem
cooling coil, flow problem, c unit: Kim, I don t know what size A/C unit you have but you should have about 200 square inches of free area going back to the unit for return air. Keep your return grill free from obstruction, no furniture blocking the grill if it s down by the floor. Your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC freezing up, classic symptom, freon
classic symptom, freon, evenings: They freeze up faster, when there is moisture in the air but that is not the reason they freeze up. If you just turn tha fan to On . It will thaw & not put heat in the house. In fact the melting of the ice will add cooling. This will allow you to limp along,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC freezing up, swamp coolers, air grills
swamp coolers, air grills, swamp cooler: Amy, I like the cheap throw away filters cost less the $2 because they have an oil coating on them that catches the fine dust and keeps it from pulling through if you change it every thirty days you ll get your $2 back plus, The washable filters are OK if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC freon leak, seer rating, competent technician
seer rating, competent technician, ac unit: Dave, First of all, you need to hire a legitimate contractor. Not only is he constantly stealing your money, he is breaking the law every time he recharges your unit. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO ADD REFRIGERANT TO ANY SEALED SYSTEM UNTIL THE LEAK HAS BEEN REPAIRED....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC furnace drain pipe?, surface water system, drain pan
surface water system, drain pan, drain tube: hello first of all no question is stupid if u r not sure then ask it is the safest way.(even i ask manufacturers for advice if i find a problem outside my normal scope.) normally drain pan outlets should (here in uk anyway) run direct to a waste pipe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/furnace fan blowers not working, first time homeowner, fan blowers
first time homeowner, fan blowers, furnace fan: If the motor started to work after spinning the motor, then there is a good chance the run cap is bad. Unfortantly running a motor with a bad run cap can cook the motor. Now, it is possible, that if he would have replaced the run cap, the motor may have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/furnace fan blowers not working, first time homeowner, fan blowers
first time homeowner, fan blowers, furnace fan: He did right. After you work with these units, you know where the problems are. He knew the problem & spinning the motor confirmed his suspicion about the motor. I would have told you the motor is bad replace it now. He just got an extra service call. I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/furnace filter, furnace filter, pleated filter
furnace filter, pleated filter, electrostatic filters: Lester, You should be able to replace them with a standard pleated filter unless you like the lifetime idea of a filter you can look into electrostatic filters, both should be available at a local Lowes or Home Depot. Sorry for the delay, any other questions...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fuse box, fuse box, fan blows air
fuse box, fan blows air, ac unit: You brave gal, Diane. Dead short caused the sparks. I m curious about reversing the fuses.Are the fuses connected to a handle you can pull out & reverse to the OFF position ?? If that is true, I think you touched the metal end of one fuse to a hot connector...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC was giving some problems, new tren, amping
new tren, amping, contactor: Again it s an L and not an I , it stands for Full Load Amps. FLA on the rating plate means everything in the unit or it may mean everything in the condensing section of the unit but it is not just the amount of amps that the compressor draws. To know...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/HEAT CHANGEOVER, thermostat wiring, digital thermostat
thermostat wiring, digital thermostat, safety precaution: Stacy, Wire colors are just a way identifying the wires. It dose stand to reason that For the R post on the thermostat you would use the red wire but any color wire would work. If you have a heating and cooling thermostat there should be an RC post...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, HEAT, FAN ALL WENT DOWN!!, gas furnance, heat fan
gas furnance, heat fan, condensing unit: Pranav, It sounds like you don t have any electric power going to your furnace, Your outside condensing unit is on a 220 double breaker, your furnace is on a 110 single breaker, turn the 110 furnace breaker off all the way to reset it and then turn it back...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heat Combo Units, ww grainger, johnstone supply
ww grainger, johnstone supply, johnstonesupply: Victor, That type of unit is called a PTAC (Package Terminal Air Conditioner) or PTHP (Package Terminal Heat Pump). In most cases when you want heat also, you should use a PTHP. They are usually only available through wholesalers, but you could try Johnstone...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heat For Garage, north central arkansas, would like your opinion
north central arkansas, would like your opinion, summer temps: Ray, I can give you some general advice, but you should really talk to a qualified contractor in your area for this. Look for someone who will ask you a lot of questions to determine what you really want, and make sure that a load calculation is done so...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heat Pump, digital thermostat, air handler
digital thermostat, air handler, coils: Sorry about the delay, David. Didn t get an email notice with your question. When you say the coils coming on I interpret that to be the outside unit is running to cause that. If that is true, the blower will run in response to the thermostat which is normal.That...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heat won't switch on, digital multimeter, blown fuse
digital multimeter, blown fuse, c blue: From where I am sitting, it is a coin toss. You can ohm out the wires to see if you can find the one that is broken. Grab the red and white and touch them together while running the multimeter in ohm mode. If it whistles, try the red and green, red and blue,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heating unit fan, thermostat heat anticipator, weather king
thermostat heat anticipator, weather king, hello mike: Hello Mike, someone did not properly set the thermostat heat anticipator. I takes a meter that will read milliamps to read the proper setting. Set properly, the fan will only run long enough to get the Free heat from the ducts after the burners cut off. Have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/Heating unit fan running., weather king, fan controls
weather king, fan controls, fan switch: Mike, When you set the fan switch on the thermostat to ON it kicks in a fan relay that turns on the fan. When you are in the cooling mode and the fan switch is set to AUTO same thing it kicks in the fan relay and turns on the fan, the fan goes off when the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC High speed slows after 5 min, wire taps, ac unit
wire taps, ac unit, speed motors: Darrin, Multi speed motors on furnaces usually connect to different wire taps that are interchangeable. You need a higher speed for cooling then for heating. A two speed motor with HI and LO the high is connected to the Air conditioner mode and the low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC hardly blowing through vents, bristle brush, oil cups
bristle brush, oil cups, indoor coil: Christy what is the history of the unit was it always like this? if so there may not be anything wrong with it , if you feel that the air was coming out more in previous years then several things can cause less air. Dirty or plugged air filter dirty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC / heat pump not cooling well, heat pumps, odd noises
heat pumps, odd noises, freon: I am in Montana where we do not use heat pumps. So my heat pump skills are low. BUT The pipes sound right (cold & sweaty). The large pipe should be insulated (black insulation over every inch. This keep it from sweating &/or freezing. Sounds like the yearly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/heat pump, cool night air, digital thermostat
cool night air, digital thermostat, relative humidity: Mary, I would have the unit for upstairs checked out, it should be able to maintain 78 degrees with out a problem even at 85 outside. As far as damaging the unit by turning the temp. up, if you have a mercury thermostat it is possible to short cycle the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: When AC is on the heater is trying to come on, ac evaporator core, hvac supply
ac evaporator core, hvac supply, gmail: To prove it is not the t-stat, access the wires behind the t-stat and remove the wire going to W. The W term is for heat. If the fan stays off, then you will know it is the t-stat. You might be able to locate the board over the internet. It seems people...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC and heating, crawl spaces, ac units
crawl spaces, ac units, instillation: Martin, I ve installed heating systems in crawl spaces under houses and in attics for fifty plus years. There all different instillation s, I m talking hundreds. There are some attic spaces and some crawl spaces that should never have heating or cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/ heatpump, thermostat switch, heat pump systems
thermostat switch, heat pump systems, sorry ann: Hello Gene, Unfortunately we do not do any work on heat pump systems, so I am unable to give you a good answer. Please look for another expert on this site that deals in plumbing and heating, or cooling and heating. We are strictly appliances like...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC help, control wires, voltage control
control wires, voltage control, thermostat: The most common problem is the thermostat wire feeding the outdoor unit. Sometimes an animal will chew on the wire creating a short. Trace down all of the wire to see if there is damage somewhere. If there is no wire damage found, you can begin checking each...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Ice build up, furnace duct work, charge thanks
furnace duct work, charge thanks, refrigerant charge: Hello Steve. This is a classic sign of a low air flow or a low refrigerant charge. Turn the power off on the indoor unit and check the coil. You should be able easily to shine a light through it. Make sure the coil is not beginning to clog. If so, clean the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Ice build up, furnace duct work, clean filter
furnace duct work, clean filter, ac unit: Mr. Z, Sounds like a dirty air filter or something blocking your return air grill. Take your filter out. Set your thermostat to fan on. Turn your cooling off. Let just the blower run until the coil is completely defrosted, no more water dripping out of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Icing, self contained units, initial problem
self contained units, initial problem, ac unit: Willard, You didn t tell me what type of air conditioner you had, everybody doesn t have the same thing, some are window units, self contained units, split system and a few others. However your proublem with a freezing coil is lack of air flow through the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Indoor Fan, gas furnace, ac unit
gas furnace, ac unit, metal pipe: Yes. What kind of a switch that turns off the fan? I have never seen a fan off switch. I suspect the problem is in the furnace wiring. What kind of a furnace? I assume the furnace vents in metal pipe. Describe this switch & where it is in the furnace....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Inside Fan not starting on its own, brown wires, blower motor
brown wires, blower motor, freon: Rich, I think that your diagnosis is correct. It could also be the motor itself, but it is most likely the run cap. Look at the motor and there will be two brown wires that leave the end of the motor and connect to the run capacitor. The cap will look like...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Installation Questions, liquid freon, inch gap
liquid freon, inch gap, gauge reading: I have answered this question 2 or 3 times...You need to check your email address...You are not reading my responces... I do remember this, and I did answer it....I am pasting my answer again. Question….Going by the 2 facts above, was it possible to determine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC ice build up, 3m electrical tape, insulation tubing
3m electrical tape, insulation tubing, johnstone supply: 100% normal. Anytime the large pipe (suction pipe) is exposed to the air, it will ice up. Nothing hurt. Look in your phone book for a Johnstone Supply , a nationwide wholeseller of HVAC supplies. They sell to shops, repair people & landlords. Ask for a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC ice, central ac, c unit
central ac, c unit, furnace ducts: Ice forming on the ac piping is a sign that the a/c unit is working too hard either because the unit is undersized, the airflow across the coil has been cut back by blockage or a plugged filter or the refrigerant in the system is low. You need to turn the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC icing issue, cylindrical device, issue question
cylindrical device, issue question, cooling coil: Sandeep, I have to go back to my original answer. The reason coils freeze is because there is not enough air passing through the coil in the inside unit. I don t know if you read my first answer or even followed the instructions. It sounds like the service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC icing up on pipes in basemetn, air grills, copper tubing
air grills, copper tubing, insulated pipe: Lisa, I think your unit has a dirty filter or something is blocking the return air grills. The coil is freezing, probably a huge block of ice inside because there is not enough air passing through. Take the filter out, Run just the fan/blower until the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC insight, freon vs puron, allexpert
freon vs puron, allexpert, geothermal system: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC keeps freezing, better business bureau, fedders
better business bureau, fedders, freon: Hello Courtney, You will have to call Careco at 1-800-782-2732 with your model number and serial number to find out about your warranty. They handle Fedders warranty. Sounds like the original installer is not too swift. When you have frost on the lines,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC keeps going and going and going..., square ft, ambient air
square ft, ambient air, everthing: I don t mean it unkindly but the problem is between your ears. You know enough to be dangerous & not enough. That is the first time, I ve been able to use that phrase. No offense, I like to have fun. Anyway, it is working with-in normal bounds. That doesn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Leak, motorengine, swampcooler
motorengine, swampcooler, juck: Yes, it is connected wrong. The drain should go into a trap. Then the pipe. Sounds like he tapped into the drain improperly. You may be getting sewer gas into the bathroom. The goo should have been all cleaned up & it should not smell bad. If the A/C is not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Leaking, drip pan, drip pans
drip pan, drip pans, cooling coil: Ashley, Your unit in the attic most likely has two drip pans, one directly under the cooling coil that you Proubly can t see into and an auxiliary drip pan outside and below the unit. If the The line outside is dripping it s because it s not insulated...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Line Freezes, coolant line, liquid coolant
coolant line, liquid coolant, upstairs bathroom: So basically they are not window units as I was kind of lead to believe by your original statements, there was no mention of and outside unit. So I would say you are low on freon. If you are not licensed, you will have to get a tech to check the levels...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC leak on furnace ductwork, furnace duct work, furnace ductwork
furnace duct work, furnace ductwork, pvc tube: From your description, I am not sure what kind of device it is. I can only guess that the pvc pipe is the drain line, and the device is used to dectect if the drain line is plugged up. Is the water making a mess, or does everthing seem dry and ok? I am...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC leak?, human senses, ac system
human senses, ac system, ac unit: if you dont get the system serviced you are losing money in efficiency also you will end up with hefty repair bills etc. aircon/furnaces should be serviced on a once yearly rota. this is to prevent carbon monoxide build up. this gas is not detectable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC leaking, dripping water, resin
dripping water, resin, glue: from you photo it would appear that the brown metal box is a condensate trap which is much the worse for wear. it might be an idea to get a local metal worker to have a look see and give you a price on making a new one. either that or contact the manufacturer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC line break, copper plumbing, outdoor equiptment
copper plumbing, outdoor equiptment, unit thanks: Andrew, Refrigeration lines are cleaned, polished, and decontaminated before the refrigerant is added to the system. Your line can be repaired but since it s been exposed to the atmosphere it needs to be all of the above plus it needs to be repaired with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC lines, refrigeration insulation, 3m electrical tape
refrigeration insulation, 3m electrical tape, hvac wholesaler: The large freon line will always freeze up when exposed to the air. It is supposed to be covered with insulation. Look in the phone book for a Johnstone Supply . (Nationwide HVAC wholesaler that sells to repair people, shops & landlords). Get a length...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, Manual J, and attic installation, attic floor, personal preference
attic floor, personal preference, ease of service: Manual J is the proper manual for determining equipment, however it is a guide just as the electrical code. There are software programs available to also determine equipment size and as long as the final size meets or exceeds the manual J requirements, it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC makes thumping noise, hot water tank, cold water line
hot water tank, cold water line, ac condensor: This would be a good place for one, there are replacement fittings for almost any pipe joint that would have an air bleed for it. You need also to put at least one more at the highest point in the piping system, as air will rise to the highest point. Thanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC making a buzzing sound, allexpert, heat fan
allexpert, heat fan, blower fan: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC making sqeaky noise, compressor unit, usa prices
compressor unit, usa prices, cold air: sounds like belt slip or bearings if its a seperate motor/compressor unit. MAKE SURE ALL POWER TURNED OFF BEFORE YOU REMOVE COVERS as to prices i dont know usa prices as i am in uk if you find unit is complete self contained better to call engineer ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC motherboard replacement, change outfits, reputable firm
change outfits, reputable firm, intermittent problem: You got the sales job. Do not call them again. They lied to you. Change outfits, it would be in your best interest to hire a reputable firm to do your work. The way furnaces are made (self diagnosing motherboards), test instruments are not needed most of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC mount, window ac, c unit
window ac, c unit, sliding windows: Hello Larry. Most side sliding windows are not large enough to install an a/c unit on the open side, but if this one is, a sheet metal shop could custom cut metal to fill in the open areas around the a/c unit. If one side is not large enough, there should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Noise, inner components, rubber pad
inner components, rubber pad, ac units: Dennis, There are isolators that are used with springs and all kinds of apparatus but you can t buy them locally and you have to go through a dealer. Also they would raise the unit several inches and it would be expensive to adapt at this point. You can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Noise, fan blade, old apartment
fan blade, old apartment, cool button: Remove the front grille and then reach in with it off and give the fan blade a push. Does it spin or is it stalled? If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at http://www.affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Noise, bearings, coldest night of the year
bearings, coldest night of the year: Kelly the only sound I can think of would be the bearings in the motor. Most of these motors are sealed and are not oilable, I would have it checked before it totally goes out, as you know it will go out on the coldest night of the year at approximately 2:00am....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Outside operates intermitently, hander, home today
hander, home today, good company: The outside unit should not shut down for any reason. It should run until the t-stat turns it off. I suggest you call for repairs. There could be many reasons for this to occur. I know it is hard, but try to find a good company to call. Good luck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC operation below 60*F, condenser fans, liquid refrigerant
condenser fans, liquid refrigerant, ac compressors: Thanks for asking Dave. The ambient temperature directly affects the refrigerant itself. A container of refrigerant will rary in pressure strictly based on the ambient temperature. In cool temperatures, the outdoor condenser will get so cold, the system pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC operation, fan operation, ac operation
fan operation, ac operation, ac unit: Hi Stephanie, I say baloney .What happens if you turn on just the fan switch at the thermostat?? Hesitate ?? Do you have a mercury controlled thermostat? Possible the mercury is bouncing when it calls for cooling. Take off the front cover of the stat & slowly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outdoor unit, softsound, condensing unit
softsound, condensing unit, ac unit: On the condensing unit outside there will be a model and serial number ID Tag. You must find this and then contact the manufacture. The compressor is normally guaranteed for a period of 5 years regardless of who installed it. If you need further assistance,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit noise, ac unit, power leads
ac unit, power leads, contactor: There is a device in the unit called a contactor. It has brass points that actually make the connection when the thermostat is in cooling and calling for cooling to energize the compressor. The power leads are on one side and the compressor is connected to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit stops after 30 seconds, power wires, contactor
power wires, contactor, thermostat: Hi Ralph, You might have a bad Contactor,thats the black part inside the outside unit it has the main power wires going to it and two 24 volt wires on it Look inside the Contactor to see if the Points are burnt and pitted if so than get it replaced. Be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit stops after 30 seconds, refrigerant charge, pressure switches
refrigerant charge, pressure switches, ac system: Hello Ralph, If your condenser has pressure switches (high or low) it could be shutting off due to one of those opening. If the operating pressures goes beyond the limits it will short cycle or just shut off. Cycling on the low pressure switch is normally...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit won't start, ac unit, cold days
ac unit, cold days, gmail: This is really odd. Unless the unit has some sort of outside temp control to keep the unit from running on cold days. It may have gone bad. I am guessing the unit runs ok otherwise? How old is the unit, and who makes it, that might help me out. It may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit, johnstone supply, contactor
johnstone supply, contactor, colman: Once you shut the breaker OFF . does the fan stay off , when the breaker is turned back on? If so, the contactor at the outside unit is not shutting off. Replace it ($20 to $35 at a Johnstone Supply ). If you know electricity,Try that. If you do not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Prob, hot day, cool air
hot day, cool air, home today: NO...very bad sign of a problem. If the breaker trips, it is beacause the compressor or another main electrically driven component is pulling too many amps. Indicating that there is a major issue and needs to be checked for refrigerant, compressor amp draw...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, ac unit, safety controls
ac unit, safety controls, safety control: Hello Sandy. It would have to be confirmed by a technician, but it sounds like either the unit circuit board has a defect, or a safety control. When the unit is reset by the button, it momentarily bypasses the safety controls and the unit or fan will start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, aleyda, condensing unit
aleyda, condensing unit, ac units: Aleyda, The outside unit is a condensing unit, It consists of a condensing fan that you can easily tell if it s running and a compressor that makes a bit of noise when it runs but there are no visible parts that move and it s difficult to tell if it is running....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, condenser fan motor, electrical problem
condenser fan motor, electrical problem, outdoor temperature: Cory, What you describe sounds like a problem in the outdoor unit. I would suspect that there is a problem with the condenser fan motor starting or staying running or with the compressor itself. I would recommend that you arrange for a service call - preferably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, ac unit, freon
ac unit, freon, cold air: Hello Rocky, We do not work on central air systems, just the window A/C s. You say you get no air at all, did you mean no cold air, or no air. If not air, I would be checking my fans to make sure they are working. If you need further assistance,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, refrigerant, freon
refrigerant, freon, ambient temperature: Jaspreet, The unit is low on refrigerant (or was running when the ambient temperature was below 65 degrees). You will need to call for service, but do NOT let the technician try to just top-up the system. Refrigerant NEVER wears out, and never needs topping...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem - no response from system, volt transformer, transformer hum
volt transformer, transformer hum, carrier units: Most Carrier units have a fuse at the transformer inside of the fan section. It sounds like you have lost the 24 volts. Make sure there is 24 volts leaving the transformer, if the right two wires touched when you replaced the stat and the fan section breaker...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problem, condenser fan motor, power fluctuations
condenser fan motor, power fluctuations, motor shaft: Larry, The contactor needs to be making a connection for the compressor to run and for the outside condensing fan to run. When the unit has been running for a short time tow or three minutes the larger of the two lines going to the inside should get cold...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Problems, ac unit, lennox 10acc
ac unit, lennox 10acc, drain pan: So your air handler and A-Coil is located in the garage. The only drain would be the A-coil or evaproator drain and this is usually a gravity drained tube which would go into a normal household drain. What is the pump for? Do you not have a drain there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC power interrupter, honeywell thermostat, digital temp
honeywell thermostat, digital temp, interrupter: Yes, I ve got one. It is a Honeywell thermostat sold at Home Depot. It s round with a digital temp readout, backlit & accurate. About $45. It has a current interrupter built in & will keep the system off for 5 min, even when normal cycling. Check it out.More...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC problem, freon r22, gmail
freon r22, gmail, ac unit: It is not very common for the fan to cycle on and off when the unit is running, although possible, if fan cycling controls are installed. It could also be a case where the unit is low on refergeriant. You should consider having the unit checked. That is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC problem, condenser fan motor, freon r22
condenser fan motor, freon r22, ac unit: Jerry, Any time your unit get s low on freon you got big trouble, AC units don t use up refrigerant it has to be let out or it leaks out. I think you may have a bad condenser fan motor if that s what your calling the ac fan ? I think your fan motor is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC problem, btu, casing
btu, casing, panasonic: Phillip, I think in your case with a 9 BTU unit you can buy a new one cheaper then having the existing one even looked at regardless if it needs any repair. I don t know your particular unit but I think you can just pull the whole insides of the unit out...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC problems, dripping water, dripping water, furnace
dripping water, furnace, glue: Ok,it looks like you have a furnace and a/c as one unit the brown box at the top is the evap coil,the water is coming from the coil and is supposed to drain out the condensate line however the pan must be broken,I dont think you can do any more than you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC problems, cooling coil, clean filter
cooling coil, clean filter, air leak: Micah, It sounds like you have a frozen cooling coil. Besides installing a new clean filter you need to defrost the coil completely. When coils freeze due to a dirty filter it can take hours for the coil to thaw, a coil can form a huge block of ice, it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC question, cooling coil, ac unit
cooling coil, ac unit, sure what type: Bill, I m not sure what type of system you have in your house with a unit in the attic and three thermostats? When the air volume slows down it s usually because the air filter is dirty and needs replacing or something is blocking the return air grills....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC question, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: HEllo Patrick Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Replacement, indoor coil, maintenance man
indoor coil, maintenance man, refrigerant: If you are speaking of the indoor coil, I would just replace the coil. If the coil is the outdoor unit coil, I would replace the entire outdoor unit. If the heat is working fine, the coil is just an optional part that will not affect the heat. Thanks, ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Requirements, ft wall, central air conditioning
ft wall, central air conditioning, rule of thumb: Ian, Efficiency is how much it cost to run it, a ton of cooling is a ton of cooling no matter the efficiency. I don t know what type of tempature s your dealing with in Hawaii but a rule of thumb that I like is one ton of cooling for every 400 sq. ft. of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Return Air, ductwork, local company
ductwork, local company, current system: Using my trusty ductilator, with 3600 cfm s needing to be returned..1200 cfm s per ton....in rectangular ductwork, you will need an 18X24...20X20.....or even a 14X25 would work, too. Make sure the grille you have is too small off of those measurements befor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Return Size, move air, air handler
move air, air handler, arizona heat: Doug, I can t follow what you have in the way of supply air and I don t know what the 24 X 10 and the 14 X 8 returns are, register size or duct size. If you have an air handler in the house where ever it blows the air out it travels to the return air. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC RUNNING 24/7, central ac, freon
central ac, freon, refrigerant: Lynne, Do you have good air flow out of the registers or is it blowing less then normal? Where is your inside unit installed? What size is your AC, listed on the outside units rating plate where the electric goes in. How many sq. ft. is your house living...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC RUNS but Heat does not., gas flames, switch line
gas flames, switch line, volt power: Marc, The R wire connection on your thermostat is the 24 volt power. When you switch the settings on your thermostat from cool to heat or vise-versa the thermostat switches the 24 volt power. Take the R wire and the W loose from the thermostat connections...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC recharge, central air conditioning, freon
central air conditioning, freon, cold air: As long as it is not totally empty, it will be just fine. If all of the freon is gone & air gets in the system. Then there are problems. Can you get a set of gauges & put them on the unit? That will tell you how much freon pressure there is. (if any). Late...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC repairs and now it isnt as efficient, compressor failure, cost of electricity
compressor failure, cost of electricity, electrical failure: Well, one would think that if it has been working well from the beginning, then the filter size is probably ok. Did you start using a different type of filter that would cause more air restriction? You can try and increase or add another filter if you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC replacement, oil furnaces, ac unit
oil furnaces, ac unit, condensing unit: Ed, I don t do oil furnaces and I m not aware of the fumes eating away at a condensing unit, I suppose you could throw a cover over the air conditioner in the heating season if you see that there is going to be some deterioration from the fumes. You can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC replacement, air heat, heat pump
air heat, heat pump, lennox: In response to your question,depending on what area you are looking ( warranties,parts replacement ,tech support) I would say on the general performance of heating or cooling they are all the same and have to meet federal standards so yes the comfrot maker...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC replacement needed?, replacement coils, efficiency standards
replacement coils, efficiency standards, hvac unit: Yes & no. He is right about just adding freon. From his standpoint. But if you are in a bind & call someone else. The new guy can add freon (legally). He can t add it a second time, once he knows it is a repeat leaker. Can you read between the lines? The inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC replacement, small fortune, room addition
small fortune, room addition, freon: Jane, A good time to weigh repair or replace, newer units are far more efficient, consider the possibility of another major repair within the next few years and you have spent a small fortune on repairs. Other items to consider would be length of time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC running constantly w/65% humidity, northern virgina, level townhome
northern virgina, level townhome, humidity air: Bill, First, the hygrometer should be read only when placed either at the return grille or somewhere central in your home away from a humidity source. Since humidity is relative (to temperature), the lower temp. that the hygrometer measures at the supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC running but NOT cooling, volt outlet, bleach
volt outlet, bleach, air conditioner: Hello Amy, Can you tell me a brand and possibly the model number so I can see what you have? Not sure why you put the bleach in there either, didn t it smell in the room some from it? Does it run on a normal 110 volt outlet or a 220 volt? Let me...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC running all the time, indoor coil, subcool
indoor coil, subcool, refrigerant charge: Joyce, A real common mis-diagnosis of low refrigerant pressure in the system is that the system is low on Freon. If the tech didn t check the superheat or subcool of the system, he could be mistakenly putting in more refrigerant when the real problem could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC running all the time, electronic thermostat, thermastat
electronic thermostat, thermastat, air handler: Josh, Air conditioners are normally sized to give you a twenty degree tempature difference from the outside tempature to the inside tempature, that s with the air conditioner running constantly. For an air conditioner to reach tempature and shut off it needs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC runs and does not stop, never cools down, cause th, hvac company
cause th, hvac company, ac unit: Cory, If the line is cold near freezing then your compressor is running and your refrigerant level is ok. You said your house is 1400 square feet but you didn t say what size your air conditioner is? Check the rating plate/tag on the outside unit, BTU ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC runs but wont cool, classic symptom, liquid line
classic symptom, liquid line, freon: Exactly what froze up? (inside coil, pipes, outside unit, etc) I suspect the inside coil froze. That is a classic symptom of low freon . The unplugging of the unit in the attic , puzzles me. Didn t the T-stat, if turned to 95, stop the unit (after the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Supply/Return differenital, allexpert, ac supply
allexpert, ac supply, temperature averages: Hello Shane, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC System, seer unit, carrier units
seer unit, carrier units, compressor unit: Compressors have very limited warranties. Condensers are a little more of an investment, but have a real warranty that will do you some good if needed. You need to try and determine what has made both units go out at the same time. It is hard to believe that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC will not shut off, clean filter, thermostat
clean filter, thermostat, low voltage: Elton, Check your thermostat wires especially the R and Y for a short or touching. Disconnect the Y to see if the cooling goes off outside, If it goes off it s most likely your thermostat. If it keeps running outside its most likely a short in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC still running, circuit breakers, gmail
circuit breakers, gmail, contactor: Try this...if you have two circuit breakers, one for the indoor and one for the outdoor, then turn off the one for the outdoor. If it continues to run, then the contactor is stuck and needs replaced. if the unit stops... Turn off the t-stat and turn the breaker...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not strong in 2 specific rooms, air grills, ac system
air grills, ac system, duct work: Michelle, I don t know what type of what your calling vent are? There either registers or diffusers, both have dampers that can be opened or closed from the face of the register or diffuser. I don t know where the unit is installed or where the duct work...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Thermostat control not work?, thermostat control, allexpert
thermostat control, allexpert, bateries: Hello Denis, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Timers, unit thanks, timers
unit thanks, timers, timer: Frank, I have heard no evidence of that, especially since some units already have timers on them. The only thing that a timer does is turn the power off at the plug. There are no heaters (as some c/a units have in them) on window units to keep the refrigerant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC - Trane with Honeywell TH8000 Thermostat, thermostat wiring, motor bearings
thermostat wiring, motor bearings, blower wheel: Expose the thermostat wires & jump across red & green wire to test. I would expect the trouble is in the evaporator fan. That test should tell you where the problem is. Need to manually spin the inside blower wheel to test the motor bearings if necessary....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Tripping beaker, safety switch, beaker
safety switch, beaker, wall unit: Hello Rob, Does it trip immediately or does the unit run for a while and then trip? If is does run for a while, approximately how long? f you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Tune Up?, gas forced air furnace, west palm beach
gas forced air furnace, west palm beach, programmable thermostat: Barbara, The filter in the hallway ceiling must be in a filter grill, the size would be called 30 X 20, You can use a 30 X 20 X 1 filter cost about $4 each Or two 15 X 20 X 1 filters cost about $2.50 each. You can also get Hogs Hair filter media at Home...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC temperature question, tampa florida area, air handler
tampa florida area, air handler, cooling coil: Todd, You should get about a twenty degree tempature difference when the air passes through the cooling coil at the coil. The difference in air tempature from the return grill to the supply register depends on what type of exposure the ducts run through...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC thermostat, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Hello Amy, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC thermostat, thermostat, age type
thermostat, age type: It can be fixed. Tell me about the unit. Age, type, make, AFUE, etc..... When you say it does not shut off . What exactly does not shut off? I assume you mean the inside blower. What does the outside unit do, when this all happens?? Is the outside fan running...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No AC, thermostat is dead, and blower fan stays on, aa batteries, brain box
aa batteries, brain box, led readout: Yes, I know what is wrong. The brain box is dead. Have you had any storms lately?? When a brain dies, a default setting is activated (to get the homeowners attention). That default is usually Fan On , with no shuting it off. Call for service & return the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC and thermostat problem, hunter thermostat, size filters
hunter thermostat, size filters, loose wire: Thanks for the question. The filter would not cause this problem, but should be replaced with the right filter right away. You can cause damage to the unit. As for the thermostat. If it is new and connected correctly, then you would think it would work...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC and thermostat, hunter thermostat, size filters
hunter thermostat, size filters, cooling coil: Not having the right size filters over time will allow dirt to collect in your furnace and on your cooling coil and will affect them in a negative way eventually. It is possible that the thermostat is bad. I would replace the thermostat and if the cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC tonage, fedders ac, c10
fedders ac, c10, btu: Kathy, It is a 3-ton unit. The 36 in the model number stands for 36,000 BTU s which equals 3 tons (12,000 BTU s per ton) of air conditioning. Here are two links to Fedders which have to do with your system. The second one has all the specifications on your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC tripping breaker, johnstone supply hvac, bad hope
johnstone supply hvac, bad hope, capacitor: The outside fan usually does not have a capacitor. The outside cap. is hooked to the compressor. Yes, the cap. could be bad. Take it out & replace it. Look for a Johnstone Supply (HVAC parts seller), near you. If that does not work it could be the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC trips circuit breaker often, ac condenser, circuit breakers
ac condenser, circuit breakers, summer in florida: Yes there is, Gerard, Feel the breakers while the unit is running. Are they overly warm to hot? Shouldn t be.Also, check the tightness of the screws holding the wires on both breakers.Also check the screws to the wires on the contactor inside the outside unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC troubles follow-up, amp breaker, aluminum wire
amp breaker, aluminum wire, amp circuit: Doug, According to my wire sizing chart a 40 amp circuit requires #8 copper wire or #6 aluminum wire and it should be no longer than 75 feet (wire length) from the main house electrical panel to the unit. If the wiring is the right size and each of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC troubles, overcurrent protection, correct tools
overcurrent protection, correct tools, bus bar: Doug, It may be hard to diagnose if it won t repeat the problem when the tech is there. It sounds like the tech was just guessing when he said that the stator was bad. It is extremely unlikely that he had the correct tools/meters do diagnose that. Since...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC troubleshooting, flow restriction, miss match
flow restriction, miss match, compressor side: OK, tell me about the unit (age, brand, kind of tubing, material used to solder, kind of coil, etc). How long did it take to draw the vaccume? How long did you let the vaccume sit before adding freon. Is the coil a matching coil or a miss-match or monkey...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC troubleshooting, themostat, subase
themostat, subase, fan switch: Hello Brian. If you can turn on the fan switch from auto to on and the fan operates, it is most likely not the thermostat. However to completely eliminate the thermostat as a problem, turn off the breakers to the indoor and outdoor a/c units, if it is a package...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC will not turn on, allexpert, continuous sound
allexpert, continuous sound, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit, decent supplier, radioshack
decent supplier, radioshack, ac unit: its probably melted due to poor loose connection originaly first turn off all power then locate the connection botgh sides if on a board then clean and solder and reinforce with some solid wire if plug to socket just get a single plug/socket assy as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit, laundry room, ac unit
laundry room, ac unit, freon: I would look under my washer for transmission fluid leaking, the a/c may just be pulling the area from the washer area and then cooling it and putting it back out with the smell still in that air. If it were freon, the unit would not produce any cold air....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit in attic, drip pan, ac unit
drip pan, ac unit, realitor: The drip pan should catch any moisture from the unit. The pan installation is bad. Call the outfit back to fix it for free. Go back to the realitor you bought it from & jump them. That kind of an item should be proper when you bought the house. If not, they...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit in attic, hot water heating, york upg
hot water heating, york upg, hot water heater: Hello Lawrence, My expertise is with Major Home Appliances and I would recommend you contacting one of the experts in the installation of central units. Need appliance help? We are your contact. If you need further assistance, feel free...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit Drip Pan Has Water, pvc pipes, drip pan
pvc pipes, drip pan, pvc pipe: I suggest you use the shop vac to suck out the drain line, then pour a little bleach down the drain. Snakes are not a good idea on such small pvc pipes. You can suck out the drain or pour a little bleach about once a month or two depending on use. I am not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit, Fan not working, rusty fan, ac unit
rusty fan, ac unit, safety valve: in reply to your negative comments, i asked the questions to ascertain the type of motor and the respective circuit requirements. as to not answering you i am limited to 5 questions per day and your reply happend to exceed my quota i did not refuse you the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit Freezing, weather temperatures, armstrong air
weather temperatures, armstrong air, night temperatures: If your son can work with freon you should have him look at your unit. Typically the unit freezes when it is overworked, low on freon or there is some kind of blockage to the airflow like a dirty coil or filter. I would check the coils and clean as necessary...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit freezing and not blowing, carrier air conditioning unit, carrier air conditioning
carrier air conditioning unit, carrier air conditioning, indoor coil: Glenn, The main reasons that systems ice up are: 1. Bad air flow. 2. Setting the thermostat too low. 3. Slightly low on refrigerant. To de-ice a system, set your thermostat to the OFF position and set the fan from AUTO to ON. This will run the fan...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit not working, ac unit, gmail
ac unit, gmail, fan motor: It could one or more of several things. T-stat loose/burnt wiring fuse blown bad transformer bad fan motor bad control board etc... Unless you are able to work with a meter and have a meter, you need to have the unit checked out. There are just...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Unit, mold mildew, algee
mold mildew, algee, waterdrops: Simple. The pan has a drain. the drain is pluged. Followe the edge of the pan, it has to be there somewhere. The pan is the secondary drain (overflow). Look at the unit, it has a drain (primary)under the coil. It is pluged, that is why the pan is full. Replace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit, ac system, ac unit
ac system, ac unit, steel enclosure: Oh God. What a mess. Sorry. When a coil freezes up it is because of 1. low freon 2. poor air flow. Sounds more like low freon to me. They are afraid, of their new system, getting junk from the old system piping. I do not blame them. But ! Why not fix the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit, home waranty, allexpert
home waranty, allexpert, ac unit: Hello Chris, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit, blower wheel, ac unit
blower wheel, ac unit, weekend today: Renee, There is a problem in the blower section. It could be the motor, the motor mounting, or the blower wheel, but something is either loose or out of balance. I have seen a piece of paper caught in a blower wheel cause the conditions you describe. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit, copper pipe, correct tools
copper pipe, correct tools, ac unit: John, If the BIG copper pipe is icing up, that indicates either poor airflow over the a-coil (the coil inside the furnace), which is caused by a plugged filter, poor blower operation, or a dirty a-coil. The system may also have developed a refrigerant leak....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit in apartment, allexpert, managment company
allexpert, managment company, laundry room: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit in apartment, carrier air conditioner, copper pipes
carrier air conditioner, copper pipes, managment company: Kate, The way a heat pump system works. A heat pump is an air conditioner that has the ability to reverse its flow. When the thermostat calls for heat the outside unit and the inside unit both come on at the same time, the outside unit sends warm refrigerant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit bad, dunham bush, blower unit
dunham bush, blower unit, ac unit: Mike, That is correct. Tons are tons, are blind to brand, and really have no almost no relationship to efficiency (SEER). If the outdoor unit was sized for 3 tons and the indoor unit and ductwork were sized for 3 tons, then a new 3 ton outdoor unit should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit not cooling our home, ac unit, fan motor
ac unit, fan motor, gmail: It is possble just the fan motor is not working for one reason or another. Leave the unit off for a while. With someone inside and outside turn on the unit. You should hear the compressor kick on if the compressor is working. Do not let the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit not cooling, compressor failure, electrical units
compressor failure, electrical units, ac unit: Clay, Surges have been known to damage and even kill compressors. It sounds like you may have sustained some damage to your unit. I would strongly recommed that you get a qualified service company to check your system. Ask them to especially check the capacitors....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit not draining properly, pvc pipe, collateral damage
pvc pipe, collateral damage, drain hole: You have an outside Package unit . Now I can look at the right units. Something is wrong. The A coil should be on the output side of the blower. Output is pressurized. Suction is on the Intake side of the unit. How old is the unit? Has someone replaced...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit - Fan blade busted, condenser fan motor, warranty material
condenser fan motor, warranty material, compressor warranty: Valerie, The parts that were damaged are the condenser fan blade and the condenser coil (radiator looking thing with aluminum fins). It has most likely burned up the condenser fan motor also because of the blade being broken and/or jammed. Sometimes a blade...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit frozen up, ac unit, flow 2
ac unit, flow 2, thermostat: Susan, The main reasons that systems ice up are: 1. Bad air flow. 2. Setting the thermostat too low. 3. Slightly low on refrigerant. Set your thermostat to the OFF position and set the fan from AUTO to ON. This will run the fan and help the system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit inside house leaks lots of water, allexpert, ac unit
allexpert, ac unit, ac system: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit installed in attic, hot water heating, york upg
hot water heating, york upg, hot water heater: Lawrence, The only problem that you might encounter is that your condenser fan is not rated for duct work, fans can t overcome static pressure like a blower can. I don t know about your gas vent if it s a fan or gravity. Also you have to take care of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit and lightning, nearby lightning, circuit breakers
nearby lightning, circuit breakers, lightning strike: Hey Frank, Not too good. Be sure & add a surge protector on the furnace.You have a fuse or disconnect on the wall near the outside unit?? Check it. Then remove the access panel on the condensing unit & locate the contactor. Manually press it in to test fan...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit only stays on for a minute at a time, condensing unit, ac unit
condensing unit, ac unit, permanent damage: Gerald, Is the indoor fan running continuously during this or is the indoor fan cycling as well as the condensing unit, if both are cycling I think I would start at the thermostat, if only the outdoor unit is cycling I would have a look at the start or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit question, copper pipe, shooting in the dark
copper pipe, shooting in the dark, monthly expense: This is a detailed question, that without putting gauges on the equipment, I am shooting in the dark for a correct answer. There are several reasons that the unit doesn t blow cold air. Possibly a restriction within the system...FILTERS...something inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit size, ac unit, humid summer
ac unit, humid summer, doublewide: If you live in TX or a climate similar to ours, I feel for you. Sure is an extremely large home for one unit, but if the walls have the good insulation, the windows are good quality, and you don t have 30 windows facing southwest, you could be comfortable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit squeals, blower wheel, ac repair
blower wheel, ac repair, ac unit: Noises can drive people crazy, trust me, I know. Noises can be caused by lots of things. Chances are, the bushings or bearings in the motor in your unit have no way to put oil or grease in it. If you can oil or grease them, there is normally a hole or fitting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit will not start, electronic pcb, thermostat control
electronic pcb, thermostat control, power switches: i am uk based and mainly heating /so do not know your particular unit however i would suggest that the thermostat is more than likely a low voltage sensor connected to an electronic pcb with microprocessor controll it is possible therefore that the pcb...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit troubleshooting, rust problem, thermostat control
rust problem, thermostat control, massive flood: You might have a float switch installed that cuts the power off when water builds to avoid a massive flood. I am not sure about gasoline odors around the basement unit location, but change the filter and try some citrus based deodorizer to eliminate the smell....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit will not turn off, tempstar heat pump, ac unit
tempstar heat pump, ac unit, gmail: It seems like another relay or contactor is sticking or even the blower time delay they installed. If you want to prove it is not the t-stat, remove it from the wall and disconnect the R wire. If the unit does not stop, then it is not the stat. Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit, hvac unit, degree difference
hvac unit, degree difference, air leak: The supply air temperature is directly related to the return air temperature. There should be approx a 20 degree difference in supply and return. This unit should be enough to cool this area even on the hottest days. The unit needs to be checked out. The return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC: Varying supply air temperature, metal ducts, unit thanks
metal ducts, unit thanks, heat load: Those attics can be about 120 deg on a hot day. Different length duct runs can pick up more or less heat load from the hot attic.I would imagine the living room run is the shortest. You have flex ducts?? If so, need to check them for loss of insulation. Those...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC vent., foil tape, ac unit
foil tape, ac unit, commercial application: Most times when this happens in a commercial application, there is a breach in the ductwork that is allowing the air to blow in a unconditioned space rather than out of the grilles. Usually a little bit of mastic bonding paint, or UL listed foil tape can resolve...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC vent, scotch tape, toilet tissue
scotch tape, toilet tissue, two walls: Randy, If your tissue strip didn t show much reduction in air flow then you must have a fairly large crack under the door or some other means of escape for the air, anyway that s going to change when you add another outlet. The supply outlets in the room...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: The AC ventilation system, ventilation system, unobstructed path
ventilation system, unobstructed path, adequate flow: Bryan, Homes and duct systems are as different as night and day, I have no idea what it would take to correct or modify your system. When air blows out of a register it needs an unobstructed path to a return air inlet some place in the house. If you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC WIRING, realy matter, ac wiring
realy matter, ac wiring, thermostat: mots manufacturers utilise different sizes to suit the situation and current etc. yes you can do it yourself best advice makesure all power to unit is off... i assume you are going to replace all of the wire from the unit to the stat therefore cyt out a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Window Unit, amp breaker, compressor motor
amp breaker, compressor motor, prongs: depending on the age of the unit the compressor motor may have shorted turns and be drawing more current than normal. also it is very possible that the unit is electrically leaking to earth and tripping the breaker (you do not say wether its an earth trip...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Not Working, dewey dewey, broken connections
dewey dewey, broken connections, voltage wires: Dewey, Make sure your contactor is getting 24 volt power, that s what kicks your contactor on and keeps it on as long as your thermostat is calling for cooling. The 24 volts comes from your air handler inside and travels by way of the thermostat through...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: My AC wall unit is running, but...., ge zoneline, operation modes
ge zoneline, operation modes, heat pumps: Those unit should really be cleaned every year for smokers and every other for no-smokers. Following his advice seems logical. They run more efficiently when they are clean. At that time he may find a simple solution to your problem....Good Luck, Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC warranty repair costs, warranty repair, ac unit
warranty repair, ac unit, best bet: Hello Susan, Many companies don t feel the get paid enough doing warranty and feel they must CHARGE the customer. Your best bet is to check your owners manual and or contact the manufacture for warranty information pertaining to your particular...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC water hose leaking, ac water, cooling coil
ac water, cooling coil, plastic hose: Janet, The larger of the two lines going into the cooling coil condensates and drips if it is un insulated. You need to cover the line with insulation, when you decided to clean the condensate drain line you probably disrupted the insulation on line/valve...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC window mount, channel iron, window ac
channel iron, window ac, base frame: Larry, A window or through the wall refrigerated A/C needs the front part inside and the back condenser part outside. You need a base, frame, or some type of support that will hold the weight of the unit. How you fill the remaining top and side openings...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't cool in the afternoon, accurate thermometer, air leaks
accurate thermometer, air leaks, ceiling vents: the slinky covered with insulation is called flex duct in the trade.It s difficult to troubleshoot sysytem via the internet, I did check around about the R410A refrigerant and it is a 50 % mixure of 2 refrigerant s so yes one refrigerant will be removed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't cut off, central air conditioner, upstairs unit
central air conditioner, upstairs unit, fan switch: Hello Paul. There is a relay or the fan is controlled by a circuit board. Locate the indoor fan wires and see what they are attached to. The relay or the circuit board it is attached to is stuck in the run position. You have eliminated the thermostat by switching...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't kick on at all, condensing unit, condensing units
condensing unit, condensing units, ac unit: Randy, Make sure you turn the breaker off and then on when resetting it, also check your service disconnect, when you pull the tab out there should be a plastic cover below this pull tab, look behind this plastic cover for the fuses at the condensing unit,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't come back on after outage, low voltage power, digital thermostat
low voltage power, digital thermostat, circuit breakers: Carlos, Since the fan runs when switched on at the thermostat that means that the indoor unit has both high and low voltage power. If your attic unit has a circuit board it could have a problem, but your transformer is okay. The only thing that I can think...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't start, volt power, blower works
volt power, blower works, condensing unit: Mike, I m not sure what your calling the pump ? If your saying that the outside condensing unit won t start when the thermostat calls for cooling and there is no 24 volt power going to the contactor or no 24 volt power at the two thermostat wires that come...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC won't stay on..., bryant air conditioner, reversing valve
bryant air conditioner, reversing valve, fan switch: Sounds like you have a heat pump having an outside sensor.Either way I would run a test at the thermostat. Expose the wires by removing the front cover & subbase.Turn the fan switch to ON, then jump across the red & yellow(or blue) wires plus the X or ?? wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working, furnace fan, fan switch
furnace fan, fan switch, loose connection: Lane, When in the heating mode the inside blower/furnace fan is controlled on and off by a fan switch in the furnace. When in the cooling mode the inside blower is controlled by a blower relay in the furnace. There could be a loose connection or a broken...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working, ac unit, temperature air
ac unit, temperature air, hi john: Hi John, Sounds like maby the Compressor is bad,Is the Condensor Fan running on top of thr Unit? Check to see if you have Power to the Compressor from the Contactor in the unit outside also check for Power at the Compressor! If the Condensor Fan is not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working, plastic sheath, ac circuit
plastic sheath, ac circuit, circuit breaker: It is possible that if the two wires shorted out, then it could have cause the board to burn up. You should turn off the power to the unit again, and see if that clears it up. Otherwise you can disconnect the wires and see if the code goes away. Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC working, blower not!, safety switch, power outage
safety switch, power outage, fuses: Do you mean the inside blower? The motor may have gone bad. Can you safely use a current detector? Or get a friend to. Bypass the safety switch on the door. Engauge the unit. Check the wires that run to the blower (probably the black wire). There should be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working, could dirty motor be a cause?, insurance service company, contract clause
insurance service company, contract clause, relay switch: A twenty year old unit is very inefficient. It is out of manufactures warranty and as far as your insurance company, I have no idea what their policy is. Most often there is lots of fine print. I have never heard of simply cleaning the a/c motor. Most...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working and Fan Runs 24-7 after Thermostat Replacement, rite temp thermostat, degree weather
rite temp thermostat, degree weather, bryant heating: the 300 dollars sounds right - the board that the wiring attaches to can be pricey and depending on how much freon your unit needs that too can run up a bill quickly. As for the circuit board. I have seen some bryant heating unit do that. I have also seen...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working upstairs, circuit breakers, blower unit
circuit breakers, blower unit, ac1: Alan I doubt if it is the control, the outdoor unit is for heat and a/c, it sounds like a safety is tripped, or there is no power at the outdoor unit. There is a disconnect at the outdoor unit, make sure it is on and has power. If there is power there, you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working well, copper surface, gas furnace
copper surface, gas furnace, builder warranty: You have a restiction in the unit somewhere, You can contact Goodman by locating a local distribution point and making a manufactirers representative come out. Don t give up on it. It was probably installed quickly and there is just something that needs to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working well, copper surface, gas furnace
copper surface, gas furnace, builder warranty: I would not go spending any money on the A/C until you give the builder a good chance at fixing it. A 15-20 degree temp difference in and out of the air handler is normal. The problem is that a 15 degree split does not give the the whole story. I need all...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working well, gas furnace, copper surface
gas furnace, copper surface, builder warranty: William, The cooling coil in your attic furnace should match the condensing unit out side, a 3.5 condensing unit needs a 3.5 coil. If your cooling the whole 2000 sq foot of house I think 3.5 is not large enough. If 2000 sq. ft. is the outside dementions...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC not working, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Hello Jim, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: one AC zone failed, weather temperature, air compressors
weather temperature, air compressors, zone1: The fan switch needs to be at Auto and the other switch to Heat . off or Cool . Every time the fan switch is set to On the fan should run. Does not matter what else is happening. It it is like a light switch, On is On . Auto , lets the cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC, swamp coolers, swamp cooler
swamp coolers, swamp cooler, compressor type: Larry, normally a swamp cooler will use less juice. A swamp cooler depending on the size will usually use four to five amps, or about450 to 500 watts. The motor will usually have a rateing plate on it. Look on your box a/c and it should have a rateing. One...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac cooling problem, triple pane windows, ceiling insulation
triple pane windows, ceiling insulation, freeon: It is difficult to tell if the system is operating normally under these conditions, there may just not be enough insulation to keep the heat out. I am cooling 1900 sq ft with a 2 ton unit. I have triple pane windows, lots of wall and ceiling insulation and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac Drain, drip pan, drain holes
drip pan, drain holes, drain pipe: Jose, Your main drain line is plugged up or the drip pan connection is plugged up. You need to disconnect the drain pipe and blow it out both ways. The second drain pipe connection is an overflow, used in different ways depending on where your unit is installed,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac ice build up..., inlet pipe, ac unit
inlet pipe, ac unit, freon: Clean the filter & furnace. Just to make sure the air flow is OK. Outside ice means nothing. Inside the bonnet on the coil loops, YES, problem. That usually means the charge is low. Sounds like low freon. To melt the ice, turn the A/C to off and the fan (from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac keeps blowing fuse on inside unit, blown fuse, volt circuit
blown fuse, volt circuit, set temperature: Cheryl, fuses blow when the circuit that they are protecting gets over loaded from whatever they are protecting. I suspect in your case it s a fuse for the 24 volt circuit board that controls the thermostat which in turn controls several controls. The circuit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac kicks breaker wont restart, fuse size, amp breaker
fuse size, amp breaker, gmail: Well, something is going on here, and I am not sure where it is at. We are going to kinda have to start from the beginning a bit. This is the only way for me to really help, although I think you may need to call and complain to the service company, because...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac unit Florida not switching outside, split system air, slit system
split system air, slit system, transfomer: Michael?/Robert?, It takes 24 volts to the contactor to make it close. One of the wires from the transformer is a natural/ground wire - the other is a 24 volt positive wire/hot wire +. I don t know exactly what the wiring loop is for your air handler and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac wiring, air circulation, motor speeds
air circulation, motor speeds, ac wiring: Andrew, Sounds to me like somebody wired the blower motor direct and it is not controlled by anything other then turning on the 110 power. I can t tell you what to do because I don t know what has been done to the wiring, It s not right if the blower runs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Acid or Alkali, aluminum coil, food grade
aluminum coil, food grade, alkali: here in uk we normally use a mild food acid such as asetic or citric to clean interior of pipes food grade so as not to be harmfull (although in totaly sealed systems it is sometimes a stronger acid soloution) and acid so as to neutralise the normaly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Acid wash evap coils, condensate drains, johnstone supply
condensate drains, johnstone supply, hose pvc: Slow down. Acid wash will damage the alum. fins on the coils. DO NOT do it. HVAC supply people sell special cleaners for this purpose. Buy a gallon (non-corusive foaming coil cleaner)($10 to $12), mix with water & spray on the coils. Buy a $20 garden sprayer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Activate newly installed icemaker, kirkland signature, whirlpool icemaker
kirkland signature, whirlpool icemaker, water valve: In reality, there is no priming needed. He may have done it just to appease you. If you want, pour a little water in the mold and be sure the arm is in the down position. Even if the water valve is bad, the ice maker should dump the ice within a few hours....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adaptive Defrost Control, freezer section, resistance meter
freezer section, resistance meter, ohm resistance: Hello Frank, The defrost heater and bracket assembly is part number WR51X10055 and your cost is 42.95 + 6.95 shipping in the United States. If you do decide to purchase this,I ll have more instructions for you. It s a very easy install that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Add humidifier to furnace, furnace blower, furnace system
furnace blower, furnace system, warranty problems: Wendy, It s always nice to hear from another Barnhart, I always thought we were kind of rare until I got my first computer and clicked on to a couple of genealogy sites. There are lots of different types of humidifiers that can connect to your furnace....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Add a Thermostat to Wall Furnace?, gas wall furnace, wall thermostat
gas wall furnace, wall thermostat, copper wire: If your wall furnace does not have a thermostat on the wall somewhere your furnace likely has a thermostat built into the gas valve. This will have a copper wire with a copper bulb attached to it likely in the lower portion of the furnace that senses the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding air conditioning, plumbing drains, drip pans
plumbing drains, drip pans, hill slope: Henry, My proublem is that I don t know your house, I don t even know where your condensation drip pans are? I don t know if these are Air Condition air handlers only, Gas Furnaces, or heat pumps? If I could do a walk through of your house and see where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding Central Air conditioning, condenser unit, upstairs unit
condenser unit, upstairs unit, indoor coil: There is an indoor coil that must be installed in the furnace. The fan motor may also need to be replaced unless it is a multi speed motor. In heat the motor operates on low speed, but cool air being much more dense requires high speed for adequate air flow....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding central air to an existing home, seer rating, gas piping
seer rating, gas piping, ductboard: Question #1...can they run gas piping for the new furnace? Questions #2...What type of equipment are they using and what type of SEER rating is it rated for. Question #3...In your part of the country, what type of square feet per ton average do they use....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a central humidifier to an AC only (no heat) system, sling psychometer, uninsulated ducts
sling psychometer, uninsulated ducts, floor registers: Hi Ted, Will not do too much good. You need to measure the humidity in the Winter & Google a psychometric chart to see how far you can increase the humidity at the temperature & humidity you would take. You can homemake a humidistat with a thermometer & wet...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding ducts to a new addition, new addition, heat pump
new addition, heat pump, square footage: Ronny, What is the total amount of square footage added? How was the airflow in the home before you added the new ducting? What size ducting did you run to the addition? Several factors to consider here, if you could get me this info I am sure I can help....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding Furnace Duct?, hot water coils, furnace duct
hot water coils, furnace duct, cold air return: The first thing you need to do is to take proper heat load calc. for the entire house to determine if you have enough furnace to heat the house. If the unit is big enough, then adding ducts would be the way to go. It will take some planning to determine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding freon to unit, test pressures, optimum capacity
test pressures, optimum capacity, varibles: The 150 and 300 are going to be max test pressures on a R-22 system. The R-22 system should run in the neighborhood of 70-80 and 250-275. With some varibles. You also need to check superheat and subcooling so you do not overcharge the unit. Those pressures...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding freon, micron gauge, vaccume pump
micron gauge, vaccume pump, trade manufacturers: Why do you think the leak is in the coil? Service guys say ther leak is in the coil because they check the regular spots (joints on the lineset both inside & outside) then jump to the conclusion it must be the coil . It could be in the outside unit, it has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding heat ducts in basement, flex tube, heat ducts
flex tube, heat ducts, drop ceiling: Jeff, What kind of a drop ceiling, is it a T-Bar ceiling, You don t need deflectors just cut a hole in the duct the size of whatever tap in fitting your using. The bigger the tap in the more air it ll deliver, the more air it delivers to the basement the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding heat registers in the basement, heat registers, flex tube
heat registers, flex tube, flexible type: Jeff, You can add 2 more vents, but keep in mind that the air that the unit is producing is still going to be the same, meaning if you start with 1200 cfm and you have existing duct with good air flow before the additional new runs you are going to lose...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding heating Vent in Basement, heat vent, ceiling joist
heat vent, ceiling joist, room 13: Simmi, Best way is to run a 6 round duct over to about three feet from the outside wall, center from side to side. Start with a 6 top takeoff then your 6 pipe then a 10x6x6 ceiling register box and a 10x6 register. Put your return air at the floor on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding heating Vent in Basement, heat vent, upstairs area
heat vent, upstairs area, room 13: It sounds good in theory, but this is a very large area. You will loose this much area in the upstairs to try to add this on to the existing system. I would recommend a thru the wall type unit that most motels use. They have heat and a/c and it will not disturb...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding to a hot water heating system, hot water heating, supplemental unit
hot water heating, supplemental unit, heat requirements: normally it is possible to ad to an existing system with no problems but it is a good idea to work out the total heat requirements of the property and then look at the furnace/boiler and see if it has the capability if not then a supplemental unit is required....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a humidifier to AC only (no heat) system, uninsulated ducts, floor registers
uninsulated ducts, floor registers, relative humidity: Ted, You can add a humidifier to the AC air handler no proublem, you just need to turn it off when your running the air conditioning condenser, in other words you can t humidify when your cooling or I should say you can t cool with humidity in the house....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding New Air Returns to Trunk, floor joists, free demo
floor joists, free demo, heat loss: Jay, Without a great deal of information from you first there would be now way to help you. Square footage, climate, heat loss and gain, existing system size, existing duct sizes, the heating and cooling load on the other part of the house, equipment sizes,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding remote thermostat to through the window Warm Morning heater, btu output, natural gas heater
btu output, natural gas heater, copper tube: Bob, Is the knob a wired in control, or is a pressure type control, you should be able to look at it and tell, the obvious will tell you if it has a small copper tube going to it, it is pressure, unfortunately to wire a control into this type of control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a thermostat, floor thermostat, c unit
floor thermostat, c unit, thermostats: Gonzo, Still a bit confusing since I don t know exactly what your controlling for sure? heat or cool. A thermostat is just a switch like a light switch on the wall, You can turn the light on and off from one switch or as many as you like any switch that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a thermostat to old Floor Furnace, millivolt thermostat, floor furnace
millivolt thermostat, floor furnace, thermostat control: I don t know where you could get the parts where you are at as for i am in Alaska and have never been there. I can tell you that you will need to convert it to a millivolt system and it can be done.you will need to install a thermopile and a millivolt thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Addition to house, proper insulation, reputable contractor
proper insulation, reputable contractor, insulated glass: Option 2 should work fine. With proper insulation a 2 1/2 ton would do this area, there are however more specs to the load calculation than those listed, I would request for the contractor to do complete load calculation for your review. There are computer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Additional furnace info to last question, printed circuit board, smart valve
printed circuit board, smart valve, valve work: Liz, Is your furnace any of the Carrier brands, ie;Bryant , payne , Day & night, if so, it sounds like you have lost your 24 volt signal. You can check the atc type fuse in the printed circuit board, or any of the limit switches. Depending on the style of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Additional Heating ducts, cold air return, basement ceiling
cold air return, basement ceiling, heating ducts: Ron, I don t think there is any benefit one way or the other as far as heating or even cooling, if you have it, in regards to insulating the floor. I also think insulating for sound has some benefits if you don t want to hear a loud TV or stereo, on the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Additional info on Central Air Cooler, central air conditioner, brown brick
central air conditioner, brown brick, swamp cooler: Carolyn, Thanks for all the info - it helps. Since it appears that there is no way for the hot air being discharged from the air conditioner is getting into the house, the reason that the bedroom and bathroom are still hot is that ducts running to the rooms...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Addong heaters to system, piping system, copper tube
piping system, copper tube, radiant ceiling: I see no problems in adding this extra piping to the system. You will only need to locate the incoming hot water and connect if from any point on the piping system, and connect the return line to any return line. It should be no problem at all. Thanks for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adequate AC vent size, hotter than the rest, reflective film
hotter than the rest, reflective film, afternoon sun: Randy, First let me say that you can t heat or cool any area or room very well if there is no return air from the room itself or the door is closed. You do need enough air flow to the room be it hot or cold to overcome the amount of exposure to the room....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adjusting refridgerator temperature control, philips whirlpool, correct polarity
philips whirlpool, correct polarity, adjustment screws: Number 1: Correct....polarity means nothing in this instance. Number 2: Correct again... Number 3: Been repairing for 30 years and there is no none way to repair these controls. You can open them and possibly see a burnt contact. They are not available...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adjusting temp on A/C, limit switches, c unit
limit switches, c unit, gmail: A/C units are not designed to get much cooler then the mid 50 s. You are doing all you can do with that unit. Many of those window units have limit switches to keep them from freezing up, and any cooler then that will cause it to freeze up. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adjustment of pilot flame, pilot flame, natural gas heater
pilot flame, natural gas heater, flame sensor: i personally would not re adjust the gas flow i would remove the pilot jet and wassh it through first it may well be blocked with dust etc. if you have to adjust the pressure you should vind a small screw on the main / gas valve unit with the word pilot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral fridge freezer problem, admiral fridge, freezer section
admiral fridge, freezer section, gs20: Hello John, Remove the rear panel in the freezer section and then you will probably find the entire evaporator full of frost. For now defrost all the frost/ice and reassemble. Your unit will work perfectly for about 5 days until the frost builds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral/Montgomery Wards Dryer, vent hose, montgomery wards
vent hose, montgomery wards, dryer vents: Hello Debbie, You are quite Welcome. If we can ever help in the future, you can either come back to this site or contact us directly at our website. Http://www.affordableapplaince.com Glad to hear you are up and running once again. Keep...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral Refrigerator Model NT15L5, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, campion: It s a common problem with all auto defrost units. No matter what unit you purchase, it will have a defrost problem during it s lifetime. One of three components have gone bad. The defrost timer, heater or terminator. In order to gain access you will have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, free refrigerators
side by side refrigerator, free refrigerators, freezer section: Hello Melvin, The problem you are describing is a common one found in the majority of frost-free refrigerators today. The defrost cycle has failed to function. There are three major components which make up the defrost system. They are the defrost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral Side by Side Fridge, service engineer, side by side fridge
service engineer, side by side fridge, water valve: Hello Terry, There are only two items that allow the water to enter the ice maker. The first is the item he replaced....It leaked prior and it leaks now. The next is the ice maker module which actually send the power to the water valve. I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral side by side Model SAL2126GW, cold days, fan motor
cold days, fan motor, model number: Nothing on that number either.....NO LC......bottom line is there in nothing in the refrigerator side I know of that could make the noise except perhaps a defrost timer. I can t tell where the timer is becasue of a invalid model number. Good Luck, Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adrmiral side by side keeps throwing the breaker, open garage, appliance parts
open garage, appliance parts, circuit breaker: Have no idea except there is a direct short somewhere in the unit. Direct shorts are relatively easy to find as you eliminate one component at a time a then check the cord with a meter. No need to plug it back in and place wear and tear on your circuit breaker....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Advice for Dishwashers, model sales, work horse
model sales, work horse, floor model: Coop, the biggest thing about any dishwasher, is how much water it sprays during the cycle. So look for one that has a three level wash. The more water the better the wash. You can usually get a little more for your money at close outs, or floor model sales....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AEG Washing machine, testing electricity, wool cycle
testing electricity, wool cycle, frontloader: Hello Paul, Unfortunately, I am unfamiliar with AEG, so I cannot look at the system and give you good answers. It could be in the control since it works on the wool cycle and not on the other. However, wool is usually all cold water and the other cycle...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AFUE ratings, air furnaces, heat pump systems
air furnaces, heat pump systems, sorry ann: Hello Jeff, Unfortunately, we do not service any type of furnace or heat pump systems. So I am unable to give you any qualified advice. It is best to look for another tech on this forum that specializes in heating and cooling. Sorry, Ann ( Happy...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Afue ratings, air furnaces, old furnace
air furnaces, old furnace, efficiency unit: I don t have access to that AFUE rating. What s wrong with the old furnaces?? 17 years is not old for furnaces. I presume the old furnace is a high efficiency unit? May be only a 85% eff. for that age. But still, the heat exchanger is the usual reason for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Age of a compresser?, freon r 22, educated guess
freon r 22, educated guess, thermal zone: Brent, Educated guess, 39th week of 1990. If your existing furnace is a 3 ton push you should be good to go, consider that you will be installing a piece of equipment that I believe is 17 years old, the evaporator is not going to wear out per say, but...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Age of freezers, sears coldspot, food pantry
sears coldspot, food pantry, freezers: Sorry....you would need to contact each manufacture. There is coding in the model number but it is different for each manufacture. Never learned this as I never needed to know. Sears is the first two digits after the period. 1972.....Good Luck, Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Age of Luxaire furnace, btu input, cubic feet per minute
btu input, cubic feet per minute, blower air: Bob, The furnace is about thirty years old. The efficiency is 80% The 1220 CFM is the output of the blower (air movement) on low speed used for heating. The 1740 CFM is the blower on high speed used for air conditioning. CFM = Cubic Feet per Minute....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AHU Drain Pipe Clogging, pool chlorine, s drain
pool chlorine, s drain, sodium hypochlorite: I am familiar with exactly what you are experiencing. You may try a small piece of pool chlorine in the drain if it is a plastic drain pan, or there are chemicals that will prevent the sludge build up available at an HVAC supply. The easiest way I have found...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AHU & Heat (Strips?) won't turn off, heat strips, strip heat
heat strips, strip heat, contactor relay: Hello John, since you replaced the sequencer, the only other thing I can think of that would energize the strips is the defrost control in the outdoor unit. It energizes the strips when in defrost mode, and the strip heat relay must have stuck in a defrost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AHU & Heat (Strips?) won't turn off, heat strips, contactor relay
heat strips, contactor relay, contactors: I do not know what unit you have. They are all different, depending on manufacturer - age - model- voltage- etc.... Anyway, trace the circuits. That is the way to find what is causing the problem. Have you checked the T-stat wires?? They may be shorted...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR BLOWS COLD/SMELLS BURNT RUBBER, ductwork, dishwasher
ductwork, dishwasher, downstairs: With the power off, the indoor unit panels that can be removed need to be removed and the unit inspected. It may be a burned wire, component, or something in the ductwork, but with the panels opened, you should be able to locate the source of the odor. Thanks,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONER, air furnace, copper pipe
air furnace, copper pipe, model location: Ok, lets find out about the freon. At the furnace, large copper pipe, pull back the black insulation.(don t damage it) When it is running, grab the pipe where it enters the furnace. It should be soo cold that you almost can t hold it. Like a pop from an chest...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONER REPAIR, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: Hello Cheryl, In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and batch or series numbers (if applicable) found on a business...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONER WHISTLING, furnace problems, furnace heat
furnace problems, furnace heat, air conditoner: It has to either be a section of ductwork that has a fitting causing the sound, or a vent itself. If you have to persue this with Sears customer service, I would continue until you get results. Ask for a supervisor, and on up the line in customer service....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONER, intake vents, air speed
intake vents, air speed, motor speed: A/C uses the highest motor speed for the blower. Heating uses a slower speed. The increased air speed, is causing some piece of the metal duct (or grill or vent) to make the noise. Turn the A/C on & poke around the grills & ducts to find where to noise is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONING(ARMSTRONG ULTRA SX80 GAS FURNACEŁ©, gas furnace, allexpert
gas furnace, allexpert, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONING MOUNTED TO BUILDING, carrier heat pump, ron freeman
carrier heat pump, ron freeman, boom truck: Without seeing it for myself, it is really hard to say. You need to be sure that whatever is done, is up to code. As a service guy, I would look for easy access, but you might see it differently. The harder it is to get to, the longer it takes to work on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONING :: OLD HOUSE, ducting system, metal sheeting
ducting system, metal sheeting, couple feet: 1st mistake (in my opinion) is an 80%. A two pipe 92%, is the way to go (long term gains). Anyway, to late to change. At least they are trying. And at no charge I assume. When we sell a furnace there are some assumptions made. Right or wrong. Contractors assume...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONING WIRING., high voltage, air conditioner
high voltage, air conditioner, volts: Hello Jack, The white wire goes in the middle, the red and black on the ends and the ground wire goes to a piece of metal. You should read between 220 and 245 volts when you have done it this way. Thank you for your request, if you need further assistance,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR CONDITIONING, liquid line filter drier, allexpert
liquid line filter drier, allexpert, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR FLOW WITH HEAT PUMP, variable speed fan, degree room
variable speed fan, degree room, emergency heat: Jill, I checked Carrier/Bryant web site on your particular type of system,Carrier calls them HybridHeat. There web site clearly states that yes the variable speed fan works in both furnace and Heat pump Mode. I am not 100% sure that it works in variable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR HANDLER DRIP PAN, drip pan, allexpert
drip pan, allexpert, air handling unit: Hello Ken, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR TEMP. AT DUCT, air temp, robert i
air temp, robert i, refrigerant: Robert, I don t really have an answer to that. The only thing I can say, is that the temperature will never change, unless it is out of refrigerant, in which case the big suction line going to the outside unit will either frost up, or stop sweating. 54 degrees...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIr Conditioning, kelly air, air conditioner
kelly air, air conditioner, hot days: Kelly, Air conditioners are typically sized for twenty degree tempature difference between inside and outside. If you keep your thermostat at 78 and it s 98 outside then your air conditioner will run continually to maintain 78 inside. There is no extra...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air to air heat pump, accurate thermometer, air leaks
accurate thermometer, air leaks, mild weather: Tom, I live in New England and have an Air to Air Heat Pump in my house, using it in mild weather ONLY ,After that I use my oil baseboard heat.First how does your Heat Pump Cool in the summertime? No problem? Cycles on and off OK. then good chance the refrigerant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air availability., double wide mobile home, combustion air
double wide mobile home, combustion air, intertherm: The heater is being starved for combustion air when the furnace is operating. The hole in the floor was giving both units enough air to combust. The hole in the door is not large enough when the furnace is on to allow both to operate, and is most likely starving...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air bubbles, gas boiler, vent pipe
gas boiler, vent pipe, air bubbles: Robin, Do you get air out of the air bleed at all, it is possible that the vent is plugged. Depending on the type of exchanger you may have manual bleeds at the exchangers themselves, the best place to bleed the air is at the highest point of the water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Circulation problem, circulation problem, air circulation
circulation problem, air circulation, wire connections: ABid, Yes I m aware AC stands for Air Conditioning! I don t know what the clicking good means or what clicks my blower means ? Any way if you have 110 volts of electricity going to the motor it should run. You can stick an electric tester onto the motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Coil Cleaning, rajeev jain, drip pan
rajeev jain, drip pan, sure what type: Rajeev Jain, I m not sure what type inside unit you have, there are lots of different types. If you can get to both sides of the coil you can blow it out with compressed air or even high pressure air from a reverse vacuum. Your coil drip pan drain line...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Con A-Coil cleaning, trane gas furnace, grass clippings
trane gas furnace, grass clippings, air filter: George, Your not likely to have anything molding in your furnace or air conditioner unless the units have been sitting in water not running for a long time. If you have been using an air filter in the furnace return and changing it regularly there shouldn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Con not Cooling, downstairs unit, trane
downstairs unit, trane, home today: Well, could be your indoor fan is not running. Set the t-stat to off and set the fan to on, and see if the fan runs. If the fan does run, then it may have to be replaced. Check to see if the coil iced up. If there is ice, then set the t-stat to off and the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Cond. Compressor not Running, pitched hum, sound changes
pitched hum, sound changes, ohm meter: Does it trip the breakers to the outside unit when trying to start ?? But since nothing runs I would check the points on the contactor. Look burned ?? You may have a bad double run capacitor for the fan & compressor. Know how to test it with an ohm meter ?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Cond Outside Fan Stays On, air cond, external fan
air cond, external fan, model mc: Cory, Thanks for chasing down the info. Based on what you have told me, the compressor is not running and you don t need to worry about damage to the system. The problem could be that one side of a 2-pole contactor is stuck, but that isn t too likely....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condiioner problem, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, ac unit: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition, labor warranty, ac compressor
labor warranty, ac compressor, earned dollars: If he s already there, I would change it out and be done with it. But, keep in mind these parts have little if any warranty and you are spending a good chunk of hard earned dollars for no warranty. I know this seems like a salesman at his worst, but I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition, electronic leak detection, r 410a
electronic leak detection, r 410a, half duplex: You need to call another company out to check your system. A leak sometimes can be hard to find, but it can be found. Electronic leak detection is the easiest way to find a leak fast and he should have used one. How does he know it will only last 7 days? Some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition Compress will not start, amp circuit breaker, delay timer
amp circuit breaker, delay timer, little smoke: Make sure the connections on the breaker are tight. The smoke could be because the compressor is almost seized and is so hard to start it is really drawing hard on the circuit. You can put an amp clip around one of the breaker wires while the compressor is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition placement, ac unit, sun light
ac unit, sun light, air condition: 10 feet or 30 feet, no difference. It does cost to move the electricity & a new line set. Are you down South or up North (how much do you use the unit)?? You are not going to save very much, with the move. BUT the unit will work a bit less in the shade. Is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition System upgrade?, central air conditioner, ductwork
central air conditioner, ductwork, price ranges: It s hard to tell if a duct system is too small by design. My suggestion is to start with the most affordable and work my way up. If you increase to a 2.5 ton you will have the proper air, but if your ductwork is too small...it will remain too small. If you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition Unit, fan motor, gmail
fan motor, gmail, air condition: I hate to give you the bad news, but the mostly likely cause is a bad grounded compressor. That is not to say that a wire or the fan motor is causing a ground. You are going to have the unit checked out to see what is grounded. Do not give the tech any...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Condition, downstairs unit, downstairs area
downstairs unit, downstairs area, upstairs unit: Steve, Air conditioning units are sized for the area in the home that they serve, but when we do the load calculations for an upstairs area and a downstairs area served by different units, we would naturally assume that the adjacent areas of the home are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, swamp cooler, wall mount air conditioner
swamp cooler, wall mount air conditioner, height position: Tom, An evaporative cooler (Swamp Cooler) works in dry not humid areas. A swamper uses fresh air from outside operates for about a fifth of the operating cost of refrigeration, is used mostly for whole house cooling, changes the air in the house every three...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, heat exposure, air ducts
heat exposure, air ducts, window coverings: Michelle, Your bed room may just have an over abundance of heat exposure such as outside walls, attic above ceiling, not a lot of shade, questionable window coverings, all that sort of thing. The ducts that feed the bedroom may be longer then most with more...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, routine check ups, allexpert
routine check ups, allexpert, air conditioning company: Hello Scott, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, upstairs bedrooms, air condtioner
upstairs bedrooms, air condtioner, air conditioning company: LD I still don t have a lot of info. About all I can say is when the air comes out of the supply register/diffuser it heads right out the door, If the supply is in the ceiling unless there is a lot of force it Proubly doesn t cover the heat exposure. As...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, air grills, cooling coil
air grills, cooling coil, central heat: Bobbie, It sounds like your cooling coil is freezing. Most reason for coils icing up is a dirty filter, if your filter is clean and your coil is completely defrosted before you run the cooling there may be something else restricting the air flow, check for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, jumper wires, furnace heat
jumper wires, furnace heat, color terminals: Rick, I never trust the color of a thermostat wire to be anything other then a way to identify the wire on both ends, If you have an R terminal on the thermostat and an R terminal in your air handler, furnace, heat pump or what ever it is (you never did...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, fan works, fuses
fan works, fuses, air conditioner: In response to your question,I would say you can put the fuse in and it should be ok have you check your breakers or disconnect box and make sure they are on also you may have another fuse blown somewhere hope this helps you some have a great summer !!!!!!!!!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, filter hose, cardboard box
filter hose, cardboard box, c unit: If you want an inside one you will have to purchase a unit built for that condition. A window unit is built for window placement. If your landlord won t let you use one, he has his reasons. If it s in your lease obey the rules. Move if you do not like...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, master mechanic, dale smith
master mechanic, dale smith, ebay: You might need to have maintenance performed to get the eskimos out of the system and clone him to sell on EBay and make a million dollars. I can honestly admit that in 14 years, or so, I have never heard that comment unless it s winter and the heater is broken....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, soap solution, unit thanks
soap solution, unit thanks, leak test: Hello Lynn. You would NEVER introduce water into the refrigeration lines. A soap solution may be sprayed onto the lines in an attempt to locate the leak, but water is never placed into the lines. The normal procedure is to pressurize the system with nitrogen...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, central ac units, air grills
central ac units, air grills, living in calgary: Rolands, What I was asking was where are the inside units installed? Meaning the furnace and cooling combined, are they in a basement, crawl space, attic, closet, or other? What I meant about the air, is has the volume changed more or less. If the rooms...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, flux capacitor, ohm meter
flux capacitor, ohm meter, fan motor: That was a run capacitor Kristina.God only knows what a service call is where you live. That capacitor costs me $8.The warranty is for only 1 yr for parts.A motor cost about $50. So don t let them take ya.CHeck the start up date for your warranty. Good luc...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, diffusers, drip
diffusers, drip, air conditioner: Marisa, There are several different conditions that might make a ceiling diffuser/register drip moisture? You need to take the diffusers off and determine if the moisture is coming from the inside of the duct or if it s trailing down the outside of the duct?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner - 3 phase or 1 phase, phase service, phase equipment
phase service, phase equipment, hot legs: I am not familiar with the service availability there, but if there is much fluctuation in voltage, it will be multiplied with a single phase unit as there are only two hot legs on a single phase and three on a three phase unit. The compressor will suffer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, carrier air conditioner, carrier air conditioner model
carrier air conditioner, carrier air conditioner model, maintenance purposes: It is a hard call. BUT Since the fix did not work they should fix it until it is. FOR FREE !!! They will have a cow (silently). Then ask that they replace the rest of the unit and give you credit for what you have paid so far, against the new unit. At 10...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, air handling unit, condensing unit
air handling unit, condensing unit, air handler: Hello Jeff, I worked on many over the years but it s not my line of expertise. I think I would be taking a look at the A-coil which is located in the plenum of your air handler. Follow the freonlines directly from the outside unit to the air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, degree temperature, humid air
degree temperature, humid air, air handler: That is great Trisha. I try to start with the most obvious, which were the items I mentioned. As we proceeded with the diagnosis it would have been found that the low charge in the original unit damaged the compressor. A unit low on charge is similar to an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, mold problems, humidity levels
mold problems, humidity levels, air handler: Trisha, If your air handler is an up flow with an A coil the drip pan is only about 4 wide and goes around the outside perimeter of the cooling coil on all four sides, the drip pan is only about 1 deep, the drain line may work fine if the water reaches...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, maintance man, draining water
maintance man, draining water, air handler: If, the maintance man must do all repairs, you are in trouble (sort of). He must have been the guy that over charged it. He is probably new at the trade. It is easy to overcharge a unit. An A/C unit does not make humidity. It can only remove moisture from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Auto Fan Not Going Off, air conditioning company, auto fan
air conditioning company, auto fan, microbial treatment: Marie, I don t know what type of air conditioner you have? you didn t specify. If It s a split system with a furnace or air handler inside and a condensing unit outside the fan on switch has nothing to do with it. If it s a self contained unit outside only...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Blower Limited Flow, air conditioner blower, electrical knowledge
air conditioner blower, electrical knowledge, thermostat: The inside blower is controled by the T-stat. The switch should be Auto & On . Can you confirm that? Try the On setting. The fan should run. If it does not, the fan needs to be checked with a meter. Get someone with electrical knowledge to do that. Does...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner/Blower, air conditioner blower, furnace blower
air conditioner blower, furnace blower, squirrel cage: Carol, Assuming that your furnace blower has a direct drive motor, that s where the Squirrel cage wheel mounts directly on to the motor shaft. These motors are permanently lubricated and don t have an oiling place. Turn the squirrel cage by hand and see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Blows Hot Air, air conditioner blows hot air, external fan
air conditioner blows hot air, external fan, electrical component: Hello Ben, a units charge will last the life of the unit unless it has developed a leak. If it needs recharging, you will need to locate and repair the leak or recharging will be pointless. I would say most likely there is another problem, it is usually an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Brand Comparison, goodman warranty, goodman heating
goodman warranty, goodman heating, affinity system: Nick, I don t know where you live like city & state? For comparison purposes where I live there is a Goodman dealer that carrys in stock a full line of Goodman heating & air conditioning equipment plus any replacement parts or add on s that you minght want,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner - Not blowing Cold, c unit, tiny bits
c unit, tiny bits, freon: The furnace & outside unit (with inside coil) are different pieces of the system. Like tires on a car, any one can be replaced. Get the same size you have now. The answer is in the first fix. The freon was at 20. That means there is a leak some where. It was...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Condenser removal, air conditioner condenser, condenser unit
air conditioner condenser, condenser unit, copper lines: You need to evacuate the refrigerant from the unit and be licensed to handle refrigerants. Then cut the copper lines between the house and condensing unit with a nice straight cut. Cap the lines from the house asap. I would have a professional do the demolition...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Consumption and cost, heat gain calculation, apartment management
heat gain calculation, apartment management, central air conditioning: Lewis, There needs to be a heat gain calculation done of some sort to determine what size unit is needed to cool your space. Even if you knew what size unit you needed it wouldn t give you the information of how many amps it consumed from it s BTU out put....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Consumption and cost, allexpert, apartment management
allexpert, apartment management, central air conditioning: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner (compressor fan shutting off), air conditioner compressor, gmail
air conditioner compressor, gmail, ac unit: Since you have already replaced the run cap, you need to replace the fan. More than likely it is heating up and shutting off on thermo protection. The bushings, or windings or both are weak, which will cause this to happen. Besure to buy a new run cap for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner compressor noise, piston type, air conditioner compressor
piston type, air conditioner compressor, story houses: Hello Paul, I agree with the first guy. The newer condensers are larger because of the higher efficiencies and hold a larger refrigerant charge. During longer off cycles the refrigerant will migrate into the evaporator coil through a piston type metering...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner compressor, air conditioner compressor, allexpert
air conditioner compressor, allexpert, home appliances: Hello Brian, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner condensation line NOISE, air conditioner condensation, plumbing drains
air conditioner condensation, plumbing drains, sink drains: Henry, My proublem is that I don t know your house, I don t even know where your condensation drip pans are? I don t know if these are Air Condition air handlers only, Gas Furnaces, or heat pumps? If I could do a walk through of your house and see where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner not cooling properly, central air conditioner, indoor coil
central air conditioner, indoor coil, surface dirt: Jarret, Here is a little info on thermostats first. Thermostats don t affect the quantity of air or how cold the air comes out - they are nothing more than a remote on/off switch that responds to the room temperature. Systems are either on all the way or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Drain Line, concrete slab, drain line
concrete slab, drain line, service engineer: The drain line needs slope to drain correctly, and it also NEEDS a trap. The trap can be at the unit or outside. Does your unit have a trap? That is my first guess. If all else fails, consider installing a condensate pump. It will pump the water out if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner degree difference, peaked roofs, circulation pattern
peaked roofs, circulation pattern, degree difference: David, The unit cycling I assume means that it s reaching the set tempature on the thermostat. Most air conditioners are sized for a twenty degree tempature difference from the outside, If it s 93 outside and your unit is reaching 73 inside and shutting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner drain pipe stopped up, drip water, drain pan
drip water, drain pan, line material: Margie, Cooling coils condensate and drip water, the water drips into a drain pan, the drain pan has a 3/4 drain opening on the side of the drain pan, When your unit was installed the installer decided what type of drain line material to connect to the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Evap, adequate flow, sq inches
adequate flow, sq inches, efficency: The cost for adding the returns is reasonable, but I would check with a Trane rep, the evaporator should still be under warranty, most have a five year warranty. If it is not, it may be cheaper or at least more reasonable to replace the entire fan section,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner expansion valves, capillary tube, scroll compressors
capillary tube, scroll compressors, expansion valves: Ron, yes it s the TXV opening and closing according to the load in your house. TXV are better than the pistons as the piston sends the same measured amount thru it s orifice .Doesn t matter if you have a heavy or light load . Where as a TXV will modulate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Fan blows but no air comes through the vents, heil air conditioner, blower assembly
heil air conditioner, blower assembly, blower motor: A rip off at $300. That s about a $60 motor. Take the motor out yourself. Cut the wires to the motor( in the middle of the wires), pull out the blower assembly out. It slides out after removing some screws. Remove the motor & take it to a motor shop & duplicate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Fan Won't Quit, sears roebuck, maximum settings
sears roebuck, maximum settings, wall applications: Hello Mark, Before we get too involved here, instead of keeping the temperature control to the maximum settings, turn it down 1/2 of the way to the middle setting. The highest setting or the lowest setting really makes no difference to the a/c...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Filter location, c unit, friedrich quietmaster
c unit, friedrich quietmaster, air conditioner: John, The filter access is through the front panel of the unit, and you can get a copy of the operation guide for your unit at: http://friedrich.com/new_pdf/92009005.pdf There is also other literature for your unit available at: http://www.friedrich.com/current/php_show_literature.php?modnum=SS12L10&line=QMP...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Freezing up, air conditioner freezing, grass clippings
air conditioner freezing, grass clippings, filter clean: Alma, What s happening with the inside unit? is the cooling coil freezing? Is your air filter clean? What about the air that blows out the registers is it as cool as always? Is there the same amount of air blowing out or is it noticeably less? How about...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner freezes on heating, copper tubes, 12000 btu
copper tubes, 12000 btu, refrigeration system: It sounds like either the circuit board has gone haywire, or the fan relay is damaged, but most unit it is controlled by the circuit board, so this is the most likely culprit. With no indoor or outdoor fan, if either are not operating at any time, some portion...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Installation, wall mounted air conditioners, approvel
wall mounted air conditioners, approvel, finished job: H Zale, I don t know exactly what you are having done or what is involved in materials. About the only advice I can give you is to insist on a written contract that covers all of the expectations you might have as far as the finished job. Insist on a building...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Installation, ductless split system, wall mounted air conditioners
ductless split system, wall mounted air conditioners, installation practices: H, I am not sure what an inverter type is, but I think you are describing what is commonly called a mini-split system or a ductless split system with multiple indoor sections. I don t know that I would put very much emphasis on what the various...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner will not keep up, rheem air conditioner, attic fans
rheem air conditioner, attic fans, extreme cases: Mary Jo, Nothing is wrong with the unit (unless the lines are frosted, but you never mentioned that). It is almost impossible for units to keep up with this heat. In my house, I have ceiling fans running in every room, even with the c/a going, and mine hasn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Leak, condenser coils, minor leaks
condenser coils, minor leaks, gas test: firstly i am not an aircon specialist and i am in UK and here we do things a little differently i would also advice you to contact another aircon specialist for fuller information. but i will advise you best i can when first installing an aircon system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Mystery, coleman evcon, honeywell thermostat
coleman evcon, honeywell thermostat, mechnical: Kathryn, This is beyond weird! Where are you located? You can respond and check Private if you are concerned about anyone snooping. One thought that occurs is that there is some kind of load management control on your system. You will need to call...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Pipe freezing, thin pipe, pipe freezing
thin pipe, pipe freezing, suction lines: Jim, The lines are the liquid and suction lines that circulate the refrigerant from the outside condensing unit in and through the coil, Under normal operating conditions the larger line should be cold and the smaller line should be warm. If the insulation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Piping Vibration and shutown, replacement compressor, closeout price
replacement compressor, closeout price, ac compressor: The compressor is going out. There is no repair, just compressor replacement. A replacement compressor costs as much as a whole new unit. Assuming the unit is at least 5 years old, replace it. Sorry You can baby it the rest of the summer. Then replace it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner placement, portable air conditioners, reply thanks
portable air conditioners, reply thanks, consumer reports: I would stay away from the combo units. They are almost impossible to repair. & if you can find someone who does these repairs, get your wallet out. They seem to be cheaply engineered & break down a lot. Motels use them & have trouble with them constantly....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner problem, fan blows air, ac unit
fan blows air, ac unit, fan switch: The fan switch or motor is bad on the high settings. If the fan does not get rid of the heat that is extracted from the inside air, the compressor will over heat & shut off on the internal overload. You can use a meter to follow the flow of 110 volts, to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Refrigeration Line, air furnace, discharge line
air furnace, discharge line, hvac technician: Hello Bob. You are correct that the suction line should be insulated. However if they are only making contact in one small area, it will not be enough to make a significant difference in the units efficiency. Just be sure the line is insulated near this connection...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Repair, electrical failures, capacitor
electrical failures, capacitor, repairman: Hi Gretchen,The start capacitor he replaced is under HIS warranty. Unfortunately,that charge was a little high for a $65 capacitor I just replaced. Now, what will probably happen he will say you need another part when he returns but for that capacitor he...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Replacement, judgement call, internal filter
judgement call, internal filter, filter cleaner: A new unit (good brands) have an internal filter allready installed. What happened to the old unit? If it was a burn out , I would put a filter in the liquid line just before the new coil. Wore out, leak,etc, no filter added. This is a judgement call. What...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Would Not Shut Off, trane heat pump, service mechanic
trane heat pump, service mechanic, tune ups: Joe, I would check the contactor in the outdoor unit, this closes from the signal coming from the thermostat and delivers the line voltage to the components in the outdoor unit. It is common this time of year for the contactors to have welded themselves...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner STOPPED, strike bet, compressor unit
strike bet, compressor unit, lightning strike: Have a close lightning strike ?? Bet there is a circuit board in the outside unit, they are sure sensitive to lightning. Open the outside unit control panel, locate the contactor & manually press in. If it runs, fan & compressor, the power is OK but the control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner will not shut off, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, hvac service: Hello Karen, Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances,...