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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC - heater problem., emery cloth, flame sense
emery cloth, flame sense, flame sensor: Huy, Sounds like the flame sensor. The burners light, usually on the right and spread to the left. On the farthest burner to the left there is a small metal rod that sits in front of the flame. Remove it and polish it with emery cloth or fine sandpaper...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC nothing happening, pull handle, repair man
pull handle, repair man, fuses: At the electrical disconnect onthe wall near the unit, you will find time delat fuses inside the pull handle that plug type thing with handle on it, or behind plastic facade , removed with screwdriver , turn off at mai breakers before and make sure power...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Randomly Trips Circuit Breaker, electric furnace, circuit breakers
electric furnace, circuit breakers, amp meter: Daniel, The fan as you call it is the blower. That is the one that is in your closet. The fan is at the outdoor unit and it blows air across the outdoor coil. The unit in your closet is called an air handler and that is the one on the 50 amp breakers,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Smells, old furnace, blower assembly
old furnace, blower assembly, duct work: G.W, Because you have a very old furnace, you need a tech out with a co2 meter, co2 can kill you and if you have not had a service in a while it is time anyway. But co2 is colorless and odorless that is why it is so dangerous. I would suspect duct work...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC unit producing water, north dallas area, solenoid valve
north dallas area, solenoid valve, humidifier unit: The only place that I can think of that the water may be coming from is the humidifier. Although it may be turned off electrically or at the humidistat, the water feed to it may still be on. The freeze may have cracked the solenoid valve internally or the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC upgrade, carrier gas furnace, heat pump systems
carrier gas furnace, heat pump systems, hp model: A two stage residential cooling is very unusual, are you certain it has two cooling stages? You can open the outdoor unit and see if there is a Y2 on the terminal strip for the thermostat connections. If it indeed is two stage cooling, I do not see how this...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No heat, emergency heat, model answer
emergency heat, model answer, electric heat: Josh, I think you actually have a heat pump. The auxiliary and emergency heat ( same thing ) is usually only used on a heat pump thermostat . The aux or emergency heat is electric heat but it alone is not sufficient to maintain temp. - that why its only...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat exchangers, international mechanical code, mechanical section
international mechanical code, mechanical section, heat exchangers: Mike, You can call the building department (mechanical section) that governs the area where the heat exchanger is located and ask them about repairing a heat exchanger, They most likely will tell you that repairing a heat exchanger is illegal in there jurisdiction...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, nitrogen test, emergency heat
nitrogen test, emergency heat, square foot condo: Hi Tammy, Wow, what a mess ! If you have a 2200 sq ft, 2 story condo with a 2 ton heat pump system you.ve got problems ! And model units have been run a loooong time before you moved in. Must have had trouble from the beginning having replaced the evaporator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, refrigerant r22, r410a refrigerant
refrigerant r22, r410a refrigerant, labor warranty: Julie, Paying that type of money you should be directing your question to the Company. Basically your Pad is what the outdoor unit sits on. 20 Kw heater is ( kilowatts ) and the capacity there is 5 6 7.5 10 15 KW heaters, that go in the indoor unit. Flushing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump auxiliary heat coils- current draw, coils, heat pump
coils, heat pump, thermostat: Jim, If your thermostat is calling for heat the heat coils will be on and you will feel heat coming out of the supply outlets, if the thermostat is satisfied the heat coils will shut off and the unit will cool down to where you won t feel heat coming out....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, no heat, refrigerant charge, fuse blows
refrigerant charge, fuse blows, reversing valve: Hi Phebe, It sounds like you have a bad (or blocked) reversing valve in your heat pump. The reversing valve is what switches the flow of refrigerant from the compressor depending on whether the system is calling for heat or calling for cooling. Since...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump heating failure, ruud heat pump, indoor coil
ruud heat pump, indoor coil, high efficiency: Tony, Right off the get go I see a BIG problem. The 2 numbers you gave me at the start of your question, show a 2 ton unit and a 5 ton unit. It will never work like that. You can increase or decrease the indoor coil by a i/2 ton for moisture control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump operation, return air plenum, copper pipe
return air plenum, copper pipe, boiling temperature of water: The compressor is cutting out like that to keep from blowing up. SHUT that outdoor unit off, switch you thermostat to emergency heat and get a N.A.T.E certified tech out there. We can just hope you have not taken out components in the compressor that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump not shuttiing down, emergency heat, heat pumps
emergency heat, heat pumps, changing states: A heat pumps coils are inversely proportional that why they can reverse readily, design conditions for an AC are 95 outdoor 80 indoor, MEANING A 40 DEGREE COIL WITH 80 DEG AIR FLOWING ACROSS IT WILL SUPPLY 20 DEGREES TEMPERATURE DIFFERENTIAL OR DELTA...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump or strip heat, strip heating, strip heat
strip heating, strip heat, heat pumps: Bobby, A heat pump generally is more cost efficient to run electricity wise . But I can tell you we make a lot more repairs on heat pumps than units that are electric heat only . A heat pump cost more initially to install , because of the cost of equipment...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump wont blow warm, reversing valve, emergency heat
reversing valve, emergency heat, heat pumps: Hi Bill, I highly doubt it is the thermostat since the unit is running and is still supplying luke-warm air to the house. Here are some ideas of what may be causing this problem. First, check and make sure your air filter is clean; this can lead to reduced...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump not working, volt meter, heat model
volt meter, heat model, volt ac: Brian, look at the wiring diagram it should show ( probably a 24 volt ac board ) where your getting your power from .should be two wires feeding the board it may say 24v. Any concerns about the board you can buy a new one for under $100.00 goggle HVAC...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pumps, heat pumps, fluffy snow
heat pumps, fluffy snow, snow cone: Larry, No, if the system charge is correct and the board is set at 30 minutes, instead of 60 or 90, and the defrost sensor is working correctly, it will defrost the best. Does the ice ever get slick and solid? If so, you have a problem. It should be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pumps not heating, robertshaw thermostat, ritetemp thermostat
robertshaw thermostat, ritetemp thermostat, medical thermometer: Roberta, This tells us that the first unit had just gone through a defrost and cleared the coil of frost, that is where the water came from. But, I suspect that that unit is low on freon and the heat you are getting is from the 2nd stage electric heat....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How many heat supply vents are required by code?, heat supply, family apartment
heat supply, family apartment, apartment building: Melissa, Codes are for health and safety, I don t know of any code that say s your apartment has to even be heated at all. I suppose if it were cold enough to become a health or danger issue the powers that be would make you leave and condemn the building...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat type, r410a refrigerant, indoor coil
r410a refrigerant, indoor coil, janitrol: Bill, Cpke series looks to be a Heat pump, look inside of outdoor unit should see a 4 way valve. Indoor unit are usually made for Heat Pump or A/C duty. and can handle electric heat for either . You can t use a indoor air handler that is rated for R22...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater/airconditioner, phosgene gas, fosgene
phosgene gas, fosgene, oily film: Hi Priscilla, It sounds like you released the refrigerant from your unit into your living space. The refrigerant itself is not toxic but you should ventilate your living space until the smell dissipates. You may notice an oily film on the surfaces in your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater and compressor both come on, gas furnace, heatpump
gas furnace, heatpump, gmail: To get heat for the mean time, you should be able to turn the breaker off to the outside unit to stop the unit from cooling. You can also remove the wire to the Y term on the back of the t-stat. If removing the wire corrects the problem, then you have a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater issue, buss fuse, home furnace
buss fuse, home furnace, load switch: Steven, It is probably the flame roll out switch on the sheet metal plate directly over the burners. You can temp. check that with a car buss fuse. Pull the two wires to it and plug them into the fuse as a bypass. Those units are notorious for that....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater vent not working, cold air return, gas furnace
cold air return, gas furnace, return thanks: Garrett: There s a problem in the SUPPLY duct; you can do something with the return if you want to - sharing a return is a bad idea - but you ll still have to fix the supply to increase the flow of air into the room. A trip to www.askweldin.com might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, cracked heat, pilot light
cracked heat, pilot light, light noise: There are several other items that could be causing the problem. 1. You may have a cracked heat exchanger causing the flame to go out. 2. If you are not getting proper flue ventilation the exhaust may be back-feeding into your furnace causing the flame...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, electronic ignition system, air furnace
electronic ignition system, air furnace, pilot burner: Rpberto, Ok, you have a spark model, not the HSI glow coil. So, what you need to do is this........remove the small silver pilot line from the gas valve that goes to that assembly. Then do a start up on the furnace with your finger over the hole in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heatpump, test pins, screw driver
test pins, screw driver, clean filter: Jim, Yes, if you want to start guessing, that is one of the answers, along with incorrect refrigerant charge, reversing valve problem ,metering device, outdoor fan cycling off and so on. I explained in the last answer how to check the sensor so that you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heil dc90 furnace, residential line, fuel source
residential line, fuel source, furnace: Brad, The reason I followed up is that I am just a normal regular guy like yourself that happens to volunteer for zero benefits from the 1,200 that I have helped on here in the last 6 months. My only reward or pay is for at least some of these people to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: help, freak weather, refrigeration cycle
freak weather, refrigeration cycle, gas furnaces: The auxillary light that came on and eventually went out was the 2nd stage of heat or auxillary heat , suppliemental heat, they also temper the supply air while the heat pump is defrosting, whichit will do every 45 mins to 8 hours depending on use temps...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: help, freak weather, emergency heat
freak weather, emergency heat, heat strip: Darrell, I know , I live a little south of you in the Tampa area - its been cold. You have a heat pump from your description . The emergency heat is an electric heat strip - there is no harm turning it on . If your heat pump is running right the emergency...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home heating problem, furnace work, good weather
furnace work, good weather, doors and windows: This is a duct system problem. If you have dampners in all the ducts at the supply plenum you can adjust those to balance the airflow to the amount needed in all the rooms. If not, the next thing is adjust the supply grilles to do the best there can be. Start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: humidifier, manual humidistat, whole house humidifier
manual humidistat, whole house humidifier, unit thanks: Rob, The humidistat turns the water on and off automatically, There can be about a 5% differential Between on and off. If the water doesn t flow automatically when the setting is calling for humidity give or take 3% I d say the humidistat is faulty, especially...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, afew minutes, air handler
afew minutes, air handler, capacitor: Chris, It sounds like at the very least you need the run capacitor for that motor replaced, but be prepared for a new motor also. If a motor stops like that it is one of the two, or both. A new motor installed is between 400 to 500 bucks. And yes if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, factory warranty, extended warranty
factory warranty, extended warranty, crawl space: I recently replaced both of my units with Goodman brand. If they are still offering it, they have a 10 year factory warranty and you can purchase an extended warranty for very little. I purchased a 99 year warranty on the compressor for $99. We have several...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac freezing up, reversing valve, ballpark figure
reversing valve, ballpark figure, trane: you should direct this question to a few of the contractors in your area. If the parts were under warranty, it could be a few hundred dollars. It could be a thousand, or more on older equipment. Many contractors will rightfully quote a new system if the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac whine, 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: Ignitor power trouble, power trouble, allexpert
power trouble, 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: Inducer Blower Motor, electrical connections, blower motor
electrical connections, blower motor, screws: Mark, You would know better then anyone if you could do it? Your asking the wrong guy about about your ability to do something. Maybe you can correct the noise with a little bit of maintenance? What s the technician telling you is best? replace the whole...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Inducer blower runs, doesn't shut off, glow coil, valve action
glow coil, valve action, smart valve: Jeff, So, you have a honeywell smart valve . The way to tell is if the Hot Surface Ignitor gets its power from the valve, not from the control board. If that is what you have and it reacts the way you say, it is time for a new valve and they are not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installing emergency heat strips, heat strips, emergency heat
heat strips, emergency heat, home heat: i WOULD SIMPLY BUY A ELECTRIC HEATEROR TWO, IT WILL BE AS CHEAP TO RUN OR NOT CHEAP!LOL. AND THEY CAN BE REPLACED CHEAPLY , EASILY ETC YOU COULD TRY TO INSTALL STRIPSBUT ELECTRIC RESISTIVE HEAT IS SAME REGARDLESS OFWHERE ITS FROM 1 WATT =3.45 BTU S...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installing emergency heat strips, heat strips, emergency heat
heat strips, emergency heat, residential package: Sarah, 15 Degree OD temp. the heat pump will run almost continually, usually they need back up heat around 30 degree,2nd stage heat. so your unit is probably doing it s best.The outdoor fan should be running unless you go into a defrost cycle. So you may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Insulation in furnace filter, forced air gas furnace, nylon ties
forced air gas furnace, nylon ties, furnace filter: Larry, The best way to handle this is crawl up to the duct work and see if there are tears or joints not secure in the return air duct. It will be the largest single duct that attaches to the furnace where the filter is. ( a metal plenum then a collar...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm gas furnace burner, intertherm gas furnace, gas control valve
intertherm gas furnace, gas control valve, combustion air: You can replace the flue but get ready for some labor. All the screws that hold the flue pipe to the roof are buried under putty. Those have to be removed first, then whatever needs disconnecting above the furnace is next before removing the flue. Don t try...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm gas furnace flue replacement, intertherm furnace, furnace flue
intertherm furnace, furnace flue, gas furnace: Hi Joe, I ve had a telephone wire break & was down for 5 days. When that happens on U Verse, you lose fone, TV & internet !! I think they are standard except for the distance from the roof to the furnace. The slope is so small its insignificant. Its all 1...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm gas furnace flue replacement, furnace flue, gas furnace
furnace flue, gas furnace, 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: Intertherm heat pump costs to operate, kilowatt hour, heat strips
kilowatt hour, heat strips, liquid line: Dallas, Although you appear to be having a cold winter for your climate, the strips should not be on very often. The heat pump should do the job fine until you get down to freezing temperatures. Your thermostat should have 2 stages of heat. first is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ITT Thermostat, floor furnaces, floor furnace
floor furnaces, floor furnace, pilot light: Ted, The furnace must be very old, fifty plus years? I don t recall a B54M gas valve, it must be a predecessor to a B60 that was used on floor furnaces sixty years ago? I don t believe there is any electricity going to your floor furnace at least not the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: iced over heat pump, frozen pipes, response asap
frozen pipes, response asap, emergency heat: The iced over senser is not working. Needs a repair job. Meanwhile you have an emergency switch on the thermostat that will turn on the electric elemements for heat.Maybe not much, but some. You can thaw the unit from using cooling but will ice over again...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inducer motor assembly., motor assembly, inducer motor
motor assembly, inducer motor, gmail: The inducer fan forces air into the burn chamber for more heat. It works much the way a turbo forces air into an engine for more HP. You can type in the model number and search the net. Probably will not be able to purchase parts at the local dealer, as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inside'outside temperatue, quality doors, windows doors
quality doors, windows doors, doors windows: I don t understand the question. Do you mean, how warm can the inside temp be if it is -30f outside. Without being a smart ass, any temp you want. The furnace should be sized to warm the building to at least 80f when it is -30 outside. Although that will cost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: insulating an HVAC vent pipe, furnace duct work, power roof vents
furnace duct work, power roof vents, furnace venting: The only way to really reduce the stack temp is to get a new high efficiency unit. The newer high efficient units use PVC for a vent now. They are able to extract more heat from the burnt fuel. Having the unit checked for properly operation will also insure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: insulation on furnace filter, forced air gas furnace, furnace filter
forced air gas furnace, furnace filter, attic insulation: 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: intertherm heat pump, emergency heat, heat strips
emergency heat, heat strips, cold areas: Yes you should go somewhere else. I have helped 1,300 people in 6 just the last 6 months. That is an incredible amount of my personal time and I choose to help those that deserve it, not ones that do not such as yourself. and if your an Engineer that cannot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol Heat Pump, unfinished upstairs, wall thermostat
unfinished upstairs, wall thermostat, janitrol heat pump: Greg, I think your electric bills are so high because your system has been low on charge . If your system is under charged it makes it very inefficient . If you have to charge your system every 3 months - that is a large leak . It affects the efficiency...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol - Honeywell Magnetic Gas Valve, magnetic gas, gravity fed
magnetic gas, gravity fed, valve question: Ann, If your a DIY person then you could get a replacement valve off of the Internet for a fraction of what a service person is going to charge you. There are about a hundred or so different valves that might replace your valve, the problem is seeing exactly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: KET595 Modern Maid Cooktop, bruners, modern maid
bruners, modern maid, valuable service: Not sure I can help. I can t hardly believe all four burner switches went out at once. Bottom line is the switches supply voltage to the burners. If they only come on medium and high, the problem, in my opinion has to be in the switches. Might want to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Model 110.27812690 Washer, kenmore model, agitator
kenmore model, agitator, mox: Hello Lewis, Are you sure the whole agitator is not working? Typically that unit has a two part agitator whereas the bottom half moves normally, but the top half moves at a different speed. You need to fill the washer with water and let it go into agitation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Series 90 Dryer Drum Wont Turn, door switch, start button
door switch, start button, valuable service: Open the door and have another person with you. One person hold the door switch in and while the other person presses the start button, give the drum a start by hand.....did the motor start this time? May have a bad start winding on the motor. When replying,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lack of heat, supply circuits, sarasota county
supply circuits, sarasota county, cold snap: The sizing sounds correct, so it is probably that either the heat pump, or the 10 k heater are not working. When it is cold outside, they are supposed to work together. You might have two supply circuits to the indoor unit, be sure they are both on. Be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G43UF furnace, zero humidity, combustion cycle
zero humidity, combustion cycle, humidity levels: There is no adjustment. The water that is being pumped is coming from the combustion cycle. Heating and cooling reduces humidity levels. The only way you are going to get humidity back in the home is to install a humidifier. There are both stand alone...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Heat, inline fuse, fuse box
inline fuse, fuse box, first mistake: Well his first mistake was not adding a inline fuse at least to protect the new transformer!!! thats on him and they are dirt cheap at cost !! i always use a 50 va minimum and prefer the type with reset breaker o it to protect that way while troubleshooting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Heat Pump HP26-018-7P, spade connectors, emergency heat
spade connectors, emergency heat, heatpump: Stacie, Are you sure there were no fuses in the handle he removed? or behind a shield? If he wants to pursue farther than that he can remove the electrical panel with the pull bar pulled out and check the to see if the contactor is pulled in. It is a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Location of circulation pump, bladder tank, air separator
bladder tank, air separator, circulation pump: Hi Spencer, Leaving the pump where it is should be just fine. There are arguments on both sides of this subject so I m not surprised you received contradictory information. However, an expansion tank and a bladder tank are one in the same; you may be thinking...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Low high pressure., compressor valves, r410a
compressor valves, r410a, liquid line: Ben, reclaim total charge , replace high side drier , pull a good evacuation and weight in charge , using Virgin R410A , to manufacture spec. on data plate.The charges of a packaged unit is an exact charge.You still have a low head pressure, chances are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag LAT8804AAE - Stopped spinning, lid switch, valuable service
lid switch, valuable service, reset button: The out of balance switch is located within the lid switch. Check this for proper operation. Let me know what you find. Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our staff with earnings from parts sales. Help us...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Moving Central A/C, cold weather, refrigerant
cold weather, refrigerant, ambient temperature: Hi Chris, I would strongly urge you to wait until the ambient temperature rises above 50 degrees or so. You may be able to reclaim the refrigerant, but it will take 15-20 times longer than if you waited until the temperature rises. There are some short-cuts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: musty/moldy odor, drain pan, musty odor
drain pan, musty odor, humid air: All A/C systems have something that is called the evaporator coil. It is housed in an air handler, most commonly found on a furnace. The evaporator coil condenses water out of the humid air in the summertime and the condensation collects in a drain pan and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Need help heating home, extreme cold weather, heat strips
extreme cold weather, heat strips, tile floors: You have a problem most people on the south have...extreme cold weather and heatpumps. Heatpumps quickly loose heating capacity as the temp. drops. The cold air could be just a sign of defrost. The air should warm up after a few minutes. You may not have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Neighbor's New Noisy Gas Furnace, gas furnace, repair experience
gas furnace, repair experience, noise complaint: Chris: Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Duct Work, weldin, space thanks
weldin, space thanks, duct work: Mike: : ) Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New programmable thermostat, rheem heat pump, programmable thermostat
rheem heat pump, programmable thermostat, wire hook: Russ, Jump R to Rc as the manual states, Jumping Aux to E gives you emergency heat ,( provided your new stat has an aux. or emt. mode on it.) usually I see it as w2 to E. Your old stat does not list an E terminal. hopefully the new stat will work on your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New units, heating and air units, best buy
heating and air units, best buy, heating and air: Sheri: 3,000 SF/ 6 Tons (I assume matching means a second 3 ton AC) = 500 SF/Ton; that s too much cooling. The furnace is also too big. Suggest you visit www.askweldin.com (click on More Is Worse ) and contact me from there if you d like further assistance....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Noisy Unit, heating coils, emergency heat
heating coils, emergency heat, copper pipe: Karina, I am going to assume from your description that you have what is called a package unit? Or is there another piece of equipment inside that has the blower and filter? As far as emergency heat goes, you can run it as your only source of heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nordine heat pump?, better business bureau, split unit
better business bureau, split unit, nordine: Spend money with a contractor that you have heard good things about from neighbors, and other customers. Check the better business bureau, and other local referral services. I like Rheem equipment--I have found it to be well made and reliable, and serviceable....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nutone A/C-Heatpump - cold nights, emergency heat, liquid line
emergency heat, liquid line, air temp: Stephen, If he did not record the data for you, call him and have him give you the following data which he has to have taken, because without it, you do not have a clue if the system is charged correctly or running correctly. Send that data to me and we...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: natural gas furnace, natural gas furnace, time intervals
natural gas furnace, time intervals, blower fan: Don, If your talking a hanging gas unit heater, the heater probably has a fan limit control that is activated by temperature. When the burner lights it heats the heater up and the fan comes on, when the heater cools the fan goes off. If the air in the building...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: natural gas heater, natural gas heater, flex line
natural gas heater, flex line, pilot light: Robert, I just can t follow? The heater should have a combination gas valve and pressure regulator already unless this Mr. Heater has been modified a time or two? I was looking for information on the gas valve a make and model number? If you have a 30,000...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Do I need an upgrade?, swamp cooler, refrigerant
swamp cooler, refrigerant, heat pump: Looks like you have a 4 ton heat pump. If it is still working, I would wait until it needs a major repair before replacing it since the indoor and outdoor units are a different age and neither will be compatible with the newer refrigerant. As to the swamp...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new central heating system, central heating system, allexpert
central heating system, 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: nordyne furnace melted wire, furnace blower motor, ceramic insulator
furnace blower motor, ceramic insulator, combustion air: Its not the insulation on the wire, it is the wire size for the current load. That wire is carrying about 20 amps so should be not less than 12 gauge. Yes I would plug that outside air tube in Winter, BUT thats is supplying not fresh air but combustion air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outlet temperature?, heat loss calculation, outlet temperature
heat loss calculation, outlet temperature, heatpump: The only way to figure this out is to have a heat-loss calculation done on the residence, and then compare the findings to the capability of your current system. If it is inadequate or needs repair, you can then act on your findings. With Regards, Mik...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil furnace, hot water radiator, oil furnace
hot water radiator, oil furnace, bleeder: If you have a hot water radiator in the attic (3rd floor room) this is caused by air in the radiator. If you open the bleeder, and no water comes out, then you have insufficient static-fill pressure in the system. This has nothing to do with the operation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil furnance troubleshooting, oil furnance, oil furnace
oil furnance, oil furnace, copper line: Margaret, A Furnace mounted humidifier is only going to work as long as the blower fan is on, if you put the Fan at the t-stat to ON blower should run independent of the oil heat also they probably hooked the humidifier up that way.As far as a strainer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outdoor unit wont work, voltage connections, control wires
voltage connections, control wires, contactor: If you have the leads on the same circuit via two different wires, when energized, it will read 0. With the thermostat on and calling, check the voltage at the contactor on the two low voltage connections and see if you have 24 volts feeding the contactor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outside a/c unit, 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: oven temps, capillary tube, oven thermometer
capillary tube, oven thermometer, oven temps: 95 degrees is a lot. THen again you must consider the measuring device you are using. A typical analog oven thermometer is not accurate enough to state problematic facts. We use digital thermometers when testing temperatures and they must be positioned...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Package or Split, split unit, r410a
split unit, r410a, split system: They may be trying to eliminate the work of replacing or cleaning up the line set to accept the new refrigerant/oil(R410A). Unless your house consists of 1 room, how were they planning on hooking up the ductwork? You are probably better off using the existing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Part intallation, kenmore refrigerator model 363, capillary tube
kenmore refrigerator model 363, capillary tube, nut driver: First thing to do is remove the food from the top one or two shelves to gain access to the top control panel at the rear. Remove the knobs and then on the left side there is a screw...If my memory serves me correctly a 1/4 nut driver will fit perfectly. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne furnace does not self ignite, payne furnace, gmail
payne furnace, gmail, google: A furnace should never be lit in any way other then the normal operating way!!!!! You are at great risk of blowing up yourself and/or you home! Searching the internet, I found the manual for your unit. It shows placement of the ignitor. http://www.gogeisel.com/geiselonline/support/Bryant/373LAV_376CAV_383KAV_395CAV_Gas_OM.pdf...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne outdoor unit, safety circuits, cold temps
safety circuits, cold temps, gmail: It can be a number of things. Both the high and low voltage circuits need to be checked. Some units might have an outdoor thermostat to keep the heatpump from running in real cold temps. There can also be safety circuits in the system keeping it from running....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Poor Heating, honeywell thermostat, digital thermostat
honeywell thermostat, digital thermostat, google search: fuck you asshole your rating will be deleted and you will be blocke...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: PROPANE FURNACE, propane furnace, kenmore high efficiency
propane furnace, kenmore high efficiency, 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: Preemptive replacement of inductor motor?, motor bearings, gas furnace
motor bearings, gas furnace, motor shaft: If the inducer motor bearings a squealing, you should probably go ahead and replace before it fails completely(usually on the coldest day of the year or weekend). You will also probably need more parts than are shown in the inducer motor kit. If the furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Problem With Tempstar Heat pump, thermostat control, electric furnace
thermostat control, electric furnace, temp star: Kathy, I am happy to help someone who wants to know about there HVAC equipment . Here is an over view that will make it all make sense, OK? Your thermostat has a regular heat and an emergency heat possibility. The heat pump is the first stage which means...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Propane as a Choice?, natural gas pipeline, marcellus shale
natural gas pipeline, marcellus shale, oil furnace: Well, I am not John, but I might have some insight. You can figure out how much each BTU costs with each of the fuels. Propane is more expensive because it is a byproduct of oil processing. Propane, in most cases, is delivered by a truck rail car, or ship...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Propane Heater - Extreme Usage, residential propane, propane heater
residential propane, propane heater, extreme usage: It s not that big of a unit. I ve sold 225,000 BTU units. He is probably right. Package units waste heat because they are outside and the connecting flex ducts waste more. Sounds like the insulation & sealing of the home is only average. Have an energy contractor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pilot light?, hot surface ignitor, flame rectification
hot surface ignitor, flame rectification, pilot valves: Many newer(78 and later) furnaces use a direct light off a pilot rail that crosses the burners laterally or a hot surface ignitor to the mainburners or electric flame rectification type intermittant type spark ignitons which you may have? either way...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: possible furnace thermostat problem, honeywell programmable thermostat, furnace blower
honeywell programmable thermostat, furnace blower, carrier furnace: It is remotely possible it could be the thermostat, but the fan in heat mode is energized by a control that either senses heat build up, or it is a timer. Both allow the heat exchanger to heat up before energizing the fan. This fan control appears to have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No power to fridge compresser, burn mark, mother board
burn mark, mother board, campion: Replace the main control board. Part number is WR55X10942 and your cost is 126.95 + 5.95 shipping. I can normally have this to you in a day or so anywhere in the United States. Should you choose to order, follow this link to our website where you can fill...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No power to thermostat, honeywell rth7500, air handler
honeywell rth7500, air handler, gmail: The 24v control power is supplied from a transformer in the air handler, not the cond. unit. If you did not turn off the power to the air handler there is a chance you blew a fuse or tripped the control power breaker. It is also possible you wired something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pressure switch, vacuum hoses, factory numbers
vacuum hoses, factory numbers, pressure switches: Tyler, As with all pressure switches, the have a h2o rating and that is the difference , unless it is a two stage type switch. A 2 stage furnace has low and high fire and requires around 3 to 4 inches water column. All the vacuum hoses have the same...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R 22 boiling at -40?? per John t Borgman yes!??, refrigeration system, chlorodifluoromethane
refrigeration system, chlorodifluoromethane, heat pumps: I was not going to respond to bashing , but for the sake of any techs I help that might read this. It is too bad Mr. Grayson does not understand Physics, that is why he made these statements. To Mr. Grayson, can you show me the formula for the state of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrig door, side by side refrigerator, business card size
side by side refrigerator, business card size, door hinge: Need to see your unit as you do. Too many models to guess. 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...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator, business card size, flat surfaces
business card size, flat surfaces, series numbers: 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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator, kenmore refrigerator model 363, refrigerator section
kenmore refrigerator model 363, refrigerator section, freezer section: Try turning the control that says the word OFF to the off position. Did anything change? Instructions do not normally come with appliance parts as the manufactures assume a certified technician is installing them. Order through us and I will guide you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator / water dispenser freezing, damper control, outdoor thermometer
damper control, outdoor thermometer, cold snap: In the fresh food section you have an electronic damper control. I suspect this is either broken or the thermister which sends a resistance reading to the control board is not within range. Since it is still under warranty, I would simply call Whirlpool.......Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace AC - deal or no deal, boca raton florida, seer unit
boca raton florida, seer unit, seer systems: PJ, I would make sure who ever does the install does pull a permit - Its really for your own safety and keeps contractors from cutting corners. I have seen many poorly installed units that were hazardous. There is a big cost difference( for the actual...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace Air Conditioning Before Failure?, york ac units, bristol compressors
york ac units, bristol compressors, desert environment: Heat pumps are used year round,and a desert environment is where the excell as for efficiency, dry cool nights, dry hot days, rarely sub 40 type nights. Heat pumps are used year round and as a result are subject to more hours run time, You see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing AC - good deal or snake oil?, boca raton florida, seer ratings
boca raton florida, seer ratings, seer unit: The cost to replace units vary greatly. The type, location of the unit, access, ductwork, line sets, local labor rate, cost for permits all play a part. The prices you listed seem inline with some of the pricing I have seen out there. Personally I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Reversing Valve, jumper wire, reversing valve
jumper wire, reversing valve, optimal position: Walter, Put a jumper wire at the outdoor unit from R at the thermostat wire to O valve should shift then remove one of the leads it should switch back and forth , or run unit in cool mode and remove O wire at terminal outdoor RV should shift then touch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem 1x2000 fan operation, drywall finisher, diameter shaft
drywall finisher, diameter shaft, gas furnace: Mike, Doubt you can buy from Rheem as you are not in the trade. But if you google/yahoo Hvac Parts many web based companies appear and probably have an OEM board or a generic. needing only the model# and brand.Compare prices, also if you need to get heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Criterion II furnace will not start, low voltage power, honeywell thermostat
low voltage power, honeywell thermostat, power supply test: Hi Ralph, Just reviewedthe question & answer for a similar problem. Need to determine the flashing light code for your furnace. Good place to start. I don t have the code info, do you ?? If not call the local dealer & ask for the code info. Also, as I have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Furnace, flame rectification, kitchen vent
flame rectification, kitchen vent, pilot valve: I would look to see what happened to the flue cap? as its 40 years old and suddenly exhibiting this symptom, I am assuming it terminates above the highest point on your roof line? it may be compromised in other ways? best to have it checked out,many home...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Furnace will not fire, propane furnace, robert shaw
propane furnace, robert shaw, gas valve: The board fried the heat valve, go get a robert shaw or honeywelll retro fit kit, aprox 270$ and 2 hours to install they are very easy to do and insure it will work without chasing this and that next! since you got the board and its trying to work ,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ruud Gas Pack Pilot light won't light, pilot flame, vent fan
pilot flame, vent fan, pilot light: It sounds as if you might have a standing pilot gas valve and a system with a constant pilot flame. Relighting the pilot flame is only a temporary solution as there was a reason it went off. Have the system cleaned and checked by a qualified service technicia...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ruud heat pump reset button, time liz, plastic pen
time liz, plastic pen, button configuration: Liz, That is a high pressure shut off, that pops a black plastic button out that is supposed to be inside the rubber. It does this when the head pressure of your compressor has reached about 450 psig, which is very high. If you have not changed your filter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ruud Silhouette II Cycles, flame sensor, question pool
flame sensor, question pool, questin: First, the blower is on a separate timed circuit. I ve see this problem before Kris & found it a difficult one to locate a problem. A flame senser will turn off the flames ina few seconds when it is not functioning. Only thing to try is to isolate the thermostat,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: reducing humidity, muggy days, relative humidity
muggy days, relative humidity, high temperatures: Hi Libby, Air conditioners definitely reduces moisture in the air, in fact the lower humidity is what provides most of the comfort to humans. When the relative humidity is high the body cannot naturally cool itself (via sweat) and this leads to the muggy...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refigerator making loud noise as it shuts off, kenmore refrigerator, repair person
kenmore refrigerator, repair person, first three digits: Need the first three digits in bold in front of the numbers you have already provided to see your unit. Prior to replying, try to determine if this noise is coming from your compressor at the rear of your unit. How long has this been going on? Let me know...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refridgerator, business card size, overload relay
business card size, overload relay, series numbers: Gain access to the thermostat, remove the two wires going to the thermostat and jump out the two wires.. The unit should fire up if the thermostat is defective. Did it? When replying, please supply the model number. In order for us to provide you accurate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, freezer models
side by side refrigerator, freezer models, evaporator coils: The problem you are experiencing is normally a blocked evaporator drain line. Whether you have a side by side model or a top mount freezer the solution is relatively the same. Most top mount freezer models have a rear evaporator panel covering the aluminum...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigerator compressor, refrigerator compressor, amana refrigerator
refrigerator compressor, amana refrigerator, business card size: 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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: retrofit Bryant 3ton R22 to R410a, r 410a, copper tubing
r 410a, copper tubing, indoor coil: Bobby, you can replace the indoor coil and replace the entire outdoor unit. That is the only way to use R410a. It has a different satuaration/boiling point and has different pyhsical properties along with expansion rates heat content and the final one is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem ac and electric unit, variable speed motor, paperwork
variable speed motor, paperwork: Sounds like you have a variable-speed motor. Check the dipswitches, and set to high on cooling circuit. Should be able to do that from the doagram and cheat-sheet panel that shows which settings are for what speed. Located either on the panel, blower itself,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What's the right thermostat, programmable thermostat, outdoor thermometer
programmable thermostat, outdoor thermometer, hvac supply: Why don t you try this approach: Get an adjustable electronic delay-on-make timer adequate for 24 volts. I believe they are made by interstate, or functional devices. At your air handler, find the wire that brings on the electric heat. It is the same wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Samsung Refrigerator RB1855SW, samsungs, freezer
samsungs, freezer, refrigerator: I don t work on Samsungs....but...most of them have a relay controlling the lights. THis relay is mounted on the control board as they use this switch to count how many times you open and close the door to help in determining when to go into defrost. I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Set temp is never reached, allexpert, model fan
allexpert, model fan, 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: Single-Stage vs. 2-Stage AC, heat load calculation, programmable thermostat
heat load calculation, programmable thermostat, stage system: It does not seem right to me that you only have two options due to the size of the closet. There are far too many units on the market to not find one that will fit. The size of your home does not determine the size of the unit alone. A heat load calculation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sizing Furnace B Vent, vent height, furnace efficiency
vent height, furnace efficiency, bryant furnace: Andy: The water heater by itself would require 3 B Vent, and 6 would be the maximum standard size (7X area = 7.94 ). Exception: If the present draft hood has a 4 outlet, 4 B Vent is the minimum (connecting a 4 outlet to 3 B Vent is specifically prohibited)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sizing Furnace B Vent, gallon water heater, furnace efficiency
gallon water heater, furnace efficiency, bryant furnace: Andy, Every thing you say is true except the furnace vent needs to be just for the furnace only and shouldn t share a vent or a chimney with anything else. You can run the furnace vent 4 all the way in it s entirety as long as it only vent s the furnace....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sorry So many questions, pressure switch, death in the family
pressure switch, death in the family, garrett: garrett, Those are the access fittings for service gauges to hook up to and record what pressures the system, compressor is running at. If you did not find one and you looked well enough to see that the ports where marked for high and low, then there will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: St Pete Ac Repair, ac repair, cold weather
ac repair, cold weather, heat pump: Angela, I live in Florida too , its been unusually cold for the past couple of weeks . A heat pump loses efficiency once it gets below 40 degrees so it puts out cooler air . It is normal to see a heavy frost build up - the unit should automatically...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Steam Humidifier, furnace blower, light glows
furnace blower, light glows, steam humidifier: How many wires are there to the T-stat? (2 or 4) The green wire in the furnace should run the blower manually. Are you connected to the green? Red and white to the heat and the Red connected (through the humidifier) back to the Green . Check each wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Superior fireplace burner problem, pilot flame, hot water heaters
pilot flame, hot water heaters, superior fireplace: So you have a gas valve controlled by a thermocouple. The thing that usually is bad is the termocouple, a common item for hot water heaters & gas furnaces. Need to first see if it is SNUG in the gas valve. If it is try replacing it. The pilot flame needs to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: safety of a broken hvac unit, hvac units, hvac unit
hvac units, hvac unit, hvac service: Belinda, you should have outdoor disconnect switch on each of the units, What does ripped the HVAC units mean, stole them , pulled them off the pad? you would need to call a HVAC Service company to evaluate what needs to be done and get a price. Get couple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: sears 600 furnace, gas pressure regulator, lp gas
gas pressure regulator, lp gas, orifices: Bud, I don t know the Sears 600 furnace? Any appliance that burns natural gas can be converted to burn LP or vice versa. The difference is the burner orifice size and the gas pressure regulator. As I said I don t know the furnace It could be capable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: shopping heat pump systems, west coast beaches, r 410a
west coast beaches, r 410a, copper coils: Hi Patsy, I would not worry about the blended coils since Trane has a 10 year warranty on their condensing units/heat pumps. Make sure you get several quotes right now to ensure you get the best installation price. Contractors are struggling right now...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: short cycle, heat anticipator, degree room
heat anticipator, degree room, artificial heat: The heat anticipator is a source of artificial heat that adds to whats sensed by the bimetal coil that expands and contracts to regulate thermostat operation. The coiled metal spring that senses the room temperature is not very sensitive to sensing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What size, Price for unit, condenser unit, allexpert
condenser unit, 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: squirl cage, motor shaft, crescent wrench
motor shaft, crescent wrench, wire nuts: Cut the wires to the motor at a convenient place they can be spliced again with wire nuts. Find the screws that contain the blower case. Remove the whole case. Loosen the setscrew holding the cage to the motor shaft. Spray the shaft with WD40. Loosen the screws...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Temperature Difference Between Rooms, allexpert, air vent
allexpert, air vent, 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: Tempstar heatpump, thermostat control, heatpump
thermostat control, heatpump, gmail: The first thing that comes to mind for me is you need a hard start kit on the compressor. Without me putting my hands on the unit, I just not really say what else could be wrong with the unit. Generally heatpumps do not do very good once the outdoor temp drops...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Themostat?, oil fired boilers, zone valves
oil fired boilers, zone valves, buderus: Dear Brett, I have attached the link to Buderus site where you look under Oil-fired boilers, and open up the install manual for the 215. If you remove the wire temporarily from the T-T terminal on the boiler, and the cycling stops, then you know that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermal Overload, thermal overload, tempature
thermal overload, tempature, repairman: Kate, A Thermal Overload is when something (a unit of some type) is operating under stress and it over heats. If the particular unit whatever it is has a built in thermal overload protector the overload protector shuts the electric power off to the unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat, gas forced air furnace, gmail
gas forced air furnace, gmail, fan speed: The fan speed is controlled inside the unit and not at the t-stat. This is the case for both the new and old thermostat. The c wire is a common or neutral, and not all t-stats need the common wire connected. In some cases, the unit will use one speed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat blank screen, allexpert, totaline
allexpert, totaline, 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: Thermostat for Lennox 2GH3285S, lennox furnace, millivolt thermostat
lennox furnace, millivolt thermostat, digital thermostat: Larry, Any millivolt thermostat will work. It s just an on/off heating only thermostat. All you need to be concerned about is that it says millivolt . You might find one at Home Depot, Lowes, Ace Hardware? cost about $10. What kind of trouble are you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat Location, volume dampers, floor furnace
volume dampers, floor furnace, air intakes: A thermostat should always be located as close to a return duct as possible. This is where you will receive the most accurate space temperature. If that does not help try locating your volume dampers and balance the system. The dampers look like a little handle...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat wiring, white rodgers thermostat, thermostat wiring
white rodgers thermostat, thermostat wiring, 9 volt: Glenn, sorry I thought I had that cleared up with my last answer. The extra wire you found and hooked up to C on the prostat also needs to go somewhere at the other end. Look in the furnace ( have the breaker turned off ) and where the other wires go...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TRANE A/C, amp breaker, heat strip
amp breaker, heat strip, line voltage: Rafael, I assuming the red and black are line voltage . Make sure the power is shut off . Its also important you know the size of you heat strip(s) so you can determine how much amperage they draw. It is dangerous to pull to much amperage on improperly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TRANE XL80 won't stay lit, hot surface ignitor, flame sensor
hot surface ignitor, flame sensor, lit question: Matthew, The material the sensor is made of, degrades due to heat obviously, but looses its molecular ability to pass/transfer the energy from one molecule to another, so fails to send the signal at a steady rate to the board and the safe circuits restart...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane condenser, andover controls, penn press
andover controls, penn press, gmail: A drier can last for years in a system that is closed and clean. When there are failures that is when the drier needs to be addressed. The hissing sound could be the refrigerant pressures equalizing in the system. It might be possible for the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane electric furnace, johnstone supply, trane furnace
johnstone supply, trane furnace, electric furnace: There should be no reason to replace it. FIX it. Furnace guy s are not electricians (usually). I happen to hold both licenses . By putting an snap On Amp meter on the elements when they are working it is easy to tell if they are good. If not, replace the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane gas furnace & a/c - deal or no deal?, variable speed furnace, old furnace
variable speed furnace, old furnace, manual j calculation: Kathie: Definitely improve the insulation where you can. The thermography will identify problems with wall insulation, leaky windows, openings around recessed lighting fixtures, etc. Fix all of those. You could save a ton of cooling, or more. Zoning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Heat Pump Fan Motor, trane heat pump, fuel surcharge
trane heat pump, fuel surcharge, high hope: Hi Ken, I m assuming they showed you the price for the replacement motor? I would ve guessed closer to $200-$250 for the motor. Anyways, here is how I would figure their price: 1. Replacement motor & capacitor - $200 2. Labor rate - $65/hr (assuming...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane heat Pump, trane heat pump, fuel surcharge
trane heat pump, fuel surcharge, senior citizen: You are within what would be considered a normal range for the service. You must realize that a company needs to pay for the physical office and personal, vehicle costs and service personal payroll and still make a profit to stay in business. The overhead...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane TXV valve, furnace installation, hvac companies
furnace installation, hvac companies, horror stories: JESSICA, First get the installation papers and see if that is correct on the warranty. It goes from the install date and I know the part is covered, but the labor may be also. If your having trouble cooling and heating it is not the txv. Each coil has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XE1200, 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: Trane XL1200 defrost (et al) trouble, trane heat pump, electricity bill
trane heat pump, electricity bill, heat pumps: Running the system in A/C to defrost is not the same as a defrost cycle. During the defrost cycle you are running in A/C mode but the outdoor fan motor does not run. If you can t force a defrost by shorting the correct pins, you do have a defrost cycle problem(most...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XL80, technical support hotline, cold temperatures
technical support hotline, cold temperatures, hvac industry: Hi Bradley, I am more on the commercial side of the HVAC industry, but based on what you are telling me there is a good chance the board on your furnace is shot. The problem could be that the furnace is not firing it s second stage of heat. If the fan is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XR11 Heat Pump problems, heat strips, air temp
heat strips, air temp, air handler: A lot of warmer areas (Phoenix, Florida etc.) that do not normally get extremely cold weather do not have auxiliary/emergency electric heat installed in a heat pump. During defrost the condensing (hot) coil is switched to the outside to defrost the system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XR12 (heat pump), combustion chamber, acid wash
combustion chamber, acid wash, expert john: Bobby, You can probably save the one you have by these methods. You have to understand how evacuation works, let me explain.............. A vacuum pump does not draw or suck, it creates a lower atmospheric pressure foe the 14 lbs of pressure inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tappan heater, jumper wire, tiny flame
jumper wire, tiny flame, blower wheel: TY RED TO GREN , DO YOU HAVE A METER THEY ARE 15$ @ Radio shack , test the red and commmofor 24 volts, pull the two hi limit wires off the board where it will say hi lim or lim etc, set the ohmeter to any setting and see if you get a reading of continuity,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I had a tech come to tune my heat pump, superheat and subcooling, suction pressure
superheat and subcooling, suction pressure, liquid line: Patricia, Should use a clamp on temperature probe instead of infared pistol. Superheat, take suction temp. at evaporator outlet suction line and suction pressure .convert suction pressure to temperature using temperature/pressure chart subtract .diff....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempstar, terminal screws, amp meter
terminal screws, amp meter, circuit breakers: Hi Jody, circuit breakers can have a loose terminal that can cause it to open, or it can be a bad breaker, or it can be a genuine overload. So start by tightening the terminal screws on BOTH ends of the wires. Then feel the breaker while it is running to see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempstar, electrical terminals, fan motor
electrical terminals, fan motor, capacitor: Jody, Don t understand your question,If breakers trip immediately you have a direct short,( bad compressor or fan motor or a shorted wire or shorted run capacitor amoung other things ) if it trips after a while for whatever type of heat you have you may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermidistat, variable speed furnace, humidity control
variable speed furnace, humidity control, thermostats: Some of the units require a specific thermostat to work with the unit. Without a model number of the unit, I can not tell you what will and will not work. Since humidity is always an issue and will never go away, there are controllers on the market to control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat hookup, proper temp, thermostat
proper temp, thermostat, air flow: Nope. Good thought though. What you are asking for is zones. Zones can be done but it costs a lot more & needs a pro to do. It is not just wiring. The ducts need altering & zones controlers installed. The easier thing to do is to reduce the air flow in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat trouble shooting, emergency heat, heat strips
emergency heat, heat strips, heat heat: Matt, The way a heat pump should work. When you have the thermostat set to heat and a set tempature that you want the area of the thermostat to be. When the tempature drops below the set tempature the heat pump comes on if the heat pump can t bring the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Two thermostats, floor thermostat, hvac system
floor thermostat, hvac system, setpoint: It sounds as if your existing thermostat is on the upper level. You could have two separate thermostats wired in parallel, but they will only do the same thing as increasing the setpoint on the existing thermostat during the winter until you achieve the temperature...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe 90 furnace, condensate pump, blower fan
condensate pump, blower fan, furnace: Mark, your water pump may be the condensate pump, minimal cost item, as far as your unit not starting if any circuit boards got wet you may have tripped fuses or damaged the control side . If nothing runs ,blower fan it may just be the transformer fuse...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: transfer heat from wood stove to baseboard hot water heat system, hot water heating, hot water heat
hot water heating, hot water heat, furnace oil: Michelle, Since you are one of the few that actually read my bio....lol Anyway, in theory yes it will work, but you need an expansion tank rated for steam at that pressure , What pressure you ask, that depends on the amount of heat or Entropy. And you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Under heating, copper pipe, upper zone
copper pipe, upper zone, drain pan: Lowe, Glad you wrote me. Do not even consider zoning, not just for the headaches of all the stuff but it is difficult at best when the overall duct work was built for Zoning, let alone try and add to it, wrong way to go. Also if you just add a small...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upgrading Compressor, rock bottom price, seer rating
rock bottom price, seer rating, side job: The SEER rating of a system consists of more than just a newer more efficient compressor. It is doubtful that just replacing the compressor with a newer more efficient one will cut your electric bill in half. $500 is a rock bottom price for changing out a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: UV Treatement, uv treatment, hvac units
uv treatment, hvac units, air stream: If you have kept a clean air filter in the furnace you shouldn t need the coils cleaned after 5 years. UV treatment is a UV bulb inserted in the supply air stream. If you are really allergic to everything or about to die of asthma I wouldn t consider the UV...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: My unit wont shut off, thermostat controls, laundry room
thermostat controls, laundry room, ductwork: Marla: Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vexar Heating & Air Ignition Failure, wall thermostat, pilot lights
wall thermostat, pilot lights, limit switch: Diane, What your saying or what you have said is, As for the pilot, it glows very nicely , I hear a click and the pilot comes on . Those two statements would indicate to me that the Electronic Ignition(igniter was doing it s part and working properly. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vibrating Pipes From Recirculating Pump, hot water recirculating pump, rubber bushings
hot water recirculating pump, rubber bushings, rubber motor: Mary, I can t tell you what might or might not work from where I m sitting. If it were me I might be tempted to rig up something a little more permanent then the piece of long cloth around the pipe and maybe tighten the screw a bit . Other then that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Viking Professional VDB450, pots and pans, dishwasher
pots and pans, dishwasher, dishes: Not very familiar with Viking as there are very few in our area to work on. Sounds to me with my limited experienve with Viking, that the circulating motor is not turning on or is shorted out. THe control is looking for feedback and is not getting any so...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer code, code question, load model
code question, load model, drain pump: I think before changing the CCM I would check all my wiring. Bad connections on the controls can cause the same thing. We work on these quite frequently and have not really run into this particular problem. This is why I am suspicious. Remove all the plugs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Watchguard lights, flame sensor, breathing oxygen
flame sensor, breathing oxygen, pilot light: Laura, Then you probably cannot see the heat exchanger or blower motor, which with that info I would do a safety check to verify that time before the filter a lot of debris could have finally got to the point of damaging something. And that hole was a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from refridgerator, freezer section, insulation material
freezer section, insulation material, finger test: The goop is simply an insulation material used in refrigeration. It insulates as well as sticks to itself and items it is insulating. When you have frost in this area, it normally means a sealed system or defrost problem. Before going too far into this...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool Refrigerator ED5FHEXMB00, whirlpool refrigerator, freezer section
whirlpool refrigerator, freezer section, valuable service: Feel free to call on Friday....800-363-3499 Thanks for the rating. Eric Unplug the unit and then follow the wires to the compressor. On the compressor you will see a relay. Pull this off the compressor. It is simply pushed on to the three terminals...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool Senseon Dryer, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: 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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: White Roger heater problem, white rogers, allexpert
white rogers, allexpert, blower 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: Wiring related faults, electric furnace, stage mode
electric furnace, stage mode, speed blower: Tom, We can rule out the thermostat........You state every winter it quits and goes to aux. So outdoor unit stops running and other than the fan is on all the time, the electric furnace keeps the house at an even temperature? The code you are getting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: wall furnace troubleshooting, wall furnace, allexpert
wall 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: water leaking from airconditioning, metal grilles, airconditioning units
metal grilles, airconditioning units, heating and airconditioning: The ducts in the attic are getting cold enough to have moisture, from inside the house, condense in them and drip. Keeping air moving though the ducts or completely sealing them off should help stop that from happening. Closing the vents is not a tight enough...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Which way is energy efficient?, programmable thermostat, optimal efficiency
programmable thermostat, optimal efficiency, mechanical equipments: You can purchase a 7 day programmable thermostat for your heating system and save a lot of energy. Drop it down to 65 at nights...20 minutes before you get up have the heat come on to 70-72. Drop down again at a certain time when youa re at work to say 50...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York Furnace Open Limit Error - Fan but No Ignition, york gas furnace, circulation blower
york gas furnace, circulation blower, york furnace: Troy, The 24 volt heating circuit. When the thermostat calls for heat the thermostat sends power to a relay that starts the vent fan inducer running and also power to a blower control that starts the main circulation blower running, the main blower has a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York HVAC transformer heat-up, york gas furnace, blower motor
york gas furnace, blower motor, capacitor: Sure can t find any rtelationship between the transformer & the blower motor. But electricity can do starnge things. Since there are 2 voltages on the transformer you would need to test the input (120v) & output (24v) when its hot to check that to help diagnose...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: york gas furnace, york gas furnace, flame sensor
york gas furnace, flame sensor, definite solution: Missed on that one, Charley. That is a perplexing problem without a definite solution. Have had several problems like yours. Only other thing to try is to eliminate the thermostat by jumping across the red & white wires & test for a good while to see if the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 1/2 HP variable Speed Motor trouble, variable speed motor, ohm meter
variable speed motor, ohm meter, acceptable range: That $850.00 for replacing the variable speed motor is a crock of BS! It also could be the capacitor so Click here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html At bottom of page you will see my e-mail and phone number. I can get you fixed for mucccch less!!!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 120000 BTU RHEEM counterflow gas furnace, high efficiency gas furnaces, high efficiency gas furnace
high efficiency gas furnaces, high efficiency gas furnace, heating and air conditioning: Lisa, These days the most important things to look for energy are efficient ways of consuming less energy and having that installed at a fair market price. High efficiency gas furnaces receive a rating between 90% and 96% by the American Society of Heating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 15 seer in A Doubewide, carrier dealer, air handler
carrier dealer, air handler, condensing unit: Susan, I don t know what your options are as far as installations go? SEER is just a rating of how much electricity it uses when it s running, SEER has nothing to do with the operation of the unit. It s like driving a car some cars might get 10 miles...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 17 year old heating and air unit., air co, sales approach
air co, sales approach, service technician: If a service technician finds any crack or breach in the heat exchanger it is his responsibility to disable the furnace. This condition can pose a life or property threatening hazard and if the technician does not disable the unit, then he would be assuming...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 1999 CARRIER GAS PACK MODEL 48gs036090301, brick wall, google
brick wall, google, intake filter: The local codes usually look to the manufacturer for clearances, as the manufacturer tested the unit under certain conditions, where the code agency usually does not test. This is a question that would be covered in the install manual provided with the equipment...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 220v to my apartment, sc border, street image
sc border, street image, break box: Brent I am from South Carolina, Greenville is my home town but am living near the NC SC border. Look at some of my other post and you can get the hyperlink to one of many of my websites. All personal information is there on that page. Try to copy and paste...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 30+yr old sears furnace, heat load calculation, afue rating
heat load calculation, afue rating, old furnace: You do not *need* a 90 afue rated furnace. The afue rating is compared to how much money it will cost you to run. Think of this way..for every dollar you spend in fuel, how much of the dollar is going in the house and how much is going outside as waste....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 80's GE Fridge Not cooling, electronics experience, freon
electronics experience, freon, valuable service: From the 80 s, I doubt if the model number will be available online and without this,I will not be able to help further. Full evaporator is the key to any repair. If a full evaporator exists, the unit is worth repairing. By a full evaporator, your wet finger...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Cut, path of least resistance, brick ranch
path of least resistance, brick ranch, brick house: Mike, Double check that you have balancing dampers at the branch line where each branch takes off frm the main line. If you do not have balancing dampers on each branch lines and you have round duct ,Check at Home depot/Lowes or buy on line and install...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Flow, brick ranch, brick house
brick ranch, brick house, air handler: The location of the duct in some cases can make a difference. I would consider some other problems first... Duct size correct Damage to the the duct crushed, leaking, ripped etc. Damper closed System needs to be balanced You might end up just chasing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Flow, air velocity, brick ranch
air velocity, brick ranch, duct seal: Running a bit late answering Mike. Been out of town (OK) & experienced an earthquake while there. Very rare. The duct run closeest to the blower should get the MOST airflow. Smething fishy. Its remotely possible tho for the air to just bypass the duct due...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC question, ac compressors, stage unit
ac compressors, stage unit, matter what type: No matter what type of system you have, a properly balanced system will keep the temps somewhat even thoughout the home. Split level homes to seem to have a bit more problems keeping things even with just one unit and no zone. You should consider getting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Return Air Filter, replaceable filter, air handler
replaceable filter, air handler, ac system: Yes, there are filter racks that can be installed in the return dust outside the air handler or inside the blower compartment in most cases.If you are a do it yourselfer try this link: http://americanhvacparts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=Afil...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner, air conditioner, thermostat
air conditioner, thermostat, electricity: It is difficult to tell exactly what you are hearing when the AC starts up. If all the parts of the system are new, you may be hearing the compressor start up before the indoor fan does. If the noise is objectionable, have the installing contractor return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioning and Heating, northern westchester county, base board heaters
northern westchester county, base board heaters, central ac: Electric baseboard is Cheap to install but EXPENSIVE to run. Yes heat can be added to the system. The air handler will have to be replaced with a furnace. Gas supply will need to be run and a way to vent the furnace installed. A 90+ furnaces vent in PVC...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioning of a indoor swimming pool room, heat loss calculation, electrical hookups
heat loss calculation, electrical hookups, indoor swimming pool: Anuruth, Besides having a Professional Heat loss calculation done for sizing purpose. I am not sure what other requirements would be, I don t know what your codes are in your country,Certainly they make systems for high humidly enclosures such as a indoor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Damper in Fridge, damper control, refrigerator freezer
damper control, refrigerator freezer, jennair: We will provide you with a direct linked email address when your order is confirmed on Monday. I am working from home right now and we are closed until Monday morning 8:30. If you do have any questions, our email is sales@affordableappliance.com Appreciate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler runs continuously, allexpert, air handler
allexpert, air handler, 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 handler condensate pan, condensate drain pan, drip pan
condensate drain pan, drip pan, float switch: Jim, I m confused? I don t have resources for looking up model numbers. I assumed you were talking about the fan on the air handler that s in the attic is not working? Maybe when you say My air conditioning/fan stopped working your talking about the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air and heat, payne furnace, johnstone supply
payne furnace, johnstone supply, copper tube: tHE contactor needs to be removed & taken to a HVAC store so they can match it. Look for a Johnstone Supply in your area. They sell to landlords, contactors, repair people, etc.... The info for the contactor is not on the outside of the case. Contact...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard Heat Pump sparking at T-Stat, reversing valve, heat pumps
reversing valve, heat pumps, heat pump: Gabriel, Are you a tech? If so I will walk you through the process for this situation that you will run into to once in a while, actually more than should happen, but it does. Please give me your company name to verify employment. Otherwise if you are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong gas furnace, air furnace, combustion air
air furnace, combustion air, gas furnace: Don t have code info. Can say the sequence for heat is: Combustion air motor runs, closes air pressure switch, ignitor glows, gas valve opens, burners light. Whats NOT working should be the trouble.You can call local Armstrong dealer & ask for code info too...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong Ultra 90 II
James, I don t know what you got? When your looking for a part you need to get the information off of the part itself. Your owners manual. They probably label it relay in your manual because they don t know which brand there going to use when the run...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong Ultra II 90 High Efficiency furnace will not ignite, high efficiency furnace, allexpert
high efficiency furnace, allexpert, pilot light: 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: Armstrong Ultra II 90 High Efficiency Won't Ignite, high efficiency furnace, furnace igniter
high efficiency furnace, furnace igniter, air intakes: Andy I m talking about the PVC exhaust duct that goes to the outside from the fan, and also the PVC inlet duct from the outside that feeds the combustion air to the burner. I m not talking about the supply and return air ducts that go to the various...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: actual H+L gauge pressure readings 410a, gauge readings, gauge reading
gauge readings, gauge reading, gauge pressure: Look I am very tired and telling you 30 years of my knowledge is quite difficult. Your capital letters indicates anger. Look at bottom of page and you will see my e-mail and business numbers. If you would like me to answer a few questions regarding the difficulty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioner, wont kick, unit c
wont kick, unit c, thermostat: Jeremy, You either have it wired wrong or the wrong thermostat. Your tstat should be a coventional single stage heat , single stage cool. It should have Rh and Rc jumpered at the thermostat. If the wires have not been changed somewhere in the middle,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler runs continuously, transformer windings, voltage side
transformer windings, voltage side, air handler: Yes the Red wire is considered the hot wire on load side of the transformer. If the outside condensor unit runs after five minutes or more after the AC has been turned on I would say the timer delay relay is most times in the control board outside only. Some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: airease furnace, best bet, furnace
best bet, furnace, couple of minutes: It depends on how old the furnace is(style of ignition) and whether the furnace has been cleaned regularly. You could be cycling on limit from dirt or lack of airflow. You could also be cycling on flame proving for other reasons. Your best bet is to have the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: amana heating and air systems, evaporator coils, looong time
evaporator coils, looong time, residential customers: Evaporator coils have become the major problem in a/c equipment.Way too much service work is involved around that & capacirors. If you have installed 10 new coils the probability of replacing is at least 2 coils within 2 to 3 years. Why, because they use,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Baseboard heaters not working, circulator pump, zone valves
circulator pump, zone valves, water pipes: Anita, you may be loosing prime, reason for manual bleeding, you can try to install automatic vents on the radiators, possible your make up water valve is not keeping sufficient water in your system,possible the circulator pump is undersized for the amount...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Soot, hot water heat, paint section
hot water heat, paint section, cheese cloth: Terri, Here is what you can try to find if the heating system is causing the problem. Get some tack cloth. You can get it at any paint section in a store. It is a cheese cloth with a sticky substance on it. Take the registers off of the heating vents...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Soot, hot water heat, copper pipes
hot water heat, copper pipes, black soot: Terri, I don t know what you have going on there? I think your description Black Soot is misleading! Having dust in a house is pretty common, some houses have more then others, heat from sources has a tendency to make it stick on surfaces, It seems to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler, hot water boiler, mclains
hot water boiler, mclains, zone valves: You probably need an isolating relay to be installed between the boiler, and the zone valves. The link below should take you to the spot on Weil-Mclains Tech tips where you can locate the diagram if you want to do the work yourself, or pass it on to your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Gas pack, allexpert, orange wire
allexpert, orange wire, 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: Burners will not ignite, smart valve, pilot light
smart valve, pilot light, comfortmaker: I would test the voltage to the gas valve coil 1st.May be a switch holding it off.If no voltage, check all the hi temp switches around the burners.The little button will be out if tripped.If you have a pilot light that is lit by the ignitor the pilot orifice...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: bad odors, chest freezer, bleach solution
chest freezer, bleach solution, soda water: We simply take them out side and spray a strong bleach solution inside the unit. then rinse it off. Allow it to stay outside for a few days. Next, plug the unit back in and allow it to get cold. Not check it and see if it is better. Normally works here....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: base board heat units, baseboard heaters, heat units
baseboard heaters, heat units, bare wire: Shirley, You need to get someone out right away. It might just be a bad thermostat, but since both the thermostat and the baseboard heaters are high voltage if it is short or bare wire grounding out kinda thing, it could start a fire. I recommend you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: btu, cross multiplication, pints to a gallon
cross multiplication, pints to a gallon, ozs: It is approximately 1/2 a btu. It takes 1 btu to raise a pound of water 1 degree f. A cup, (8 ozs) is 1/2 of a pint. A pint weighs approximately 1 pound. (there are 128 ozs in a gallon which is usually considered to weigh 8.33 pounds--8 pints to a gallon)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: buzz in furnace, lucky day, furnace
lucky day, furnace, buzz: Any electrical humming or buzz that has not been with the furnace from day one should be looked into. Hopefully you can find someone honest that will not tell you it has just been your lucky day. But of course sometimes better safe than sorry. If you feel...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Coil Replacement, massive bubbles, copper tubes
massive bubbles, copper tubes, warranty company: Shelly, You are getting scammed. Don t let them back to your home and ask for your money back unless the warranty paid for it so far. That is a incredible story. First, to remove the coil, they have to empty that part of the system, by pumping the refrigerant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier 58APA upflow induced-combustion furnaces, combustion furnace, flame sensor
combustion furnace, flame sensor, gmail: The flame sensor is either faulty or dirty and needs to be cleaned. I attempted to look up the manual for your furnace, but the model number you have does seem to be valid. The manual should have a diagram and directions on cleaning. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Air Hander w/electric Heat, lighting strike, printed circuit board
lighting strike, printed circuit board, faulty component: Mark, Its not your transformer , and I wouldn t oversize the fuse - you run the risk of taking out your transformer . probably the easiest way for you is to start isolating the heat related components ( heat relay , sequencer etc. ). Take the control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier heat pump operation, carrier heat pump, less than three minutes
carrier heat pump, less than three minutes, assembly line: Joe, Different defrost controls for different makes models, even different defrost controls for same models depending on who has the best deal, price, quote at the time of the assembly line running off a few thousand? Most defrost controls can be set for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cause and Effect regarding Installation, drain pan, gmail
drain pan, gmail, float switch: Regardless of the pan switch, the pan should be able to support itself full of water. The pan switch should be installed and adjusted so it will turn off the unit. The problem is once the unit is turned off, water is still going to drain from the unit to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central A/C Heat Pumps--Best?, seer rating, compressor warranty
seer rating, compressor warranty, stage compressor: NeedHelp, I would use Goodman myself, Better avalibility for parts and service in my area, I would install it myself with a lifetime warranty on labor even if I sold the company. The manufactures warrants the equipment but in most cases your responsible...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Century Conquest 80 Not staying lit, flame sensor, emery cloth
flame sensor, emery cloth, induction motor: Owen, When the burner lights the frame needs to burn onto the flame sensor, the flame sensor needs to be clean enough and corrosion free to transmit the sensing of the flame to the circuit board or the burner will shut off. You need to gentle clean the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Church Kitchen Ventillation, rain cap, church kitchen
rain cap, church kitchen, fire inspectors: Rachael, If your installing new kitchen equipment needing exhaust vents, usually inspectors tell you to follow manufacture guides on installation, such as the exhaust can not be within so many feet of a window, or door ,or if it penetrates the roof ,a certain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Colman Furnace Model # DGAH077BBSA, colman furnace, hot surface ignitor
colman furnace, hot surface ignitor, temp gauge: Jim, First the bright orange/red glow is the Hot Surface Ignitor and I don t think you actually have a pilot, I think what you are seeing is flame escaping from the edge of the burner. The burners are built so that they connect in between along a flat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Condensation Collection Furnace Heat Chamber, trane furnace, furnace room
trane furnace, furnace room, furnace heat: 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: Custom job - Blower motor wiring help, custom job, blower motor
custom job, blower motor, different colors: The number you gave me for the motor is no good. Since different manufactures use different colors, I am not sure what is what in this case. The should be a wiring diagram on the motor. I am not sure about a switch. You need to figure out the amp rating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c smells like gasoline, weed eater, air handler
weed eater, air handler, air stream: Jean, There is nothing in an Air Conditioner Air Handler ( the indoor unit ) that smells like gas and if it was the freon leaking in the air stream that you smell, it would be such a large leak that the A/C would not be working at all. It is probably leaks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: comparing a/c models, seer unit, seer rating
seer unit, seer rating, cubic feet per minute: Kathy, Generally you can go by what was there before, unless your A/C died an early death due to incorrect match up. Duct work is determined by the total amount or square inches the air has to travel through and by how it is constructed. Anyone giving...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cat urine odor coming from air return, cat urine smell, cat urine odor
cat urine smell, cat urine odor, cat critters: I do not think I have ever heard anyone describe the odor from the a/c as cat urine and not have a cat. Is it possible same sort of critter is where it should not be? It may not be a cat. Critters have sharp teeth and like the fiberglass for bedding materials....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central, flame sensor, burner flame
flame sensor, burner flame, flashing light: James, I Would say that ten seconds might be a little long for a flame sensor it self to be the problem? Dose the burner flame look like it s burning onto the flame sensor ok not wavering from a draft. I suppose it could be the flame sensor or maybe even...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air fan won't shut off, rooftop unit, heat speed
rooftop unit, heat speed, voltage wire: Without knowing more about the unit it is difficult to tell. If it is gas heat and more than 20-25 yrs old , check in the heat section to see if the heat speed fan is turned on by a fan/limit control. If so, that may be the source of your problem. If not it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air vents in bathrooms, humid area, air vents
humid area, air vents, bathrooms: Jennifer, Increase in fungal exposure That s a new one on me? Your description central air doesn t tell me anything about exactly what you have? Is it cooling only? Do you live in a highly humid area? I don t understand the fungal thing since refrigerated...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central home airconditoner
The Amer. Stand. are good units. They company is owned by Trane. Both of the A S units I believe have a 10 year warranty. Just make sure you follow the guidelines to get the warranty. They are getting strict about following the rules. I also do not have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: coleman furnace pilot light goes off, furnace blower motor, pilot flame
furnace blower motor, pilot flame, pilot light: Ok, lets sort this out. If you are talking about surface rust only on the inside of the furnace and not in the actual heat exchanger tubes, that is a different story. I would be concerned to find out where it is coming from, but not to condemn the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: coleman heater, coleman heater, crazy things
coleman heater, crazy things, thermostat: Must have a short in the 2 wires somewhere. With the ignitor on there was a call for heat, which would turn on the fan. Could be crazy things like a mouse in the attic chewed on the wires. Can you ohm the wires after disconnecting them from the heater & tstat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: colman presidintialI central heating unit, pilot flame, pilot system
pilot flame, pilot system, reputable brands: Robert, Do you have a circuit board on your unit ?, if so , check for any hot spots on both sides.Check for good grounds ( any ground wires ) If you have a standing pilot system ,suggest converting to a spark ignition system, Robertshaw and Honeywell are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: comparison, high efficiency gas furnace, heatpumps
high efficiency gas furnace, heatpumps, heatpump: I am going to start this way... Heatpumps and A/C units transfer heat from the indoor to the outdoor. Geothermal refers to the way the unit transfers heat to the great outdoors. A geothermal unit is a heatpump. The difference is the unit uses water or glycol...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: crack in plastic induced draft blower, gas furnace, induced draft
gas furnace, induced draft, ac repair: I find more and more a basic call is around $200. Prices vary greatly, but the price you paid is not all that out of line. Without the model number of the unit I can not look up parts to see what they cost. The $450 may not been that bad. Depending on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cracked excahnger on lennox model g26, hr job, heat exchanger
hr job, heat exchanger, tax rebate: Replacing a heat exchanger is normally a 2 to 4 hr. job. Sometimes there is also a charge to the contractor for shipping of the warranty heat exchanger also. The contractor also has to fill out warranty paper work etc.. Labor rates are different in various...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Danby Diplomat 5040, water collection tank, aluminum piece
water collection tank, aluminum piece, metal aluminum: Bonnie, I am not to firmilar with portable A/C units electronic controls side , some come with a economizer mode in which the blower fan cycles off with the compressor, If your fan starts when you push the metal/aluminum piece up like you say and it starts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: DMO HHS 75M, hot air furnace, flame sensor
hot air furnace, flame sensor, 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: Dual Run Capacitor, rheem, fan motor
rheem, fan motor, mfd: Hopefully, you can see the nameplate on the fan motor, and this will indicate the MFD required for the motor. If you get the compressor model number and call the manufacturer they can probably look it up. My guess would be a 30 mfd 440 volt for the compressor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dehumidifying indoor pool area, energy recovery ventilator, mold mildew
energy recovery ventilator, mold mildew, digital infinity: Nancy, That equipment is not designed to be a de-humidifier. It will handle humidity better than a standard A/C, but not a pool room. You can either install a seperate unit for that or even add it in parallel with the duct work on what they propose. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dryer, drying clothes, electric dryer
drying clothes, electric dryer, valuable service: Check the thermal limiter on the rear wall for continuity. Does it have continuity? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our staff with earnings from parts sales. Help us keep this valuable service free and order...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric clothes dryer, electric clothes dryer, volt motor
electric clothes dryer, volt motor, centrifugal switch: Do you know there are roughly 30 different reasons why a dryer will not heat? First and foremost is if a dryer heating element is defective, it is physically broken. Is your heating element physically broken? If not, a lack of 220 volts.....a dryer will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electronic ign gas furnace won't start, gas furnace, gas fan
gas furnace, gas fan, gas valve: Shane, Power won t go to the gas valve (24 volts) unless the igniter glows. Now that the igniter won t glow You have a different problem? The igniter won t glow unless the inducer blower shuts the pressure switch. You need an electric tester to see if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FAN always on, fan option, coler
fan option, coler, air handler: Gary, Is it your habit to shut the bedroom door? if so you need to leave the door open about 1 or install a transfer grill, or install a return air grill from the bed room to the air handler. Did the fan always on problem just start after you changed the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Forced air gas furnace won't light, pilot flame, rheem furnace
pilot flame, rheem furnace, capillary tube: You need a meter. Put it on the gas valve MV (main valve) wire and ground. When it clicks, is there 24 volts to the gas valve (MV) terminal. If so, the gas valve will need to be replaced. Re-check, because the valves are expensive and don t go bad very often....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freedom 78 American standard furnace filter location, furnace filter, time home buyer
furnace filter, time home buyer, first time home buyer: These furnaces have different ways return filters can be installed so it also leaves different options for the installer to place and install (filter racks)filter holders. All air filters should be in return air vents but please remember that installer is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frigidaire refrigerator making a buzzing noise, fan motor, valuable service
fan motor, valuable service, campion: Not sure of your capabilities.....First thing we need to do is Pull the unit away from the wall and then remove the lower compressor are cover. The large black roundish item is the compressor which creates the cold. Next to it is a fan motor with blade....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furance Filter, gaffers sattler, air duct
gaffers sattler, air duct, dumb question: Brian, The filter goes on the inside of the blower compartment, the return air duct attaches on the out side of the blower compartment. The return air duct can be mounted to any side, back, or bottom of the units blower compartment depending on installation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace/air cleaner, electronic air cleaner, electronic air filter
electronic air cleaner, electronic air filter, eye water: There is no real question here other that yes during cleaning the electronic air filter was possibly damaged. They are very delicate and use a very high charge of electricity to zap or burn away small particles that most times cannot be seen with the human...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace burners not all lighting, carrier gas furnace, hex screws
carrier gas furnace, hex screws, auto mechanic: Cindy, First he is not blowing raw gas into the duct work, if he was, then when the furnace was running he would be dumping carbon monoxide into the house. He smells the gas ( which has that odor added because it is odorless and colorless ) that spills...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Evaporator Coil, r22 refrigerant, refrigerant r22
r22 refrigerant, refrigerant r22, refrigerant charge: Angela, Cost vary from state to state,High cost state vs low cost state.Difficulty of job also.Larger the Company you use usually charges more, due to higher overhead. Where is the furnace located, difficult access or easy ? Does those prices include labor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Issue, jumper wires, combustion air
jumper wires, combustion air, vacuum switch: Need to test the hose between combustion air motor & pressure/vacuum switch as well as the openings in the motor & switch. If thats all clear & iignitor won t glow may be a bad switch. No power to the switch, its just a switch.Don t dig why no volts to ignitor,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Upgrade (in basement), old furnace, clean filter
old furnace, clean filter, home heating: Fran, Your existing furnace is 80% efficient. The 100,000 is the input, the 80,000 is the output meaning that your getting 80% of good out of your furnace for heating the house. The thermostat is just a switch that turns heat on and off, like a light switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Won't Ignite Repeatedly, propane furnace, drain hoses
propane furnace, drain hoses, 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: Furnace Won't Ignite, high efficiency furnace, surface ignitor
high efficiency furnace, surface ignitor, gas valve: The only thing not happening is the gas valve not operating. Make sure the gas valve is turned on as well as a possible gas valve from the main supply. If they are on need to test for 24v on the gas valve. May have an overheat switch tripped. Is there a sensor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnance Main Burners Don't Light, natural gas furnace, combustion air
natural gas furnace, combustion air, 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: air handler runs continuously, thermostats, heat pump
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler runs continuously, thermostats, heat pump, second stage

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Soot, soot, fridge
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Soot, soot, fridge

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile PDS20MFSWW, cool button, freezer
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile PDS20MFSWW, cool button, freezer, fridge

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell Th. RTH 111, low voltage power, deadman switch
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell Th. RTH 111, low voltage power, deadman switch, piece of crap

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R-410A temp vs. Pressures on Gauge Readings, vacuum pump, inert gas
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R-410A temp vs. Pressures on Gauge Readings, vacuum pump, inert gas, nitrogen

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Heat Pump, split system, heat pump
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Heat Pump, split system, heat pump, condenser

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Weathertron Heat Pump, hi john, heat pump
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Weathertron Heat Pump, hi john, heat pump

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan will not cut off/air conditioning, little black boxes, digital thermostat
little black boxes, digital thermostat, gas furnace: Tap on the little black boxes on the circuit board to see if one is stuck.Also, there can be wires behind the thermostat touching. See if the red & geen wires are in contact.If you have a digital thermostat it could have a stuck switch. Hope this helps...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: filters, furnace blower, furnace filters
furnace blower, furnace filters, blower wheel: The furnace can only draw a set cubic feet of air at low pressure. A HEPA filter is a lot of pressure. Try an electrostatic filter but first clean the furnace blower. Take a paint brush & wipe every inch of the blower wheel (vaccume the dust it creates...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fridge, flat head screwdriver, kenmore model
flat head screwdriver, kenmore model, timer clock: If compressor is running and not cooling I would believe there is a freon leak. I don t think calling someone to help solve this would really be helpful because they get paid for coming out to your home. It is just not worth that bill. I will leave a contact...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: no function
Fidel, A little more info would have been great . What is this a A/C unit or Heat Pump,split system, packaged one piece unit.? you could have tripped open a safety control, ( low pressure switch,high pressure manual reset switch, etc. keeping power from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace, heat cycle, flashing lights
heat cycle, flashing lights, cool air: Rob, Going to need a lot more info. Does it heat at all? Does the blower stay on all the time? Does the circuit board have l.e.d. lights that flash a fault code? What does the ledger on the door say the flashing lights are? Does the gas part try and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace, trane xe80 furnace, trouble shooting guide
trane xe80 furnace, trouble shooting guide, pilot flame: easy to replace. It sits in the pilot flame. it is a 1/8th round tube 3 long. A copper line runs from the gas valve to the pilot light assembly. unscrew it at the gas valve & wiggle it out of the pilot assembly. lumber yards & hardware stores. have replacements...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace/air cleaner, electronic air cleaner, range hood
electronic air cleaner, range hood, air cleaner: Depending on the brand of electronic air cleaner, you may have shorted either the power-pack or the contacts to the cell plates. It is also possible that you may have another problem. A service technician should be able to tell you where the source of your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace blower turning wrong direction., motor nameplate, furnace blower
motor nameplate, furnace blower, gmail: Some motors have wires or plugs that allow the rotation to be changed. You need to look the motor over to see if there are other wires to change rotation. The motor nameplate should have the rotation on it. It might be CCW CW or REV as the direction. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace blowing only cold air, flame sensor, flame light
flame sensor, flame light, combustion air: The gas valve relay is built in the gas valve. Need to remove all the wires on the gas valve & ohm across the contacts to prove the relay. There no service manuals for furnaces, just service calls.I m not familiar with what the yellow led means on the Nordyne...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace filters, residential gas furnaces, velocity filter
residential gas furnaces, velocity filter, furnace filters: From what I have found, the answer to your question is your model does not provide its own filter rack. The installer must provide a high velocity filter and rack for a filter in the return air duct adjacent to the furnace, or in a return air grill to the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace problem, goodman gas furnace, goodman furnace
goodman gas furnace, goodman furnace, pressure switches: Well thank you for your comment! These companies don t like to give out technical information because it could cause loss of work to high priced Technicians and also many copyright and safety issues involved. Just be thankful that in the USA we have more people...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas boiler not working, pilot flame, pipe dope
pilot flame, pipe dope, gas boiler: Frank The pilot flame should be blue and engulf the thermocouple element, the covers for the burner compartment should be in place so a draft doesn t make the pilot waver about, the end of the thermocouple where it screws into the gas valve control should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas boiler not working, gas boiler, boiler system
gas boiler, boiler system, 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: Gas furnace, electronic air cleaner, honeywell electronic air cleaner
electronic air cleaner, honeywell electronic air cleaner, draft inducer: How old is the furnace? If newer is the LED in the blower compartment flashing a fault code(fault code key is normally on a list on one of the doors). Don t know the settings on the gas valve. Air cleaner problem could be anything from a bad power switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Arctica PSI23NG, ge arctica, move food
ge arctica, move food, website customers: Quite frankly, I am swamped right now. This is a very complicated unit and I Will be will to help but I need some time. On this site my help is free while I have local customers and my website customers oredering parts. 3 guys out sick. If you have patience,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile PDS20MFSWW, ge profile, cool button
ge profile, cool button, allexperts: Open the freezer door and then move food until you can see the entire rear inside panel. Do you see any frost building up on this panel? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our staff with earnings from parts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman A/C Air Handler, fan blower, air handler
fan blower, air handler, c air: John, when the blower wont stop disconnect the R post wire from the thermostat to make sure it s not the thermostat. If it still runs disconnect the same wire on the other end where it connect to a wiring block or a control, keep disconnecting until you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman Furnace, goodman furnace, glow bar
goodman furnace, glow bar, gas valve: Janice, I don t know what The coil doesn t kick on means? I don t know if your furnace has an LED light? When the thermostat calls for heat the first thing that has to come on and run is the induced draft vent blower, next is the igniter glows and next...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas heater, flame burns, flame sensor
flame burns, flame sensor, emery cloth: Richard, There are hundreds of different gas furnaces, What s a gpmn100-4 ? The problem your describing sounds like the flame sensor ? The flame sensor is at the gas burner on your left side as you look into the burner compartment, it s an element that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ge furnace, 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: HEATER, pilot flame, flame sensor
pilot flame, flame sensor, homart: Sharla, Homart was under Sears many years ago, It s not an active brand in many years,If this is a furnace, there should be a 1/4 aluminum tubing going into the burner assembly ,you may have to remove a panel to clearly see or light. If the pilot flame...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump thermo expansion valve repplacement, copper tube, slide valve
copper tube, slide valve, txv: Matt, A little confused? The ok pressure I assume is for an R22 system and is the high side pressure in the cooling mode. The reading in the heat mode has to be the suction or low side, so I am wondering why he gave you different circumstances ( questioning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating problem, hot air furnace, furnace manufacturer
hot air furnace, furnace manufacturer, ranch style: Time to get hold of customer service of the furnace manufacturer. And if necessary a different repairman. Not because he was wrong or bad. You need a different set of eyes to look at the problem. We are missing something and by not being there I can t tell...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil 5000 A/C freeze up, blower wheel, indoor coil
blower wheel, indoor coil, air handler: Jim, Your symptoms sounds like a low charge at face value, you also have to make sure the indoor coil is clean on both sides, if your looking at the outlet side only and it looks clear does not mean the inlet side is clean also.Also double check the blower...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil Condensing Upflow gas furnace, setback thermostat, gas furnace
setback thermostat, gas furnace, hr period: I can t really be sure without being there to troubleshoot when the problem is happening, but you might be overheating the furnace when it has to run for a long period of time for some reason. Tell the service technician to run the furnace for an extended...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil heatpump/ AC, diffence, gmail
diffence, gmail, capacitor: You are at point in the game where a multi meter is needed to determine why the unit is not running. Does the unit have line power? Does the unit have control power? Doe the compressor contactor pull in when the stat calls for cooling? The problem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell Th. RTH 111, furnace blower, blank spot
furnace blower, blank spot, looong time: I am in Montana. Love Houston but have not been there for 20 years. My Grandfather used to live there. Anyhow, you may have 2 problems. If connecting the 2 wires together does nothing. You have a second problem. Time to call for help & pay the bill. Sorry...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Horizontal Venting Gas Furnace, gas furnace, doors and windows
gas furnace, doors and windows: Chris, The building department that governs your area has there own building code in regards to venting. The manufacture of your furnace has it s suggested venting instructions. The manufacturers instructions supercedes your building departments rules and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Hot air plenum temperature, natural gas furnace, air plenum
natural gas furnace, air plenum, field conversion: If there is not a problem with the fan, then you may have a problem with over-supply of gas to the furnace. Field conversion of appliances should only be attempted by experts who have done the work before and have test equipment to verify operation before...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Hot Water Heater REPLACEMENT, water heater replacement, hot water heater
water heater replacement, hot water heater, hvac companies: Leonard, Gas tankless is way more efficient than a standing tank of water, they do not make tankless electric that I have seen and if they did it could not compete with gas. There is also an option of high efficient gas heater. As far as proactive, if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HRV fresh air outflow connection, cold air return, flex duct
cold air return, flex duct, stale air: Brad: 1. Not that I know of. 2. The ERV supply should be connected to your furnace return. 3. Have your contractor change it. Fred PS: If the outdoor air intake is within ten feet of the exhaust, it should be at least two feet below the exhaust....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, sears kenmore, energy consumption
sears kenmore, energy consumption, hvac system: If you feel uncomfortable with Sears service then I recommend that you do cancel until everything is laid out on the table for you to reconsider. Sears buys the same products that your local Amana dealer provides, they just place the name Kenmore on it. As...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC
OK for now turn off high voltage entering the furnace. Look for some sequencers that turn on the emergency heat. They will be low voltage. 24 VAC Disconnect the white wire and tape off the end so as not to have the low voltage transformer burn out. I will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, inline fuse, heat strips
inline fuse, heat strips, electrical heat: OK Thomas Let us see what we can find going on here. Click Here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html I will be uploading a wiring diagram (ASAP)for a International Comfort Products model PH5548AK.pdf That will work for now, Thanks, Technicianseabreez...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, inline fuse, control relays
inline fuse, control relays, volt line: Need to determine which side of the transformer is opening. A good clue. Generally its the low volt side but never know. Low side shorting is a dead short on the control circuit wires.Those element control relays are cheapo & can short out the 24v side easily....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC blows transformer, inline fuse, heat strips
inline fuse, heat strips, electrical heat: It sounds more like an intermittent short/ground than an amp draw problem with the heat sequencers. Try running emergency heat (the heat strips) to see if that causes the fuse to blow. If it does, check the ohms on the heat strip 24 volt circuit to be sure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: no heat, furnace system, gas furnace
furnace system, gas furnace, blower fan: I think you have done all that you can do. It is time to call for some help. The next steps are going to require tools, testing equipment and good knowledge of furnaces. You would not have contacted this site if you had them. There is always a chance what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat, gas space heater, gas space heaters
gas space heater, gas space heaters, natural gas space heaters: I can only warn that if people are present that do not use care they can be dangerous. I am very alert to dangers like placing things too close or not making sure the non vented has a good track record of turning itself off if for some reason the oxygen monitor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat, gas space heater, natural gas space heater
gas space heater, natural gas space heater, 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: No heat-A/C is fine-power is fine, little emergency, pilot light
little emergency, pilot light, gmail: The furnace has a control board in it that might tell you why it failed. The board is located in the control section. Count the flashing light to get the code(s). From there I can attempt to further assist. Remember not to turn off the power before counting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, fan blade, split unit
fan blade, split unit, unit heat: Paula, Ok, first are you sure that the fan switch on the thermostat is in the auto position, not the ON position? On means the fan will run all the time. Usually the blinking light on the thermostat is associated with some type of problem with the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, fan motors, fan motor
fan motors, fan motor, blower motor: Paula, Assuming your talking about the outdoor fan motor instead of the blower motor, most outdoor fan motors wires go to the circuit board ,possibly the normally open contacts are welded shut keeping the fan running.you also may have a shorted motor and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, little rain, hard rain
little rain, hard rain, contactor: Now thats it Tim !! You.ve got to get 24 volts across the side terminals. You ve got a bad wire from transformer to the thermostat to the outside unit.Test for 24 v at the furnace on the terminals where the red & blue(or yellow) wires lead to the outside....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump condensate, indoor coil, degree air
indoor coil, degree air, air handler: Liza, If your leaking condensation from your duct, usually it s due to hot air on one side (such as a hot attic and cold 55 degree air from the A/C.) You would need to reinsulate where the condensation is coming from.If it s leaking from where they changed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump with oil hot water backup, domestic hot water, reversing valve
domestic hot water, reversing valve, emergency heat: Joe, I have put in some fossil fuel kits over the years, I don t personally like bells and whistles on t-stat such as the vision pro series.All you need is a manual changeover Heat Pump with or without programmable and an OD changeover controller like...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump vs airconditioner, airhandlers, heat strips
airhandlers, heat strips, heat strip: Robert, A heat pump is just an air conditioner that runs in reverse. You can save $ when heating your house with a heat pump. If your need for heat isn t that great you might not need electric heat strips to heat with. Don t let someone rip you off by...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump wiring diagram & thermostat, indoor model, heatpump
indoor model, heatpump, white rodgers: Timothy, I personally never heard of a breeburn t-stat.I would buy a strictly Heat Pump stat, White Rodgers, Honeywell or Robertshaw brand manual changeover stat programmable or non programmable. If you have emergency backup heat get the stat with a emergency...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating and ac, authorized service, gmail
authorized service, gmail, dirt: The dirt is a result of the new unit moving more air then the old unit. The stuff that was in the ducts was just blown out. That does happen and can not be prevented without cleaning or replacing ducts. The higher bill could be just the weather and usage....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hole in a/c line, liquid line, repair questions
liquid line, repair questions, repair man: Bart: I assume you re describing the copper refrigerant tubing. As you ve read, I don t do service and repair questions because I haven t been involved in that end of the business since March 31, 1996 (Thank The Lord). You might inquire about repairing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home a/c condenser replacement, freon gas, indoor coil
freon gas, indoor coil, coil line: Marc, If you have a warm air system using gas,electric,whatever,the box sitting on top of it is a evaporator ,not condensor.If the furnace is in good shape and working fine and your indoor coil is where the leak is and your outdoor unit is in good shape,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ICP Furnace Blower Speed, furnace blower, speed blower
furnace blower, speed blower, electrostatic air: I am not sure if it is possible from the circuit board itself, but you could wire G from the thermostat to a relay (instead of to G on the circuit board) that would power low speed on the blower and then jumper Y from the thermostat to Both Y and ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ice maker won't fill with water, water spout, tap water
water spout, tap water, water control: If Ice maker is empty fill with tap water and turn on. Let freeze and if the cubes drop then the triple water control valve is the problem. If nothing happens then the ice maker thermostat could be the problem. I have a web site here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Inducer Assembly has a crack?..., gas furnace, draft inducer
gas furnace, draft inducer, service man: Zulaine, there are different inducers for different furnaces. You didn t say if your furnace was working or not or why the service person was there in the first place? Some information and description would be helpful? Get the brand name of your furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm Heat Pump, reversing valve, emergency heat
reversing valve, emergency heat, heat fan: Josh, A little mistake on my part ,most Heat Pumps Reversing valve are energized in cool mode, so first I would remove all wires from the stat ( power off, marking them and not touching each other) then turn power back on If you have a volt meter check...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm MMHA won't light, combustion blower, hot surface igniter
combustion blower, hot surface igniter, draft inducer motor: 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: Intertherm model:MMHA won't light, combustion blower, glow coil
combustion blower, glow coil, draft inducer motor: Jeff, Need to be careful when removing the motor from the tiny blower wheel,to prevent damage to wheel, out of balance condition.The motor may actually come with a blower wheel, if not it may be a good idea to get the wheel also.Motors fail for many reason.some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How to ignite the gas furnace, gas furnace, pilot lights
gas furnace, pilot lights, glows: Ida, The pilot is in the burner compartment, when the thermostat calls for heat the igniter glows and the pilot lights. You need to look into the burner compartment and see if the igniter glows at the time when the thermostat first calls, not a minute later...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol Heater home, electric furnace, furnace heat
electric furnace, furnace heat, gas furnace: Bonnie, I don t know exactly what your setup is? All I can tell you is that coils don t rust. I m assuming that you have a gas furnace, heat pump, or an electric furnace some place in the house that heats your upstairs? I m also assuming that the unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore dishwasher stopped working, kenmore dishwasher, door latch assembly
kenmore dishwasher, door latch assembly, thermal fuse: There is a rework kit for the door switch assembly and part number is 4387485 in black. Your cost is 37.95 + 6.49 shipping US Priority Mail. I have attached a picture for your convenience. Order through us and I will help all the way through the installation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Fride, walk in freezers, fride
walk in freezers, fride, air temp: Ice harvests when frozen in the mold. Mold thermostat needs about 15 degrees to cycle. Temps seem great to me. Thermostat normally measures air temp in fresh food section. Not sure what your problem is.....Could be a faulty ice maker. Got a model number...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Fridge, kenmore appliances, fan motors
kenmore appliances, fan motors, thermostat: Whirlpool use to make kenmore appliances exclusively but now they don t anymore. Your unit was manufactured by LG for Sears...I am not familiar with the LG Brand of appliances.....Normally however when the compressor shuts down, the fan motors shut down....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore fridge smell, baking soda, kitchen appliance
baking soda, kitchen appliance, kenmore: Terry, I m not a Kitchen Appliance Person but I suspect that it has something to do with the self defrosting system? I think that the little fan that s under the fridge that blows onto any moisture that drains down may be picking up some odor from something?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Trio - freezer works, fridge doesn't, freezer section, business card size
freezer section, business card size, damper motor: Thanks.....Your unit is a single evaporator damper controlled. If freezer is freezing and refrigerator is warm....the air is not being blown over to the refrigerator. One of a few things. Fan not working in the freezer section, damper not really opening...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: kelvinator fridge: freezing but not cooling, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: 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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: kenmoore freezer temp, kenmore freezer, business card size
kenmore freezer, business card size, series numbers: 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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace, furnace control, lennox furnace
furnace control, lennox furnace, gas valve: Janice, When the thermostat first calls for heat the first thing that should happen is that the induced draft blower vent should start and run, Next thing is that the electronic igniter should glow, next the gas valve opens and the burner lights, the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leaking oil from york a/c, inhaling freon, refrigeration system
inhaling freon, refrigeration system, slow leak: Norman, That is not something that a home owner can fix, it will take a tech with the proper tools. The good news is that you can go back home. Freon is non toxic, non flammable and the oil used in a refrigeration system is also safe. There would not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: lennox pluse furnace g14q3, allexpert, area lighting
allexpert, area lighting, 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: location of adjustments for burner and pilot flames, pilot flame, pilot tube
pilot flame, pilot tube, burner flame: Justplumducky, I don t have anything on your furnace like an owners manual but if there is a secondary air adjustment for the burners there would be one for each burner, it would be an opening where the gas line and orifice connects to the burner, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag electric dryer won't heat, electric dryer, voltage meter
electric dryer, voltage meter, valuable service: Do you have a voltage meter and kow how to use it? If so, remove the cover where the cord attaches to the dryer and measure the voltage on the two outside terminals. What is this voltage? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag MSD2454GRQ, maytag refrigerator, overload relay
maytag refrigerator, overload relay, voltage meter: It is time for electrical testing. Got a voltage meter and know how to use it? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our staff with earnings from parts sales. Help us keep this valuable service free and order...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag washer won't start, maytag washer, business card size
maytag washer, business card size, micro switches: Part number is good for the entire lid switch assembly. Sine you had this switch out, did you check continuity on the two micro switches? We can sell you the entire lid switch assembly for 29.95 + 4.95 shipping if interested. Should you choose to order,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Need clarification, service manuals parts, side by side refrigerators
service manuals parts, side by side refrigerators, appliance efficiency: Thank You for your request. Unfortunately your appliance was manufactured outside the United States and we do not have access to service manuals, parts look-up or have any information on your unit. Please either search more local to your area or contact...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New HE Furnace Installation
A lot depends on the furnace sequence of operation and I am not that familiar with the 95% Rheem sequence. The 2 stage thermostat works on a set temperature differential( i.e. asking for 1st stg. at 1/2 degree below the setpoint and asking for second stage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New RUUD system -very noisy heat mode, noise vibration, refrigerant charge
noise vibration, refrigerant charge, noise problem: Frances, Have you given the company that installed it a chance to look at it? It should be under full warranty for a year. It is possible that the controls are not set up properly in the indoor unit and or the refrigerant charge is too high. It should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new A/C unit, energy tax credit, mr campion
energy tax credit, mr campion, 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: Old sears viking oil furnace, wood pellet boiler, oil furnace
wood pellet boiler, oil furnace, boiler 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: octopus heat system, old furnace, high velocity
old furnace, high velocity, heat system: If you have an old furnace, and the ductwork has not been modified, then yes it can. Most people have the system removed, and a standard system, or a high velocity system installed in its place to provide heating and cooling. With Regards, Mik...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil burner circulator stays on, circulator pump, domestic hot water
circulator pump, domestic hot water, zone valve: It might--it depends on how it is wired. If your boiler also makes the domestic hot water it is possible that the end switch on the zone valve is calling for heat. Turn the power(s) off, mark and remove the wires from the zone valve. Turn the power...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Forced Air Heater, continuity test, black leads
continuity test, black leads, inducer motor: Larry, Are you saying that you checked the white and black leads to the inducer motor and there is no path for electricity? And the same for the HSI? And that when you call for heat the inducer motor leads get 120 volts and it does not start? The HSI...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Forced Air Heater Not Working, gas valve, component test
gas valve, component test, blower fan: Larry, If the inducer fan doesn t run nothing else on the 24 volt control circuit will run. You most likely have 24 volts to the thermostat but if the inducer doesn t run it can t close the inducer pressure switch which allows the igniter to glow, if the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Home Furnace Not Blowing, home furnace, allexpert
home 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: question about my furnace, hot surface ignitor, pvc pipe
hot surface ignitor, pvc pipe, switch problem: Matt, Unfold a paper clip and rod out the hole. DO NOT DROP THE CLIP INSIDE. If you do, you will have to remove the whole assembly and fish it out. You can also use a drill bit that fits tightly in the hole and ream it out, which will prevent it from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R-410A temp vs. Pressures on Gauge Readings, r 410a, proper gauge
r 410a, proper gauge, gauge readings: That is tank pressure and pressures when discharge reaches much higher pressures and discharge temperatures. R-410A id a very high pressure Freon and is 60% higher than R-22 Question:2 All Freon pressures change with temperatures, tank, gauges and discharge....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Re: Janitrol AC Unit, attick, piece of crap
attick, piece of crap, gmail: If there is truly a leak it needs to be found. Sometimes the lineset, cond unit and air handler are isolated and pressure checked to determine which one is leaking. Since I have no clue on how the unit is working I can not say for sure if the unit is low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: In Refrence to Part # 3015837, wine cooler, refrence
wine cooler, refrence, valuable service: 3015837 is a thermostat...ay numbers on it? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our staff with earnings from parts sales. Help us keep this valuable service free and order your parts from us. Visit our website...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Removing an unneeded duct, metal cap, home depot
metal cap, home depot, ductwork: Cathy, Remove as much of the duct as needed to get it out of your way and cap the opening off with a sheet metal cap, if your capping the 6 pipe you can get a 6 sheet metal cap/plug at Lowes, Home Depot, or a like store. On matter where along the pipe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace evaporator coil, heater coil, bit and pieces
heater coil, bit and pieces, cooling coil: To start with, your furnace might still be under warranty, just follow the link for more info http://www.docs.hvacpartners.com/idc/groups/public/documents/techlit/49004dp117.pdf I would not replace the furnace at this time. Granted a new one might be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacement AC system ., conventional logic, air handler
conventional logic, air handler, ac system: Mike, It doesn t matter how many returns there are in the house! what matters is the total square inch free air area that carries the air from the house space to the air handler. Pulling return air from the floor area when heating and from the ceiling area...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing a 50 g nat. gas HW heater tank, water heater, leaking
water heater, leaking, vacation: The average lifespan of a typical water heater is 8 to 13 years. If you are preparing to leave for some amount of time the water heater can be set to just keep the water heater from coming on and heating the water while no one is watching for possible leaking....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing Rheem thermostat with Lux TX9100E, orange wire, thermostat
orange wire, thermostat, w2: Tony, I would have to know what the thermostat is controlling. I would have to see a wiring diagram of the unit/units. I would have to see a wiring diagram of the new thermostat and also be assured it s the proper thermostat for controlling the unit and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential heat and air not starting, step down transformer, control voltage
step down transformer, control voltage, dc control: Ty, There is no DC voltage or device that you are looking for. There is line voltage and control voltage. Line is the house current, usually 120 volts. Control voltage is what the furnace uses off the step down transformer in it and it is 24 volts, both...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem gas furnace blows the 24v fuse, gas furnace, fan motor
gas furnace, fan motor, pressure switch: The problem is not the run cap or the fan motor. The two have nothing to do with the blowing of the fuse. You need to check the amp draw on the 24v circuit. It could be one device or a combo of devices giving you a problem. Connecting and disconnecting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem heat pump wiring diagram, voltage terminal, voltage side
voltage terminal, voltage side, split system: Larry, Your probably better off emailing,calling Rheem with your question,Possibly a Rheem Distributor in your area also.I don t carry any wiring diagrams or manuals.As far as which color wiring is the low voltage you would have to look at the secondary...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUUD Heat Pump, heat pumps, ruud heat pump
heat pumps, ruud heat pump, uhsa: Paul, there is a ledger on the inside of the door (panel) you remove to get to that board. It has a diagnostic code for what the different lights and blinks mean. If this has happened more than once you need a better tech than the last time. Those lights...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUUD Heat Pump, allexpert, ruud heat pump
allexpert, ruud heat pump, uhsa: 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: Ruud Deluxe 90 gas furnace not igniting electronic ign, gas furnace, gas fan
gas furnace, gas fan, gas valve: Got to be the pressure switch not closing/opening when the ignitor won t glow. But when it does & no flame you need to tst for power at the gas valve coil. Could be a safety switch open if no power at the valve. Sometimes ther can be 3 or 4 switches around...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ruud Deluxe 90 gas furnace not starting, gas furnace, gas fan
gas furnace, gas fan, gmail: There is a series of events that have to happen to get heat. I would appear from your description the gas valve should open. The valve needs to be checked to see if it is getting power. If there is power, then maybe a bad valve, if no power then maybe a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigator quit working but freezer is ok, fresh food, model search
fresh food, model search, frosting: Most likely a defrost problem beginning with the defrost timer located inside the fresh food compartment and behind the panel where the light and controls are near top shelf. First look inside freezer and tell me if it is frosting over. If yes the defrost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigeration, semi hermetic compressor, compressor valves
semi hermetic compressor, compressor valves, condensing unit: David, At 90 degree OD temp. according to the temperature pressure chart you should be around 245- 260 PSI. You can certainly add refrigerant to see if the pressures rise ( suction probably will follow ) if the head does not increase to those figures or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigerator not getting cold, kenmore model, cold question
kenmore model, cold question, voltage meter: You may have let it unplugged for a while to partially defrost but the frost WILL return. You have a temporary solution. Do you want to repair this yourself or call in the big boys? If repairing yourself, read what I have said above and respond accordingly....Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replaceing a/c thermostat, honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell programmable thermostats
honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell programmable thermostats, condenser unit: John, OK I will need to get several questions answered so I know what the thermostat is going to do as far as air handler and out side model number of the outside condenser unit. Or if you have what is called a package unit. Honeywell sells many different...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacement, variable speed furnace, anne goodman
variable speed furnace, anne goodman, pitch roof: Anne, Goodman is what is known in the business as a contractors model. They are very cheaply made and I have seen way more of them with problems right out of the box. And A grand seems like he is trying to stick it to you for correcting him on his knowledge...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacement filter, path of resistance, pleated filters
path of resistance, pleated filters, filter rack: Jennifer, All company s supply some kind of a filter, usually washable with a new Air Handler. The ones that Rheem/Ruud supply are very poor quality. Most Heating/Cooling companies add a filter rack and door for a filter that is easier to get at and install....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing an existing central heating/cooling system, variable speed furnace, seer unit
variable speed furnace, seer unit, pitch roof: Got any high ceilings ?? If so, I would go for a 4 ton furnace on a 3.5 ton cool system.Lots of air flow. If not a 3.5 OK.Don t care for the variable speed blower - the motor alone cost (wholesale) is about $600. aif the furnace is in the attic you don t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing hot water tank - no heater needed, stainless steel tank, hot water tank
stainless steel tank, hot water tank, energy kinetics: These folks make a stainless steel tank, which should be the last one you would buy. If it is too costly for your budget, use the tank with the element. http://www.htproducts.com/stainless-steel-tank.html Their website should have contact information....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem criterion2 fan wheel bearings, wheel bearings, motor bearings
wheel bearings, motor bearings, motor shaft: The noise can be from a loose setscrew that hold the wheel on the motor shaft. Check that out first. If its tight then remove the blower ASSEMBLY.Cut the wires in a convenient place for splicing. Remove the screws holding the assembly in the case & slide it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Safety switch turns off when Fridge is turned on, service manuals parts, search eric
service manuals parts, search eric, safety switch: Thank You for your request. Unfortunately your appliance was manufactured outside the United States and we do not have access to service manuals, parts look-up or have any information on your unit. Please either search more local to your area or contact...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sparking Low Voltage Wires, reversing valve, heat pumps
reversing valve, heat pumps, voltage wires: Gabriel, I don t know what your thermostat is? you need to look at a wiring diagram, air handler and thermostat. It sounds like there is a short somewhere in the heating mode? If you jumped the wires while they were connected to the thermostat the thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sq.Ft. vs. Tonnage, cubic feet per minute, insulation value
cubic feet per minute, insulation value, rule of thumb: Ed, There is no rule of thumb other than a blind guess. Tonnage is figured out by figuring the heat loss and gain of you home and the proper way to do it is room by room. Each room in your home either gains or looses heat at a set amount depending on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sq.Ft. vs. Tonnage, gain calculation, unit thanks
gain calculation, unit thanks, rule of thumb: the number we used to use was 600 sq. ft per ton. However, that was in the mid-Atlantic states, 20 years ago. Due to advances in equipment, and building systems, and the heat and humidity in different parts of the country you must do a heat loss/gain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: SUBZERO 590 - MANU 1991, service manuals parts, search eric
service manuals parts, search eric, closed doors: Thank You for your request. Unfortunately your appliance was manufactured outside the United States and we do not have access to service manuals, parts look-up or have any information on your unit. Please either search more local to your area or contact...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: singer air handeler: mod #bch 3220, strip heat, gas furnace
strip heat, gas furnace, air handler: Bryan, If Singer does not have a current strip heat package available for that Air Handler there are many Strip Heat packages on the market that can be added on outside the Air Handler and wired to its controls. Since you will need an electrician to run...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: strange smell when heat turns on, gauge wires, heat strips
gauge wires, heat strips, blower air: Cheryl, Did find something about your Indoor Air Handler having electric heaters, should be located downstream ( after ) of the indoor coil, mounted on the blower section.you would have to remover the blower door.Also with electric heat usually you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: which system is the better replacement?, variable speed furnace, pitch roof
variable speed furnace, pitch roof, 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: Tempstar T4H, time intervals, unit heat
time intervals, unit heat, time periods: Susan, There is a place on the control board for the outdoor unit that adjusts the time. There are three settings. 30, 60 and 90 minutes. That is the time intervals that the board checks the sensor in the coil to see if it needs to defrost. Those time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tempstar TX5300 heat pump, dip switches, gmail
dip switches, gmail, thermostat: Some units have different means of defrost. Some are time and/or temp. Some units have a means to adjust the time and different settings. I do not know for sure about your unit. If you open up the control section and locate the defrost board you might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tempstar TX5300 heat pump, 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: Tempstar TX5300 heat pump, talented service, heat pump
talented service, heat pump, tempstar: If your unit has a defrost sensor or switch it is likely that this is where the issue is--it can also be wiring, refrigerant charge, or a board that will cause what you described. You need a service call from a talented service company. With Regards, ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tempstar TX5300 heat pump, thermostat wiring, heat strips
thermostat wiring, heat strips, adjustable timer: The heat strips should come on when the thermostat is set to emergency or auxiliary heat. Depending on how the installer wired the heat strips and heat pump to the thermostat wiring can make a big difference also. If placing the thermostat settings to aux....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: THERMOSTAT, thermostat, model number
thermostat, model number, stat: There are many variables that have to be considered when installing a new stat. It is not cut and dry... Do you have a live volt or 24v system for the controls? What is the source of heat? What kind of system do you have? What wires were connected...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat Thoughts, flow control valves, lux thermostats
flow control valves, lux thermostats, programmable thermostat: I will not be able to choose the right one for you. That would not be fair to either company. I think you should ask each company these questions and let them prove to you which is best for your needs. http://www.yourhome.honeywell.com/Home/Products/Thermostats/SummaryList.htm...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostats, flow control valves, lux thermostats
flow control valves, lux thermostats, programmable thermostat: 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: Trane Heat Pump, electrical drawings, split systems
electrical drawings, split systems, stop running: No this is not normal when condenser fan runs continuously. Most Split Systems has the exterior unit fan come on only at the time the thermostat calls for cooling or heat pump function during winter. If you understand electrical drawings I may be able to explain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Weathertron Heat Pump, reversing valve, single mom
reversing valve, single mom, reset button: You have me a little stumped too. If the AC works, the only difference between the AC and Heat in a heat pump is the reversing valve which is powered by either the B or O terminal on the thermostat. If the AC works and the reversing valve does not change...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermocoupler, heat n glo fireplace, heat n glo
heat n glo fireplace, heat n glo, lowes: Unfortunately we do not stock parts for fireplaces. Their configuration is just a tad different from thermalcouples we use. Any place that sells fireplaces should stock them. I know Lowes and Home Depot in our area carries them. A snap to change.... Good...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, gas furnace, volt power
gas furnace, volt power, fan control: Chris, Did you have these problems before you changed the stat??, if it s been like this before you changed the stat, your fan relay may not be getting 24 volt power when in fan auto mode, need to verify voltage at coil of relay. Also depending on age you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: twr030c100a2 trane hp, hook ups, transformer size
hook ups, transformer size, emergency heat: Chris, If you had to increase the transformer size to 40 VA , then the previous one was an incorrect size, all the residential A/C or HP I ve worked on came with a 40 va minimum from the factory. your thermostat wire size may be incorrect or your using...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit won't go into cooling mode!, voltage wires, contactor
voltage wires, contactor, c unit: Making it run OK pushing in the contactor indicares the problem is in the control circuit. Somwtimes it is the contactor points are burned & can t make contact with only magnetic force.Are the low voltage wires to the outside unit all good ?? No damage ??...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent position for winter and summer, air pressures, return location
air pressures, return location, efficient heating: Ron: Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Heater, water heater tank, cold water inlet
water heater tank, cold water inlet, pipe water: Usually there is a valve on the cold water inlet to the water heater. There are two ways to distinguish the pipe on the inlet: First, the valve is located on that line and not the outlet, and is usually less than a foot from the water heater tank. Unless...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Weathermaker DX Not Starting, carrier weathermaker, horizontal flow
carrier weathermaker, horizontal flow, gas valve: Robert, Your furnace is a down-flo/counter-flow. Leave the blower compartment cover/doors in place, make sure that the covers are on properly so that the safety switch is closed. The blower, blower compartment, filters etc. on top of the furnace has nothing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Western Gravity Furnance: Therm0stat or thermopile pilot generator, millivolt thermostat, btu input
millivolt thermostat, btu input, btu output: You need a millivolt thermostat. They are special for the application you have. A standard stat may not work the millivolt. I am assuming that your furnace has no electrical power to it and the pilot is generating a millivolt signal. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool Gas Drier
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 card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: walk in refrigerator temp, fsis usda, food temperatures
fsis usda, food temperatures, food temperature: The fresh food temperature should never go above 40 degrees F. Any temperatures above that will cause the food to be unsafe for eating. You need a way to calibrate the readings you get. My guess is because the temperature during day are lower is because the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water in unit, condensation pump, condensate pump
condensation pump, condensate pump, voltage tester: Trini, If your positive that your fan switch ( on your t-stat ) is set to auto and not on, then possible your existing condensate pump was wired to run the fan constantly for whatever reason.Usually when a condensate pump overflows some models have a limit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool doesn't spin in regular cycle, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, permanent press: Sure sounds like the timer. You can gain access to the timer and then remove the cover...taking a look at the contacts. See if any are obviously burnt. Part number for the timer is 3358741 and your cost is 129.95 + 6.49 shipping if interested. Ordert rhoug...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ?, automatic thermostat, construction guy
automatic thermostat, construction guy, handy person: west, There is no magic number. It depends on house size, insulation, windows and on and on. If you are just trying to keep your pipes from freezing, then whatever temperature setting keeps the walls where pipes are from freezing will work. You should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York Diamond 80 Furnace, push button switch, brain box
push button switch, brain box, t rush: Yes you can probably do it your self. Are you a handy guy? Can you safely handle wires and 110 volts? Any mechanical ability? Got to ask, just be safe. Don t rush. Does the unit light with a spark or glow orange to light the gas? Look at the red light...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: year of unit, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, number thanks: 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: 20kw strip heaters, circuit breakers, strip heaters
circuit breakers, strip heaters, heat pack: So you are wanting to reduce the heat output when defrosting? You can cut out 1 element at a time & test whats best. Just disconnect either wire(240 v) on any element & tape it tight to prevent a short. The control circuit wiring to the elements may be in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 60 amp circuit breaker - where to buy, amp circuit breaker, air handler
amp circuit breaker, air handler, home depot: You may need to order from home Depot but Westinghouse Brand breakers are not too very hard to find. That photo answers a thousand questions, Thanks! Technicianseabreeze Need me later click here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html I did not think...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 9 new rads, manifold and pipes only 4 getting hot, No heat, no flow
No heat, no flow, piping abd sizing radiators: Heating systems are pressurized normally to about 12 pounds. This is generally sufficient pressure to overcome the weight of the water encountered in a two story residence with a boiler located in a basement. The pumps in these systems are correctly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler and Thermostat, emergency heat, heat pumps
emergency heat, heat pumps, air handler: Heat pump tstats have changed in the last few years. They have combined several terminals to one. Sometimes they will not work with older units. I can only give you info for the older stats terminals that do match the newer tstats. Have even tried 3 schematics...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air handler, programmable thermostat, supplemental heaters
programmable thermostat, supplemental heaters, emergency heat: You have encountered the trouble with new heat pump thermostats installed on older heat pumps. Saw that with the W1/Y1 combo terminals. New heat pumps only are matched with those thermostats. Have never known the solution to make this mismatch work. Sorry...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air handler - common wire, letter designation, air handler
letter designation, air handler, c terminal: Mike, If that is an accurate wiring diagram of First Co. Air Handler the t-stat calls for a t-stat with no C terminal. you should have gotten an exact match t-stat, Not all stats need the c terminal to operate. If yours does, then remove the access panel(s)...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana gas heater, gas valve, model number
gas valve, model number, aspx: Kate, Amana doesn t want anyone or any heating company who doesn t belong to there little click to have access to parts. Get the make and model number off of the gas valve and forget the Amana name. There should be several makes that should replace your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana heat worked fine then started blowin cold air, heat vent, vent fan
heat vent, vent fan, wall cap: Jason, The thermostat calls for heat and the induced vent blower runs when the vent blower runs it has to blow enough air to close the pressure switch, if the pressure switch doesn t close the igniter won t glow, if the igniter doesn t glow the gas doesn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana ptc123a35ac, maytage, heat strips
maytage, heat strips, heat strip: Sorry it took awhile as Amanna, Maytage, Samsung and many other companies were bought out by Whirlpool during the last few years. I was able to deal with Maytag and get any manual I wanted but those days are gone without a $550.00 yearly subscription. Well...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard ACONT401AN21MA Comfort Control, location thanks, dual fuel
location thanks, dual fuel, second stage: I am not sure I can answer your question for a few hours unless the meaning is a second stage of heat that comes on demand if first stage is insufficient to supply the demand. You may need or not because it has been sized already for your home. Hang in there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong G1N80BT Igniting problem, brain box, correct signal
brain box, correct signal, t touch: What you have is a short cycle . This is usually caused by the brain box starting the heating cycle and then not receiving the correct signal that there is Main flame. I would clean the sensor rod with a piece of steel wool. Don t touch the ignitor. Oil...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AVANTI CHEST FREEZER STOP WORKING, condenser tubing, chest freezer
condenser tubing, chest freezer, forum notes: There would be no way I could help you save the food. Sorry. These freezers tend to leak Freon through the condenser tubing which is hidden and will rust because they are steel If compressor will run and outside cabinet is not warm then I suspect a leak. This...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac not working, allexpert, intertherm
allexpert, intertherm, 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: age of Trane gas pack, question pool, hvac company
question pool, hvac company, letters and numbers: Trudy, Got this question from our question pool. Trane is really good on their Gas Packs putting the date of manufacture right on the name plate for the unit, in either the lower or upper corner. If it is not there you will need to write down the serial...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How much air excapes from an open door?, humid air, temperature change
humid air, temperature change, airconditioning: Dan, When the air conditioning system is running it blow s and sucks in air at the same time so it really doesn t pressurize the space your cooling. When the inside air is cool and the outside air is warm and the door is open the two mix. There is more...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air flow ceiling vents and dampers, propane system, ceiling vents
propane system, ceiling vents, air filter: Darrell, I was concerned about where the filter was placed? As far as the chase goes with the filter in place you have 250 square inches of free area as long as the space doesn t get less then 200 square inches of free area between the chase and on out to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: amana side by side problem, timer knob, circulation fan
timer knob, circulation fan, finger test: Before going too far into this diagnosis, we need to do what I refer to as the finger test. This test will determine if the problem is in the sealed system or other areas causing the problem. All repairs made to a unit can be performed with relative ease...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard heater follow up question, flame sensor, new flame
flame sensor, new flame, gas valve: Takes a computer to test those boards Bob. You just have to thoroughly test everything to know it has to be the board. Did you get any volts on the gas valve coil? If not, it sure would be the board. That would be the final test since thats what not working....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: amp draw, ballpark figure, ac unit
ballpark figure, ac unit, c unit: Gary, Go to Goodmanmfg.com under Commercial units ,products spec. they list a 12.5 Ton A/C unit Packaged system, @ Maximum overcurrent amps 80 . Minimum at 60 Total unit amp. at 59 This is at 208/220/3 phase. You never mentioned what voltage you were...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: armstrong gravity furnace, natural gas., wall thermostat, shoddy job
wall thermostat, shoddy job, gas valve: James, With a name like Coleman you should be the expert...lol You have a direct ground Jason. You have the 24 volt hot going to the 24 volt common, somehow. If you have only 2 wires going to the wall thermostat all it does is receive 24 volts hot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Baseboard Thermostat, line voltage thermostat, programmable thermostats
line voltage thermostat, programmable thermostats, amp load: You would need a transformer to supply 24 volts (hot) to the thermostat R(h) terminal and then go from the thermostat W terminal to either a relay or heat sequencer low voltage terminal and then from the other relay or heat sequencer low voltage terminal back...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Beckett AFG burner, question thanks, owb
question thanks, owb, afg: Here is there contact page. http://www.peerlessboilers.com/Corporate/ContactUs/tabid/61/Default.aspx I would recommend that you buy a kit from a Peerless distributor for what you want to do--confusion and fuel oil are a bad mix. With Regards, Mik...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower blowing cold air in heat mode, compressor cycles, gmail
compressor cycles, gmail, heat strips: It sounds to me the unit is not going into defrost, not defrosting quick enough or the heat strips are not coming on when the unit goes into defrost. There is where I would start. You should also keep in mind, a typical air source heatpump really begins...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower motor doesn't start, faint smell, question thanks
faint smell, question thanks, speed motor: OK, you don t have a multi-speed motor then but instead have a continuously variable speed DC motor. Most likely you have a problem with the control module for the motor or possibly with the circuit board for the motor. Neither part is cheap. Have a service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blown Fuse, amp fuse, rheem furnace
amp fuse, rheem furnace, thermostat wiring: Jason, One advantage of having a professional install, pay more up front but chances less issues later.If it calls for a 3 amp. fuse your suppose to replace with a 3 amp. the humming is normal ,that part is the transformer ( giant magnet ) should be warm...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler age, hot water heat, gas flame
hot water heat, gas flame, burning flame: Dave, John Borgman here, I picked this question from our question Pool . The first thing you should do is have a tune up done on your boiler to check its condition and if it has life left in in, max the amount of time you have left. The burner on that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler lifespan, hot water heat, gas hot water
hot water heat, gas hot water, ao smith: Boilers tend to last longer than gas fired furnaces and yours may still be in good working condition, but any gas fired heating equipment that is not serviced on a regular basis can present hazards ranging from irritating functional problems to potentially...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler Noise, gas train, train operation
gas train, train operation, organ pipe: Is there any chance that you have low gas pressure supplied to the boilers gas train #common in older cities#. Unless ordered differently, on natural gas they come with a 7 wc gas train. Operation in the 5 wc range can make them noisy. With Regards,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Heat Pump Fan Stays on, rite temp thermostat, heating and air conditioning
rite temp thermostat, heating and air conditioning, heat pump: Rhonda: Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Plus 90, floor joists, vacuum line
floor joists, vacuum line, class action suit: Rick, I got this from our question pool. I have been on vacation due to a back operation, but it sounds to me like this goes back to the installation more than anything. I believe you are describing the pressure tube that goes to the pressure switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Buying HVAC Clearwater, Clearwater ac repair, ac repair clearwater
Clearwater ac repair, ac repair clearwater, HVAC Clearwater: Jerry, The Maytag IQ is a nice system - the contractor needs to be qualified to install . Trane makes a nice unit as well . Unless you have an incredibly efficient house ( Modern windows , excellent insulation , etc ) Usually the really high end units...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: blower fan, local news station, electric furnace
local news station, electric furnace, blower wheel: Mark, John Borgman here another site expert.At the air handler in the attic is where the blower is. It is either a furnace, an air handler alone or an electric furnace. It will have two doors that open. If one of the doors has a visible breaker, the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: blower will not turn off, ohm meter, question thanks
ohm meter, question thanks, unit model: Turn the ohm meter to its highest setting. Then disconnect all the wires (incl caopacitor) at their ending terminals. Ohm between each wire & the motor case. make sure your ground connection is on bare metal. Watch for any movement for analog or any reading...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler heat and central air with heat, baseboard radiators, condenser unit
baseboard radiators, condenser unit, volt transformers: Brian, Wire colors are just for identification, any color wire will work. For heating primarily the R post is the power in post, it makes sense to use a red wire if there is one, the W post is the power out, it makes sense to use a white wire if there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler timing, multiple boiler, lead-lag control
multiple boiler, lead-lag control, outdoor reset: You need a lead-lag controller which will control the boilers so that in response to a set-point, or to outdoor temperature the control stages the boilers on. The control also rotates the duty cycle of the boilers. Congratulations on having chosen a multiple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: bryant furnace issue, bryant furnace, pilot flame
bryant furnace, pilot flame, flame sensor: You have what we call delayed ignition . The gas starts flowing, pause...., ingition**** BOOM....!! Open the front of the furnace & watch the thing go BOOM. You will see the flame starting point (pilot flame), then the flame is supposed to travel across the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier blower motor, HVAC, Parts
HVAC, Parts, Model: Sure I believe I can point you in the right direction. As for a good Web Site s to buy parts I will caution you there in advising any one single site. On-Line parts are usually higher than most local suppliers in any but my location and also depending where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Crusader Gas Furnace #58ssc110-jc, gas furnace, safety controls
gas furnace, safety controls, blower motor: David there are so many safety controls and limits on a furnace it could be locking the unit out in any component. There is a wiring diagram in the door panel. You will need to trace every component and test it or have a technician evaluate the controls. Thanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Weathermaker, time delay relay, carrier weathermaker
time delay relay, carrier weathermaker, glow coil: Jake, I don t know if Carrier still does this , but there is a fusible link ( high limit sensor ) that when it opens ( non resettable, have to replace ) will keep the blower motor running constanly.You mention that your fan runs,nothing else happens. Basically...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central AC makers, seer unit, labor warranty
seer unit, labor warranty, central ac: Frank, I don t think there is any big difference between brands if you compare the same components. I agree that Amana has service issues, customer issues and installer issues that other brands don t have, there equipment is equal but the way they do business...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coleman 7970a856 ac works but heat will not stay on, ac works, gmail
ac works, gmail, limit switch: The a/c might be running ok, but unless you connect a set of gauges and take temp readings you really never know. Sometimes I am surprised with things that I find wrong, yet units keep running In some cases there are different fan speeds for heating and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Condensation forming on HVAC Lines, floor trusses, gas furnace
floor trusses, gas furnace, ceiling tiles: John, Either the insulation on the large line is missing in some place and it is dripping water, which it will do without good insulation or the large line is freezing up and when the unit is off, it melts and drips off the ice to the structure. When you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cycling furnace, pvc pipes, allexpert
pvc pipes, 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: ceiling to floor air venting, fireplace insert wood, wood pellet stove
fireplace insert wood, wood pellet stove, fire damper: Lawrence: Fred PS...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central ac, seer unit, danny payne
seer unit, danny payne, central ac: Danny, Payne is an ok brand - the equipment itself is cheap to purchase for the contractor . Amana I believe has a better warranty 10 yrs all parts when registered . Carrier and Trane are both more expensive but I think the overall quality is better...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cold great room, cold air return, interior hallway
cold air return, interior hallway, gas furnace: Wayne. Now days all furnaces are 80% efficient at least, in your case with a 100,000 BTU 80% efficient furnace your getting 80,000 BTU s to heat 1,666 sq. ft. of living space. The two stage thing isn t doing anything for you. Sizing a furnace all depends...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: coleman furnace, pilot light, gas valve
pilot light, gas valve, thermocouple: Sounds like your thermocople is bad. Click Here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html Then scroll down until you see (Thermocouple senses pilot light and closes gas valve if none sensed. Used in most all furnaces with a pilot light. Replaces 2631-347,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condenser noise, mild temperatures, reversing valve
mild temperatures, reversing valve, emergency heat: Units can make all sorts of noises, that are for the most part harmless. You can make a quick audio clip of it and email me, I will try and determine what the noise could be. I have also had people post audio/videos on youtube if you so desire. Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: convert unit heater to propane, dnp, wa state
dnp, wa state, btu: I can do much more if you send the full name and model number that is found on the units outside panel/data plate or inside/data plate panel. The DNP is short for something. Click Here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html Save that link because this...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Day and Night Brand air conditioner, seer rating, stress fractures
seer rating, stress fractures, united technologies corporation: Marilyn, The Day Night was recently brought back, owned by United Technologies Corporation. Among their brands are Carrier, Bryant and several other brands. Briefly seen one at a Supply house, looks to be quality heavily built, dark grey in color.warranty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Disabling Heat Pump, crankcase heater, trickle charge
crankcase heater, trickle charge, reciprocating compressor: Ray, If you shut off the line power for many hours or days then just flip it back on and start the compressor with a reciprocating compressor yes you could damage the compressor, as having no crankcase heater or trickle charge energised.The refrigerant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: definition, gas furnace, definition question
gas furnace, definition question, william don: Ah ha ! A draft hood hangs over the exhaust of the heat exchanger on a gas furnace. It guides the hot exhaust up the flue pipe. This hood sheet metal is connected to the front case of the furnace. So as the hot gas exits the heat exchanger it sucks free air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a difficult room to heat and cool, cold in the winter, economical solution
cold in the winter, economical solution, hvac system: David, It s called a return vent ( it has no intake vent to remove the air in the room )and you should have one.If you have trouble heating/cooling now installing a zone damper ( baffle ) will not help. You either need to push more air into the room...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dripping sound in wall, gas furnace, flue pipe
gas furnace, flue pipe, amarillo tx: Hi Susan, Oh memories of basic training ! I did it in 44 in Amarillo, TX in the Summer. 30 mile hikes witha 50# pack. I wish him the best. Probably the noise you hear is from heating & cooling of a pipe in the wall.Most likely it is loose & allowed to expand...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: in-duct heaters, heater element, duct heaters
heater element, duct heaters, necessary thanks: Rich, First off electric heat is expensive,Some states charge a lot more for electric than other states.At face value you seem to have a too small a rated size heater for a 4 ton system,If your telling me it s a 3.5 KW ,if that is suppose to be 35 KW and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Electric Heat Pump Smells, plumbing system, sewer smell
plumbing system, sewer smell, electric heat: You should have the drain checked to be sure that it is not tied into the stack of the sewer which vents the plumbing system to the roof. The system must be vented by gravity or by a pump to a free source of drainage. Beyond this, if it is a one time odor,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Exterior a/c fan motor replacement st pete, ac repair st pete, ac repair largo
ac repair st pete, ac repair largo, ac repair clearwater: Sean, If you follow the wiring from the existing motor - it does come back to a run capacitor . Yes a run cap in required on a single phase condenser motor . After market motor usually will give you 2 brown wires from the motor to install your run...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: External lockout, trane xr80, allexpert
trane xr80, 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: not enough pressure in boiler to heat home, oil burner service
oil burner service: If you are servicing the QB-180 burner, you should stop, and hire a service company to restore operation. These burners have a few peculiarities, and as I understand, parts are scarce as they are no longer manufactured. The company has to set the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan making noise, george downs, amp meter
george downs, amp meter, draft inducer motor: George, Good morning. That is called a draft inducer motor. It pulls the air that is mixed with the gas to burn through the heat exchanger. It is not a powerful motor, I believe if you look on the label that one is rated at 1.84 amps. The only way to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor Heater, floor furnace, robert shaw
floor furnace, robert shaw, pilot light: Lilly, If your talking about a floor furnace there are some that have electric AC power and some that have Millivolt power that powers the controls. If your floor furnace is a millivolt system the wire connections from pilot to the thermostat and onto the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer Defrost Problem, ge profile performance, freezer section
ge profile performance, freezer section, electrical terminals: The defrost cycle has failed to function. There are three major components which make up the defrost system. They are the defrost timer, defrost heater and the defrost terminator. Let me explain the defrost timer. It is about the size of a package of cigarettes....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frigidaire Furnace Model # FG6RA 072-12A, furnance, accurate description
furnance, accurate description, sight and sound: Priscilla When you say everything comes on I don t think the burner is coming on or at least if it dose it s not staying on for long? I need a more accurate description of what happens, this requires sight and sound of the furnace when the thermostat calls...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, flame burns, flame sensor
flame burns, flame sensor, emery cloth: Sara, There is a flame sensor in the burner compartment on your left as you look into the burner compartment, The sensor is an element that the burner flame burns onto. The flame sensor element can get corrode and keep the sensor from reading that the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Condensation, trane furnace, furnace room
trane furnace, furnace room, airease: Where did you say the photo was located? I have many manuals and some Companies like Train will not give the installation instruction but that is basic code rules. I can get a different manual that calls for the same code requirement s. I install almost every...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace - no gas, flame sensor, gas furnace
flame sensor, gas furnace, gas flows: Mike, The way it works, the inducer blower goes, the ignitor glows. the gas flows, the ignitor lights the gas, the burner stays lit until the thermostat is satisfied. If the ignitor glows and the gas flows and the burner lights even for a second then the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace moved & Ductwork Changed, cold air intake, cold air return
cold air intake, cold air return, carrier performance: Richard, You didn t give a furnace size/BTU S? and I don t know if your in the Antarctic the desert or some place in between but I ll answer the best I can. You need at least 200 square inches of free air space for the return air to travel through from the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace replacement, volume dampers, furnace replacement
volume dampers, furnace replacement, infinity system: Steve, You should really look at the Carrier Infinity system with matching thermostat. It would be the quietest by far for your application. And as for the dampers, bad idea. Air does not move like water. Shutting air flow to one area does not increase...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace runs 2-3 cycles then stops, circulation blower, burnner
circulation blower, burnner, induced draft: Norm, When the thermostat calls for heat the first thing that happens is the induced vent draft blower comes on and runs, the induced draft blower proves that it s on by closing the pressure switch allowing the igniter to glow, when the igniter glows it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace won't light/ 3 blinks, pressure switch, furnace
pressure switch, furnace, model number: Kirsty, I will need the furnace model number and Brand name so I can look at the components before pointing to just what parts of the furnace ignition system is defective. The answer just may be on one of my web sites beginning here= http://appliance911seabreeze.com/index.html...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace won't stay on, mason dixon line, thermostat wiring
mason dixon line, thermostat wiring, flame sensor: If input is 88k your output is around 75k. NOT NEAR ENOUGH for 2700 sq ft. The furnace of a 88k btu has a blower for about a 1500 sq ft house ! If you live in anything North of the mason-Dixon line no wonder your freezing ! Now I m pretty sure you have a dirty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower motor doesn't start, furnace control, variable dc
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower motor doesn't start, furnace control, variable dc, dc model

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac brands, seer
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac brands, seer

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New heating system, sheet metal screws, limit switches
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New heating system, sheet metal screws, limit switches, sqirrel

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerant Charging below 55 degrees, hot summer day, priority service
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerant Charging below 55 degrees, hot summer day, priority service, ball park