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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Oil Heating Issues, system shit, oil heating
system shit, oil heating, cold weather: It is not a thermostat problem. There may be a safety control either doing its job or failing. Since it was just serviced, I would call the service manager and tell them the unit is still not repaired, you should not have to pay for a return call. Thanks ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Old baseboard heaters, amp circuits, power densities
amp circuits, power densities, commercial occupancy: Robert: 18A x 240V = 4,320VA (call it 4,500W). 14A x 240V = 3,360VA (call that one 3,500W). Could it be you have heaters with two different capacities? If the heaters are the same length, that d mean different power densities (W/Foot); that could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Old furnace, old furnace, allexpert
old furnace, allexpert, thermastat: 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: Outdoor Gas Pack, metal ducting, metal ducts
metal ducting, metal ducts, danger fire: Harold: This Code dates back to the 1890 s. There has always been a concern about Runaway Furnaces : That condition that arises when none of the furnace operating and safety controls function to limit overheating; metal ducts near the furnace will better...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil furnace, oil furnace, airflow
oil furnace, airflow, caldwell: It means you have experienced a safety failure. Either flame recognition, venting problems or an airflow problem. If you have the installation instructions (they should have been left with the furnace) or if you can look at the wiring diagram it may have some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outdoor condensor fan, motor windings, shaft size
motor windings, shaft size, rain shield: Melissa, Need to match capacitor MFD and voltage to fan motor and be wired correctly. If you replaced with the correct capacitor(s) more than likely bad motor itself. No age given on unit. you can free spin the fan blade using a pencil the blade should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outside fan rattling, fan shroud, hieght
fan shroud, hieght, counterbalance: The only way your outside fan would run on heat setting is if you had a heat pump. It shouldn t be hitting the fan shroud at all. Try pushing down on the fan grill as it spins, and see if it continues. All you may need is counterbalance, which I have seen...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outside unit kicks-off immediately, split unit, condensing unit
split unit, condensing unit, air handler: It could be either a pressure control switch, but those usually only shut down the compressor and not the air handler unit. The A/H should run without a problem. Try shutting the unit to off mode, neither heat nor cool calling, and kick the fan from auto...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outside unit wiring for central a/c, wire colors, matching colors
wire colors, matching colors, voltage wire: Jimmy, At first when I read your question I assumed you were talking about the low voltage thermostat wire? I guess I made that assumption because that s the only type of wiring that I know of that varmints chew through. Now you have clarified that it s...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Force Air System, digital thermostat, motor bearings
digital thermostat, motor bearings, heat fan: Hi Angela from Texas. The circuit for the heat fan is different from cool fan.Now, if you have a circuit board controlled furnace the fan is turned on by a timed circuit. But, does the fan turn on when the t stat is turned to on ?? If so, the fan motor is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Furnace, payne furnace, fuse panel
payne furnace, fuse panel, wire loop: Michael, You stated the furnace has two wires, a White and Black and hooked up as follows . Did you mean the thermostat rather then the furnace ? What your describing with the W - white wire RH - red wire loop to RC B - nothing RC - red wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pellet stove, duct booster fan, cold air return
duct booster fan, cold air return, gmail: I would use a round duct booster fan. They come in different sizes, and should be quiet and safe to use. You can connect a line voltage (120v)thermostat to the fan, or a switch. Just google search for duct booster fan, and you should see many results. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pilot Failure, hot water tank, pilot tube
hot water tank, pilot tube, air furnace: It could be a gas valve problem. If it is hanging up once in a while, then it may not open. It could also be a loose or damaged wire. Dirt/debris could also be in there. It just takes the debris to move in a certain direction to cause a failure, but then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NO POWER TO THERMOSTAT, 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: Poorly Maintained AC / Illness, chronic cough, definite cause
chronic cough, definite cause, respiratory problem: The key is how much of the junk and dust you are breathing in. If that was the INTAKE, then it would be a definite cause for concern. It isn t good that it is dirty at ALL, but the fan doesn t blow past all that dust and into the room s breathable air. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: package unit, limit switch, fan control
limit switch, fan control, gas burners: Elias, I don t know what your unit type is? age, controls, etc. The fan control whatever type it is allows the power to the fan motor, if the motor gets power it runs unless it is shutting off on a thermal overload in the motor. You need to monitor the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: no power to furnace, low voltage transformer, trouble shooting guide
low voltage transformer, trouble shooting guide, auto fuse: There is a fuse on the board, generally. Its like an auto fuse & just plugs in. Usually a 3 amp. If it s blown there is a short in the low voltage circuit that needs located.If there is a short, it may have blown the transformer too. The tranformer has numerous...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: no power to t-stat or unit, low voltage transformer, volts
low voltage transformer, volts, thermostat: If the thermostat does not have power, the indoor unit first needs to be tested to ensure it has 240 volts feeding to it. If so, the low voltage transformer in the unit needs to be tested to ensure it has 240 volts feeding in and 24 volts feeding out. If 240...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pressures, cfms, gmail
cfms, gmail, elevation: If the gauges are calibrated for the elevation, then you should not see much of a difference. The elevation can affect the cfms of the unit, which can increase head and lower suction slightly. Pressures can not be the only thing to judge how well a unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: propane heater, vent free fireplaces, vent free fireplace
vent free fireplaces, vent free fireplace, propane heater: Luc: I doubt it, and you REALLY want a direct vent type. I investigated a few vent free fireplace installations where sooting and/or CO poisoning had developed; the combustion products contain a lot more than CO2 and H2O. The vent free appliances are decorative...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator, freezer section, finger test
freezer section, finger test, melting ice: 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: Relocate air filtering system, return air grilles, furnace room
return air grilles, furnace room, combustion air: Bob, You can get a filter grill that holds a filter, type return air filter grill into your browser and see what you can find? Home Depot or Lowes I think may have a size or two or they can order them? Your furnace needs 200 square inches of free area...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace or Repair, variable speed fan, seer unit
variable speed fan, seer unit, efficiency unit: I personally would replace the system at this age on any gas furnace, however in my opinion I would not install an Amana. I just have not not had good service from Amana or York. In the past year I replaced both of my aging Carrier units with Goodman. They...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Resize central hvac system, goodman 13 seer, reversing valve
goodman 13 seer, reversing valve, hvac system: The reversing valve is the question. Since heat is more important than cooling for people, the reversing valve is actuated on cool. So the thermostat has to do that for the heat pump. So if the cool wire at the tstat , blue or yellow, has the reversing valve...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return Air, furnace heater, furnace room
furnace heater, furnace room, combustion air: Frank, With the added information my first answer is null and void, lets start over. If your furnace has a sealed combustion chamber and all access between the furnace burner flame and the living space is sealed and separated then you can pull return air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return air vent(s), hot water heater, gas hot water heater
hot water heater, gas hot water heater, air vent: Jackie, In a wide open basement the return air opening needs to be at least ten feet away from the furnace. There should be an opening-door or grills to the up stairs, you can t pull return air from just the basement if there are open flame/burners. In...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return vent pipe makes lots of noise, aluminium pipe, vent pipe
aluminium pipe, vent pipe, return pipe: Noise can be cause by different things in a system. Insulation the pipe could be the answer to your problem. If it is an air noise, it could be the pipe is undersized. In order to know what size is needed, the CFM needs to be known. If the pipe is too...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Reworking, blown insulation, gas furnace
blown insulation, gas furnace, evaporator coils: The installation directions will tell you how far you have to leave anything away from the unit. Try using the manufactors website. You might be able to rework the existing duct work to make what you have work. If the ducts are sized, blanaced and installed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Criterion Gas Furnace, gas furnace, air filter
gas furnace, air filter, criterion: Depending on how the contractor installed the duct system, it will either be in the factory portion of the furnace directly adjacent to the return duct connection, and there is usually a small door secured with screws or it just hinges open. The filter will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Furnace won't start, glow coil, electric ignition
glow coil, electric ignition, blower fan: Tom, Looked at other sites says you have a glow coil igniter and not a spark ignitor. What is the Click your referring to ?? Double check that all safety controls are not tripped many are manual resets . look at wiring diagram for locations and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat Pump, humidity levels, humidity control
humidity levels, humidity control, coldest winter: Are you comparing the actual volume of energy and fuel used or just the cost. I don t what conditions are in your area but in the south our utility costs have increased and we have the coldest winter we have had in seven years. Humidity control will allow...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Quiet 80 direct spark system, gas flow, problem thanks
gas flow, problem thanks, furnace: Mark, I m not aware of this issue ? You might try positioning your igniter better so that the spark catches the gas flow, also the burner compartment covers should be in place and any draft around the furnace be minimized. Mark, Type Rheem furnace spark...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem vs Trane and Carrier, dead spaces, 410a
dead spaces, 410a, rheem: Surije, I assume your talking cooling only from your question. I think all units that have the same components such as CFM, BTU s, SEER, etc. are equal in quality. Any Unit manufactured can get a batch of bad motors or coils or whatever. When the manufacture...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rridge, water valve, water side
water valve, water side, ge profile: Your secondary water valve is probably weak. When the primary opens causing pressure at the secondary...with the secondary weak, it allow water to pass until the pressure from the water actually closes it again. For a quick test, do not use the water side...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RTH221B Honeywell thermostat wiring, honeywell thermostat wiring, programable thermostat
honeywell thermostat wiring, programable thermostat, wire colors: Darren, The type of wire coming out of the wall that you describe is line voltage wire, Your not saying what the Honeywell RTH221B thermostat is going to control? I didn t have any luck matching up the model number you gave which doesn t really mean anything...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUUD Hot air oil furnace blower stays on, oil fired furnace, furnace blower
oil fired furnace, furnace blower, volt coil: Mark, Should not be to difficult to find fan relay, trace the wires from the blower motor back to see where they go.Also where is the wiring diagram for the unit ( usually found plastered on the back of the blower panel ). To the right of the burner is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: reducing cooling cost w/whole house fan, duct insulation, air leaks
duct insulation, air leaks, bedroom doors: Robin: A whole house fan is probably not for those with allergies. Evaporative cooling is no good in your climate. Instead, think about improving your ductwork. If it s in the attic, that s especially important. Are there air leaks? Is the duct insulation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacement unit, compass orientation, duct blaster
compass orientation, duct blaster, roof colors: Nadine: I leave the answers up for a week. If they haven t been read by the end of that time I erase them. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing a thermostat, replacing a thermostat, different components
replacing a thermostat, different components, thermostats: Lisa, There are hundreds of thermostats, mercury, Bryant, and many, many other names. There are many Bryent thermostats that do different things and control different Bryent products. I would need a diagram from the thermostat and a diagram from the product/products...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem gas furnace, gas furnace
gas furnace: Curtis: Excuse me, but you re the fourth person today to ask a question I haven t the experience to answer (It s hard to understand how so many people can read my bio and remain clueless). My best advice: Something s wrong, call a reputable repair service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem gas furnace mod rgka-10eags, volt transformer, gas furnace
volt transformer, gas furnace, gmail: I do not have any wiring diagrams. It should be pasted inside the unit. If not there, then searching the net, you might find it (not on rheem s website though) Do the blower turn off if the 24v is disconnected from the board? Are all of the t-stat wires...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ruud achiever heat pump, heatpump, air handler
heatpump, air handler, gmail: I think an air source heatpump is a poor choice for the primary heat in Maryland. It works great when you have a fuel source, and use a heatpump for the not so cold days. I have a hard time believing that you have a 4 ton cond unit and 2 ton air handler....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Soap Dispenser opens late, soap dispenser, liquid soap
soap dispenser, liquid soap, rinse cycle: After the initial fill, how many inches of water is in the dishwasher. Open the door and measure. f you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at http://www.affordableappliance.com ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Splitting the supply trunk, equivalent diameter, friction loss
equivalent diameter, friction loss, duct insulation: Amit: 22x8 = 1,000 CFM (2-1/2 tons) 12x8 = 500 CFM Capacity-wise you re fine (those numbers are for metal ducts BTW), BUT is there enough space for duct insulation, and taping all joints? You re increasing duct surface area by 33%, so duct gains...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Squealing fan, fan shaft, wd 40
fan shaft, wd 40, heat pump: Use oil to lubricate the shaft, or WD if you don t have oil I suppose...You shut the power down first, and remove whatever screws are mounting the top to the sides. Really depends on what unit you have. They are all mounted differently depending on model....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Two Stage furnace & a/c, variable speed motor, seer rating
variable speed motor, seer rating, speed blower: If they set it up correctly, which they most likely will as professionals, the variable-speed will help with your efficiency in both the heating and cooling stages. It would work even better if you were getting a unit with two compressors, like the Trane...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Steam Heat, radiator system, steam heat
radiator system, steam heat, cold snap: You need to make sure the boiler has adequate pressure if it is a low pressure system it should be 7-15 psi. If it is hot water you need to make sure you have enough water, first there should be an expansion tank downstairs that will have a sight glass on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: split unit freezing up, split unit, split units
split unit, split units, insulated pipe: First off, the coolest a unit will bring a home to is about 73 degrees. If it s 73 inside, the air coming out is 53, and the large pipe (that s the one freezing at your place) is 33 degrees. At 32, the condensation on that insulated pipe freezes obviously....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: stinky flue gas, amana air command, flue pipe
amana air command, flue pipe, flue gas: Never heard of this problem. Sounds more like something in the gas. Call your gas company & have them look at it. They may be using a different smell than in the past. Humans can not smell natural gas. So... The gas company adds the smell, so you can tell...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TEMP STAR FURNACE, high efficiency furnaces, camstat
high efficiency furnaces, camstat, proper job: I think you are on the right track. In 1990 we in the industry, were going through a transition to the Super High Efficiency furnaces. There was a lot of learning how to properly design home ducts. A lot of the old hands just Threw duct work up and called...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tempstar DLX 90 Not working - blower?, dlx, furnace
dlx, furnace, different things: jolee, It could be a lot of different things? Furnace have a cycle and a time for doing different things, your description kick on for about 15-20 seconds, blowing air out the vents and then nothing doesn t ring a bell of anything in particular? Maybe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermal fuse, electric leaf blower, thermal fuse
electric leaf blower, thermal fuse, exhaust vent: An operating thermostat malfunctioning would cause the thermal to blow. A shorted heater would do the same. Restricted outside vent or a partially blocked lint screen chute could cause it too. Jump out the thermal and tell me at what temperature the heater...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat, heat strips, gmail
heat strips, gmail, heat strip: The problem may not be the thermostat, but rather the way it was programmed/installed or the way the unit is wired in the unit itself. You may not even have the right thermostat for your app. They Honeywell t-stats are good, and as long as you pick the right...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat, rogers website, white rogers
rogers website, white rogers, search box type: Picking out a brand for you is not really an issue. You will just have to hunt around to see what kind of deals you can get. I like Honeywell, but I have had good luck with other brands as well. Getting a stat that will work for you is the trick. You need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat, dico thermostat, robert i
dico thermostat, robert i, power switch: Robert, I don t know DICO thermostat. To answer your question malfun means malfunction which means it s not working properly. I m sure there are many different models of DICO thermostat s. I don t know exactly what your s is or what all it s controling?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TRANE XR90 led blinking..., inducer, furnace
inducer, furnace, thermostat: Matthew, If your talking about a flashing LED in the control compartment of the furnace? there should be a legend stuck in the compartment that tells what problem three flashes indicate. You need to observe the furnace and determine what the cycle is when...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Heater, sheet metal screw, blower air
sheet metal screw, blower air, blower fan: Doug, Duct s usually have a cross break like a bog X across the wide side to keep the duct from expanding or contracting and making a loud noise. You can sheet metal screw some sort of small angle or stiffener material across the duct to eliminate the noise...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane heat and air unit, squirrel cage, reputable contractor
squirrel cage, reputable contractor, trip charge: Kathy, I don t know exactly what type of heat you have from your description.If you have a gas unit, ticking noise may be coming from the heat exchanger cooling down (which would be a normal sound ). Also it may be your blower motor wheel free spinning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane heat pump and auxillary heat, outdoor coils, setpoint
outdoor coils, setpoint, trane heating and cooling: The auxiliary heat light will come on any time the temp is more than 3 degrees below the setpoint or when the unit is in defrost so nothing to worry about. Getting regular maintenance is a good idea but the most important thing is to keep the filter clean...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XR-12 heat pump compressor failures (repeated), water trickle, compressor failure
water trickle, compressor failure, first failure: If the original failure was an electrical burn out there needed to be a remediation replacement made, besides the dryer there needed to be acid neutralizing additive, an R11 flush or and acid neutralizing suction line drier installed and removed after a couple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XR90, model number, general description
model number, general description, trane xr90: Dan: This question falls under the general description I call Service and Repair ; as such, I have no experience and cannot answer. That s in my bio. The best advice I can give you is Call a contractor who knows what he s doing Enjoy! Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Traps and solder, hvac units, sixth floor
hvac units, sixth floor, building inspectors: All solder and metal for that matter, will tarnish to a degree at some point in time. I prefer 15% because of the way it flows . Building codes require the use of brazing solder because it melts over 1000F ( the working range of 15% is 1300F-1500F). ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: temperature fluxuation on thermostat, air moves, cool air
air moves, cool air, thermostat: What makes you think the free standing T-stat is reading correctly?? People think the T-stat s are supposed to read exactly. Wrong. They are only supposed to be close. Here is what you are best to do. Set the T-stat where it is comfortable. Note the reading....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, meat thermometer, proper heat
meat thermometer, proper heat, room temp: Sounds like the unit is doing its job, but let s be sure...Put a meat thermometer in the vent nearest the unit and measure the temps when the unit is set to heat 5 degrees above room temp. If it isn t coming out the vents several degrees higher than the room...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat fluxuations, interments, question thanks
interments, question thanks, thermostats: Dave, You may have a faulty thermostat? There are hundreds of thermostats on the market, I don t know yours and I don t have reference material for researching all the different models. Some thermostats have an adjustable pointer inside the front cover...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat wire to non existent heat pump, weather in memphis tn, weather in memphis
weather in memphis tn, weather in memphis, heat strips: If you have the installation instructions to the stat look in them and see if you can find a section that says installer setup if so you should be able to switch it to straight electric heat, also if you have a wire on the O or B terminal on your stat you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostats, letter designations, outdoor sections
letter designations, outdoor sections, mild weather: Diana: The first important thing is to read the label to make sure it s heat pump compatible. Decide if you want a programmable or not (you shouldn t set back heating temperatures with a heat pump, but you could save some money with a cooling setup in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane ae1000 heat pump, reversing valve, labor warranty
reversing valve, labor warranty, condensor: John, What does blow the condensor mean,meaning the outdoor fan motor ? if so maybe when he changed it or even if it was the motor capacitor perhaps he miss wired or left a wire off by accident,reason for no defrost mode. Was the defroft working before...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump, heat pumps, fan operation
heat pumps, fan operation, room temp: Check the thermostat programming. Do you have a touchscreen 803? Check progammers booklet and check for heatpump settings and wiring. If that is done correctly, my guess is the board in the A/H is miswired then. You could check it yourself with power off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: underground terracotta duct work repair, vent pipes, mortar mix
vent pipes, mortar mix, plumbing problems: Fred I remove answers that remain unread for a week. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: undersized system?, two and a half hours, vaulted ceilings
two and a half hours, vaulted ceilings, thermastat: There are heat load calc. that can be done to determine how big of a unit you need. Generally speaking you can get 400-600 sqft per ton of cooling. Depending on where you live, you may need bigger/smaller etc. It might be a bit small, going by the rule...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: using pipe dope on nat. gas fittings, pipe dope, authority having jurisdiction
pipe dope, authority having jurisdiction, gas pipes: Debbie: Read the label to determine suitability. Check with your local AHJ ( Authority Having Jurisdiction ) to find out what might be prohibited. One example: Teflon tape might be prohibited by local amendment. Some plumbers I know prefer Rectorseal ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vented Gas Fire Logs, gas fire logs, gas logs
gas fire logs, gas logs, fan kit: About the only thing you can do is cover the outside of the bottom of the unit. The problem is that you have negative pressure in your home as hot air should naturally be going up and out of your chimney so if cold air is coming in there must be alot of negative...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vents, wall walls, bottom side
wall walls, bottom side, diffusers: Melissa, The supply diffusers or registers which ever they are should be installed so that the air throw coming out covers the exposed area of the room which is the outside wall area from top to bottom side to side, there should be as many supply outlets...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater, shower faucet, mixing valve
shower faucet, mixing valve, bathroom shower: Dave, I m sure if you get plenty hot water at the sink but not at the two showers it has something to do with the water mix? I don t know what your shower faucet controls are or how your plumbing is piped. It s kind of unusual that both showers act the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool fridge (model # ed25uexhw01), campion, fridge
campion, fridge, whirlpool: On vacation in this forum....Please copy and paste this information into an email address to sales@affordableappliance.com and I will help you there. Really busy with my own customers to open this back up to help right now. Apologize for any inconvenience...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool LSQ8520JQ1 Washing Machine Issue, whirlpool washing machine, old clothes
whirlpool washing machine, old clothes, machine model: A few things I really need to know before getting too involved in this issue. First of all is the machine really spinning but slowly? If not really spinning, is the motor running during this period? Sit in front of your machine with clothing in it and watch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: White-Rogers unit, white rogers, vent fan
white rogers, vent fan, pilot light: First you have to figure out what is broke. Take the stat off the wall and tie together the wires to see if it will come on if nothing happens go to the individual unit to see if it has the proper power. I am not sure how you could have one system but multiple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Williams Wall heaters, williams wall heaters, pilot flame
williams wall heaters, pilot flame, vent pipe: Brad, Is it a 24 volt control system or a millivolt system? Brad, I m sorry I cut you short! I don t make the rules for this AllExperts site. If the heater is millivolt the pilot generates the electricity to open and close the gas valve. You may need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water in ducts and indoor unit, variable speed fan, fan selector
variable speed fan, fan selector, blower fan: If you have supply register(s) in the bathroom(s)or near by certainly when taking a hot shower produces quite a bit of humidity, going up the supply air register or nearby return( when unit is off ) and condensing and turning back to a liquid. sauna/hot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: wire a new transformer for my thermostat, gas forced air furnace, aprilaire whole house humidifier
gas forced air furnace, aprilaire whole house humidifier, whole house humidifier: Pat, There are probably a hundred or so different types of limit switches from the 1980 s. Some of the older limit switches can be set to open and close at different temperatures, there might be two or three limit switches wired in your furnace circuit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: wiring, furnace, stat
furnace, stat: the heat contro; wires are red & white. The rest are for cooling & a fan.If each stat uses a red & white & they connect at a common point the stat set the highest will control the heat. I assume you have only 1 furnace ?? Only one transformer can be used...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York Diamond 80 heat blower cycles 20 seconds, gas furnace, motor shaft
gas furnace, motor shaft, blower fan: Jim, You could have a bad motor that s heating up and shutting off on a thermal overload until it cools and then it starts again and then heat s shuts off until the furnace overheats and shuts off the burner and so on. You really need an electric tester...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York Furnace Timing., york furnace, faulty circuit
york furnace, faulty circuit, limit switches: Vijay, It sound s like something is crossed up, maybe a faulty circuit board. The first thing that starts should be the inducer which has to run to closes the pressure switch which allows the igniter to heat/glow which allows the gas valve to open. There...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: york furnace 3 red flashes, vent pipes, york furnace
vent pipes, york furnace, air pipe: Mike: I remove answers that remain unread after one week. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 12 year old furnace broke - fix or replace?, high efficiency furnace, old furnace
high efficiency furnace, old furnace, air registers: Although parts can last longer than 10-12 yrs. there is also a good chance that you can have 1 or more of the original parts fail over the next 2-5 yrs. It s kind of like rolling the dice. There should be more life in your existing system but there may be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 1969 a/c unit replacement, home warranty company, size pipes
home warranty company, size pipes, fan engine: Sue, A 1.5 or 2 ton air conditioner requires 3/8 and 3/4 lines. I don t know of a Payne unit having anything different or any changes over the years, I m sure your old payne out side condensing unit and your old payne cooling coil inside both have the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 22 yr gas furnace repair or replace?, payne gas furnace, furnace repair
payne gas furnace, furnace repair, gmail: To fix the blower problem will be cheaper then replacing the unit. A furnace that is 22 years old is getting up there. Since I can not put my eyes on it, there is no way for me to know what sort of condition it might be in. You can call and get some pricing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC COVER, winter units, gmail
winter units, gmail, road dirt: Most people do not cover up the unit during the winter. Units just keep on working year after year uncovered. Covering them up can allow moisture to remain, when normally it may not. The unit will not hurt the kids. Their fingers should not be able to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Compressor, peak usage periods, stale air
peak usage periods, stale air, ac compressor: Sean, Your right in that the inside circulating blower, out side condenser fan, and compressor should all start/run when the thermostat calls, all three should run until the thermostat is satisfied and then stop at the same time. Some exceptions with the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC AND FURNACE COMPATIBILITY, compatibility question, cooling coil
compatibility question, cooling coil, condensing unit: Terry, I m not saying they are not compatible I m saying what need s to be. As far as air conditioning goes you need 3.5 ton cooling coil to go with the 3.5 ton NEW THREE AND A HALF TON CENTRAL AIR UNIT you bought last year, You need at least 400 CFM...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC swap for Heat Pump, setback thermostat, propane furnace
setback thermostat, propane furnace, carrier furnace: John: Oxymoron: ...stay warmer with a heat pump... . You do know the heat pump s discharge air is cooler than body temperature more than half the time, right? Given that, you might want to keep the gas and go to dual fuel operation (gas furnace with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC window unit, ceiling fan, low speed
ceiling fan, low speed, ceiling fans: Jamie, the newer window units are more efficient compared to the old ones. Between a ceiling fan and window a/c fan I would say the ceiling fan is slightly more efficient. Ceiling fans use approximately 70 watts on high speed, low speed would be even less....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ac repair in Clearwater, Ac repair clearwater, st pete
Ac repair clearwater, st pete, largo: Hello Garrett, A drier is usually placed in the liquid line(the small copper refrigerant line) of an ac system ( although they can used on the suction line(large line)for certain reasons.The drier contains a desiccant that absorbs moisture and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a zone and domestic hot water in boiler replacement, gallon water heater, heat loss calculation
gallon water heater, heat loss calculation, boiler replacement: You may be able to get an air handler now with enough push on the air side to overcome the loss encountered in blowing air across a water coil, and a refrigerant (DE) coil. Back in the day, the gas furnace was probably a cost effective and workable option....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR COND. PREP., liquid refrigerant, piston type
liquid refrigerant, piston type, air cond: It is a good idea to restore power to the unit for a half day or so , as the refrigerant migrates to the coldest area, liquid refrigerant wont ompress as air and can hydraulic a reciprocal compressor(piston type) and even scroll types , however scroll compressors...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AIR RETURN, hearth stone, cold air return
hearth stone, cold air return, minimal movement: Michelle, you could install another return ,keeping in mind a return duct is sized to the existing unit.( if your was correctly sized originally ) if you add another return the same size or close to the same size you will get minimal movement of air pulling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Compressor Inline Dryer, air conditioner compressor, homeowner warranty
air conditioner compressor, homeowner warranty, installation directions: Dear Scott, You should get a copy of the original manufacturer installation directions and read them--then have a lawyer read them, and the exclusions on your homeowner warranty. I believe that ALLEXPERTS has legal advice in addition With Regards, ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioning a 1920s home?, air conditioning units, window air conditioning units
air conditioning units, window air conditioning units, ptac units: Well, not being bale to inspect the home, it s hard for me to give you any definitive answers as there are many aspects of a house that factor into trying to do something like this. If I were to come inspect it for this reason, I would be looking at these...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioning question, goodman air conditioner, goodman furnace
goodman air conditioner, goodman furnace, furnace blower: Leah, You have a couple problems. First you have a mis matched system it should be a 2 ton coil. Just because the txv is rated for a 2&1/2 to 3 ton it does not make the coil smaller, that coil must be replaced to work correctly. Second you have a restriction...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air duct cleaning, air duct cleaning, scrubbing bubbles
air duct cleaning, scrubbing bubbles, air ducts: Vaccuum cleaner, brush, muscles. Use quick evaporating cleansers that won t leave residue. Don t use anything flammable. 409 works well, windex works too. Most of it is just dust keep an eye out for any mold. Hit it with scrubbing bubbles- don t use bleach....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler blower delay relay, new furnaces, straight fan
new furnaces, straight fan, hvac field: Bobby, I thought of a couple of issues that can cause the sequencers to blow. First loose connections can cause arcing and burn them up. I had similar problems on some small construction trailers. These were 5 t0 10 kw units. Instead of replacing with sequencers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Leak in Air Handler, scrim tape, upstairs 2
scrim tape, upstairs 2, airseal: Hi Micheal, Thanks for the video, being able to see the unit helps me know exactly what kind of problems you are having. You re system appears to be a Goodman, which are pretty bad about insulating and sealing their service panels. As far as the spaces...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Return, pleated filter, pleated filters
pleated filter, pleated filters, air handler: Dave: If they re using stud spaces for air return, that s a problem: They re rated for 200 CFM, meaning you d need EIGHT of them; it s not an issue if the return is horizontally ducted through the wall. BTW: The math on the filter velocity was based on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air ventilation, hot water heat, air ventilation
hot water heat, air ventilation, gravity flow: Adam, Lots of homes and commercial bldgs have hot water heat that flows through pipes and heats the building with out forced air. When a building gets heated with or with out forced air the doors and windows are shut and it s the same old air in the building,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana Furnace runs after being "jumped" then stops, 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: Amana Packaged Gas/Electric Unit, carbon monoxide detector, flex line
carbon monoxide detector, flex line, city inspectors: I wouls spend $100 bucks for someone who isnt incompetent ! and can locate a simple gas leak!then senf=d the installer the bill! The utility company allegedly says the leaks in the unit??? and left it on?????? I highly doubt it!! unspeakable consequences...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard A/C, air filtration system, extended warranty
air filtration system, extended warranty, freon: Hi Brenda, So, the air filtration system was installed in 2006, or the whole system? With all the problems you described, I would contact American Standard, and tell them what you just told me. Since you have an extended warranty, they should be able...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard model/rebate, valid concern, 95 afue
valid concern, 95 afue, work tomorrow: Hi John, The system you describe is very good equipment, and is eligible for the tax credit. As for the condenser model number you provide, I would have to look it up at work tomorrow. I can say that you should be able to get this info from the dealer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard vs. Carrier, energy tax credit, gas furnace
energy tax credit, gas furnace, drain hose: Bob, American standard is Trane. And from a tech s point of view, Trane is far superior to the carrier. There are a few items that prompt this answer. The carrier unit has some main. issues. The hoses used for draining the water in the unit do not last,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AmerStand Freedom 80 Furnace, electric switch, service switch
electric switch, service switch, high limit: Jeff, A high limit device is a control/switch that opens when the furnace over heats or doesn t vent properly and it keeps the burner from lighting. You need to observe the control compartment be at the furnace so you can hear and see what the cycle is exactly....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: It's Amy from Tx :), willow park, drain pan
willow park, drain pan, honest advice: Well, I wouldn t recommend trying to replace it yourself. Most of the time, replacing a coil drain pan is an involved process. Not exactly highly technical, but wrangling one out without doing more damage to the system even more can be difficult. This is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Attic Furnace, square foot townhome, reno nevada
square foot townhome, reno nevada, temperature rise: Carrie: Sounds like you need balancing. Go to www.askweldin.com and then click Balancing . If you re going to try this yourself, be sure to read about TD (In your case TR - Temperature Rise through the furnace) toward the bottom of the home page. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Aux Heat On, oil fired furnace, oil furnace
oil fired furnace, oil furnace, electric elements: First stage heat is from the outside unit. It is sensing that unit is not running. Check that out on a call for heat at a normal temp. Your oil furnace is 2nd stage. You may have some electric elements in the furnace for aux heat. If not, yes, the oil furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning, magic wand, air exchange
magic wand, air exchange, degres: much below 80 degres wont do as much as simply ventilating the building with outdoor air!! the ac would likely be warmer than 50 deg if the outside temp is below 80 Apparently YOU didnt read where it says , below 80 degrees wont do much!! AC is designed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air velocity, air velocity, firing range
air velocity, firing range, fpm: If the velocity needs to be a constant 50-75, then is should remain that at all times. As I am not familiar with the guidelines, I can not tell you what they are looking for. It may not be very specific, to very specific. There are cases where something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: amana natural gas furnace, natural gas furnace, stock ignition
natural gas furnace, stock ignition, tune ups: That ignitors voltage requirements and usage is fixed by resistance to electrical flow, thats how /why it gets hot , yet doesnt fizz out instantly, as a direct short does. Amperage and voltage are inversly proportonial, like a teeter totter! voltage up,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard error code, flash code, lable
flash code, lable, standard error: Dale, inducer error could be that the rpm s are out of range or the motor is not operating at all. Can you tell if the draft motor is running? If the motor is not running then there are some test I can run you through. If the motor is running then you probably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard freedom 80 flame sensor, flame sensor, american standard
flame sensor, american standard, furnace: Amber, What dose that mean, My husband took it off and cleaned it but we cannot find the part around our home to replace...? Your husband took the flame sensor off and lost it? Or you just can t find another one laying around the house? If he took the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: anti freeze, propylene glycol, boiler manufacturer
propylene glycol, boiler manufacturer, wet system: The boiler manufacturer may have recommendations about this. I am pretty sure that propylene glycol is pretty safe. The glycol will tell you what percentage to use in the system. It is possible to approximate the gallons of water in a system by measuring...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: in apartment, burning eyes, oder like gas, hot water tanks, ground floor apartment
hot water tanks, ground floor apartment, wall louvers: Frederick (Nice name, by the way!): It sounds like combustion products are entering your apartment; that is a VERY UNSAFE condition. The room must be provided with air for combustion and ventilation: Typically, there are two wall louvers, one near the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: B-vent, b vent, power vent
b vent, power vent, furnace: Jason, You can do the same with a furnace, maybe I should say it can be done with a furnace. I don t know if it s legal in your area as far as the building code. You can run a B vent up a wall or chase as long as it has 1 clearance from combustible....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Banging in ducts, click click bang, heat vent
click click bang, heat vent, gas furnace: Erin, Heating ducts 57 years ago or longer were tailor made to accommodate each individual installation, You can look far and wide and not find another Our small bungalow that has the same duct system, the point being that I have no idea exactly what your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bard Furnice Parts, natural gas furnace, allexpert
natural gas furnace, allexpert, furnice: 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: Baseboard Radiator System Maintenance, piping diagram, weil mclain boiler
piping diagram, weil mclain boiler, radiator system: You now have an air-out system. Due to the need to maintain air above the water in the old tank system you kept the air-in. The separation you now have due to the bladder makes this possible. CORRECTLY PIPED, you will eventually never need to bleed air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower, fan mode, indoor coil
fan mode, indoor coil, furance: You have a blower motor that is not running. This could either be due to an electrical problem, say a winding in the motor is burned open or grounded, a capacitor that starts and helps the motor run is bad, or the motor s shaft is stuck or getting there....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler burner problem, home heating oil, oil fired boiler
home heating oil, oil fired boiler, plumbing and heating: Dear Dennis, Please find a local contractor who will use test equipment to set up your burner. It has been years since any piece of oil fired equipment was able to be set up reliably by eyeballing it. There are times that a new nozzle is installed,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Broan bathroom heater, bathroom heater, electric heaters
bathroom heater, electric heaters, blower motor: Coleen, sometimes electric heaters have a smell of burning dust when they haven t been used in a long time. Some of these small heaters have a blower motor, if this goes bad then you might get a mechanical odor. For safty I would have the unit checked...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant gas Furnace troubleshooting, gas furnace troubleshooting, bryant gas furnace
gas furnace troubleshooting, bryant gas furnace, peep hole: Barry, The rollout switch fault means that your unit is overheating so it shuts off the burner. The most common cause is a dirty filter or a blocked/obstructed return air system. The unusually loud humming/vibration may be due to a faulty blower motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Plus 90 Upflow gas furnace, flame source, gas furnace
flame source, gas furnace, dirt: Check the flame runner that carries the fire to all burners. It can clog easily with dust, etc. Also, if the flame runner is clean, check the burner right at the flame runner for dirt. That gas has to blow upwards to the runner for ignition.The burner that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Burner cuts out fan stays running, flame sensor, gas furnace
flame sensor, gas furnace, draft inducer: Tim, It is not supposed to keep the HSI lit. A volt meter needs to be used on the valve to see where the voltage is dropping out. It sounds like either the flame sensor or the smart valve control. Try this site... http://www.hvactv.com/hvactv/new_site/chat/new_chat_dynamic.php?p=2268-1...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Burners won't stay lit, circulation fan, flame sensor
circulation fan, flame sensor, single mom: Hello Valerie, got to help these Mom s. You have a flame sensor that need cleaning, It is a small metal rod that sticks in the flame somewhere. Has one wire attached to it. One screw holds it down. Remove it & clean it with a rag(only) to polish it. Put er...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Buzzing noise, discharge valve, contactor
discharge valve, contactor: Sam, a noise when the unit is off is unusual. When the unit is off there is no power applied and noises should happen. I have seen this before and the problem was the compressor discharge valve leaking and causing a noise. A buzzing noise would be more of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: baseboard heat, oil fired boiler, baseboard heaters
oil fired boiler, baseboard heaters, volume of water: Codes are a regional thing, this you would have to check--If you mean practice, then yes it is standard practice. OK, you will need to see how this operates, if the rooms are small you may have no problem. There are standards as to how different the temperature...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: blower fan problem, totaline thermostat, carrier hvac
totaline thermostat, carrier hvac, gmail: Some units use different speeds for heating and cooling. It is possible the speed for heat is bad, for the other speed for cooling is working. Unless the unit is checked with a meter there is no way to tell for sure. Make sure all the wires are connected...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler buzzing, condensing boiler, radiators
condensing boiler, radiators, boilers: The only thing I have ever heard that may be similar to your noise is when these boilers fire, then go to a higher firing level--your contractor may need to contact the manufacturer if this is the problem. (Am I assuming correctly that this is a modulating/condensing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: burners are cycling on and off, squirrel cage, degree change
squirrel cage, degree change, limit switch: Sounds like you have an older furnace without any of the solid state stuff. Right ?? If so, the burners are cycling on the high temp switch. The amount of dirt on the squirrel cage indicated the evaporator coil is pretty clogged also.It needs a good cleaning....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: burnham boiler operates with no call for heat, burnham boiler, boiler control
burnham boiler, boiler control, water parameters: It sounds as if there is a problem with the set up of the warm weather shut down, or the domestic hot water parameters of the boiler control. If you set these correctly, and you still have the problem, contact the manufacturer. below is a link to the boiler...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C, car air conditioners, copper pipes
car air conditioners, copper pipes, apples to apples: Susan, What I said was A new line set would cost the contractor about $200 . The contractor would probably double that to $400 plus $200 for labor making a total of $600 maybe more depending. I don t know If you remember when automobiles used Regular or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A./C not cooling, outdoor coils, degree air
outdoor coils, degree air, air temp: If that fallacy were true, how many units could be built every year?? The condenser coil (hot side) operates at 30 degrees above ambient, this allows the relatively cool air to condense the refigerant vapor into a liquid, even if its 120 degrees outside!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C loud inside house, blower wheel, blower assembly
blower wheel, blower assembly, air handler: Shari, I don t know what the tonnage of the previous outside condensing unit was but I m assuming that it was quite a bit smaller? Air Conditioners require 400 CFM (Cubic Foot of air per Minute)for each ton of cooling, a 5 ton would require about 2,000 CFM....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C moved with mobile home..its messed up now, mobile home movers, copper lines
mobile home movers, copper lines, indoor coil: Shannon, the a/c is destroyed. The worst enemy to an a/c unit is air and moisture. Even if it was cleaned up, which would be expensive you will eventually have problems. Moisture mixes with the compressor oil and can create an acid that will destroy the compressor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C troublshooting, maintenance field, troubleshooting skills
maintenance field, troubleshooting skills, gmail: I went to school for 5 years, and have worked hands on with others in the field. I still continue to attend training courses to keep up with the new stuff on the market. There is no quick and easy way. Sometimes you just have to get your hands in there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C won't shut off, c unit, thermostat
c unit, thermostat, fuse: Gary, this could be a sign that the a/c has lost refrigerant. Some units have a switch that will cut the unit off if the pressure is low. Once the unit shuts off the pressure will build and the unit comes back on. This cycle will just keep repeating. There...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Calcium build-up on brand new HVAC?, heat coil, electronic filter
heat coil, electronic filter, indoor coil: Joan, OK, first let us address the load calculations. Who did them and by what method? If they did not use what is know as manual J , a standard in the industry that is lengthy but accurate they might be flawed. The proper only way to do an accurate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier 15 year old HVAC-Gas Furnace, squirrel cage, gas furnace
squirrel cage, gas furnace, coil cleaner: Nick, sounds like the limit was doing the job but 2 techs. fixed the symptom and not the problem. Your furnace can t breathe, 80* rise explains why the limit trips. Are you blocking any returns with furniture ect..? Do you have a lot of supply registers closed?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier air handler in attic for heat and air conditioner, Air Handler Problem
Air Handler Problem: Hello Sal, It is not necessary to insulate the line any further than where the line penetrates the equipment cabinet. The cabinet itself is insulated on the interior . I had a customer wrap the exterior of his air handler with standard house insulation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier A/C fan, high efficiency, c unit
high efficiency, c unit, gmail: The fan should not turn of with the thermostat set to off and auto. It might be possible to someone to have installed some sort of timer to run the fan. Without the model number, I am unable to get the literature to determine if there might be a reason for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier compressor problems, copper pipes, compressor unit
copper pipes, compressor unit, unit model: Marvin, some of those models had a start kit installed. Near the dual capacitor look for a large round black capacitor connected to a black relay. If you have one of these then that is more then likely causing the problem. Outside of that there might be some...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Furnance Model 58PAV090-14, draft inducer, carrier furnance
draft inducer, carrier furnance, combustion chamber: Chris, If the igniter glowes but the gas dosen t light the ignighter may not be positioned close enough to where the gas comes out or the ignighter isn t proving that it s on/glowing, or the gas valve isn t open? If the pressure switch were faulty the igniter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Furnance Model 58PAV090-14, draft inducer, carrier furnance
draft inducer, carrier furnance, gmail: Using the trusty multimeter, check for power at the gas sol. valve. If there is power, then it could be the valve coil or stuck valve. If there is no power, then the electrical circuit has to be traced back until the problem is found. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier furnace not heating., chimney pipe, carrier furnace
chimney pipe, carrier furnace, gas valve: If this is a hot surface ignition system it is likely that the ignitor is cracked and needs to be replaced. If the ignitor glows, but no ignition check that the gas valve at the furnace is not shut off, and then check that there are no blockages in the chimney...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cebtral air/ heat won't operate, blower wheel, high efficiency
blower wheel, high efficiency, fan switch: try the fan switch in the on position rather than the auto setting, Does the fan come on? The icing you speak of is a low heat load on that evaporater and or undercharged. running the AC when the inside is warm and the outdoor ambient is low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Air/Heat System, seer rating, apples to apples
seer rating, apples to apples, flex duct: Ann, In my opinion all residential units are equal in quality if you compare apples to apples. Seer rating is just for the amount of electricity it takes to run the out side condensing unit mainly the ac compressor, the inside unit and parts of the outside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Air Heater, air furnace, central heating
air furnace, central heating, thousand dollars: Theresa, If your attic will accommodate a forced air furnace and adhere to the local building codes it can be installed in the attic. Your probably looking at 5-6 thousand dollars with a new furnace, if you have optional air conditioning a few thousand more?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Air Unit Comparison, downstairs unit, gas furnaces
downstairs unit, gas furnaces, gas furnace: Mark, you are on the right track with getting a new unit, major repairs on an old unit is not wise. If you go above 13 seer then both the furnace and a/c need to be replaced. Really it is always better to change both at the same time to have a matched system....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central ac/heating unit, digital timer, central ac
digital timer, central ac, fan switch: Hi Bob, A fan running continuously could be a number of things. When you say the heat is set to off or auto, are you referring to the fan switch being at on or auto ? I need a little more info to help ya... What type of system is this, gas or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central air conditioning troubleshoot, diagnostic fees, pencil eraser
diagnostic fees, pencil eraser, voltage side: Cathy, Being only three years old and you having a service contract already, it s probably something minor as I m sure they would have told you in the spring of 09 if they found anything major.Don t know what part of the country you live in, guessing a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Closing vents on forced air furnace, electric forced air furnace, forced air furnace
electric forced air furnace, forced air furnace, fusible links: yOU RUN THE RISK OF FUSIBLE LINKS OR NON AUTO RESTTABLE SAFTIES TRIPPING , INDICATING A OVERHEAT OR OBSTRUCTED AIR FLOW SITUATION, BUT SOME CASES IT ISNT A ISSUE . IT REALLY DEPENDS ON HOW THE DUCTING IS RAN, IT SHOULD BE OK TO CLOSE A FEW ROOMS BUT 1/2 THE...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cold Air Return in Living Room, amish countryside, cold air return
amish countryside, cold air return, freestanding fireplace: Do you mean one of those freestanding fireplace things? They re often advertised as being made by the Amish. I live just a few miles from the Amish countryside here in PA. I ve never seen the factory but I think that these things are actually pretty efficient...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cold air return, cold air return, top of the stairs
cold air return, top of the stairs, air handler: Craig, you idea is defiantly an option. Getting a return in the master would probably help this issue. Do you have any grills from the bedroom to the hallway?, basically a hole between the walls with grills so the air can get out of the bedroom to the hall...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coleman furnace, high efficiency furnace, bottom panel
high efficiency furnace, bottom panel, duct work: Amy, by removing the panel and disconnecting the power this reset the board of any codes and the furnace will kick back on. Need to make sure there is 120 volts into the primary side of the transformer and 24 volts on low side. Check this and get back with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Commercial HVAC, commercial hvac, ac units
commercial hvac, ac units, due respect: Joe: I signed on here to help homeowners who have issues. With all due respect, I did not sign on to offer free advice on commercial occupancies. I d be happy to continue for a fee; contact me through www.askweldin.com if you re interested in that. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Commercial Rooftop Furnace won' stay lit, time delay relay, flame sensor
time delay relay, flame sensor, thermostat control: The following is based on the wiring diagram I believe to be for this unit from the factory. The problem could be too long of a delay for the indoor fan. The TDR only controls the fan. There is also a safety to turn the fan on if the heat exchanger gets...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Compressor contacts, copper plating, patch job
copper plating, patch job, handy tool: I have seen folks use an old spark plug file or even emory file to gently remove carbon or smooth out arced, burnt spot, But actually , this isnt really anything but patch job until replacing the contactor, Theyre only about 10-20 bucks and can be installed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Compressor Technology, precise temperature control, trane xl19i
precise temperature control, trane xl19i, solenoid valve: Charles, in the back of my head I thought Trane was still doing this. I do not run into a lot of Trane units so I have not seen these. Using 2 compressors would have to increase the price of the unit and possibly not be very energy efficient. Trane also does...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Condensation causing dry wall deterioration around ceiling air conditioner vents., humidity in the home, humidity problem
humidity in the home, humidity problem, vent openings: My guess is the problem is actually occurring in the attic. My guess is the duct is not insulated where it passes though the drywall. You may also need to seal up any space between the drywall an the insulation. If the grill is dripping wet though the whole...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c freeze up, ac repair clearwater, ac repair st pete
ac repair clearwater, ac repair st pete: Bobby , Is your unit a heat pump ? If so the condensing unit does run( in the winter ) to generate heat. It is not unusual to see some ice build up - the unit should automatically cycle into defrost at set intervals( every 30-60-90 minutes depending...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c, heat, or fan will not work, low voltage wiring, controller board
low voltage wiring, controller board, line voltage: Hi Patti, Well, I would need more information to really tell you what you ve got going on here. A lot of that information would have to come from a voltmeter. You could have a bad transformer, or a fuse that burned out in the system, a bad controller...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c temperature, humidity level, air handler
humidity level, air handler, duct work: Kenneth, It would be most accurate to check it with in a couple of feet directly out of the air handler. You can usually insert a probe directly into the duct work. Depending on the humidity level and type of refrigerant metering device your ac has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c unit, condenser fan motor, motor windings
condenser fan motor, motor windings, fan blade: Jaime, You don t say how you cleaned it, using water and being very careful not to get any water inside the condenser fan motor, The motor usually have slots for the air to help cool the motor windings. Or did you remove the panels and pulled a wire off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: carrier 58MCA 120-20, volt circuit, polarity
volt circuit, polarity, wats: Warren, Did you try reversing the 24V polarity? You can check the 24 volt circuit by following the wiring diagram that should be pasted on the inside of the blower compartment cover. 24V polarity reversed might mean to just one component so you need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air heating, air thermostat, safety control
air thermostat, safety control, condensing furnace: E, Don t know what light your referring to,Fan runs but no heat ,probably a safety control tripped , you would need to look at wiring diagram somewhere plastered on an inside panel,usually the blower door.Some are manually reset such as a roll out switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heat system blowing cold air, gas valve, pressure switch
gas valve, pressure switch, heat system: The unit contains a control board. Since the unit is not working, the control board should indicate a flashing trouble LED. One of the common problems is the pressure switch. The pressure switch verifies the inducer fan is working. That is where I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heating, old furnace, electronic controls
old furnace, electronic controls, central heat: Check for shorted wires between red & green wires behind the thermostat. If, OK,there is a stuck fan relay. Old furnace, find the fan relay & tap on it. new kind with electronic controls, tap on the little black box on the circuit board. Still bad, need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: changing thermostate wires touch, trane furnaces, trane xe1100
trane furnaces, trane xe1100, voltage wires: Trane furnaces indeed do have 24 volt fuses, however they dont resemble a fuse as you are expecting to see, once its removed it does! . It is located very close to the transformer, and the red wire of the low voltage wires is energized through this fuse ,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: coleman hvac unit, refrigerant type
refrigerant type: Hello Phyllis, If you look at the outside unit ( the condensing unit ) there should be a nomenclature plate that gives specifications of that particular unit. On that plate it will tell you the refrigerant type that is being used. Marcus http://www.my.air-conditioner.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: commercial ac unit, rooftop unit, gmail
rooftop unit, gmail, ac unit: Some digital t-stats require batteries for them to work. Next thing to check is to see that there is power at the unit and at the thermostat. At that point is it a matter of determining why there is no power, or why the unit is not working. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: commercial baseboards, southeast alaska, page portal
southeast alaska, page portal, rads: Wow, a picture of the equipment would make this allot easier Try Modine for a source, very good line. http://www1.modine.com/publications/litsearch.php?srchcrit=75-137 http://www.modine.com/v2portal/page/portal/modine/modineMarketsDefault/modine_com/markets/building_HVAC/market_landing_003.htm...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: commercial rooftop unit, glass fuses, fuse box
glass fuses, fuse box, rooftop unit: Jessi, if you have no line voltage at all to the transformers then the problem might be in the circuit board. You have line voltage into the board and the board sends line voltage to the transformer. Since you have line voltage at the board but nothing to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: concord gas furnace, gas furnace, smart valve
gas furnace, smart valve, concord: IF YOUR MAN NEEDS THE FLASH CODES FROM YOU,,, AND CANNOT REPAIR WITHOUT!! YOU HAVE THE WRONG SHOP WORKING ON YOUR EQUIPMENT!! THERE ARE ONLY SEVERAL ITEMS IT CAN BE! IF ITS A SMART VALVE , THEY ARE JUNK ANYWAYS , AND HAVE ISSUES! I RECOMMEND A RETROFIT...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensation, drainage system, condensate pump
drainage system, condensate pump, gmail: The water has to go somewhere, and it is possible it is ending up in the sump. You can use some sort of food coloring or dye to determine if the water that is going down the hole, is ending up in the sump. I feel that you are better off using a condensate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: connecting a 24 volt transformer, volt circuits, air circulator
volt circuits, air circulator, volt transformer: First the VA rating on a tranformer, Say 75 VA @24 volts will handle about 3 amps, 24 into 75 , 3 times . AMPS X VOLTS = WATTS, OHMS LAW. As transformers are so cheap and the difference in price between a 40 VA or 75 VA is a few bucks, I d go big,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cost new heating/ac unit, freon r22, home insurance plan
freon r22, home insurance plan, seer unit: Sorry for the delay in getting back. It s been a busy week. I usually recommend Trane equipment, and as a slightly cheaper alternative I recommend ArcoAire. It s not just the reliability of the system that matters (both Trane and ArcoAire, if installed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: crackling sound of Air con cover, crackling noise, crackling sound
crackling noise, crackling sound, expansion and contraction: Hello, I don t think it would help . The air isn t being restricted by the cover , its venting through its normal outlet vents as it should . If you cut holes where no air flow is any ways I don t think it would provide any benefit. Are you sure its...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: crossover duct, galvanized metal, duct work
galvanized metal, duct work, manufactured home: Michelle, I don t know exactly what the duct is made of or what size it is? If it s a sheet metal duct say about 6 round maybe galvanized metal and your husband replaced it there shouldn t be a problem, is there ? If it s made out of some other type of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Daikin Inverter Air Con Compressor Burnout, daikin inverter, gmail
daikin inverter, gmail, circuit breakers: If the screw did not damage the cable , then it did not cause the compressor to burn up. If the screw did damage the cable then it might cause the compressor to burn up. The issue I have at hand here is the term cable that you used when you asked the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Damper Actuator, damper shaft, damper actuator
damper shaft, damper actuator, weil mclain boiler: It sounds like its just a simple fix. After you cleaned the contacts it seemed to work better? Sometimes the metal housings/part can twist or succumb to thermal expansion and cause malfnction. Don t buy a new one. I d say keep tinkering with it. They re very...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Damper switch, rube goldberg, damper
rube goldberg, damper, ductwork: Cheryl: I ve never seen such an arrangement! I m sure Rube Goldberg would admire it. Go to www.askweldin.com; read the home page, and then check your TD . While you re there, you might want to learn about ductwork problems, too. It s quite likely you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Day & night 373lav, hot surface ignitor, ladder diagram
hot surface ignitor, ladder diagram, diaghram: Don, There are tons of boards out there, Don, but I believe that one gets the gas valve voltage straight from the board. If you look at the schematic on the furnace door, you will find the gas valve in a pretty easy to read ladder diagram. If the 24 volts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Direct vent LP gas furnace, lp gas furnace, lp gas furnaces
lp gas furnace, lp gas furnaces, direct vent gas furnace: Pat, Ruud and Rheem are the same furnace the only difference is the name and maybe the paint color? Ruud is as good as any other furnace with the same components. An LP furnace is the exact same as a natural gas furnace except for a different pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dryer Vent, dryer vent, cauk
dryer vent, cauk, lowes store: Avi, I have no way of telling how your dryer vent was installed? It s not a universal thing like taking the lid off of a jar or mayonnaise. However/whoever installed the vent, installed it at there discretion, the sections of pipe just slip together one...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Duct sizes & supply locations?, Duct work sizing
Duct work sizing: Paul, The actual return grill size is not important , it is important that the boot size is the same as the attaching duct work (12 ). A return above the thermostat is actually preferred because it actually helps homogenize the air temp so the thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: damper assembly installation, time barry, handy person
time barry, handy person, hvac service: Although the cost may seem high compared to the internet price of the part you must realize that the company must order/pickup the part,deliver it to your house with a service technician to install it and will normally warranty it to work correctly for the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: diagnosing emminent compressor/fan motor failure, hp ac, dry climate
hp ac, dry climate, safety button: Kirsten, The outside condensing unit which is pretty much the compressor and the condenser fan both turn on and off together, the blower fan with the inside air handler also turns on and off with and at the same time as the outside fan and compressor. All...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: diagnostic indicator, flame sensor, surface ignitor
flame sensor, surface ignitor, gas valve: Danny, I believe the one flash indicates ignition lockout. Do the burners light and then shut down within seconds? If this is the case then the problem would be a dirty flame sensor. On the opposite of the ignitor there is a metal rod. This rod needs cleaned...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how to disconnect outside a/c unit, electrical line, condensing unit
electrical line, condensing unit, c unit: Billy, It actually very easy. I m assuming that because it is a mobile home that your ac is a package unit ( a self contained unit blower and condensing unit all in one unit ). If that is the case just make sure the power if off at the breaker also...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: disturbing smell from furnace, tank level, oil level
tank level, oil level, kerosene: The answer is simple...that s not kerosene. It s No. 2 fuel oil. The fuel oil is dyed red to prevent people from selling it illegally at lower prices. You need to put a label on the tank that it s to be filled with KERO ONLY DO NOT FILL WITH FUEL OIL. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: duct cleaning, air handler, gmail
air handler, gmail, air flow: It is rare that ducts ever get dirty enough to restrict air flow. It is not going to make the unit work better. Duct cleaning can also cause damage to the ducts and create more problems. Unless you have some sort of allergies or something of the sort, I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: duct cleaning, routine basis, back yard
routine basis, back yard, furnace: James, Listen to your guy at work . I think furnace cleaning is a rip off unless you have some unusual reason for wanting it clean. There is caked on dust dirt in the ducts but it s harmless just like under your stove as long as it s undisturbed. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dusty smells coming from heat vents, allexpert, heat vents
allexpert, heat vents, comfortmaker: 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: Electric vs Gas Heating, kerosene heater, electric furnace
kerosene heater, electric furnace, northern climate: Right now nat gas would be cheaper and you ll freeze your whatevers off if you use a heat pump in that Northern climate. I d say get gas. You should also get a secondary heat source like a kerosene heater, oil filled electric radiator, or wood stove....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric heater, electric furnace, blower fans
electric furnace, blower fans, relay switch: I am assuming that this is an electric furnace without a heat pump unit. It is possible that there is a broken wire, or the relay in the thermostat is not energizing the heat circuit. If it is not these items, then it is the sequencer in the heater. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: elle. furnace, nordyne, braker
nordyne, braker, feh: The problem is normally not the thermostat. It can be any of the number of control devices and/or wiring inside the furnace. The key is to follow the wiring diagram and use a meter to track down what is keeping the fan running. There is no other way to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: emminent compressor, or its fan motor, failure, allexpert, hp ac
allexpert, hp ac, dry climate: 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 heat flow, helium balloons, open tops
helium balloons, open tops, celing fan: High ceilings , with heater supply grilles up high, make getting any warm air down wards pretty tough! imagine a hundred helium balloons let loose in that room! they all fly straight up and fast and stay there , until colled and then drops to the floor,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan on furnace will not shut off, carrier furnace, low speed
carrier furnace, low speed, thermostat: I believe that unit may be time initiated and temp terminated as to fan operation in heat mode, which is low speed, If you switch fan switch to on , does it seem to be high speed then? High speed is cooling speed and the same speed you get when moving fan...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan Limit Settings, maximum efficiency, chilly air
maximum efficiency, chilly air, limit switch: I m assuming it s fairly cold in Ohio in the winter. If your furnace starts and the house, for whatever reason, is chilly, your fan might short cycle with the limit set at 120 for on. This is because the burners will not be on as long when the fan starts,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan will not shut off, time delay circuit, solid state electronics
time delay circuit, solid state electronics, thermostat repair: Not good Paul. That black box on the board is the fan relay. But it is controlled by the time delay circuit, as you know. There is nothing to do but replace the board.When this equipment started using solid state electronics for simple $10 relays I smelled...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FLOODED WEIL-McCLAIN BOILER, weil mcclain boiler, boiler drain
weil mcclain boiler, boiler drain, steam boiler: The biggest problem that you may have caused is that you have stirred up allot of sediment that may have been lying peacefully in your system. I would drain the whole system out of the boiler drain. If you have never done this before, you may find that the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Flame Sensor, ceramic insulator, flame sensor
ceramic insulator, flame sensor, furnace maintenance: It isn t normal for a flame sensor to need to be replaced more than once a year or even yearly. They should easily last 5-10 yrs. or more as they can be cleaned when they get dirty barring any unusual circumstances(corrosive or highly dirty atmosphere#. Of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor furnace, local plummer, floor furnace
local plummer, floor 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: Follow-up, air outlets, setpoint
air outlets, setpoint, fan switch: Erin: Thanks for the follow up; we ll get through this! Try indexing the FAN switch to ON ; that may help equalize the temperatures. It does sound like you need to throttle any air outlets near the thermostat, but do read the cautions; visit www.askweldin.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Followup, indoor pools, air 3
indoor pools, air 3, laws of nature: If your system is cooling, it is dehumidifying. Bottom line. Laws of nature. If your system is not dehumidifying as well as you would like, there are just a few possible reasons: 1: System is not cooling. If it is not cooling, it is impossible for it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Forced Hot Air Registers, air registers, balance check
air registers, balance check, air balance: Jules, you probably need a air balance. Check with the company that installed the equipment to see if they will come out and do this for you. We do this for free in a new home where we installed the equipment within the first 6 months. There are dampers on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer, ge model, valuable service
ge model, valuable service, campion: Next time you take it apart, at the bottom of the evaporator coils ( the lines that frost over), there is a defrost heater, check this item for continuity. If you do not have a meter, does it look blackened? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freon in refrigerators, old refrigerator, cool whip
old refrigerator, cool whip, prospective purchase: I does depend on company, however theres a few issues i have, Why would you care about the temperature pressure relationship of the refrigerant used in a prospective purchase?? Also FREON is a trade name, like CHEVRON or COOL WHIP or COKE. not all sodas...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fridge not cooling like before, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: Refrigerators do not care if you have a/c or not. Tried to run your model number but the model number you have submitted to us is incomplete or not correct for your unit. In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FURNACE NOT STAYING ON, lowe s store, flame sensor
lowe s store, flame sensor, carrier furnace: Here is a link to get an owners manual to help with the fix http://www.gogeisel.com/geiselonline/support/Carrier_Owner_Manuals.htm...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, pressure gauge, pressure switch
pressure gauge, pressure switch, drain line: Until a pressure gauge that is designed to read the pressure is used, there is no way to know if the problem is with the pressure switch itself. You can try and clean out the tubes that connect the pressure switch to the inducer fan to see if that solves the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, step down transformer, gas furnace
step down transformer, gas furnace, volt power: Do you have an Ohmeter? They measure resistance in Ohms, and have a continuity setting thats audible on most , or a simple continuity light will do, See if there is continuity between the 2 terminals red and w1, there should be when its on! If you can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Bang/Hot Water Heater not working right, hot water heater, red embers
hot water heater, red embers, gas hot water heater: Any contractor that works with gas on a normal basis should have a pressure gauge for measuring the gas pressure. The gas utility I had would come out, no questions asked, if I called them. They would even come out for service calls on the gas appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Exhaust, degree elbow, snow level
degree elbow, snow level, prevailing wind: Installation guides normally dictate that the vent termination must be at least 12 above the snow level. You should extend the pipes up to that level and you may need to insulate the exhaust [the one with the icicles] to prevent blockage from freezing inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace fan clicks on/off/on/off..., payne furnace, circulation blower
payne furnace, circulation blower, rythmic fashion: Scott, The blower relay has three functions, one in heating mode, one in cooling mode, one in fan on mode. I m assuming since you say it works fine in the cooling mode that the problem is only in the heating mode? Try removing the R and W wires from the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace fan starts but stops electricity, carrier gas furnace, furnace fan
carrier gas furnace, furnace fan, robert shaw: None of the parts required to basically overhaul the unit are costly when doing it your self, typical markup is 100% on parts, I would replace the pilot assembly 3 wire switch if thats the type, and pressure switch if equipped, high limit, I would simply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace filter for Rheem Criterion II, furnace filter, bottom area
furnace filter, bottom area, rheem: Sandra, some units have an external filter that would be on either side of the furnace. If there are no filters on the outside then it will be at the bottom of the furnace. You will need to remove the top furnace door and then the bottom. The filter will be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace flame sensor, flame rectification, flame sensor
flame rectification, flame sensor, trane xb80: Tim, the problem could be in the board. The timing doesn t really indicate one way or the other. If you have a voltmeter there is a check that can be done. The board has to send some voltage to the flame sensor to do its job. I believe Trane sends about 60...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace heil 7000, heil furnace, combustion gases
heil furnace, combustion gases, heat coil: Hi Eldon, Really, I need a little more info to try and give you an idea of what may be happening. Are you saying you had this problem last fall, and had a new thermostat installed, and now you have the same problem as before you changed out the thermostat?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace not lighting., little house on the prairie, cold showers
little house on the prairie, cold showers, rubbing alcohol: Vanessa, You also may need a good cleaning, should check the adjustment of the electrodes. It s something like 1/2 above nozzle hole, 1/16 in front of nozzle and 3/16 electrode gap. also the electrodes need to seat inside of the tube a certain distance....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace in RV, propane furnace, rv
propane furnace, rv, amp: These are essentially throw aways, at 319$ for a new one online , it doesnt pay to find out. The best deal going are Catalytic type wall propane furnace, 100% efficient vs 50-70% for the noisety clunker ! Catallytics use no or fractional amp draw depending...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Swap?, hot air furnace, oil furnace
hot air furnace, oil furnace, nat gas: You can change just the burner/furnace portion and leave the air handler. Keep the oil furnace though, as oil may (miraculously) become cheaper than nat gas some day and you may want to hook that up again. You ll be happy with nat gas but don t throw that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace selection for attic installation, high efficiency furnace, efficiency furnaces
high efficiency furnace, efficiency furnaces, heat tape: Tom, an insulated room would be the best application. Here in central Ohio we have a lot of 90% attic units. What we do is insulate the exhaust and drain line and sometimes use a shielded waterproof heat tape. I have never seen a problem with this application....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace starting fan but losing electricity, carrier gas furnace, gmail
carrier gas furnace, gmail, best guess: The model number you have me is a good number, but it is only for the cooling coil. It does not do me any good for the wiring diagram and inter workings of the unit controls. With the info you did provide, my best guess is this is your furnace: ( http://www.docs.hvacpartners.com/idc/groups/public/documents/techlit/58g-11si.pdf...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace stopped working after being off for the summer, flea bombs, flea bomb
flea bombs, flea bomb, electronic pilot: Jason, this could be several issues. When the pilot did light did you notice if the pilot was yellow and weak? The pilot burner could be dirty. The spark rod might be out of alignment. Your furnace probably just needs cleaned up. Unless you are familiar I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Vent, gas furnace, plastic pipes
gas furnace, plastic pipes, pressure resistance: Maria, Your furnace has a vent exhaust blower, the blower has a pressure switch that is activated by the air flow entering in through one pipe and exhausting through the other. When air is pulled in or exhausted out through pipes/ducts it encounters a static...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace won't complete start-up cycle, google search, rheem dealer
google search, rheem dealer, flame sensor: Charles, I was unable to find that model number listed , even doing a google search, ( RDRA ) they list a RGRA that model being a condensing furnace shows it has issues with faulty pressure switches and drain line not properly draining furnace water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bard Furnice Parts, bard, website www
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bard Furnice Parts, bard, website www

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler buzzing, vibrations in the air, eardrums
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler buzzing, vibrations in the air, eardrums, questioner

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Heating-Air-Conditioning-696/2009/10/f/C-cooling-5.htm


Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: diagnostic indicator, white rodgers, money
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: diagnostic indicator, white rodgers, money

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Forced Hot Air Registers, proper air flow, dampers
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Forced Hot Air Registers, proper air flow, dampers, new home builder

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace burners, flame sensor, oriface
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace burners, flame sensor, oriface, furnace

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace starts but won't continue, rubber hose, nipple
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace starts but won't continue, rubber hose, nipple, debris

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil Dc 90 Furnace., optimal pressure, gas valve
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil Dc 90 Furnace., optimal pressure, gas valve

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Heating-Air-Conditioning-696/2009/10/f/HVAC-Leak-detection-R.htm


Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace watchguard mode
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace watchguard mode

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: short cycling, electric eye, threshhold
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: short cycling, electric eye, threshhold, ohms

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: supply plenum, true heat, heat load
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: supply plenum, true heat, heat load, humidity

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: txv, c mode, txv
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: txv, c mode, txv, refrigerant

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: faint natural gas smell by air returns, high efficiency furnace, hot water heater
high efficiency furnace, hot water heater, furnace installation: Dianna, Again it s not unusual for your water heater draft diverter to spill when the chimney is cold. I would say the best time to do the match test would be first thing in the morning after a night when the water heater hadn t been run all night. Also...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan limit- high limit o/l, natural gas furnace, old furnace
natural gas furnace, old furnace, furnace filter: Bill, I think I must be missing something? Your saying that your eighteen year old furnace suddenly started over heating, the blower is moving the same amount of air as always? Has anything been changed adjusted such as the pressure regulator or the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan motors blowing circuits, amp circuits, fan manufacturer
amp circuits, fan manufacturer, weird problems: I can imagine there is something wrong with the start windings from manufacture. Can you get resistance readings for the windings from the motor shop ?? That motor heat says something wrong. Just think that a motor is just a lot of insulated wire & it is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan motors blowing circuits, amp circuits, fan manufacturer
amp circuits, fan manufacturer, fan motors: HEAT!!! Here is my two cents worth. Motor are designed to work at a give rise above the air temp they are in. It is typical for 40C rise. When motors get hot, they use more inrush to get going. As long as the motor are running, air moving across them...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan running all the time, carrier air handler, step down transformer
carrier air handler, step down transformer, blower wheel: Carriers will do what you say with an open high limit, or flame roll out switch, or similar temp safety device(flue, blower wheel housing, etc, see wiring diagram for symbols representing hi limits , or trace manually at the unit. The step down transformer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: faulty zone valve, hot water boiler, zone valve
hot water boiler, zone valve, valve question: Ian, Your dealing with a Hot Water Boiler . I suspect that when the zone in question call s for heat that the zone valve dose or at least was opening? If you observe a Honeywell Zone valve when the thermostat calls for heat you can hear and see movement...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: flame sensor, flame rectification, flame sensor
flame rectification, flame sensor, trane dealer: I dont know offhand what that would be, nor have I ever needed to know in 20 years at a TRANE dealer. The flame sensor, is essentially a ground wire for the pilot assembly that leads to the ground terminal on the ingnition module. I have replaced flame sensors...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: float switches, drain pan, float switch
drain pan, float switch, air handler: Float switches are normally installed when the system is new. They are attached to the side of a secondary drain pan. They are wired in series with the power wire to the the cooling unit. This wire is most often the yellow wire from the thermostat, which...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: freezer odor, ge profile side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator
ge profile side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, foam insulation: The rear wall panel unscrews with a 6-1 screwdriver!(an indispensible tool, with stand and phillips, both small and large, as well as 1/4 and 5/16 nutdrivers!! almost anything can be done with this one tool! remove the panel and see if drain pan for evap...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: freezer outside, operating environments, faranheit
operating environments, faranheit, condenser: Hi Richard, No, you shouldn t insulate the condenser, ever. If the furnace has trouble operating in that environment, as it very well may, then you re just outside the operating parameters of that unit. But that condenser has to have air moving across...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: My fridge is leaking, pan hope, black pan
pan hope, black pan, drain pan: Hello, It likely is the water line you disconnected ( I have done this myself ). Depending on the type of water line your using ( plastic or copper ). It could actually be a very small leak that accumulates. Try to tighten your connections , if that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fumes from natural gas fired water bolier, carbon monoxide poisoning, water boilers
carbon monoxide poisoning, water boilers, tankless heaters: I am not sure about the cough, but the headaches can be a sign of carbon monoxide poisoning. You can look up carbon monoxide poisoning on the internet for more info. I suggest you go out and by a carbon monoxide monitor. They can be bought just about anywhere,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 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: furnace, totaline thermostat, going in the right direction
totaline thermostat, going in the right direction, taran taran: Taran, It sounds like your furnace is over heating due to not getting enough air flow passing through the return air grill and duct work. I don t know what size return air grill, duct work or filter your heating system has but you need at least 200 square...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace/AC run at same time, heatpump, gmail
heatpump, gmail, thermostat: The first thing that came to mind is the thermostat is set up for a heatpump. A heatpump still runs the compressor, the same thing for cooling, but the heat blows inside instead of outside. If you have a heatpump, things might actually be normal. If no...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace blowing cold air, furance, down flow
furance, down flow, power surge: Betty, There is a down flow and there is a horizontal but not both at the same time. I think there is an LED in the control compartment that flashes a number of flashes in sequence that tell you what the problem might be? There should also be a legend stuck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace blowing cold air, hot surface ignitor, many different things
hot surface ignitor, many different things, man changes: Hi Mike, I find it strange that your ignitor is failing every year. I have never seen that happen. Is this a hot surface ignitor? As for your problem now, this could be many different things. Generally a modern furnace will have a controller board,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace burner cycling on/off, pressure switch, root problem
pressure switch, root problem, exhaust pipe: Marty, the pressure switch monitors the vacuum in the exhaust pipe. If there is a blockage or slight blockage then the pressure witch can trip or a problem with the draft motor. Sometimes the pressure switch will open when it shouldn t and the switch needs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace burner cycling on/off, combustion fan, diagnostic light
combustion fan, diagnostic light, blower fan: Marty, from what you are saying it sounds like the main limit might be tripping. This can be caused from a dirty a dirty air filter. Most of the modern furnaces have a diagnostic light that will get you close to figure a problem. Look for a window on the bottom...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace burners, pilot flame, pilot lights
pilot flame, pilot lights, gas valve: Hi Clifford, Just to confirm the system s pilot lights, but you continue to hear a popping sound for a few minutes and the burners never come on? It sounds to me like the thermocouple that senses the pilot flame is, for whatever reason, not sensing the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace draft inducers, draft inducer, draft inducers
draft inducer, draft inducers, furance: Kathy, Without seeing the unit up close ,I would say they are stress hair line cracks due to age . If you feel that your safety is a concern you can buy a OEM replacement via Internet Companies Goggle HVAC parts. Would not be a difficult replacement...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: my furnace will not kick on, furnace transformer, jumper wire
furnace transformer, jumper wire, wont kick: You should temporarily install a jumper wire across the R and W terminal of the furnace at the furnace. If the Furnace starts up, you still have a thermostat problem, or with the control wire to the thermostat. If it does not start, you have an open limit,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace return air, high efficiency furnace, cold climate
high efficiency furnace, cold climate, stale air: John, That is called make up air. Homes are built so tight now that we must introduce fresh air to breath. If you are in a very cold climate they do make a unit that heats the air with the stale air it exhausts. Make up air is code in most new home...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace starts but won't continue, rheem furnace, emery cloth
rheem furnace, emery cloth, piazo: Do not clean the ignitor, it will break. If the furnace does not fire off then it must be a safety switch issue. Could be the pressure switch tripping either because the switch is bad or there is a blockage in the flue. On the bottom door of your furnace is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace won't stay lit, trane xe80, flame sensor
trane xe80, flame sensor, gas furnace: Hello Jessica, need to know which kind of furnace that is. Does it have standing pilot or is it controlled by a circuit board. If it is a standing pilot yu need a thermocouple but first check for tightness of the terminal on the thermocouple at the gas valve....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace wont fire, slide button, gmail
slide button, gmail, thermostat: It is possible it could be the thermostat, but they do not fail all that often. Checking all the breakers is a good place to start, but now it is time to get inside the unit. Using a meter, the power has to be checked to see that it is where it needs to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace not working, tempstar furnace, voltage fuses
tempstar furnace, voltage fuses, little lever: check the pressure switch, its hose and orifices it attaches to! use paper clip ream out tiny orifices , carbon clogs them, moisture in hose also or leaking? the pressure switch has a little lever you can bend if its wavering open and closed, check that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnance main tripping, propane furnace, white rogers
propane furnace, white rogers, probable causes: Karen, could be a problem with the blower motor. Turn everything off at the thermostat and then turn the fan to on. Run the fan and see if the breaker trips, if it does then the blower probably needs replaced. If not then this will help narrow the problem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Is a Gas Boiler and Indirect Water Heater my best option, instantaneous water heater, gas water heater
instantaneous water heater, gas water heater, utica boilers: Martin: First, I believe the Utica boilers are cast iron; if so, service life should be 35+ years. Size the boiler for the heating load, and provide a separate instantaneous water heater; that ll avoid the standby losses and piping transmission losses...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Furnace Cycling, thermostat switch, gas furnace
thermostat switch, gas furnace, miller lp: I would start by jumping across the red & white wires behind the thermostat to test it out. If it does the same I would test the voltage to the gas valve to see if the voltage is cycling or not. I can suspect too the flow of propane. Need to test the propane...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Furnance Issues, gas furnance, thermostat control
gas furnance, thermostat control, gas furnace: That kind of furnace, controlled by a circuit board, starts thre heat cycle with the induced draft motor running. I would start by jumping the red & white wires behind the thermostat to see if the motor runs. If not you may have a bad board or a bad motor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HE Gas furnace, expanding foam insulation, natural gas furnace
expanding foam insulation, natural gas furnace, cold air return: James, Good job on the filter. Do yourself a favor and get the cheapest pleated filter made and change it monthly, that will keep your bill down and make the equipment last longer. So, does it keep the home at right at 70 degree s. If so there probably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas furnace, pilot tube, gas furnace
pilot tube, gas furnace, safety switches: Roger, Depending on the furnace, you will need to look at the schematic....the safties and pressure switch, ect are in the loop before the valve. If that is true and the ignitor does not light, then you need a new valve, I would check with the pilot tube...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Heating systems cycles on and off, heat system, gas heat
heat system, gas heat, heating systems: Karen, short-cycling could mean a lot of different thing s, there has got to be something else that goes with it? There are different types of furnaces and I don t know exactly what is in the attic? You might call the inspector and ask him/her what they...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas space heater, gas space heater, pilot flame
gas space heater, pilot flame, brilliant fire: Hi Mike, Know what you re saying about the backfire at shutdown. I m not really sure but think it is a gas valve that doesn t snap closed but leaks a little gas before closing. Probably nothing to do about it since its been around awhile. How about putting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile Water Dispenser/Cooler, inline fuse, temperature options
inline fuse, temperature options, outer shell: Jefferey, You would need to find the wiring diagram of the unit, may need to remove plastic outer shell to view better. you may have a manual reset overtemp.control , bad electric heater,bad inline fuse. etc.Looking at the wiring diagram will tell you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Refrigerator Keeps tripping garage GFCI, power distribution panel, liquid refrigerant
power distribution panel, liquid refrigerant, ge refrigerator: Compressors require 2-3 times their normal run load amperage to start, Example a 10 amp compressor while running may need 20 - 30 amps to start! its only for mere seconds and most breakers willl alow the locked rotor amps, of 2-3 times the runload amp...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE SXS fridge/freezer not cold in top half, fridge freezer, sxs
fridge freezer, sxs, fan motor: Holly, I think you may need to call for service on this one. If your handy , you could check to see if voltage is present at the evaporator fan .If so replace the fan . The fridge will likely ice up on you with lack of air flow . Unless you shut the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Zoneline Heat Pump 3100-10 series, ge zoneline, allexpert
ge zoneline, 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: Goodman AR32, goodman heatpump, indoor coil
goodman heatpump, indoor coil, product warranty: Stephen, Lets see you want to stuff a 2.5 ton coil inside a 2 ton air handler and match to a 3 ton condensing outdoor unit. Your too small on the indoor coil would need a 3 ton indoor unit. Also who is to say your duct work is rated for 3 tons, you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman furnace burners, goodman furnace, carbonmonoxide detectors
goodman furnace, carbonmonoxide detectors, cracked heat: THE FIRST MAN WAS TRYING TO SELL A FURNACE! THEY WILL RUST, BUT SURFACE IS FINE, ALL THE WAY ISNT! BURNERS WOULD BE APPROPRIATE AT THAT JUNCTURE BUT THE WHOLE UNIT?? FOR EASILY REMOVABLE BURNER RAILS , OUTRAGEOUS! I WOULD WRITE THE 1ST COMPANY AND LET...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman GMNT 100-4B blower not working, heat speed, paralell
heat speed, paralell, high limit: If you swith the fan to the ON position, rather than AUTO does the fan run then? if so a temp or time delay usually is the reason, i have seen rare cases where the motor ran in high speed , but low speed was out! low is heat speed,high is cool and fan....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gravity heater connection leak, custom furnaces, pilot flame
custom furnaces, pilot flame, new furnaces: Thats an old B60 gas valve, a millivolt powered gas valve(750 millivolts or 3/4 volt) that is self powered from the pilot generator sitting in the pilot flame, A pilot generator makes 750 mv, a thermocouple as in water heater etc, makes 30 mv, A pilot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: garage fridge/freezers, chlorine molecule, refrigerant oils
chlorine molecule, refrigerant oils, r22 freon: A refrigeration systems high pressure side is temperature /pressure related to the ambient airs temp across the condenser coil, Its condensing temperature is aprox 30 deg above ambient. As the High pressure side determines the volume of refrigerant that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace, gas furnace, set temperature
gas furnace, set temperature, reset button: It depends on which reset button you are pushing(vent safety or rollout switch ). In either case you should have a qualified service technician determine the cause of the problem and correct it. These safeties are not meant for the homeowner to reset as the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: my gas furnace wont start??, gas furnace, draft fan
gas furnace, draft fan, gas valve: Krissi, You need to set the thermostat to heat, turn the thermostat up all the way 90. Go to the basement take the front cover off of the furnace so that you can see the red light and the controls and into the burner to see if the igniter glows. Turn the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas heat and sinus infection, gas water heater, furnace blower
gas water heater, furnace blower, sinus infection: Christine: Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas kenmore dryer, radiant sensor, kenmore dryer
radiant sensor, kenmore dryer, burner flame: Gas valve operation Glow Bar Gas Dryer Operation Components: Igniter: Line voltage brings the igniter temp to about 2200 degrees F in 30 seconds. Radiant Sensor: Works like a thermostat, normally closed, opens when sensing the heat from the igniter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ge truetemp double oven, oven light, double oven
oven light, double oven, valuable service: IS the bottom door locked or can you open it? If you can open it, Hold in the door light switch and then have someone turn off the breaker. Give it a minute and then turn the breaker on again. With any kind of luck, this will reset the mocroprocessor and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: geothermal system oversized, humidity problems, territory manager
humidity problems, territory manager, bad situation: Sounds like load calc. was covered. The envision series needs to be set up correctly to operate right. There are a lot of switches to set. Looks like the last tech. you had out probably checked this, but did he document that he checked the proper settings...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: goodman furnace, goodman furnace, blower wheel
goodman furnace, blower wheel, heat speed: You need to have it looked at, it sounds as if its being controlled by thre stat as if elec heat. It is gas correct? there is a more important delay on the break or satisfaction of desired temp setpoint! Most newer furnaces with flame roll out safeteys...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: goodman furnace not working, goodman furnace, gas heat
goodman furnace, gas heat, geothermal: I ll be glad to help but first I need to know what type if burner you have. Please fund any labels or model number and forward them to me. Please let me know if it s oil, gas, heat pump, coal, wood, geothermal, or perhaps a nuclear heated system? This...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: goodmen ninty-two furnace, peep hole, surface ignitor
peep hole, surface ignitor, brown button: Mike, The path for the 24 volts to the gas valve goes through the pressure switch and then up into the burner chamber where there are 2 flame roll out switches that are manual re-set. Try taking off the square sheetmetal panel with the peep hole in it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gravity furnace won't turn on, thermo couple, allexpert
thermo couple, allexpert, little boxes: 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: HEIL NTC6125KJA1 gas furnace, pilot flame, flame sensor
pilot flame, flame sensor, gas furnace: Each burner is 25,000 btu. 75k is good for a 3 ton cooling & a 1500 sq. ft. house. Short cycling can be caused by the thermostat if it has a heat anticipator That is adjustable if there is one. If you remove a burner, make sure it is on the end of the flame...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat, electric ignition, control voltage
electric ignition, control voltage, fuses: I need a little more than that, but does your fan run if switched to on position from auto? if not , a power problem, either high or 24 volt control voltage, chek breakers, fuses, does it have an induced draft motor? I need a bit more than that to do much!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat comes on, fan does not, burnham boiler, programmable thermostat
burnham boiler, programmable thermostat, ac system: theres a temp or time delay for low speed heating, you can probably set stat to elec heat and it will cycle for you? I would fix it though and not sleep with it on that way as high limit could cause stat to turn off fan when it should remasinon, a 3 wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Exchanger Repair, heat exchanger repair, heating furnace
heat exchanger repair, heating furnace, leak gas: Ross, I don t recall the answer? I started out in the heating/furnace trade in 1951 and it s always been illegal to repair cracked or rusted out areas of a heat exchanger, if a heat exchanger has separate sections that are removable you can replace the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat only thermostat, captive screws, captive screw
captive screws, captive screw, voltage wires: Vicki, If your heater does in fact use a heat induced voltage to power the thermostat, it has to be a specific thermostat for the voltage this produces which is around 370 mV I think. Are you sure the thermostat you are using is the right kind for the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump, max amps, judgement call
max amps, judgement call, emergency heat: Darin, 15.1 amps would be the run loaded amps, this is max amps the compressor should be running at full load. The amps are not there. Your unit is old and the compressor amps will usually be high. If your fan runs all the time in emergency heat then there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump, electric furnace, flow restriction
electric furnace, flow restriction, fan blade: David, You have either a refrigerant or an air flow restriction. It would not be the indoor txv as it is only used in the heating mode when the refrigerant is moving in the other direction. If the problem started after you replaced the txv that is where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Dehumidification, best of phoenix, dehumidify
best of phoenix, dehumidify, air handler: Your company may be following a service procedure from the manufacturer. While you ask many good questions, they would be impossible to answer unless I would be there with test equipment attached to your system. However, packaged with your unit should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Not Dehumidifing, copper tube, best of phoenix
copper tube, best of phoenix, dehumidify: 1. Any idea what would be the point of taking the txv bulb from inside the unit and placing it outside the unit on the suction line? In some cases it might work more accurate, some new units come with the installed on the outside of the unit. 2. If there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Not Dehumidifying, best of phoenix, dehumidify
best of phoenix, dehumidify, air handler: The purpose of relocating the sensing bulb is to change the way its sensing the SUPERHEAT, SUPERHEAT is any heat added to a liquid above the point at which it changes state as water to steam at 212 at sea level, 230 degree steam would be 18 degrees superheated....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Not Dehumidifying, best of phoenix, dehumidify
best of phoenix, dehumidify, slide valve: Lisa, sorry got the last one first. Secret??? Demand them you paid for the job. And it sounds like a gross overcharge of freon.. If you send me the following I can help you and if you phone the owner and demand these you will get them if they have them,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Not Dehumidifying, best of phoenix, dehumidify
best of phoenix, dehumidify, indoor coil: Well, if they overcharged your system with enough freon, this would cause the system not to cool as well, meaning it won t dehumidify as well. My advice is this, you need to find a company with a good reputation and have them come out and just do a system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump slight freezing, dirty coils, crystal clear water
dirty coils, crystal clear water, heat strips: The icing out side is normal from what you say, however the icing in the indoor coil is not! As a heat pump is an AC that reverses via reversing valve and check valves with little balls , and the tiniest bit of anything introduced while assembled and not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heater not working, vent pipe, code 31
vent pipe, code 31, venting system: Daniel the pressure switch is part of the venting system, when the thermostat first calls for heat the vent exhaust blower comes on, there are one or two tubes about a 1/4 diameter that blow into the pressure switch and close it which allows the 24 volt power...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating, hot surface ignitor, flame rectification
hot surface ignitor, flame rectification, pilot flame: I assume since you cleaned the flame sensor to rectify, a pilot flame is actually established during, or between the 3 attempts you mention, The ignitor firing up sounds like a hot surface ignitor, but the flame sensor is usually on electronic spark type ignitions,but...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating, electric heat system, timwe
electric heat system, timwe, gas furnace: your stat has 4 wires, RED, WHITE, YELLOW, GREEN, RED IS THE HOT LEG OF THE 24 VOLT CONTROL CIRCUIT POWER PROVIDED BY THE TRANSFORMER,. white/heat....yellow/cool....green/fan.. SO THE HOT LEG OF 24 VOLTS ENTERS STAT ON RED, ON A CALL FOR HEAT...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating Filters., carrier air conditioner, furnace filter
carrier air conditioner, furnace filter, handwritten notation: If you have searched the system good and found no filter, then you need to have the unit checked out. There is a chance the coil is dirty and plugged up. A plugged up coil will keep the heat from working very well. You need a filter in there. There might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating Filters., carrier air conditioner, allexpert
carrier air conditioner, allexpert, handwritten notation: 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: Heating System, thermastat, temp down
thermastat, temp down, room temp: Susan, she can turn the temp wherever she wants, I don t know what yahoo told her that. And if the set point is below the room temp the fan should not be running or the furnace heating. It sounds like she either has the fan in on by mistake or she might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating Unit will not heat properly, cfm capacity, heat element
cfm capacity, heat element, wire gauge: Donna, You may have the blower fan set to high a speed ,the blower fan are multi speed such as low ,med.low, med., high. You replaced a 2 ton with a 3 ton , Probably your duct work is sized for 2 tons so your new unit has a larger CFM capacity. Somewhere...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating unit not heating, emergency heat, refrigerant
emergency heat, refrigerant, electric heat: It sounds as if you might have a heat pump from your description. What were your previous problems other than the capacitor(you noted multiple problems)? Have you had problems with loss of refrigerant since installation? No heat with a frozen outdoor unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil Dc 90 Furnace., propane furnace, pilot light
propane furnace, pilot light, blower fan: I would be sure that I have adequate gas pressure across the gas valve, before I installed a new circuit board. You need to temporarily install a manometer at the gas valve, or the manifold pressure tap to accomplish this test. If you haven t done this before,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil forced air furnace pressure switch, gas forced air furnace, draft inducer
gas forced air furnace, draft inducer, vent pipe: You need to get a copy of the set-up and diagnostic service directions from the furnace, and a slant-tube, or electronic manometer to determine if the fan is producing enough differential pressure. You may find that the heat exchanger is clogged. I don t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil furnace not providing heat/running properly, circulation blower, condensing gas furnace
circulation blower, condensing gas furnace, flame sensor: Jason, If you didn t remove all the rocks from the pvc flue the pressure switch will not make. ( I actually had this same thing happen before, they like the sound of the rocks down the pipe) It is either that or you have a couple hoses crossed. A lot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil Heat Pump, reversing valve, pressure safety
reversing valve, pressure safety, default position: I havent seen this happen, but it sure could , if the assembly inside is not sliding all the way and blocking the discharge outlet, Does it make a reversing valve noise if in AC mode running and heat is called for? You will eed to put some gauges on and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: High Efficiency Furnace for Older Home, high efficiency furnace, central alberta canada
high efficiency furnace, central alberta canada, furnace repairs: I cannot fathom a reason why a given BTU furnace capacity, would work with one home rather than another? newer units move more air, but the real reason (I suspect)is that he , as I, believe the difference from a 80% efficient unit, compared to a 90-95% efficient...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: High Humdity in House, humidity in the home, high humidity
humidity in the home, high humidity, gmail: One of the common reasons for high humidity in the home is an over-sized unit. Even with the multi-stage unit. Since I do not know the specs of your home, the extra half ton may be hurting you. This could be the case if the unit you replaced was not the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Home furnace problem, flame sensor, home furnace
flame sensor, home furnace, vent fan: THIS IS A ELECTRONIC, SPARK TYPE OR HOT SURFACE TYPE IGNITOR ? SOUNDS LIKE SPARK, The normal sequence of operation is, Upon a call for heat from thermostat, a 24 volt signal is sent via the WHITE wire to the W terminal on the low voltage terminal...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell 3000 thermostat, thermostat adjustment, thermostat setpoint
thermostat adjustment, thermostat setpoint: Hello Jeremy, All thermostats have a deadband setting. The dead band is used so your equipment doesn t short cycle , the set point is the average temp. For example , if your set point is 70 degrees in heat the unit would not turn on until the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell 9500M Smart valve, smart valves, combustion air
smart valves, combustion air, smart valve: There were issues with smart valves when they first came out, not sure of yours, however the gas valve wont make the iducer motor do what you say, the stat could or circuit board , I would take the wite wire off the stat and simply jumper it to the red wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell TH8320U, air furnace, emergency heat
air furnace, emergency heat, emergency mode: Joel, Don t know what to tell you about your delay in heating,except try calling Honeywell they usually have a tech. rep. department. Look up on Google you model stat and get the PDF file they usually have a toll free number to call if you have questions...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Humidifiers, installing a humidifier, thermomist
installing a humidifier, thermomist, water mold: Paul: If you read the Installation Instructions, I think you ll find there s nowhere to install one in your duct system: There s usually a minimum length of straight duct required upstream and downstream. If you do have the required space, the steam...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Humidifiers, furnace humidifier, installing a humidifier
furnace humidifier, installing a humidifier, peek performance: Paul, I hate furnace humidifies. In my fifty plus years of dealing with peoples heating systems I never came across a humidifier that didn t cause a lot of trouble, require constant maintenance etc. Furnace humidifiers even if there working to peek performance...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Humidifiers, installing a humidifier, thermomist
installing a humidifier, thermomist, golembeski: One of the things that should be done is to find out where all that humidity is going. Unless you live in a climate with continually large dry air masses, where the moisture just doesn t stand a chance then daily activities like cooking and bathing put a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, surface feet per minute, integrated pest management
surface feet per minute, integrated pest management, science fiction museum: Elayne: Fred ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, heat unit, fan switch
heat unit, fan switch, speed fan: All right! Now were getting somewhere. The little fan motor on the unit that doesnt blow the air into your home, but rather induces a draft for combustion ! its called the induced draft motor. The sequence of operation on a call for heat is 1, Upon...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, floor furnace, upstairs rooms
floor furnace, upstairs rooms, heast: Ni Randy, good thinking ! Best to have 2 units for 2 story houses but gotta live with what you got. One potential problem with your thoughts. Return air can t move too far. Can t go around too many corners either If upstairs rooms doors are closed its not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, controller board, inducer motor
controller board, inducer motor, gas heat: Sorry for the delay, Will the fan run if you select the fan on position? If it does, then you have a problem with a controller board or thermostat. If it doesn t, then you probably have a problem with the motor itself or the capacitor for the motor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, intelligent power management, straight forward method
intelligent power management, straight forward method, sustainable forest management: S.F.M = State Farm Mutual, Science Fiction Museum, Sound Financial Management, Straight Forward Method, Science For Mankind, Sensor Fused Munition, Sustainable Forest Management, Synthetic Ferro Magnetic, Six Flaggs Mexico???????? I.P.M = Interior...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Leak detection R-410a system, r 410a, time nitrogen
r 410a, time nitrogen, nitrogen test: I have used the ultraviolet reactent not dye! the UV blue light that is used to search for leaks will clearly point out every single leak quite readily!!!! amazingly bright glowing green flourescence, the line set is $300 to obtain , pre insulated and evacuated!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Outside unit Wiring, wire colors, air handler
wire colors, air handler, brn: Scott, wire colors are usually universal but sometimes people will use whatever they want. What matters is where the wires are going. The fan running could be a bad sequencer in the air handler or a bad thermostat, but lets make sure the wiring is correct...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Problem, unhindered flow, volt power
unhindered flow, volt power, electromagnetic coil: If you applied line voltage 115volts or 230 volts, to the high side of the transformer and energized it, thus stepping down the line voltage to 24 volts, and rather than connect as normal, you simply touched the two leads of 24 volt power, or low side, together,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC problem, gas furnace, ac unit
gas furnace, ac unit, insurance claim: Sure, you can sure give it a shot. Those boards generally will generally cost in the range of 150-200 dollars, though, if that indeed is the only problem. I completely agree with hanging the unit. Usually, in Texas, we try and put them in an attic...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC problem, gas furnace, asap thanks
gas furnace, asap thanks, ac unit: Harold, I would have to agree with tech. I would have no doubt that the circuit board and probably the transformer have been damaged from the water. I think you will continue to have problems unless the unit is replaced. I have experienced this before and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC registers, floor registers, odd numbers
floor registers, odd numbers, damper: Dominic, Register have dampers, Grills are just a face cover with no damper. Yes measure the opening in the wall, floor, or wherever it is, forget fractions and odd numbers. Supply registers with dampers fit into the wall opening and have 1 or less frame....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC replacement cost, heat load calculations, straight dope
heat load calculations, straight dope, rule of thumb: Rebecca, There is no rule of thumb as far a price, the rule of thumb is how much the materials cost and how much the labor costs, throw in the overhead and the profit factor and wallah . Twenty s year s old is not a reason to change everything, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC system is humming will not turn on, blower motor, cooling system
blower motor, cooling system, heating and cooling: Hi David, I am a little confused, is the unit running and making a humming sound as it runs, or does nothing and hums? If it is running, I would need more info on the sound, like where exactly and what it sounds like. I know that asking what a hum...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC system is humming will not turn on, 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: HVaC, helium balloon, floor furnace
helium balloon, floor furnace, zone control: No , cold air stays low and hot air rises as fast as a helium balloon! as the hot air rises , the hot air would just sit up at the ceiling, and with return blocked, it would not get blended with downstairs, actually the best thing to do except for a zone...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Hvac Venting, hot water heater, power vent
hot water heater, power vent, pvc pipe: Without knowing what unit you plan on using and what you have installed already, I can not determine the requirement for the flue. You may not be able to use PVC for the vent. If the vent from the furnace runs direct from he furnace outside, it likely will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No heat, olsen furnace, gmail
olsen furnace, gmail, blue knob: I am not sure what the blue knob is for. If the pilot is light, then the blue knob may turn the pilot on and off, but that is not the problem. The problem can be one of many things in a furnace that are there to keep things from blowing up or overheating....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No heat - blower still runs, old flames, definite answer
old flames, definite answer, limit switch: Hi Mike, Your problem is not going be the pilot and definitely not the inducer motor. The problem could be in the safety circuitry or with what is known as the fan limit switch, or maybe even a bad fan relay or control board. It s hard for me to try...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat exchanger in return air, air heat exchanger, wood fired boiler
air heat exchanger, wood fired boiler, oil furnaces: John, You may want to ask another expert on this one but here are my thoughts . I do think it would be a problem on your fan motor , it is air cooled . Placing another coil in line creates a lot of restriction on your system . I would wire up a safety...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, window ac units, refrigeration system
window ac units, refrigeration system, electric furnance: A heat pump is simply an AC unit that reverses. EXAMPLE, Those little window AC units that reject heat outdoors and remove heat from the indoor air can be a heat pump simply by installing backwards, (cold out, hot in,) In this configuration, heat is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, air conditioner, model number
air conditioner, model number, thermostat: Something that is clicking can be several things. Since you do not know what is clicking and what is trying to cut off there is not much I can do here. Dust is likely not the issue. I need a bit more info on what is turning off, or trying to turn off....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat wont kick on, wont kick, gmail
wont kick, gmail, thermastat: Most of the new units have a control board in them with a blinking troubleshooting code. The board is located inside the furnace. The blinking code should be in the manual or inside the unit. The problem can be one of many different safeties or components...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater in centeral, yellow wires, electrical hazard
yellow wires, electrical hazard, initial visit: Hi Richard, To put it bluntly, you need to call a technician to come out and take a look. I am not sure as to what wires are burned, as there is not enough info here for me to discern that. The bottom line is that you have an obvious electrical issue...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater side of a/c unit won't work, temp down, dual pack
temp down, dual pack, c unit: Phil, this could be several issues. Might want to check obvious things like make sure the gas is on. The heating control board on this unit should flash a code, this might help narrow the problem down. If you have a volt meter I can walk you through some things...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater won't turn on, auto fan, fan switch
auto fan, fan switch, gmail: There are common problems with certain issues. An issue with nothing happening can lead to many things. You can try and turn the power off and back on to see if that will correct the problem. The control board in the unit might have a blinking troubleshooting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: my heater is no working, surface ignitor, burn mark
surface ignitor, burn mark, product model: I am unfamiliar with the type of lighting system that furnace uses, but if it is less than 15 years old it is probably an HSI. That is a ceramic coil that sits in front of the first burner that gets gas. It will have a black and white white going to a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, flame sensor, gas valve
flame sensor, gas valve, rheem: Juan, some of the old Rheem did not have a flame sensor, but look for a metal rod in front of one of the burners. If this unit has one then you need to clean this rod with sandpaper and the problem should be fixed. The problem could also be in a pressure switch....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, jumper wire, voltage wires
jumper wire, voltage wires, little lever: Sounds like the pressure switch , or hose that attaches to it and the induced draft motor housing, may be plugged, or leaking, or have moisture in it, blocking pressure readings, pressure switch could be wavering, (opening, closing) take all thr low voltage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, reset button, cool air
reset button, cool air, gmail: If the unit is going on and off, there nothing needs to be reset in the unit. Without knowing what kind of unit you have, I can not give you any sort of direction. Some units do have a control board in them with a troubleshooting blinking light. My first...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating and air conditioning, electronic air filter, electronic air cleaner
electronic air filter, electronic air cleaner, line filtration: Carl, electronic air cleaner is the top of the line filtration, using a media filter would be a step down. You might consider the duct cleaning because the house is fairly new and the ducts are probably full construction dust. Furnaces and a/c units are usually...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heil furnace not starting up?, runnung, smart control
runnung, smart control, air model: The normal sequence is call for heat, induced draft motor energizes, closing a proving awitch , showing that its runnung, then pilot assembly get gas and electronic ignition, and flame rctification signal from the flame makimg the AC current into a DC signal,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heil heat pump, heat load calculation, electrical department
heat load calculation, electrical department, e mail: The best way to determine what size unit should be in your home, you should have a heat load calculation done on the home. You can do an Internet search, and find a company that will allow you to do a calculation using their software for about $50 for a single...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: help with furnace/AC decision, lifetime decision, gas furnace
lifetime decision, gas furnace, sf 2: Francis: The only reason to buy into the high repair costs of 16 SEER (Not to say it s junk, just that it ll break more expensively - the blower motor costs $1,000 for the part) is if you can take the tax credit. Otherwise stay with 13 or 14 SEER. 1,000...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home-furnace ducting, furnace ducting, home furnace
furnace ducting, home furnace, furnace fan: Ed, At last count there were about 873 different types of metal grill s on intake air duct s give or take. I don t know what you have but It sounds like it s a bit small for the amount of air that passes through it. Short of increasing the inlet opening...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home gas furnace repair, gas furnace, furnace repair
gas furnace, furnace repair, pilot light: Hi Amanda, When you say it sets in the pilot light assembly , what exactly do you mean? I really am not able to visualize what you are talking about, could you describe it a bit more? Does it have wires going to it? Is it a bracket? As for a manual,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home heater, pilot flame, outgoing air
pilot flame, outgoing air, pressure switch: CHECK RUBBER HOSE FROM INDUCED DRAFT MOTOR HOUSING THAT GOES TO THE PRESSURE SWITCH, SEE IF ORIFICES WHERE HOSE ATTACHES ARE CLEAR FROM CARBON, THE TUBES CAN GET MOISTURE COLLECT AND SETTLE IN A LOW SPOT AND BLOCK THE PRESSURE SWITCH FROM SENSING THE INDUCED...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hot air furnace, hot air furnace, temperature rise
hot air furnace, temperature rise, air flow: Hi Rick, First thing you need to confirm is the supply temperature. If you have some sort of thermometer, then you need to hold this in the air flow from a supply vent for a minute or two. Once the temp on the thermometer has stabilized. Then you need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hot water heater, hot water heater, heater tank
hot water heater, heater tank, electric heater: I doubt itas full of water, unless they never moved it ? its pretty heavy when full or actually , with any water in them they are unweildy! I would open the drain and see what you have? you could add bleached water , 1 cup per gallon via funnel into the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: humidity control in MN, dew point calculator, air to air exchanger
dew point calculator, air to air exchanger, window condensation: Heating the air will allow the air to hold more moisture, but you actually lower the RH%. RH% changes with temp. When a given amount of moisture remains constant, the RH will change inversely with a change in temp. When we cool, moisture is removed otherwise,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hunter 44155c, allexpert, thermastat
allexpert, thermastat, dual 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: hvac, seer rating, expert activities
seer rating, expert activities, efficiency units: Get in your car take the Slaussen cutoff, get outa the car , and cut off your Slausen! If you think I am doing this for idiots like you , Youre wrong! And as far as your rating , Who gives a rats ass! sorry i dont feed trolls once they expose their...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, jasper county texas, 410a refrigerant
jasper county texas, 410a refrigerant, bid price: He cannot arbitrarily notify you after the fact your bill is anything more than agreed to, a 410 unit isnt that much more either, see online what you can get the equip for!! you may be suprised , compare the units he says are not legal yet bid, and the model...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, air plenum, electric furnace
air plenum, electric furnace, hole in the floor: You really can just turn on the fan switch on the thermostat to circulate hot air thru the existing ducts. If there is no supply air ducts in the basement you can install a grille on the supply air plenum somewhere to supply the heat there. I m unsure what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, refrigerant lines, r 410
refrigerant lines, r 410, puron: Tony, this information is on the name tag. You will look for a tag or plate that has the model and serial number. The refrigerant will be identified there. Usually stated by R-22 or R-410. The newer units that use the Puron will have pink stickers placed near...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac ductwork, pvc pipe, ductwork
pvc pipe, ductwork, trunk lines: Jeff, You could use pvc pipe only if it were exposed to the ambient temperature of the conditioned area . It would still need to be properly sized for the correct air flow . Marcus http://www.my-air-conditioner.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, size of unit, flexible ductwork, corinth ms
flexible ductwork, corinth ms, brick house: Tom: Service life for AC s should be at least 15 years if properly installed and serviced. Your three ton system is oversized at 400 SF/Ton, and that could have shortened service life. According to ACCA, that size home requires anywhere from one to two...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ice Buildup on the Liquid Line, hvac company, copper line
hvac company, copper line, copper fittings: There are a couple of brands that make sealant, most mix with the oil and did not seal very well. Easy seal mixes with the refrigerant and does work, I have used this product on small leaks. This product has been used by the Navy for years, here is the link:...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ice build up on outside unit, heat unit, pat pat
heat unit, pat pat, repair man: Pat, Your filter??? It is probably clogged solid, if so change it and turn on the fan. If air comes out of the vents then the coil in the attic is thawed enough to turn back on. If the filter is clean then yes probably a freon leak and you need to wait...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ice on a/c unit, freeze, freezing
freeze, freezing, ice: Hi Tommy, Your system froze up . Several things can cause this. The freezing actually starts int he indoor unit, at the evaporator coil. It starts freezing there and if the unit keeps running, it will eventually freeze down the copper line and all the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ice maker on GE, water valve, question thanks
water valve, question thanks, power surge: The ice maker should dump even if the water valve is defective. I would replace the ice maker. Part number is WR30X10093 and your cost is 119.95 + 6.95 shipping through us. Should you choose to order, follow this link to our website where you can fill out...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ins tructions to replace sesl between front and back tub, kenmore front load washer, front load washer
kenmore front load washer, front load washer, sesl: There is not indenpenant seal. You must replace the entire rear outer tub assembly. Not an easy job to tackle. Cost is about 200.00 for the outer tub + shipping. Still need more help? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: insulation, airflow capacity, hot water heater
airflow capacity, hot water heater, old furnace: Lynda: Furnaces heat air, boilers heat water; I was thinking some kind of furnace airflow problem causing noise when I decided to take this question. I m now assuming the new oil burner is noisier than the old one; is that the case? If so, I m afraid I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: insulation, insulation purposes, old furnace
insulation purposes, old furnace, oil boiler: Lynda, I m sorry I didn t explain that very well. Beckett is the manufacture for the oil burner not the furnace. They actually don t make furnaces. Weil McLain uses Beckett to make the oil burner, so that sound cover would work. I would call back the install...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inverter, r 410a, electric elements
r 410a, electric elements, compressor output: Don t think the pipe size difference would do anything. The heating watts sure is small for the size of the shop. This unit sounds like it is a heat pump?? If so, it doesn t seem to have any electric elements. Got to consider the insulation in the building,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inverter, heat gain calculation, r 410a
heat gain calculation, r 410a, compressor output: Mufid, Did you do a heat loss heat gain calculation on your building. To me it sounds like your unit is not large enough to heat your building .One source is www.hvaccomputer.com you can buy the software and do a correct load calculation yourself.That...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inverter, r 410a, allexpert
r 410a, allexpert, compressor output: 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: inverter, r 410a, compressor output
r 410a, compressor output, flow cooling: Mufid, I have never had to set those units on medium speed and run the temp. up that high. I am not sure what pipe you are talking about from 10 to 12, is this the refrigerant pipes? Sound like this unit is undersized. Where any calculations done to determine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inverter, r 410a, inverter air conditioner
r 410a, inverter air conditioner, compressor output: Mufid, The Inverter /Air conditioner will heat the air somewhat but it s not going to most likely heat your print shop totally by itself. You need to have an electric heat strip inside the inside unit for heating the space when the outside tempature gets...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol furnace wont start, pilot system, pilot light
pilot system, pilot light, gas valve: You need to remove the thermostat as the problem. If you take the R (maybe the RH) W, you can see if the furnace lights. If it does, then the problem is in the thermostat. If not, then you are going to have to follow the wiring diagram, use a meter and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Johnson Airease furnace Model 51HWC24, johnson airease, hot surface ignitor
johnson airease, hot surface ignitor, pilot flame: Is this a standing pilot? if so, its existence doesnt prove a 24 volt control circuit power exists,The fan does, however , as its operation without the burners indicates a time delay controls the fan, raher than a temp delay. Cause temp delay would not get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore fridge doesn't restart after power failure, kenmore model, erratic problems
kenmore model, erratic problems, measure temperatures: Intermitting problems are the most difficult to find.....whether I woud be there or here online. Whatever the problem is, it will surface it s ugly head at the most in-opportune time. Unfortuanely at this time I have no idea of what to tell you to check....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Gas Dryer, kenmore gas dryer, work bench
kenmore gas dryer, work bench, gas valve: That is simply an example seperating the gas valve assembly from the rest of the dryer. Check the two wires going to the dryer gas safety valve for the presence of 110 volts. If there is no voltage there, the problem is in the dryer portion. If there is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Gas Dryer, kenmore gas dryer, combat boots
kenmore gas dryer, combat boots, valuable service: CHeck the drive belt. I think this may have broke. 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 keep this valuable service free and order...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kitchen heat source, hot water system, toe kick heaters
hot water system, toe kick heaters, kitchen heat: Yea this all sounds about right. The book I have says it will vary with climate and other need but 8 feet of run sounds good. You may be able to get away with less, however if you put in smaller heaters you can t make them bigger. A bigger heater can be turned...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: LEAKING WATER, drip water, copper line
drip water, copper line, copper lines: Carlos, It s a considerable few feet from the outside unit to the unit in the attic. You re not specific about where it is along the run that the water is leaking ? There are two lines that go from the outside unit to the attic unit, both are copper lines...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: LED Codes and how to handle it, open flame, rollout switch
open flame, rollout switch, mav: Gilbert: Are you going to you help me or not? Fred Gilbert: I can t help you, but perhaps you d be so kind as to help me. How can I clarify my bio (You read it, right?) so I don t get these kinds of questions? Any suggestions would be sincerely...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: is Lennox 15 seer a good system, consumers reports, tranes
consumers reports, tranes, techumseh: In my opinion and Consumers reports as well, TRANE units are the best. Trane is the old GE, General electric company!! and those old GE s are still around 30+ years later! very few new units will ever say that. Trane is the only mfr that builds their compressors,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace - G43UF Series, combustion air, exhaust vent
combustion air, exhaust vent, blower system: Josh, When the thermostat call for heat the first thing that happens is the induced draft vent blower starts, the vent blower system proves that it s on by blowing air pressure into the attached pressure switch which causes the switch to close and send the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace watchguard mode, flame sensor, burner flame
flame sensor, burner flame, income household: Andi, When the LED flashes it flashes a code, there should be a legend stuck onto the furnace nearby that tells what the number of flashes means? example it may flash three flashes-phase-three-phase etc. for three or four times and then it try s to light...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox furnace G40UH-36A-70, dirt catcher, gas furnace
dirt catcher, gas furnace, google: I do not deal with furnaces often. I really can not say if one is better then the other. The key to any unit is that it is maintained and properly installed. If that is done, any unit from the cheap the most expensive will last. They all have about the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G40UH Furnace/Air - - No Heat, flame sensor, fan work
flame sensor, fan work, gmail: All units are different, but the basics are there. Pressure switch, rollout, high temp etc. The wiring diagram is the answer to all of the issues in checking voltages to determine if the safeties are in the closed or open position for normal operation. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G40UH gas ignites and shuts off, flame rectification, flame on
flame rectification, flame on, pressure switch: Probably in the pressure switch or switches, the tubes and orices the attach to camn be carboned up and obstructed, hoses leak, flame rectification signal from pilot asembly , proving a pilot exists , thus allowing main burmer operation may also be suspect...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G51MP furnace not responding to thermostat call for heat, combustion air, heat cycle
combustion air, heat cycle, gas valve: The rollout switched usually have a red button that pops out. If not, it s not them. I m not thouroughly acquainted with the Lennox model but it should follow the usual pattern of a solid state controlled furnace. The beginning of the on heat cycle is the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G61MPV trips breaker, honeywell thermostat, overload condition
honeywell thermostat, overload condition, condensate pump: A tripped breaker sez there is a dead short somewhere.From what I gather this breaker controls the furnace ?? If so, the main thing that does that is a bad blower motor or bad run capacitor. But it could be just a loose power wire terminal or something else.Ya...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Gas/Electric Starter, purge unit, safety circuits
purge unit, safety circuits, centrifugal switch: Andrew, Do you get the spark ignition. Look at your wiring diagram to see all the safeties you have .Possibly one of them tripped and need to be reset. Many units had roll out switch near the main burners,in case the flames came back out of the HX. Those...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Heat Pump Noise, lennox oil furnace, furnace plenum
lennox oil furnace, furnace plenum, furnace heat: Ed, it is hard to say without hearing the noise. The most common noise problems I run into on new heat pumps is overcharged. The installers may not have adjusted the refrigerant correctly and if there is too much you will defiantly get a noise. This noise...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lighting gas furnace pilot, gas furnace, home diy
gas furnace, home diy, pilot light: I did a simple search and found this... http://www.diyreviews.net/inside-home/diy-hvac/lighting-your-own-pilot-light/ The thing to worry about is the fact it went out. A pilot that went out can be a sign of other problems with the furnace, or ventilation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Line Set Length, soft copper tubing, liquid line
soft copper tubing, liquid line, blow air: Mike , if the tubing is rated for AC/R duty and it s clean on the inside you can add to system.You can clean it out running a rag thru the suction line and finish with blowing it out with air.Ligiud line visual inspection and blow air thru it. Install new...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Low cfm/velocity problem, floor grate, floor registers
floor grate, floor registers, cold air return: Ryan, Having a bit of a problem with your descriptions. But you cannot have to much return air as it is sized correctly as it passes through the blower assembly. I don t know what plenum you are talking about, but the amount of runs sound reasonable....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: lack of freon and HIGH electricity bills, oxygen concentrator, medical oxygen
oxygen concentrator, medical oxygen, electricity bills: Hi Kathryn, A freon leak can absolutely cause high electric bills. Freon is a refrgerant and is what makes an air condition system cool the air. A system needs a fairly precise charge of freon for it to run effeciently. Once you start losing freon to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leaking condensate., john heneghan, crawl space vents
john heneghan, crawl space vents, combustion air: Is there not any crawl space vents around the foundation ?? So all your combustion air supply is from an enclosed space ?? Ought to have 1 sq in. fresh air opening for every 10k btu. I don t know the details of that furnace. But not good to have water dripping...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: lenox gas furncace wont fire up, drip leg, pilot lights
drip leg, pilot lights, open pipe: Yes if the fan runs on that unit, it proves 24 volt control power and high voltage as well, unless wired with one transformer for both? but easy test is check for 34 volts at gas valve, if present , take amp draw and see if current is read? if no amp draw...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: locating filter for resisential furnace, blower wheel, rack assembly
blower wheel, rack assembly, washable filter: If your furnace is a downdraft(supply grilles on floor) the fan is atop and above the coils, if updraft(suppilies in celing) the fan is at the bottom of the unit, if horizontally mounted, its prior to the unit in the return air side of plenum, not supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: low clearance oil furnace exhaust, oil furnace, exhaust vent
oil furnace, exhaust vent, low clearance: Unfortunately there is little you can do other than install what he wants. These guys are such a pain about this crap. There s not much I cam tell you but just try to be nice with the inspector and see if he can give you extra time to have it installed. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: low voltage wire, low voltage wiring, gauge copper
low voltage wiring, gauge copper, furnace heat: John, Low voltage is 24 volt ac, make sure evap. coil goes downstream of furnace heat exchangers for corrosion purposes. Wire according to wiring diagram that comes with unit.or power one fan relay ( 24 volt )in parallel for both blower motors.Make sure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: lp furnace, spider nests, copper line
spider nests, copper line, visible damage: Ben, I guess my question to you would be if the furnace is set up for LP gas, orifices and pressure regulator or could it have been converted at some time? There is some question about LP gas causing copper to flake off? You might want to take the gas line...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: luxaire furnace, furnance, inducer motor
furnance, inducer motor, pressure switch: Sounds like the inducer motor, pressure switch, flame densor, ignition module are suspect, without my testing with a meter i can only speculate which it is, whenit can be any of them. sounds like your pretty good mechanically and could replace those items...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Malfunctioning Weil-McLain Boiler, weil mclain boiler, water volumes
weil mclain boiler, water volumes, fire side: Dear Johan, I worked on allot of these--the information that I provided is based on what I did to get these working. I am not all that familiar with the control package that they have provided, except to say that they are usually good fixes. It would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag dishwasher, maytag dishwasher, valuable service
maytag dishwasher, valuable service, maytag: Most likely the timer. Does it stop in this same area each and everytime? A bad contact in the timer could cause this. Is the rinse only setting before the final drain cycle? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Miller furnace, drips at nozzle, little pool, kerosene
little pool, kerosene, radiant heat: Jeffrey, Kerosene may be causing the problem. I have only used kerosene for temporary testing. Kerosene has a different flashpoint over fuel oil, so you really have changed the way this furnace fires. Kerosene will burn a lot hotter and might cause too...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Mold in furnance and vent, mold growth, high humidity
mold growth, high humidity, fibrous glass: Amy: I have to agree, it does sound questionable. Is it possible water got into the ducts, either during construction or after you moved in? Did you experience a clammy (high humidity) sensation this summer? A reputable heating and air conditioning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Mortex blower, coleman evcon, gmail
coleman evcon, gmail, electric blower: There are many different types and styles of motors out there. I think from the searching I did, that unit uses a pretty standard motor. I am not sure what else was done, the amount of time etc to say if the price was too high. The price might seem a bit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: miller gas furnace, gas furnace, gas valve
gas furnace, gas valve, gmail: The problem can be any of the items you mention, and can also be the gas pressure. Cleaning the burners and orifices is a good place to start. If that does not fix the problem you really need to call for service. The furnace requires special tools to determine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: mold on coils, moist environment, service man
moist environment, service man, uv lights: Yes, the moist environment by the A coil can promote the growth of mold and bacteria. The use of UV lights by the A coil can help reduce or eliminate the problem in this area, but you should have your house checked by a mold expert to see if the problem in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New furnace options, variable speed motor, initial outlay
variable speed motor, initial outlay, volt battery: Adolphus, GE was a good unit - You can still buy that brand , Trane bought GE years ago. It sounds like they are pushing a variable speed motor on you . They do have their benefits but are very expensive to replace $1000 + . I just converted a customer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New HVAC, condenser unit, furnace heat
condenser unit, furnace heat, r 410: Susan, I m not sure what all you have or what all your looking to replace? You didn t say what the inside unit in the closet was, a furnace, heat pump, or just an air handler, living in Florida I d guess it s a heat pump. If your getting prices on changing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New split ac unit, temperate climates, efficiency unit
temperate climates, efficiency unit, heat pumps: Well, I really like Trane equipment. I would recommend that or ArcoAire if you want to cut the price down some from Trane s prices. As far as what type of system, I would go with a heat pump for your outdoor unit. Heat pumps, if you don t already know,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nordyne electric furnace, electric furnace, kilowatt hour
electric furnace, kilowatt hour, circuit breakers: I definately would leave it off as you chose to do! That heater pulls some amperage! It surely must cost 3-400 to heat per month?? Just for making it easy , say 10cents per KiloWatt Hour, 20x10=200, or $2 per hour of running! I have seen rates...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nordyne electric heating element, heat element, heating element
heat element, heating element, heat strips: Sorry i dont feed trolls ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nordyne Furnace, blower fan, safety controls
blower fan, safety controls, fusible link: Rick, look at the wiring diagram (usually found on the back side of the blower door. Probably a safety control tripped. Some are manually reset. Some have a fusible link that once it blows the blower fan stays on and furnace flame is off. That type is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: natural gas coming through registers, soap bubble, gas detector
soap bubble, gas detector, pressure test: Rick, soap bubble all the connections on the gas lines. How does the furnace ignite? is it rough and delayed? Delayed ignition will cause a build up of gas. The problem may not be the furnace, there could be a gas leak in the area that the furnace is just...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: need to find thermostat for very old floor furnace, millivolt thermostat, floor furnace
millivolt thermostat, floor furnace, wall thermostat: Karen, There is only one thermostat that turns the floor furnace on and off. You either need a millivolt thermostat or a 24 volt thermostat? You can get the 24 volt thermostat at Home Depot, Lowes, or ace hardware. Ace hardware may be the only one for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new boiler, hot water boiler, water feeder
hot water boiler, water feeder, csfn: The prices that you mention do not seem to be out of line. It sounds as if they are changing everything that is important, and will stand behind it, and are showing up to do the work quickly. You can t ask for much more than that in my opinion. With Regards,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new gas furnace, steam furnace, steam coils
steam furnace, steam coils, heat loss calculation: Aron, I m not aware that there is a steam furnace a steam boiler yes.One contractor says stick with what you have ( size wise ) other thought it was to big.Any reputable Contractor would do a heat loss calculation and told you exactly what size you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new high efficiency units, efficiency unit, efficiency units
efficiency unit, efficiency units, high efficiency: Most manufactures make and sell good units. Getting the best warranty, along with the best installer is the best way to go. It is more important that any unit be installed properly, otherwise even the most expensive unit will not work to par. You also need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: nordyne s3qa, contactor, condenser
contactor, condenser, amber: Hi Amber, There s not a wiring diagram on the back of the service panel of the condenser? Usually there is. Otherwise I don t have enough info here to inform you on how to hook up your contactor. I would need you to describe what wires are going to what....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: nordyne s3qa, oncap, 2 legs
oncap, 2 legs, fan motors: I can nonly suggest online for a diagram, However, shortly after finishing my schooling and working for a legend in our area, was told , Kid ..ya see the power coming into this place... pointing to 3 wires entering the service panel, (2 legs of 115v & 1 ground)...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: norge c15dab, chest freezer, supco
chest freezer, supco, pin configuration: Facing the tri pin configuration...... Place the white wire on the start (lower Left) The Black wire on the (upper) middle terminal and the red wire on the (lower Right) run terminal. Apply 110 volts and the compressor should fire up. Does it? Waiting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Odor coming through return ducts, plumbing pipes, drip pan
plumbing pipes, drip pan, concrete slab: Deserie, If your house is on a slab and the return air ducts run under the floor it s possible that a sewer line that also runs under the floor might be seeping and the return duct might be seeping enough to pull an odor in when the blower is running or even...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Oil Furnace, hot water heat, pressure relief valve
hot water heat, pressure relief valve, oil furnace: A 50 year old boiler can actually be more efficient than some new ones. Don t take that word for word though. Efficiency depends on several factors but the key would be a new burner. If you ve got a relatively new 3450rpm flame retention burner then you ll...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Oil furnace, hunter digital thermostat, furnace blower
hunter digital thermostat, furnace blower, oil furnace: Thanks for the picture, they help. Can you take a picture of the box where the emergency heat switch is at. Emergency heat is used for heat pump applications and usually wired in to a fossil fuel kit, this kit could be where the problem is at. Also need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Oil furnace thermostat, furnace blower, digital thermostat
furnace blower, digital thermostat, oil furnace: The furnace has an internal temp control that turns and off the fan based on the temp of the heat exchanger. If you remove the wire that goes to the G term. on the back of the stat, you will then find out if the fan stays on. The issue can also be caused...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Old furnace, old furnace, pilot valve
old furnace, pilot valve, pilot light: Ivan, How old is your Henry (approx)? I understand it has a standing pilot, what is the gas valve? there are different types. What is the pilot valve? is it a 100% safety. Can you describe the gas valve/valves? Maybe send a pitcher. Are you sure the gas...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ongoing Water Heater Issues, dark fabrics, home depot
dark fabrics, home depot, warr: How do you have a ext warr that wont extend for you? really , whats up there? It sounds rusty, and if leaking, is bad! replace with cheapie 30gal unit from home depot, bout the cheapest way to go, other than borrowing one from a vacant home, (not recommending...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: "Open limit switch", coleman evcon furnace, gmail
coleman evcon furnace, gmail, limit switches: There are all sorts of limit switches. Some of them are auto reset and some are manual reset. You can good search for limit switches to get an idea on what they can look like. At this point with yours, it is hard to say if the limit is stopping the unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Opening Rheem front panel, gas furnace, absurd question
gas furnace, absurd question, bottom panel: You may need to pry the bottom edge upwards with a large flat bladed screwdriver,or mini pry bar , it does slide upwards, however there is a power switch that remains depressed against the panel allowing the unit to run, only with the panel in place. It can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil furnace, oil fired boiler, oil furnace
oil fired boiler, oil furnace, friend of mind: Larry, There is a cad cell that will detect the flame, sometimes these get dirty and will not sense the flame correctly. These are mounted in the ignition transformer between the two transformer electrodes. The cad cell is a small round glass encased in black...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil furnace not firing, diesel mechanics, oil furnace
diesel mechanics, oil furnace, foot flame: now I know why this sounded familiar..I recognize this from another post.. From the sound of your other post you have a Beckett burner. I don t know what you re seeing when you look down . If the burner motor isn t working the oil won t pump. You may be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: oil in humidifier upon seasonal start up, furnace duct work, gas forced air furnace
furnace duct work, gas forced air furnace, plate style: Larry, I have no Idea what the oily substance could be from? I don t know exactly how or where on the furnace duct work the humidifier is installed? There is nothing associated with the furnace or humidifier that has anything of that nature. If you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: old jenitrol furnace blower, furnace blower, limit switch
furnace blower, limit switch, correct temperature: On older furnaces the blower was turned on by a helical bimetal fan/limit switch in the heat mode. The bimetal element moved a rotating circular cam and switches to turn the fan on and off. As they age the action can weaken to the point that the switch will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: old sears unit, tonnage, sears
tonnage, sears, model number: With the model number you have added with the age of the unit, I have no idea. There are other parts inside the unit that might lead to discover the tonnage of the unit. Sears has used different manufactors to makes things over the years. Even these days...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: older model Friedrich central ac unit, ac unit, hi amy
ac unit, hi amy, central ac: Hi Amy, always nice to talk to a fellow Texan, It sounds like you may have a cracked coil drain pan. Where the drain lines leave the unit is a common spot for breakage. Sometimes, though, the break or crack can occur somewhere else in the pan. You might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outdoor wood boiler thermostat hook-up, outdoor wood boiler, gas furnace
outdoor wood boiler, gas furnace, wire dial: Get a 24 volt relay with a normally open switch, that closes upon energizing the 24 volt electromagnetic coil in the relay. Take the RED hot leg of 24 volt control power supplied by the units transformer to your first stats RED terminal and ru it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: overloading circuits, amp circuits, allexpert
amp circuits, allexpert, fan manufacturer: 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: Payne electric heat pump system, amp fuse, emergency heat
amp fuse, emergency heat, air handler: Somehow you have a direct short. You should turn off the high voltage to the air handler, and using an ohmmeter, check the components that bring on the electric heat inside the air handler. There is a wire that comes in from the outside unit, usually white,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Gas Furnace Won't kick out heat, payne gas furnace, furnace control
payne gas furnace, furnace control, inducer: Sorry about the delay in answering, Jake. Anyhow, you would probably see a humidifier if you have one. They are usually right there at the furnace in line with the supply plenum. If you don t have one, then it seems that you might have a furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Heater Plus 80, flame sensor, gmail
flame sensor, gmail, safeties: The first thing I would check is the flame sensor. The verify the rest of the safeties from there. If you do not know how to work on a furnace, then you will need to call someone in to inspect the unit and determine what the problem is. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Packaged Gas Ht/Elec Cool Problem, internal switch, gmail
internal switch, gmail, manometer: The fault can be due to several things. Induced fan not working, blockage in the flue, faulty switch, or plugged up lines to the switch, are the most common things that go wrong. In order to verify the switch a manometer or magnaheltic is used to check the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pellet Stove installation (Home), current insurance company, unincorporated county
current insurance company, unincorporated county, pellet stoves: Jerry, I don t know where you live in Wisconsin? a city, town, unincorporated county? Anyway most municipalitys have a building department that requires a building permit be taken out by a licensed contractor for what your doing, if you keep the estimated...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Perfection-Schwank Wall Heater Intermittent Lighting, wall furnace, perfection schwank
wall furnace, perfection schwank, lighting problem: Cindy, The Wires, screws, connection points involving copper and millivolts will build up a film/Corrosion that needs to be cleaned, sanded/scraped. all connections need to be tight, if there are wires twisted together for connections they need to be un-twisted,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Phyisical size of Attic AC units, gas furnaces, gas furnace
gas furnaces, gas furnace, heat pumps: Kobi: 10x8 is generous; I wish you designed the trusses in the homes I see! Seriously, that ll accommodate two systems if need be. I d think 8x8 would be more than adequate for a single gas furnace with cooling coil and ductwork (You said Texas, I m not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pilot flame not staying lit, pilot flame, pilot position
pilot flame, pilot position, 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: package hvac, pressure switch, fusible link
pressure switch, fusible link, systems model: Anthony, are getting any flashing codes? sounds like a problem with the board or pressure switch. Do you have a voltmeter? If you do then check across the two pressure switch terminals when the draft motor comes on. There should be 0 volts when it closes the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: payne furnace, payne furnace, inducer motor
payne furnace, inducer motor, high limit: Carrier 33 fault code is for a limit fault(high limit, rollout etc.). The device with the 2 red leads on the heat exchanger faceplate is the high limit. The limit can open and prevent the furnace from running for a number of reasons(plugged filter is one of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: payne heater, flame rectification, flame sensor
flame rectification, flame sensor, great conductor: Nothing can be loose for the flame rectification to allow it to run, the electrical spark or current is AC , as it passes trhrough the flame its rectified toDC and is just millivolts as fire isnt a great conductor , but it does conduct a DC signal proving...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: payne spilt combo system, combustion blower, crackling sound
combustion blower, crackling sound, fri: Hi Adele, Rust only happens when there is an abundance of moisture. So, as a tech working on a unit with a problem like yours, my first thought would be why is there all the rust. If I had to make a guess as to why your system is rusting is your flue...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pilot light, carrier weathermaker, gas furnace
carrier weathermaker, 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: pilot light, pilot position, gas furnace
pilot position, gas furnace, pilot lights: Yes , you need to hold down the red button on the gas valve with the gas valve selector/dial in the pilot position to light the pilot. Once the pilot lights you must keep holding the button down for 60-90 seconds to heat up the thermocouple. The pilot should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pilot light, gas furnace, pilot light
gas furnace, pilot light, red button: Joyce, push in the red button and hold it down while you light the pilot. Continue holding the red button down for about 20-30 seconds. When you let go of the button the pilot should remain lit. If not then try again but hold the red button down longer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pressure switch, combustion gas, combustion air
combustion gas, combustion air, carbon monoxide poisoning: The pressure switch serves a very important function. It determines the fan is on and moving the proper airflow. The fan itself purges raw gas from the furnace and combustion gas outside. If there is actually something wrong, causing the switch to remain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: programmable thermostat, honeywell programmable thermostat, comfortmaker
honeywell programmable thermostat, comfortmaker, c unit: David, I have not seen one with a #4. But the R & Rc are 24 hot, the W is heat, The G is for the fan And Y is for the outdoor A/C unit. That #4 might have been for a common wire that the new tstats do not need. So if you have gas or electric heat and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: propane furnace problem, carrier weathermaker 9200, propane furnace
carrier weathermaker 9200, propane furnace, pressure transducer: Transformer is OK.I would pull the wires on the inducer motor & test it with 120v.That motor ought to run on a call for heat. Also try jumping across the red & white wires at the board control terminals to see if the motor starts. That circuit could be faulty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: purpose of venting system, vent pipe, combustion chamber
vent pipe, combustion chamber, fire burns: Elsa, If you have a friend or relative that can take a look at your furnace vent pipe, someone with some common sense you might save yourself from being scammed by some unscrupulous repair person. You haven t furnished me any information as to the type of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: QUESTION: model: 5BLA075-12 Carrier, nozzle size, oil furnace
nozzle size, oil furnace, furnace repair: Scott, is it soot buildup that is keeping them from wanting to work on this furnace? Sounds like you have the burner out, is there a white foam looking material inside the furnace? I am not sure if your furnace has this but if you do see if it has fallen apart....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R22 hvac, hvac unit, r 410
hvac unit, r 410, time pc: Hi Phyllis, I am not up on prices these days since I have retired for several years. R22 units are being phased out of manufactureing as we speak. $1300 difference is somewhat too high I know. I would report that guy to the local BBB & the builders association...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Radiator Question, hot water system, supply wholesaler
hot water system, supply wholesaler, steam system: What you are describing sounds like a steam system problem; however, the only time I have seen the type of valve used as you show in your picture is on water systems. If you only have one pipe into the convector as the recessed radiators are know, you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator, whirlpool side by side, screw driver
whirlpool side by side, screw driver, fridg: An intelligent guess would be a weak defrost timer. Part number is 482493 and your cost is 21.95 + 5.95 shipping. The timer is located int eh fresh food section in the front controls. If you look up and underneath toward the right had side you will see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator needs repair, kenmore refrigerator model 363, freon
kenmore refrigerator model 363, freon, valuable service: Not sure just yet.....Are you sure this oise is coming from the compressor or could it be one of the freon lines hitting against the cabinet? could it be more of a clanging noise rather than popping? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Regarding Package Ac, light commercial applications, restroom facilities
light commercial applications, restroom facilities, split air conditioning: A package unit is used in small residences, and light commercial applications. They are available with or without heat, and this heat can be by heat pump, electric resistance, natural and propane gas, and to a lesser degree, by fuel oil. They are usually...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace heat exhanger or get new unit, cracked heat, smoke test
cracked heat, smoke test, maintenence: The only way to know if the heat exchanger is cracked is with a smoke test. If he only looked at the inside of the exchanger then it just sounds like nonsense. I d get a second opinion if you re really worried about it otherwise let it go. Plus- 90% efficiency...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace heat pump? questions, precise temperature control, stage compressors
precise temperature control, stage compressors, bells and whistles: Mike, Goodman had a bad reputation years ago. I think the newer line is decent and they really have the best warranty. They are ok units but might have some more sound compared to a Trane. Two stage compressors are used for precise temperature control and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacement gas valve, robert shaw, electronic module
robert shaw, electronic module, gas valve: I use Honeywell or Robert shaw retrofit kit,it is universal and has bushings, reducers , etc. plus a new electronic module ! very easy install about 2 hours max, around $350 for the kit at Standard appliance, Burke engineering, or Jonstone supply, just a gas...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing Air handler, residential hvac systems, indoor coil
residential hvac systems, indoor coil, heat strips: Walt, What system was repaired? I can tell you this. For you to loose a compressor in 8 years is a giant red flag!!! And Home Depot is full of #####. The compressor uses R22. An air handler only moves air and all residential HVAC systems require...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing belt on Frigidaire washer, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, pulleys: Install the belt so it is on the outside of all three pulleys......THe idler pulley will keep the tension of the belt. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at http://www.affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing a downflow gas furnace, natural gas furnace, floor cathedral
natural gas furnace, floor cathedral, horizontal flow: Chris, There are attics and there are attics, If the attic will accommodate a furnace and the access will meet the building codes you just need to be able to make the connections, have a platform. There may be an issue with the furnace freezing condensation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential HVAC, Heat pumps, ground source heat, high efficiency heat pumps
ground source heat, high efficiency heat pumps, ground source heat pump: A ground source heat pump option was mentioned by you ,So I assumed it would of been available to you, Sorry ! Not quite sure why youd mention it in 1st question?? Anyways the water heater idea is using the same ambient air as a heat pump condensing unit!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential Outside condenser., proper cleanup, cleanup procedures
proper cleanup, cleanup procedures, freon: The 4 yr. old coil should not need to be replaced. The oil and refrigerant in the system will have spread byproducts and acid from the burnout throughout the system. As long as proper cleanup procedures for a compressor burnout are followed there should be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential versus manufactured AC, federal tax rebates, stay brite
federal tax rebates, stay brite, refrigerant charge: Tom, Central unit would need to be 16 Seer 13 EER, using ARI number to get the credit.Taking into consideration duct hooked up to existing system.Central air units use two breakers ,one for the indoor air handler and one for the outdoor unit.So you would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return blows cold air, allexpert, cold blow
allexpert, cold blow, 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: RHEEM 80 Imperial, wall thermostat, pilot light
wall thermostat, pilot light, hvac unit: Well, we wouldn t want a killing now, George ?? You re going to have to do some diagnosing George before there s a chance to fix it. Maybe even change some parts & save a bundle. There is a sequence of things that happen before you get heat & you have to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RHEEM 80 Imperial, wall thermostat, pilot light
wall thermostat, pilot light, hvac unit: if you take off the front upper cover which should be louvered, you will see a induced draft dotor about the size of a cup of coffeon a round housing that terminates where the flue exits the furnace. Since the clicking is happening, it seems you have inducer...