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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 3 bids to replace air ducts, fiberglass insulation, hvac unit
fiberglass insulation, hvac unit, gray metal: Janeen: Flexible Duct Systems are those in which there are very few rectangular ducts; there s discussion on that, click the Flexible Ductwork tab. I do seem to remember a recall on improperly manufactured flexible duct, don t know the details (You...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 3600 sq ft ranch in nh-size of furnace needed, sq ft addition, cold air return
sq ft addition, cold air return, billiard room: Like blowing in a bottle, when the pressure is maxed, no more pressure is possible, So when the doors are closed that seal well. no more air(pressure) can occur. Got to have return path for circulation. Usually can do with a large crack at the bottoem of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC condenser pan in attic leaking, drip pan, condenser unit
drip pan, condenser unit, ac condenser: Danny, If you have a split system which in your case would be two units, one outside which is the condensing unit and one inside which would be an air handler , the air handler being installed in the attic space. The unit in the attic has a cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC ELECTRIC, circuit breakers, compressor oil
circuit breakers, compressor oil, ac unit: If the unit has been powered off for a while then you can get some oil wash out. If the compressor has a heater on it, you have to let the power on to the unit for a few hours to allow the compressor oil to warm up before running the unit. At this point if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC fan cycles slow on off, power surges, ac unit
power surges, ac unit, central ac: Power surges can do a number of things to a unit. It may not look like anything is actually wrong. Just like computers, the circuit board in the unit does not like power surges. You need to have things looked at to figure out what got zapped... Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC forced air unit leaks freon, ac unit, freon leak
ac unit, freon leak, leaks: 90% of freon leaks are in the evaporator coil.Sometimes a sealer can be added in the system that will stop the leaks. It is a gamble if the years leaks are in the 5# & up.There is some controversy about whether you have to replace the outside unit when the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC or Heat Pump, air handler, electric heat
air handler, electric heat, heat pump: I sort of need to know more than a model number...lol It SOUNDS like a York or Coleman, obviously a 3ton, and it takes a heat sequencer, so I THINK it is electric heat. If you can see the model #, you should be able to see the panel that says what heat it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC on Heat Pump out - Heat works, auto parts store, gmail
auto parts store, gmail, heat pump: The fix-it crap does not work. They sell it at the auto parts store for cars also, which is only temp. at best. The only way to fix a leak is to find it. The best way to find hard to find small leaks is to isolate the different sections of the unit. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC humidity, furniture tops, air circulation
furniture tops, air circulation, attic fan: FRances, I m not an expert on mold but I do know that if something is kept moist and never dry s out because of lack of air circulation mold can occur. If your brother is not running the air conditioner I don t know why the black spots are coming out on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC Return Air Vent Size, air handler filters, makeup air
air handler filters, makeup air, air vent: Chris, With a 5 ton unit you need a minimum of 250 sq. in. of free area. If you have an opening in the ceiling that is filtered you need a 20 X 25 opening for one unit. The same thing applies to the opening coming into the ceiling space if there are grills...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit - funny noise, copper piping, pvc pipe
copper piping, pvc pipe, ac unit: Are you sure it is the PVC pipe? If so, it is probably some debris in the darin line. Most likely however, it is coming from the copper piping. That would be normal actually for a minute or two as it starts up, because it is the freon flow. If it persists,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Admiral GC2227CDFB, refrigeration supply, supply house
refrigeration supply, supply house, thermostat: Then you have a short is the system and probably a failed compressor. To test this you can turn the thermostat inside to off and plug it back in if the breaker does not trip then the compressor is likely shorted and unless you have a very high priced unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AHU No Heat But Fan, pvc pipe, hvac supply
pvc pipe, hvac supply, conjuntion: Kate, pressure switch is located in conjuntion with the inducer/ventor motor. Either your inducer motor is not turning up to full speed to close the pressure switch or you have blockage in your flue pipe.I am referring to a high efficient unit that uses...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioning, fan blade, wire terminals
fan blade, wire terminals, capacitor: The capacitor is an oval or round silver tube with either 2 or 3 groups of wire terminals on top. If you take the control box cover off you will see it there only a few components in there so it is not too confusing. You can get a new one at the local york...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioning and Air Distrubution, flat ceilings, bone of contention
flat ceilings, bone of contention, separate beds: Kathleen, Air conditioning a space or an individual room with the door and window/window s to the individual room shut. There needs to be a supply outlet/outlets that blows air out to where it covers the exposed area that the heat comes from such as the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioning problem/schroeder valve?, goodman air conditioner, story condo
goodman air conditioner, story condo, maintenance man: Barb, I can t vouch for any one of the three. I don t know what leaking all the way around or freon being lost all the way around the unit really convert s to. The original contractor made some repairs and said it s fine. I don t know what all...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Flow, cigar room, water piping
cigar room, water piping, combustion products: Charles: Six air changes exhaust per hour is a common design rule of thumb; that would be 210 CFM if the room has an 8 foot ceiling. Where the replacement air will come from is anyone s guess; you could cause gas or oil-fired appliances to back draft (an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler odor, dirty socks syndrome, mold mildew
dirty socks syndrome, mold mildew, uv bulbs: Did the cleaning we had done in Aug 2008 cause Dirty Socks Syndrome by not properly being rinsed?...no If UV lights is so good, why aren t Air Handlers installed WITH THEM? If I could use one, how easy is it to hook it up? Also do the UV bulbs need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air handlers, trane air handler, gmail
trane air handler, gmail, air handlers: Most of the air handlers Trane makes are concertable. Trane s website does not have manuals on it. After a bit of searching, I found this, which I think it what you have... http://www2.jec.com/THKweb/prodcat/TWA-USA/TWE-SVX03B-EN_0405.pdf The air handler...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air return sizing, return air plenum, air velocity
return air plenum, air velocity, air vent: I have a 3 ton cooling system & have 400 sq. in. grille.But I could use any number of RA grilles as long as the total is 400 sq. in.Same rule goes for duct sizes. Nice & quite.The calculation is done via a circular slide rule that does the numbers for you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana SBD21VW Not Cooling, pet hair, valuable service
pet hair, valuable service, cooling fan: So...you are saying the compressor runs for a few minutes and shuts off? The cooling fan back there continues to run? Open the freezer door and look on the rear inside panel for the beginnng of a frost build-up. Do you see any frost ont he rear inisde freezer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American Standard Freedom80 Sing Stage Problem, draft inducer, flame sensor
draft inducer, flame sensor, failure code: On an initial call for heat the control board needs to see the pressure switch open then the draft inducer comes on then the switch closes. If either of theses functions fails it will initiate the failure code. However if your furnace is lighting the pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong Air Ultra 80, armstrong air, pilot light goes out
armstrong air, pilot light goes out, blower fan: Scott, Does your blower fan run ,if not, it is tripping off at high limit. No mention from you if blower fan starts. Remove access cover on unit somewhere on unit it should have a status display of what the blinking lights mean. No display , look up...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Attic Installation, contractors point, state climate
contractors point, state climate, question option: Here in Montana where we heat a lot of the year it is best to put the heat in the basement (under house). If you are down South different factors apply. Where are you located?? (city & state & climate) Tell me about the house? Contractors get lazy and want...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Attic Odor, 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: Attic ventilation/ solar vs standard 110, attic ventilation, solar units
attic ventilation, solar units, fan manufacturers: There is no data from the fan manufacturers on how much they save. It would be very hard to figure, too many variables. The solar units save the expense of an electrician, to run juice to them. The powered ones move more air long term. Its a 6 of one and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Aux heat runs at the same time as the AC, sequencer, thermostat
sequencer, thermostat, w2: If techs have come out and diagnosed it why is it not fixed? Take your thermostat off the wall and disconnect the wires off any terminal that are marked E, Emerg, aux, w, w1 or w2. If you do that and the problem persists it is not your stat if the problem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac, flex duct, c tech
flex duct, c tech, american standard: It will helo the house cool faster, the unit will run less, and will prevent a clogged and dirty coil on the handler. It is negotiable, but a job like that you can actually do yourself. Save some money, because you don t need a licensed guy to do that job...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac humidity, lengthy stretches, attic fan
lengthy stretches, attic fan, central ac: It gets hotter and more damp and moist inside fiberglass ductwork than outside, and that dampness causes the mold to breed. By leaving it off, cool air obviously won t be running over the particulates and they will grow unhindered. You should not go long...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac repairs, warranty company, ac repair
warranty company, ac repair, home warranty: I am not sure what you mean by replaced the condenser...Anything that got replaced, should look new and shiny. it is a great idea to clean the coil once a year. Even though it may not look dirty, there is dirt there. Any sort of dirt will restrict air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac tune up, home warranty company, plumbing service
home warranty company, plumbing service, referrel: Look in the Yellow Pages between the big full and two page ads and the real small ads there you will find proffesional companies with not too much overhead that will clean and check your system and make recommendations without trying to sell you a new Caddillac...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler blower will not shut off, air handler, relay switch
air handler, relay switch, terminal board: This could be a number of problems, but I would start with the thermostat. Go to the indoor unit with the power off and remove the wire on the thermostat terminal board on the W terminal. Turn the power back on and see it the heat still operates. Something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler needs replaced, proffesionalism, air handler
proffesionalism, air handler, carrier equipment: You need to call a couple of contractors quick before it gets too hot and they get busy. Get bids and go with the one you feel most comfortable with, not necessarily the cheapest. As far as brand goes there is not a whole lot of difference in any of them....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: airconditioner leaking water onto roof/ evaporative/ ducted-brand is Jarrahdale, overflow water, drip pan
overflow water, drip pan, overflow pipe: c, No wonder you dinged me for celerity on the rating! I completely missed the part about it being an evaporative cooler, I m so sorry. Forget every thing that I said before, I was talking a roof top refrigerated air conditioner. I think the float...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: areas of the house we don't want to heat, propane furnace, system flow
propane furnace, system flow, trunk line: Andrew: It is unusual for me to find a system delivering rated flow; there are usually duct workmanship and design issues that result in substandard flow (lot of material on the website on the topic). Of course I only see systems that have problems (and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bathroom Exhaust Fan, florescent light fixture, bathroom exhaust fan
florescent light fixture, bathroom exhaust fan, voltage wire: Randall, If the positive line voltage wire coming from the light switch feeds both the fan and the ballast there shouldn t be a problem provided there is enough amperage to run both the light and the fan. You should be able to disconnect the fan from the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Best Choice for Heat Pump, west central florida, carrier dealer
west central florida, carrier dealer, split system: Okay...If it is truly a heat pump, the 9.6 KW is ELECTRID heat and much too high. Probably costing a fortune to heat when it works. The square footage is only part of sizing the right unit, I agree, but I doubt you d need more than a 2.5 ton in any case,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BLOWER ACTING CRAZY, flame sensor, motor shaft
flame sensor, motor shaft, blower motor: Rick, I think the blower motor is over heating and shutting of on a thermal overload, The blower shuts off on overload, the burner shuts off when the furnace reaches about 200 degrees with no blower,the blower motor cools and restarts cooling off the furnace,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Dust, fiberglass duct, lace curtains
fiberglass duct, lace curtains, cracked heat: The flex ducts have a plastic type of lining, with the fiberglass on the outside. There also has to be some sort of junction box and plemium in the system for the flex to connect to, normally made of fiberglass duct board. If the heat is fuel base, the black...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler (hot water system) with central air, hot water heat, hot water heating
hot water heat, hot water heating, hot water system: Erik, I don t know what model baseboard you have but it should be only about 2 deep. Rather then remove the baseboard you can push furniture up against it but it will cut down on heat to that area but not as much as removing it or a portion of it entirely....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant brand Condensing unit, copper line, condensing unit
copper line, condensing unit, heatpump: Ok, just making sure. I have had this question and they did not have a heatpump. The fan needs to run unless it is in defrost. The problem can be a bad fan motor, bad run cap., or even a bad defrost board, to name a few. Do not run the unit until the problem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Heat Pump, plentiful return, allexpert
plentiful return, 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: Bryant heat pump air-handler issue, plentiful return, air resistance
plentiful return, air resistance, best guess: Could be several reasons. First thought would be that the number of filters is causing the fan to ramp-up because of return air resistance. Shouldn t have so many. My best guess though is that the unit may be running harder because it is low on gas. A...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BTU's on Furnace, cold winter night, btu input
cold winter night, btu input, seer rating: Lisa, Your existing furnace has a rating plate stuck on it some place around the control compartment, There should be a BTU input and there should be a BTU out put on the rating plate, the rating could be called bonnet capacity and give the numbers. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: bard tsf 80, volt ac, gas valve
volt ac, gas valve, subbase: John, If you suspect control board,or gas valve suggest buying one on line Goggle Hvac parts, many supply houses appear. need only model/serial number of unit sometimes there is a part number on board also.If you jumped out (temporary) the safety overloads...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how big of heater for my needs, furnace fan, pilot light
furnace fan, pilot light, colorado rockies: Without doing a heat load, it is hard to say. I will tell you there are heating systems that do not use any power to work. It will work off the propane and uses a remote mounted t-stat. It works with a mili-amp signal to open and close the main valve with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: my blower makes a noise, motor shaft, noise question
motor shaft, noise question, cooling coil: Chris, OK, Forget about your statement, Quote on my outside unit about 2 months ago it stop blowing threw the vents . Forget about the dirty inside coil if it s clean now. The squealing motor is squealing because it s bearings are dried up, their are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C, grass clippings, ceiling vents
grass clippings, ceiling vents, pleated filters: Like I said, get coil cleaned every two years as a precaution of mold residue buildup. You yourself can rinse the condensing unit outside annually, but most companies do that as part of the indoor cleaning. In the year between cleanings, take a hose and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C coil repair, great reputation, refrigerant
great reputation, refrigerant, do the right thing: Wayne, Of course your coil is repairable. I have no idea how cost effective it would be to repair your leaking coil since I also have no idea what type of coil, location of coil, how the coil is installed in the unit, size of the coil etc. Before a coil...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C drain lines, drain pipes, c drain
drain pipes, c drain, drain line: Most places make it against code to have the water drain into the sewer. It is common to have the aux drain done the way you describe. When the aux drain shows water, the main drain line is plugged up and needs to the cleaned out. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C inspection: New house, coral springs florida, split system
coral springs florida, split system, ductwork: Check the age of the unit, the coils, the pressures obviously, amp draws, and you may want to check the ductwork to see if there is mold and/or debris. My company happens to do all of this, and I am based in Coral Springs, Florida as well. If that is appealing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C tonnage, variable speed motor, heil furnace
variable speed motor, heil furnace, even tons: You can use that setup just so no one actually checks your efficiency. Without a variable speed blower you will not be able to achieve 16 but I don t think they will check the whole system for the tax credit they will just want to see the ari sheet on what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C tonnage rating, even tons, expansion device
even tons, expansion device, condensing unit: I did throw you a curve. Yes, you are correct about the Goodman. That is; a 3 ton condensing unit(rated) can only produce 2.5 tons(the size of the compressor). But a 2.5 ton evaporator coil(rated) can be made to produce 3 tons by enlarging the expansion orifice....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C vibration fix, copper pipes, vibration noise
copper pipes, vibration noise, copper lines: By adding line, it is possible that you may be low on charge which means it takes longer to cool the home, and would run longer. But if the guy knew to add line the way he did, I am reasonably sure he would do a basic thing like check your freon charge and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Air Handler Sweating, carrier air handler, variable speed fan
carrier air handler, variable speed fan, sarasota area: I am going to guess that she has a variable speed fan motor in the air handler, and it is set too low. If she pops the panel, there should be dip-switches on the blower assembly by the board. By following wither the unit s sticker that has the info on it,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Error Code, fan mode, gmail
fan mode, gmail, control voltage: When the dog chewed the wires, they shorted out the control voltage fuse. The fuse is in the air handler, and should be located on the circuit board. I would run the wires in some conduit or something to keep the dogs from chewing though the wires again....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Error Code, fan mode, volt power
fan mode, volt power, thermostat: Robert, Check and make sure that you have 24 volt power going to the thermostat, The wire going to the R post most likely a red wire should be the 24 volt positive power wire, disconnect the thermostat wire on the R and W connections from the thermostat,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Furnace Quesiton, carrier furnace, combustion air
carrier furnace, combustion air, fuse box: I believe you have a code 33...If I had your model number I could hunt down the info on your furnace to be sure... 33 LIMIT OR FLAME ROLL-OUT SWITCH IS OPEN - If open longer than three minutes, code changes to #13. Check for: - Defective blower motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cast Iron radiator for toe kick heater, hot water boiler, hot water heat
hot water boiler, hot water heat, beacon morris: Danny, You can install a toe kick heater or any other type of hot water heat distribution device that will do the job of satisfying your need for heat or if you don t have a need for heat then just disconnect the cast iron radiator. The size and type all...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ceiling Damage due to condensation, north queensland australia, refrigeration mechanic
north queensland australia, refrigeration mechanic, plaster board: Peter, I had a similar situation with my residence , mine was condensation dripping from my supply registers and staining my ceiling around the penetrations. Apparently hot attic air ( My Air Handler is located in the attic ) was mixing in with the cold...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cental AC, r 410a, seer unit
r 410a, seer unit, copper lines: This is now possible for me to answer. You gave a correct term for the wrong part. The coil that is located in the air stream of the furnace is called an evaporator. The unit outside is called the condensing unit. You can leave the evap. coil, but I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central AC Thermostat, honeywell thermostat, blower fan
honeywell thermostat, blower fan, yellow wires: Wayne, If you connect the wire from the R connection and the wire from the Y connection together the air conditioning should run as it s supposed to, Blower fan, condenser fan, compressor all three at the same time. If all three run by connecting the R...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central AC Thermostat, honeywell thermostat, blower fan
honeywell thermostat, blower fan, central ac: Could be fan capacitor, a relay, the sequencer, or the thermostat. All of them control the LV to the motor. Safer if you cannot have it fixed to leave the fan on 24-7, because you don t want the comp to run with no fan to cool it. That will kill it. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central AC Thermostat, honeywell thermostat, blower fan
honeywell thermostat, blower fan, gmail: As old as the unit is, with the controls of the time, I would lead towards a bad thermostat. Newer units with control boards more or less ignore the fan run signal from the t-stat with a call for heat or cool. Those motors do not use all the much power to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Units, dependable companies, humid climate
dependable companies, humid climate, split unit: Joe, I don t know what your options are as fare as fuel goes? I can tell you where I live it costs four time more to heat with electric then it dose with gas. Utilitys have different prices in different parts of the country, best is to call your utility...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Clicking Sounds, whale call, janitrol air conditioning
whale call, janitrol air conditioning, gas valve: Nelson, I don t know what a Gas belt is? I woulden t know a wheal call if I heard one? Do you mean whale ? I woulden t reconize a whale call either. I don t know of a gas valve clicking for 25 minutes? You could call someone in to check it and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cold air return sizing, cold air return, wall stud
cold air return, wall stud, open flame: Anthony, If you want to heat a basement area you need a return at the floor or within 6 , if the bed room door is going to be closed you need a return air or a transfer grill at the floor. You need a return at the floor in the wide open room, a return should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Commercial Air Conditioning, ac tech, commercial application
ac tech, commercial application, bbb: What you are talking about is a low ambient temperature control and most times on a commercial application we figure that in on a new installation. Unless they recommended it to you and you declined because of cost constraints I would tell them that you spent...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Commercial hvac sizing, btu calculator, hvac sizing
btu calculator, hvac sizing, slab floor: Oversizing will cause more problems then undersizing, but there is a fine line between the two. Generally speaking a ton is good for 400-600 sq ft. An adult will add 400-500 btu s per hour to the cooling load. The coolers should have a wattage rating or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Compressor location, hvac technician, hvac system
hvac technician, hvac system, hvac systems: There are limits to the distance a line set can be. The shorter the distance, the better off. I can not say for sure if moving your unit will make things better. In order to know, the operation of the unit needs to be checked. If the pressures and temps...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Copper piping for air conditioners, copper piping, electrical failure
copper piping, electrical failure, garage floor: Cindy: Four possibilities I can think of: 1. The pipes are cut off at the floor, and there s nothing accessible to connect to. 2. This one s complicated a. The old system was R22. b. You re replacing with R410A equipment (in which case the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Covering grills, floor registers, gmail
floor registers, gmail, heat air: There can be some debate over this issue, but I will say that most homes do not have both high and low, and they seem to not have any problems. Depending on the ceiling heights, there might be a bit of a difference. During heating, you should have the air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c repair, fan blade, condensor fan motor
fan blade, condensor fan motor, pushing the envelope: Howard, My choice for myself would be to replace the motor and capacitor, also the fan blade if need be. If you are doing the labor yourself I think you can do better then the $300 but then I don t know what make and model your dealing with? If you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central ac in a townhouse, central ac, gmail
central ac, gmail, closets: Not all bathrooms and walk-in closets have a/c supplied to them. You should be ok without. As I can not be sure, it is possible the building code may require it. I am guessing you pulled a permit to have the system installed, so you need to make sure you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air vent bringing in smoke from other apt., air vent, filter need
air vent, filter need, cigarette smoke: Roberta, I don t know where your apartment is located but pretty much in any building municipality in the United States of America Any apartment building with more then two apartments in the same building the apartments have to be separated in there entirety...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heating unit, pilot light, voltage wires
pilot light, voltage wires, gas valve: Bill, The valve that hooks into the gas line isn t getting any 24 volt power to it, or the valve is getting power but the valve is faulty. Check the low voltage wires from the thermostat to the gas valve. Dose the fan kick on by itself or do you kick it...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how to check condensor, warranty company, ac repair
warranty company, ac repair, party payor: The problem you have is that like any 3rd party payor system by having an insurance policy you have disconnected yourself from the service. They will get your system running for the least amount of cost but you are not going to get full service so there will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How to check connections, rheem heat pump, split unit
rheem heat pump, split unit, model identification: Enrique, I don t know exactly what your looking for? Your inside unit should have a wiring diagram on the inside of the blower compartment cover/door. I can t tell you where to find a users manual or a service repair manual? You can try to contact the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: compressor keeps running, florida heatpump, compressor warranty
florida heatpump, compressor warranty, gmail: Any time there is discoloration, that is a sign that things are not making good contact and getting hot. You need to change the part out. I would not chance it. They are not that expensive, and if it fails at the wrong time, it could take the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensation inrefrigerator, kenmore refrig, refrigerator section
kenmore refrig, refrigerator section, putty knife: The big picture....the refrigerator section is simply a large box that receives air from the freezer to cool.The condensation comes from the door not sealing properly. Try to repair the seal first. If it is not torn or cracked, you should be able to adjust...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensing unit lowside and high side fluctuate, weather king, dry vacuums
weather king, dry vacuums, dirty filters: You in the a/c business, nuoc ?? The description you give sounds typical for a dreaded disease called oil in the coil . That is generally caused by a unit running too cold for a long period of time. Like dirty filters. Consider what is happening in the evaporator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensing unit making VERY loud noise and burning smell, heat stroke, condensing unit
heat stroke, condensing unit, ac system: The unit may already have a time delay, which would be causing the 3-4 minutes actually. Yes, I would have someone check pressures, the wiring, and see if you need a hardstart kit. These are things you probably cannot do yourself, so a tech is the way to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dent in Front Door, haier refrigerator, fridge
haier refrigerator, fridge, liter: I doubt the dent was incorpoprated into the unit. At least they did not charge you more for the add on....smiling. I do not have look-up for Haier to see what you mean....Go tothe store and see if other units just like yours have a dent. If not, have them...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Different brand air handler and compressor, electric water heater, c handler
electric water heater, c handler, drain pan: .........................

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Digital Thermostat, digital thermostat, control voltage
digital thermostat, control voltage, drain pan: It could be a line voltage problem (check fuses or breakers) a control voltage problem (could be fuse blown on the pc board in the control box) the blower door could not be in place right, there could be water in the auxiliary drain pan shutting off a float...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dishwasher Tub Leak, hairline crack, motor shaft
hairline crack, motor shaft, rubber bushing: That is the correct part. Are you sure the ceramic portion of the seal is not cracked? Did you run it dry? I always install those seals and apply a thin coat of vasoline on it. Run your fingernail over the ceramic and make sure it does not have a hairline...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Drain Qs!, ahu, syphon
ahu, syphon, gmail: The unit needs a trap to drain. The key to the trap is the depth of it, not the length. A longer trap will not do any good if the depth is not great enough. The trap does not have to be right at the unit, but it is better near the unit. If you can not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dropped Ceiling, installing a drop ceiling, drywall screws
installing a drop ceiling, drywall screws, foundation studs: Metal strap to foundation studs with drywall screws. Use insulation around the strap that touches the ductwork. Put a strap every 2 feet if you can, two screws on each flap. The duct should look like it is suspendedfrom above, and should not sway much if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dryer Vent, vent line, dryer vent
vent line, dryer vent, source of water: Water should never get in the vent...Not sure of the route the vent takes but take into consideration heat and cold....creates condensation if you cannot find any other source of water....Can you pitch the vent line so water could not create pockets? Waiting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Duct work, wall studs, wall stud
wall studs, wall stud, ac water: Jim, Using the cavities between the wall studs as the returns is common practice in residential heating and cooling duct systems. It is also common practice to use floor joist spaces for return air ducts. There is absolutely no benefit whatsoever in lining...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: difference in temperatures, line pipe, degree day
line pipe, degree day, insulation: Let s work backwards. The coldest the suction line pipe can get without icing up is 33 degrees, because 32 is freezing. At 33, the air blowing out the vents will be 53, to cool the house with standard insulation to about 73. Since the best a unit can do...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dirty sock smell, mold mildew, dirty sock
mold mildew, dirty sock, gmail: It could be a dirty evap coil, but could also be the drain pan, drain line etc. It can also be in the unit. Mold/mildew needs moisture. It has been dormaant for the heating season. Once you starting cooling, you brought back the moisture. Run some water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: disconnect and remove propane pipes, gal tank, tubing cutter
gal tank, tubing cutter, wall units: Jerry, If the gas is shut off at the tank you can disconnect the lines at the heater. you can remove as much of the old line as you like up to a point where you can cap or plug the gas line. Once you open the line any gas will dissipate in 5-10 minutes....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: duct size, ductulator, google
ductulator, google, residential system: there are a host of factors that go into sizing duct runs but if you figure 1 CFM of air per sq.ft. of floor space you can get pretty close. In a normal residential system the static pressure is about .1 - .08 so google ductulator or duct sizing and one of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ELECTRIC HEATER FUSE TOO HOT, fuse box, allexpert
fuse box, 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: Electric Furnace, electric furnace, setpoint
electric furnace, setpoint, stat: Depends on what kind of control system it has, to get you by you can turn the fan on ON at the stat and it will control heat with the setpoint of the stat. To fix it you will have to figure out what controls the fan. Look at the wiring diagram you are looking...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Electric furnace will not cut off, old furnace, electric furnace
old furnace, electric furnace, model cm: Either the heater or the sequencer is shorted. Nothing you guys can do, except call a service technician. Units are supposed to be changed every 10-15 years...If you are going to keep that one at 27 years, I doubt that the company will warranty the new heater...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Emergency Switch, floor addition, gmail
floor addition, gmail, downstairs: I am not quite sure what you mean by emergency turn off. Most, if not all, building codes require a means to turn off the power and gas at or near the unit. There should actally be two points. One being in the main breaker panel, and another at the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Evaporator Coil Dripping, air plenum, copper lines
air plenum, copper lines, ac system: A coil can be dirty between the fins that you cannot see. Is the water dripping directly from the coil onto the floor missing the pan? If so, it is a dirty coil and it must be PULLED AND CLEANED, not sprayed and done in-place. If the water is overflowing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Expansion Tank, boiler pressure, expansion tank
boiler pressure, expansion tank, ruptured diaphragm: George, If you start out with about 10 psi cold water and the fill valve closes 100% the pressure can go up to 15-20 psi depending on what temperature your running the boiler. If the pressure gets to 30 and the PRV starts letting off water I d say your expansion...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: emergency heat comes on when air is on, low voltage wiring, emergency heat
low voltage wiring, emergency heat, cool heat: Wanda, You didn t tell me if you have a split system unit or a packaged unit or the location of the fan section ( if it s a split system )The relays are located inside the fan section near the electric heat elements ,possibly the contact points of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: evaporator coil, bbb reports, spring service
bbb reports, spring service, something fishy: Lorri, The cooling coil Has no moving parts, nothing that s going to ware out. It s a little different shape and size but it s just like the coil on your refrigerator or the cooling coil on the radiator of your car. If there is a leak or has been for a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: extended HVAC warranty/service contract?, sq ft villa, contract question
sq ft villa, contract question, heat strip: I can t see the age of the unit...Obviously you save $ long-term...It is really your choice, but shoot, I am cheaper than they are. I wouldn t give more than a 2-year contract because of how fickle the market is. If rates go down as I expect them to, you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor A/C vents, floor vents, lowes
floor vents, lowes, home depot: The height will help and there are clear plastic vent covers that redirect the air 90 degrees away from the vent but I don t think you will have enough room to get them in there but they are cheap enough that if they do not work you haven t lost anything....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Forced Hot Air - Oil Fired, heat vent, air vent
heat vent, air vent, gmail: If there is not enough air entering the room, adding a return is no going to fix the problem. If you notice a change in air flow with the door closed, then a return might be your answer. You can try and tape a piece of paper in the air stream. You might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Foul odor from floor vents, air duct cleaning, floor vents
air duct cleaning, floor vents, sewer smell: If the house is built on a slab, does that mean the ducts are burried under the slab?? If so, what material are the ducts made of?? If they are sheet metal, they have rusted off & exposed what is under or around them. That is probably what you are smelling....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freedom 60 ignitor wows, american standerd, johnstone supply
american standerd, johnstone supply, great falls mt: Every where I buy ignitors, they have a 1 year warranty. Where are you getting yours. Who is the manufacturer? I would look at Johnstone Supply s ignitors & see if someone else makes them. Heat does not damage them. They are made to sit in the flame. Because...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frigidaire side by side, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: 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 manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FURANCE BLOWER, furnace blower, time delay
furnace blower, time delay, thermostat: It might have a time delay on break connection, which means it runs for up to 5 minutes after you shut it down. If it goes past 5 min or so, I would change the thermostat. If you just DID change the thermostat, you may have wither miswired it or it is misprogrammed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, lennox dealer, service history
lennox dealer, service history, johnson controls: Sounds like a lemon to me ! I would call the local Lennox sales manager for your area & tell them the full story of your troubles. Have all the info ready & be forceful.Call the Lennox dealer supply house to get the phone number for the sales manager. Must...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, combustion area, buying a new furnace
combustion area, buying a new furnace, cross ventilation: You are experiencing delayed ignition this could be caused by one or a combination of these things. A venting problem (cross ventilation entering the combustion chamber, a blocked or damaged vent) Dirt and blockage in the air ways and orifices of the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace and blower question, allexpert, blower unit
allexpert, blower 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: Furnace blower won't shut off, furnace blower, electronic designs
furnace blower, electronic designs, limit switch: You are right it is probably the board. 80 degrees had nothing to do with the failure. Just dumb luck. Just to be sure however. Look for all of the flame roll switches and press the red rod on the back to reset it. If it is tripped, you will feel a click...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace - Delayed Ignition?, cracked heat, gas valve
cracked heat, gas valve, question thanks: For safety the furnace has to recognize there is a flame burning. If it does not it shuts the gas off. This is accomplished with either a flame rod or the pilot assembly or ignitor itself. When the flame touches any of these devices the low voltage current...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace problem with ignition, gas furnace, gas valve
gas furnace, gas valve, duct work: Does the igniter glow ? If so, several events are OK. If it does, & there is 24v at the gas valve it may be bad. Tap on it at that time to see if it opens. Be sure the knob is to on, the main gas valve open.Is there a red led that is flashing a number code...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace problems, furnace problems, flame sensor
furnace problems, flame sensor, clare brothers: Those switches are pretty standard among most brands. First tho, detremine whether the switch is NO or NC. Then, you can jumps across the terminals to test the switch.Have found disconnecting the wires to test doesn t work on some brands. Give it a try tho...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace some times does not start., left hand corner, indoor coil
left hand corner, indoor coil, sequence of operation: Jack, The literature you have may be the owners guide. need the install/troubleshooting guide/sequence of operation guide.Do an internet search of your unit ,you may find a install guide on a PDF file. needing model and Brand. You can also call Rheem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace working (or not) intermittently, flame sensor, freedom 90
flame sensor, freedom 90, electrical problem: Been at it 30 yrs never heard of backfeeding !! Have you tried reversing the power supply to the furnace ?? Also check the ground wire for a good contact. Might even try adding a new ground wire to a gas or water pipe.Has the flame sensor been cleaned ??...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana SBD21VW Not Cooling, whirlpool refrigerator, condenser
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana SBD21VW Not Cooling, whirlpool refrigerator, condenser, coils

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how to check condensor, mechanic
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how to check condensor, mechanic

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Evaporator Coil Dripping, freon, fins
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Evaporator Coil Dripping, freon, fins, psi

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor A/C vents, air flow
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor A/C vents, air flow

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, walk in closet, furnace
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, walk in closet, furnace, slab

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Metalbestos Chimney, spacer rings, e bay
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Metalbestos Chimney, spacer rings, e bay

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat Pump - no heat
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat Pump - no heat

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how much return vent area is needed?, air furnace, air ducts
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how much return vent area is needed?, air furnace, air ducts, square inches

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble installing thermostat, white rogers, rheem air handler
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble installing thermostat, white rogers, rheem air handler, ritetemp

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan on outside a/c unit, c unit, fan motor
c unit, fan motor, breakers: I would 200-300 to replace the fan motor, assuming a standard type motor. As to why it will not work, hard to say. Since you did not give me any real starting place, I am not even sure when to begin. You can try to turn off the breakers to the unit, and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: filter placement in heat pump, insulation fibers, allexpert
insulation fibers, 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: floor vents, floor vents, gmail
floor vents, gmail, google: The size of the vent may not be a true indicator of the amount of air flowing. You can use the same vent dimensions on the outside and with different amounts of air flow (CFM). Depending on how much air is being pushed though yours determine how much you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: floor vents, floor vents, piece of furniture
floor vents, piece of furniture, flow pattern: Mike, If the 3-4 inches under the entertainment center is open around the perimeter the same amount air should be able to flow out. The air flow pattern most likely will be obstructed from covering the outside wall unless you keep the center out a couple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: freon lines and roofs, roofing company, nail plates
roofing company, nail plates, hvac contractors: This would depend on your local officials but I would guess the problem is happening at the top of the wall where the lineset enters the attic. Not a whole lot anyone can do about that. To protect against sheetrock guys we have to use nail plates at the top...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fridge mullion heater, easiest place, appliance parts
easiest place, appliance parts, home appliance: It s a Kenmore and I am not sure where to simply find a wiring diagram. I searched the parts on that unit and it does not show a mullion heater. Mullion heaters ca also be part of the condenser utilizing the heat being absorbed from the evaporator to act...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace clearance question, furnace room, gas furnace
furnace room, gas furnace, vent pipe: Rick, The Clearance is 36 on the service side, if you have an up-flow furnace with the burner and blower access both in front that lines up with a door giving a person that might be servicing the furnace room to jump back incase of an explosion or touching...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace filter wrong placed?, air furnace, furnace filter
air furnace, furnace filter, dust particles: Dani, The arrows should point in the same direction that the air flows. The installers most likely just stuck the filter in, in a haphazard manner or they didn t know there was a difference? The purpose of the arrows is that the filter has a fine coating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace fire, district attorneys office, carrier furnace
district attorneys office, carrier furnace, furnace repair: Kelly, I suppose you could call the EPA in your area and ask what the regulations are in your area as far as dumping freon into the environment. Anything with electricity connected to it can over heat or short out to where it could get hot enough to start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace issues, 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, please help, voltage side, white rodgers
voltage side, white rodgers, polarity: David, Equipment may not be grounded or control module may not have a good ground. Look at wiring diagram to see what is grounded ( usually located on an inside panel of the blower door ).Unless you did something to the power side,to reverse neutral and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace not working correctly, logic panels, freedom 90
logic panels, freedom 90, blinking lights: Dana, I don t know what One blinking light means on a American Standard furnace .There are literally hundreds of units out there with logic panels with blinking lights. Remove access cover on unit there may be a display with all the blinking codes and their...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Burner Won't Stay On, honeywell thermostat, flame sensor
honeywell thermostat, flame sensor, emery cloth: Susan, It sounds like the flame sensor to me. The key to the flame sensor being the problem is how long the burner stays lit? if it s just a few seconds 5 or less it s most likely a corroded flame sensor element, you can clean it gently with a piece of emery...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Furnace, flame sensor, gas furnace
flame sensor, gas furnace, finger prints: Barry, What you said in your first question The ignitor will glow and the burner starts to light, but the blower doesn t always come on You didn t specify induced vent draft blower or main circulation blower, I assumed you were talking about the main...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Furnace - Burners have trouble starting up, sometimes causing a loud boom, lennox diplomat, boom sound
lennox diplomat, boom sound, gas furnace: If the burners slide back into place, then that may not be the problem. The problem you are having can be a gas supply problem to as bad as a cracked heat exchanger. Since you did some of the maintance items, which did not stop the problem, you need to have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Furnace/White powder buildup, carbon monoxide detector, gas furnace
carbon monoxide detector, gas furnace, pilot type: Hi Michelle, Is this a standing pilot type furnace ? Some kind of powder is typical for this type, but not very much.Some can be rust, some can be from the coating of the metal. Don t think I have ever seen just white. Can this amount be from a long time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile Refrigerator -TFX30PPZ, TFX30PBZ, ge profile refrigerator, freezer temperature
ge profile refrigerator, freezer temperature, water button: Since both are independent systems, I would check your home water supply. Turn off the water and then remove the water line from the refrigerator. Place the line in a bucket and turn your home water on and check the pressure of the water coming out. When...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gibson electric furnace, electric furnaces, electric furnace
electric furnaces, electric furnace, gibson electric: Chris, If your heating with electricity it really doesn t matter what brand electric unit your using. It takes the same amount of electricity to heat your house regardless of the size. A bigger unit will just heat faster then a smaller unit but the amount...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman Gas furnace will not stay on, goodman gas furnace, allexpert
goodman gas furnace, allexpert, surface ignitor: 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 GMV950704CXB LP Gas Furnace, lp gas furnace, stage thermostat
lp gas furnace, stage thermostat, freeze alarm: Not familiar with that model number you will have to tell me if it is a single or two stage furnace. As far as thermostat you should always go with Honeywell if possible and the freeze alarm you are talking about is also unfamiliar what are you using it for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace ignition, gas furnace, glow plug
gas furnace, glow plug, someting: First don t take anything apart but get in there with a vacuum and clean around the burners as good as you can then try to restart. If the problem still exists you will need to take the burners out and clean them and replace, if you still have a problem the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace ignition, gas furnace, faulty valve
gas furnace, faulty valve, gmail: The problem can be low gas pressure, faulty valve, dirty orfices etc. Furnaces, for the most part, and not homeowner repairable. You might be able to clean things out if you know how to get into them. You can google search the net for tips on how to maintain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace not working somtimes, flame sensor, armstrong air
flame sensor, armstrong air, gas furnace: When you cycle the power, you reset any alarms. I believe your unit has a inducer fan in it. If the furnace does not see air flow from that fan, using a pressure switch, it will trip out. If the pressure switch proves flow, then the process continues. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas heat vents, mercury switch, heat vents
mercury switch, heat vents, gas heat: Okay...Flip the registers to point towards the center of the room. Or you can buy grills that are adjustable...There should be two screws that hold in the rectangle-shaped ones that point in one direction. Take them out, flip it, and reinsert them. As far...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas hot water heater, hot water heater, gas hot water heater
hot water heater, gas hot water heater, gas hot water: Susan, The problem could be air, water pipes need better hangers, plumbed wrong? Susan, I gave you the three reasons that your water heater could make banging/knocking noices sic, nobody has any more knowledge then that unless they have a functioning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas hot wather heater, sediment problem, hot water heater
sediment problem, hot water heater, gas hot water heater: It is full of sediment. The noise is: water heating at the bottom & then rising to the upper layer (and expanding). Time to buy a new water heater. Sorry You need to drain 10 gallons every month from the bottom valve on the heater. That gets rid of the minerals...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Can you give me a ballpark Idea?, Please!, seer unit, efficiency units
seer unit, efficiency units, ballpark idea: It all depends on where you are located. What is your economy like? Are you urban or rural, city & state. then tell me more about the house. Size per floor, age, style, existing heating system, etc.... *************************************************************************************...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: good hvac company, home warranty company, plumbing service
home warranty company, plumbing service, hvac company: It can be concerning to get a good company to service your A/C. I would ask people you know. Check any company you think you might use with the BBB and local/state to make sure they are licensed and insured. I would also stay away from companies that advertise...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HEAT PUMPS, seer rating, copper lines
seer rating, copper lines, 410a freon: First off, it s a 19 I (letter eye ) lol It is a pricey unit, but it does have everything you can imagine as well as being the top unit in every measurable way. You will save money with that system more than with a 22 SEER of any type. For the two you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HEAT PUMPS, energy efficiency costs, heat pumps
energy efficiency costs, heat pumps, best energy: Florida is the best state for heat pumps. Go for it. Just check the run amps comparison between the 13 SEER HP & the 16 SEER non for the outside unit for the usually small amount of difference. That s the REAL saving difference. Anyway, go for the heat pump...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HEAT PUMPS, ft myers florida, seer ratings
ft myers florida, seer ratings, heat strips: Most units install the same, but some units are harder to buy. Trane is one of the top units, if not the best out there. Rheem/Ruud, Carrier, Trane, ICPUSA, Nordyne are all good brands. The warranty, price, and having installed correctly are the most important...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: General, ft myers florida, heat pumps
ft myers florida, heat pumps, cooling coil: Doris, Cooling coils are both copper tubing with aluminum fins. Every contractor has a favorite brand that they want to push, they can give you plenty of negative answers about other brands and everything is positive about there brand, most of what has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HEATING, central heating and air, furnace room
central heating and air, furnace room, 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: HEATING, gas forced air furnace, furnace room
gas forced air furnace, furnace room, central heating and air: Chris, First, I don t have literature for researching the hundreds of different makes models and serial numbers to see what your furnace is. Just a description such as, Gas forced air furnace 80% efficient installed in the basement. Second, Cycle example,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ANY HELP WILL BE COOL, 3 legs, liquid line
3 legs, liquid line, sight glass: Did you pull a deep vac on unit? What were pressures when you got it to run? Is there a leak somewhere? You SURE it is running correct way? Comp might be shot, but I doubt it if you can get it to kick. NEED a deep vac on it, and if you going to do that,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No Heat, thermastat, old hope
thermastat, old hope, gmail: It might be the thermostat. Turn off the power to the unit. Remove the wires that go to the R W and G terminals on the back of the stat. Twist the three together. Turn the power back on. If the furnace runs, then you know it is the stat, if it does not,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat exchanger, heat exchanger tubes, piece heat exchanger
heat exchanger tubes, piece heat exchanger, furnace heat: Greg, Since I don t know anything about your furnace such as how old it is? The only clue I got was I bought this house new , however long ago that was. The point I was trying to make is that there is nothing on a heat exchanger that would fit the description...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump, propane tank, trane xb10
propane tank, trane xb10, elemnts: Heat pump in Maryland noi good. That system can only provide enough heat down to about 32 deg in FLORIDA !! So most of the ime you have the electric elemnts on. A compressor running in that cold is not too good on the compressor. You may have an element not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Blower does not go off, compressor unit, heat strip
compressor unit, heat strip, fan motor: Probably has a timedelay on the fan motor, because you might have aux heat which is electric as well and the fan NEEDS to run longer for safety and to cool that electric heat strip. Even if you DON T have the strip, it is probably wired in case you might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Fan, emergency heat, 23 degrees
emergency heat, 23 degrees, refrigerant: When the outdoor unit goes into defrost the outdoor fan shuts off to accelerate thawing. When defrost terminates you should hear a refrigerant whoosh then the fan comes on and some steam will blow up. If you have turned your thermostat to emergency heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Locking out in High Pressure, freon 22, 410a
freon 22, 410a, ref levels: Hm. High pressure switch shuts unit down when the freon pressure is high...But you said pressures are normal. That makes no sense. If it s clicking off on high psi but you read normal, bypass the switch. BUT...What ARE the pressures? Heat or cool mode?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Starting Problem, crankcase heater, piston size
crankcase heater, piston size, minute timer: yes applies to scroll or reciprocating, also change the compressor capacitor.when changing compressor.To me the biggest savers of compressors (if line set is correct) and metering device working correctly is a 5 minute off timer on the compressor. If he put...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump - fan was squealing, today all dead, condenser coils, hot water heater
condenser coils, hot water heater, ac products: First of all, I thank you for all the detail you provided. First of all, you have a split-system because it is SPLIT into an inside unit and an outside unit. It is air-cooled, so it is probably NOT hooked into your water heater. It is probably only the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump won't turn off, normal 1, heat pump
normal 1, heat pump, time delay: See if the thermostat has the temperature differential set above the normal 1 degree for starters. After that, you may have a time delay that keeps the fan running for up to 8 minutes after you shut it down (or it reaches desired temp.) Let me know...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heater, automatic switch, lots of trouble
automatic switch, lots of trouble, none of those things: First you need to make sure the furnace is being told to run you can do this by taking the thermostat off the wall and jumping between the R terminal and the W terminal. If nothing happens then look for a safety tripped in the furnace look for a red button...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heater Problems, steel wool, good luck
steel wool, good luck, flame: What kind of heater????????? I have to take a big shot in the dark. Sounds like a dirty sensor rod. Take some steel wool & wrap it & pull, while holding firmly. Do that a couple of times. Do not scrape or scrub hard. Just clean. Then give it a try. Good luck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating, honeywell thermostat, gas furnace
honeywell thermostat, gas furnace, heating and air conditioning: You must have an older gas furnace. If so, the fan/limit switch needs adjusting to control the fan off cycle emperature. It s an easy job but only if you know how.Now when yousay the heater is cycling off & on, it is usually only the fan running. True ?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating..., central heating system, baseboard heaters
central heating system, baseboard heaters, electric heat: Not tough at all you already have something blowing air you just have to figure out how best to heat the air if you are getting rid of your baseboard heaters I am assuming they are electric so you will have plenty of available power for a heat pump or keep...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating and air conditioning, lennox furnace, zone units
lennox furnace, zone units, sure what kind: There is nothing wrong with Lennox. If the price is right, I would install one. I am not sure what kind of deal you are really getting. You did not mention the total cost. Nobody does anything for nothing. Before you do anything, check with the state...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating imbalance in our home., open atrium, floor ducts
open atrium, floor ducts, stage unit: Sorry to say you are pretty well screwed. #1...The house is finished & out of warrenty. The duct design is done poorly. That is the problem. POOR duct design. #2... Trane single stage. There are units that are a lot better available. #3... You need a 2 pipe,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating Options, hot water boiler, colfax township
hot water boiler, colfax township, water pipes: April, Your best bet would be a gas fired hot water boiler in a utility space some where in the building. You wouldn t need to run any duct work, just a couple of 3/4 water pipes around the perimeter of the building. You could have an individual thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating Question, electrical knowledge, switch settings
electrical knowledge, switch settings, gas heat: Sounds like a short in the heating control wiring. My guess is either it s at the fan relay, the heat sequencer, or possibly the thermostat. Only thing you can really do yourself that MIGHT work is make certain the thermostat is programmed for electric heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating unit not coming on automatically, heat strips, gmail
heat strips, gmail, sequencer: It could be one of few things...the control board inside the unit (if it even has one). sequencer, or the thermostat. Most circuit boards ingnore the fan signal when the thermostat calls for heating or cooling and turn the fan on. The sequencer stages...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil gas furnace that will not stay on, wall thermostat, gas furnace
wall thermostat, gas furnace, brain box: The new control (module)(brain box) is acting up. They are under warrenty for 1 year. get the bill for it & have the guy return it for a replacement. Call Honeywell & gripe if they do not want to take it back. Even a small percentage of new parts are bad or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: High Efficiency Furnace condensate drain, high efficiency furnace, green copper
high efficiency furnace, green copper, copper line: You shouldn t mix copper and pvc...I always use pvc when possible, because it is easy to replace and there are very few threaded fittings. Most times, you can thread from one to another with teflon tape and it is okay...But since the line should always be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Homart furnace, allexpert, homart
allexpert, homart, 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: House fresh air intake, window leaks, air intakes
window leaks, air intakes, intake question: Mike, Usually a furnace in the basement has it s filter where the return air drop duct comes down and connects to the furnace either inside the blower compartment or outside the furnace at the connection. I don t know where your 6 duct connects? A 6 round...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HV/AC, flex hose, general contractor
flex hose, general contractor, plenum: Does your General Contractor want to know? If so, I d find a new one, sir because he should know this. If you have a choice, I d run a board plenum with snakes or hosing coming off each one. To the actual registers or cans, you will find that you SHOULD...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, condenser unit, charleston style
condenser unit, charleston style, watt system: The fact you have water coming from the unit tells me it was cooling instead of heating. This can happen if...the t-stat is set to cool, the rev. valve has failed, there is some sort of control issue, wiring problems, bad t-stat just to name a few. I am...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, square inches, louver
square inches, louver, 100 000 btu: Doug: I assume there s a ventilated attic above, is that the case? A single opening is acceptable, a duct is not required. Assuming 100,000 BTU furnace input, it must be at least 34 square inches (prorate that for different inputs); if it s covered by...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, ac tech, c unit
ac tech, c unit, pressure switch: Wow, Rick, never heard of that kind of problem. An a/c unit will run in 20 deg weather.Can t think of any kind of valve that would correct that problem. They might have a low pressure switch that prevents them from running but that s all I ever can think...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Controls, centex home, power surges
centex home, power surges, zone controller: A board can go for any reason. I don t like them, and jump them out and wire directly to components rather than having a board go every time theres an issue. Most likely they are due to overamping or power surges. Id suggest investing in a surge protector...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC drains into trap and sewer line, cross contamination, pvc pipe
cross contamination, pvc pipe, large drain: It would not pass a codes inspection as the condensate is supposed to exit the structure by itself (either drain to the outside or into a pump and be pumped outside) but the only thing you have to worry about is to make sure there is always water in the trap....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC ducts, steel ducts, hvac ducts
steel ducts, hvac ducts, hvac contractor: With the ducts in the crawl space, I would opt for the solid metal instead of the flex. Also be sure the ducts are externally insulated. Internal insulation will gather dust and externally insulated the ducts will last a lifetime. There is not much comparison,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC needs replaced, flexible ducts, high velocity
flexible ducts, high velocity, blower unit: I always tell people if you are going to be in that house for a long time then you should by the most efficient unit you can afford. Efficiencies on regular DX systems are now in the low 20s so you can do alot to save your self money in the long run and with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC opening, model number, restriction
model number, restriction, duct size: Doug: I see your point, the floor (???) opening is 22% smaller than the unit opening; on the face of it, that s a severe restriction. Please send a follow up. Model Number of outdoor unit? Is this an upflow system, with the return coming from beneath...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC purchase, lennox furnace, zone units
lennox furnace, zone units, borg warner: Barbara, Payne, Bryent, Carrier are the same unit just diffrent names and prices. In my opinion all heating and cooling units are pretty much the same equal in quality if you compare the same size, efficency, components. Lennox is also equal but no...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC zone vs. variable speed, unit townhouse, central air conditioning
unit townhouse, central air conditioning, zone systems: Ellen: You ll need three zones, assuming the basement is conditioned. See askweldin.com (click Zoning ) for discussion. 2-1/2 tons sounds like a lot for a row-home , assuming it s not an end unit (unless it s really big, 2,000+ SF): I just downsized my...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Hvac, heater element, fusible link
heater element, fusible link, subbase: Mark, Possible part of your heater element is bad. ( element is electrically open when ohm with meter ) or possible bad heat sequencer ( relay ),or possible high limit switch is open or fusible link opened up. Any safety controls basically. Look at...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: to much heat, hot water boiler, gravity fed
hot water boiler, gravity fed, check vavle: You can t just add pieces to a system with out looking over the way it was designed. Hands on LOOK. Too many things can vary, too easy to screw up. Hire an old hand to look it over & give recommendations. Adding a check valve should be all right though. With...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, kwh usage, strip heat
kwh usage, strip heat, strip heater: Wow...that sounds crazy! I do not think it is realistic to use that much, but it might be possible in extreme case. One KWH is 1000 watts. A heater is rated in KW/hour. If your strip heater is 10kw (common size for strip heat) or 10,000w, it will use...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, heater element, emergency heat
heater element, emergency heat, colder than normal winter: T, Before you condemn the Electric Company , you may want to consider that to heat a 3000 sq. ft. house using partial Heat Pump. ( would be a good idea to have the Heat Pump checked for proper operation.)and electric heat on a call for 2nd stage heat threw...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, radiant floor heat, witch way
radiant floor heat, witch way, strip heat: LP gas has not increased as significantly as other fuels, but electric still appears to be the most cost efficient in my opinion. At an energy conference I attended, the experts stated that for the first time in history, electric strip heat was more economical...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat pump, maintence, straight answer
maintence, straight answer, course web: Of course web sites avoid any answer that might get them in trouble with a manufacturer. (reality) Anyhow, the higher the number the greater the efficiency of the unit. This only matters if you are in an area that is HOT most of the year. Here in MOntana I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater, electric water heater, quiet noise
electric water heater, quiet noise, heat recovery: Depends on the thermostat. Look up the model online, ring the company if their site doesn t have a posted manual, and explain the issue. They can help you with the rpecise workings...But I have one of two theories that are easy to check. First of all, change...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater or thermostat malfunction, gas furnace, carrier weathermaker
gas furnace, carrier weathermaker, component test: First fix the code 12. If you want to know if it is the T-stat. Op-en the T-stat, unscrew the Red wire. This should stop the furnace. (Peroid) Then touch the red wire back to the T-stat. What happens?? If it starts to run again. Then I would suspect the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heater or thermostat malfunction, gas furnace, carrier weathermaker
gas furnace, carrier weathermaker, gmail: You can removed the t-stat from the wall and disconnect the wire that goes to the R term, normally red. If the furnace keeps on running then the problem is in the furnace. If the furnace stops, and you connect the wire back to the stat, and it starts, then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, upstairs bedroom, heat flows
upstairs bedroom, heat flows, electric heat: The add on builder messed up big time. You are wasting money shutting the vents. They only close so much , not all the way. If you shut the vents TOO much, it can ruin the furnace. Here is the problem. The 2 kinds of heat need to be reversed. Electric upstairs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating, thermostat switch, emergency heat
thermostat switch, emergency heat, electric elements: Your elecric bill is up since emergency heat is only electric elements are operating. Does every thing stop when thermostat is on OFF ?? You re sure the thermostat switch is not on the Emergency Heat position ?? Could be the stat switch is stuck to ON....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating and air problem, gas furnace, air handler
gas furnace, air handler, heating and air: Gas furnace or electric air handler? If gas there is a ignition control module that has a fan relay on it. The fan relay is probably stuck closed and the board needs to be replaced. If it is electric it probably has a fan sequencer or relay and that needs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating unit does not restart, thermostat, room temperature
thermostat, room temperature, run time: There is a lot you did not tell me, so I can only guess. The furnace only runs about 20 min. I suspect a safety is cutting out. Like the over heat, in the chanber. A dirty filter will cause this. Clean the filter or replace & try it for operation. Late...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hope you can help, reversing valve, gmail
reversing valve, gmail, discharge pressure: You either melted the guts of the rev. valve when you installed it, there is a valve closed, or a blockage in the system causing the compressor to run into a vacuum. The blockage can be anywhere in the system in the liquid or suction line. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hot air, movement heat, energy moves
movement heat, energy moves, heat energy: If the air is forced you can make it go wherever you want. If you are talking about convection or natural movement heat energy moves from hot to cold in an effort to equalize. If the air in your house is being heated it immediately tries to get out of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hot water baseboard heating element covers, hot water heating, hot water baseboard heating
hot water heating, hot water baseboard heating, wholesale supply: fj, Just type in Baseboard Radiation element and cover , you should get plenty of sites to look at. Heating contractors buy from wholesale supply houses in there area, There are several different makes/brands/manufactures of baseboard radiation. A supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: too hot in winter upstaie, floor ducts, fan switch
floor ducts, fan switch, air heat: Getting the same temperature in two ares with one controller is close to impossible but you can improve the situation by adjusting air flow and putting your fan switch on ON to continue to circulate air even after the stat satisfies. Look close to the furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, condenser fan motor, discharge valve
condenser fan motor, discharge valve, condenser: If a compressor has a valve totally gone the pressures will be close together (low head pressure/high suction) If it has a discharge valve that is not seating properly the pressures may look ok but when you turn it off the suction line will get warm when hot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, bryant gas furnace, oil furnace
bryant gas furnace, oil furnace, oil saver: I don t think option #2 is a bad idea the only thing that concerns me is trying to mate the new technology with the old system and if you do decide to sell in the future that setup may look unusual to prospective buyers. They like shiny new stuff and aren...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ice maker problems, whirlpool side by side, soleniod
whirlpool side by side, soleniod, retaining clip: The valve is simple....push in on the blue ring and pull out the line. Sorry to hear you destroyed the valve. Now, it must be replaced. Part number is 4389177 and your cost is 59.95 + 6.95 shipping. Between you and me, I would venture to guess you would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ignition lockout due to recycles, unit model, safety switch
unit model, safety switch, led light: Any time you interupt the electricity to the furnace, it resets the control brain. Most furnaces have a safety switch that opens when the cover is removed. Look on the control box to see if it has a Red LED light. If it does is it blinking? Check the filter....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Increasing Efficiency in an Old Home, pella storm doors, hvac company
pella storm doors, hvac company, conditioned air: Dana, I don t have any idea how many square feet of living area your house has? I don t know any of the particulars like type of construction, floor plan, area of the country, size of your existing furnace, air conditioner, ducts registers, grills etc....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Induced Draft Motor stays on, intercity products corp, johnstone supply
intercity products corp, johnstone supply, failure point: It takes more than Handyman to fix furnaces. But that means you are willing to try & have basic skills. How are you with a meter & following wiring & electricity?? You can get most of the parts at a Johnstone Supply near you (nationwide HVAC parts supplier)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ice maker problems, water inlet valve, turkey baster
water inlet valve, turkey baster, small cubes: Hello Rudi, You should contact me directly at sales@affordableappliance.com sine you purchased your valve here at Affordable Appliance.....Response time would be much faster as when busy, I put myself on vacation here...Let s do this...Using a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: insurance and heating/air units, efficiency system, extenuating circumstances
efficiency system, extenuating circumstances, high efficiency: I have never heard of that before. Might be true, but it would have to be extenuating circumstances I d imagine. What you can get is a rebate from your power company by putting in a high-efficiency system, but that s all I have heard of. Too bad you aren...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol 80% efficient furnace problem, flame failure, control wires
flame failure, control wires, ground wires: Either the ignition module is not recognizing the flame or the limit switch is tripping. First make sure you have a new filter in place then turn the fan on ON at the thermostat. If the furnace does the same thing you need to take apart and refasten all the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Janitrol Gas Furnace A/C unit, janitrol gas furnace, goodman janitrol
janitrol gas furnace, goodman janitrol, squirrel cage: Bob, Being nearly 20 years old,first thing I would do is verify that your inlet side of your A/C coil is clean ( you do mention gas furnace A/C unit) I do mean clean not just the surface is clean,need to wash either from outlet or inlet. Some water on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Keeprite 80+ 8MPT troubleshooting problem, inductor motor, gas water heater
inductor motor, gas water heater, pressure sensors: Barry, Sounds like a problem with the Induced draft vent blower, either the way it s vented or the blower/ pressure switch. I don t know what all the venting arrangement is with the furnace, water heater, chimney etc. If the vent induced draft blower can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore 106.56536400 Water/Ice Slow Flowing, side by side fridge, flow pressure
side by side fridge, flow pressure, water valve: Shut off the water and then remove the line coming from your home to the water valve. Place it a bucket and turn it on....Chekc the water flow pressure. It should be the same coming out your spout. If not, replacement of the valve will most likely be in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore 110.66822690 won't tumble, tennis shoes, valuable service
tennis shoes, valuable service, campion: When you push the start button, what happens....do you hear any kind of sounds at all? 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...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore bottom freezer refrigerator 596.71814101, condenser coils, freezer section
condenser coils, freezer section, refrigerator section: Real busy answering customer from my own site. I have put my status to vacation here....Please copy and paste all of our correspondence and paste it into an email addressed to sales@affordableappliance.com and I will continue helping with your problem. Waiting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore side by side refrigerator106.9532880, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, kenmore: There is an arm hanging down on the right side of the ice maker. Lift it up until it locks in the upright position. This will shut off the ice maker. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kitchen Aid Dishwasher Problem, plastic washers, kitchenaid dishwasher
plastic washers, kitchenaid dishwasher, spray arm: The pressure comes from the circulationg impeller. I would take the spray arm off and then work my way down into the pump housing assembly until you reach the first impeller. If there is no pressure, this impeller must be broken.... If you need further...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: kenmore series 90 dryer, business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, heating element: 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 manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: LENNOX G40UH-36A-070-3, switch alarm, limit switch
switch alarm, limit switch, gmail: If you are getting a limit switch alarm, then the unit will not heat. Turn the power off to the unit to see if it will reset. If not, then you will have to locate the limit switch in the unit and push in the reset button. It will likely be a small red or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Leak in A/C unit, sears kenmore, seer rating
sears kenmore, seer rating, furnace heat: Stan, There are different types of air conditioners, self contained, split system, If there is a leak in a split system it could be in the inside cooling coil, the condensing unit or the line set between the two. I don t know if there is an air handler,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Heat pump, red push, pressure switch
red push, pressure switch, heat pump: The high pressure switch is located in the outdoor unit, look for a red push button. If the high pressure switch is tripping in heat you need to make sure your indoor filter is clean and that your air is moving properly. If you are cooling then make sure the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I have a Lennox Oil Furnace with an air conditioner and a heat pump., lennox oil furnace, motor model
lennox oil furnace, motor model, ground wires: It is obviously not recognizing a flame and that usually spells loose connection or a bad ground but with all the parts you have replaced I would guess that a problem like that would be solved. I would go over every wiring connection to makke sure they are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lid switch, business card size, lid switch
business card size, lid switch, series numbers: In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and batch or series numbers (if applicable) found on a business card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lid switch, water drainage, lid switch
water drainage, lid switch, unnecessary strain: Replace the fuse and you should be fine. You overloaded the motor by pulling back while it was working and adding unnecessary strain. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lid switch fuse for Maytag-why does it blow?, water level switch, blown fuse
water level switch, blown fuse, lid switch: Since you are not familiar with washers and simply jumping things out before verify a short...blowing your whole house breaker....Bottom line is replace the lid switch assembly COMPLETE. When you overworked the motor by pulling on it...straining it, you moste...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Load calculation and TESP, skilled eye, speed blower
skilled eye, speed blower, ac unit: Here s reality. We learn how to do the load calculation is training. Then after 5 or more years a guy gets a feel for how much cooling a house needs. I personally look a house over & in my mind I know how much it needs. (never say a word) Then do a short...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Locating the Flame Sensor - Trane XL 80 2-stage Furnace (installed in 2006), flame sensor, burner assembly
flame sensor, burner assembly, ground wires: Not sure what you have but if you look at the burner assembly there will be either one or two wires going to the burner area, if there are two wires then you have a flame rod this will be a porcelain encased steel rod bent at a 90 degree angle and turned into...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: LUXAIRE 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: lennox funace problem, draft inducer, exhaust vent
draft inducer, exhaust vent, combustion air: Carla, Your question is a bit confusing? The way it works is when the furnace is idol and the thermostat is not calling for heat the induced draft blower isn t running so the pressure switch is open which means the power to the gas controls is off, that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: MAYTAG MODEL MZD 2766GEQ freezes vegetable crisper drawer, crisper drawers, refrigerator section
crisper drawers, refrigerator section, freezer section: The return air is most likely froze shut causing the cold air being blown into the refrigerator at the top to drop and freeze the bood at the bottom. Find the return air duct in the refrigerator section near the botton and using a hair dryer, unblock it all...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag LA 4910 tub cover seal drips, clock position, o clock
clock position, o clock, spin cycle: I am not sure what you are speaking about. I checked your machine and there is no growths I can see...Could the tub somehow got dented perhaps when transporting it at one time or another. Is this growth at teh very top of the tub? Waiting to hear from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Metalbestos Chimney, chimney pipe, insulation material
chimney pipe, insulation material, metalbestos chimney: Judy, Forty-fifty years ago a Metalbestos Chimney, model 7k-30 could well have asbestos inside between the liners, the late 60 s is about when they would have switched over to a different material. I don t have any reference material from near a half century...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Mini split A?C unit kick breaker, split unit, electrical usage
split unit, electrical usage, c unit: Gwendolyn, Since I don t know what your capabilitys are I can t make recomendations on how to handel the situation. The unit has a rating plate that tells how many amp s it pulls. If you have an amp probe or you can rent, beg, borrow or steal one and you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Mod/Con gas boiler, heat loss calculations, cast iron radiators
heat loss calculations, cast iron radiators, time delay relay: All good options I would more concerned with the installation contractor than with the manufacturer. With manufacturing processes at most companies now being so similar there is not alot of difference in brands however the best most efficient equipment can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Moving a floor register to a wall register, floor register, gas furnace
floor register, gas furnace, gmail: Without seeing where things need to go, I can not tell you what you need to do to move the grille. There are all sorts of products out there, and things can be custom made if need be. It is common when there is a basement to have the ducts in the basement,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: main blower, hot surface ignitor, johnstone supply
hot surface ignitor, johnstone supply, flame sensor: It sounds like you can handle this. One thing comes to mind. There is a clean out access plate at the top of the furnace. The idea was that it could be opened and the heat chamber cleaned (downwards toward the burners)(blow with air, use chimney brush, etc)...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: mobile home electric heat, element element, heater element
element element, heater element, bad joe: Rev. Gerald, Possible bad heater element. ( element is electrically open when ohm with meter ) or possible bad heat sequencer,or possible high limit switch is open or fusible link opened up. Any safety controls basically. Look at wiring diagram somewhere...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Goodman coil smells, copper tubing, light oils
copper tubing, light oils, dirty sock: From what you are saying, this seems odd. New coils will have some light oils and other things left over when they are made. Since I can not smell it, it is hard for me to get an idea. Most coils have plastic pans under them these days. You did not mention...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Goodman coil smells, allexpert, copper tubing
allexpert, copper tubing, 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: New gas furnace and ducts, medium size city, temperature dips
medium size city, temperature dips, gas furnace: 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: New Heat pump/Wierd Pressure, electric furnace, red flags
electric furnace, red flags, heatpump: I*nit tonnage is missized for your home, air in the freon lines due to the guy not pulling a proper vacuum before charging it, air leak in the supply plenum losing heat to your attic, heat pump not properly setup for tonnage of the unit, thermostat not wired...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New HVAC system, variable speed furnace, square foot townhouse
variable speed furnace, square foot townhouse, coil company: Jennifer: 15 years is the service life for that kind of equipment. As you ve seen, I don t service or repair equipment, so I can t help with Carrier...repair needs . I avoid variable speed, because the blower motors are quite expensive to replace, and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Noisy Intake, insulation pins, duct insulation
insulation pins, duct insulation, sides bottom: Replacement motors come in different speeds and/or multi-speed taps. It sounds like the guy put it on the highest speed instead of med or med-high . What he should have done is match the speed & if it is too loud, check the speed. The furnace has a I.D....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nozzle line, mectron, gmail
mectron, gmail, technican: I am not surprised, nor concerned the service manager does not know the part number. He/she may not have been involved in locating the part. With a system being 20 years old, it is quite possible the part is no longer made. I would not be surprised. Hopefully...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: need to find model number, hp motor, 100 000 btu
hp motor, 100 000 btu, model number: The info plate is usually to the right of the burners on the sidewall. The control box covers a lot of stuff but you should be able to preliminarily check the motor by turning the thermostat fans witch to ON. If it does not come on take the door off and see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new return, products of combustion, flex duct
products of combustion, flex duct, duct work: Joe: The first thing you ll need is a cooling load calculation to determine if the three tons is adequate (it s probably too big, and that d be a good thing - with a smaller AC, the airflow would be less and you d have less in the way of duct improvements)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Odor present when a/c engages., payne gas furnace, copper pipes
payne gas furnace, copper pipes, odor eliminator: For one reason or another, some homes have more problems with the odor then others. The fact the unit gets moist, then with the heat, it just seems to get the stuff growing. You might consider installing a UV light inside the air handler. The UV light kills...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Office buildings, heat load calculations, computer server rooms
heat load calculations, computer server rooms, gmail: It really depends on where the building is, the condition of the building, size of the building, how much fresh air is brought in, etc. There is no rule of thumb, but there are heat load calculations that can be used to determine how much a building will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outside Heating Unit, outdoor balcony, moving parts
outdoor balcony, moving parts, bolts: Gina a generic noise is very difficult to diagnose. Look at the outdoor unit while it is making this noise. Make sure the fan visible at the top is not hitting anything inside of the unit. The compressor will also be running, make sure it does not have loose...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outside Heating Vent, pvc pipe, dryer vent
pvc pipe, dryer vent, condensing furnace: Kai, Don t know what your referring to outside heating vent if you have a condensing furnace using PVC pipe maybe the angle of run is slightly different from your neighbors or they have a different brand or yours is located near a dryer vent??? or it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne Furnace...no heat, honeywell thermostat, payne furnace
honeywell thermostat, payne furnace, gas regulator: Getting closer Albert. Some of those igniters are ceramic & they can develop a small crack from the heat. Can you remove it or examine i closely to see if you can see a crack in it. You have an ohm meter to ohm the pressure switch to confirm it is opening/closing.?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Possible leak in HVAC sytem, leak check, refrigerant
leak check, refrigerant, heat pump: It is either in the inside coil, the outside coil, or in the lines. Call the company, make it clear that there IS a leak somewhere, and let them do an isolation leak check to determine where it is. Depending on the age of the unit, it may be better to get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Power, digital numbers, rite temp
digital numbers, rite temp, voltage meter: You were confusing, because when I think of a slider, it think if a non-digital type t-stat. On the back of the stat, if you go from R- C you should have 24V+/-, not 110. Try putting batteries in the stat. See if that helps. It also seems that something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Proper HVAC size for house, propane furnace, floor ducts
propane furnace, floor ducts, gentle slope: Heat pumps are for Florida, NOT Virginia ! You would be running electric elements most of the Winter uip there since compressor heat poops out near 32 deg. Get propane for the best. 75k btu is the furnace input btu @ 85% efficiency. Not room enough undet that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: payne furnace, payne furnace, pressure switch
payne furnace, pressure switch, last nite: Does the lighting sequence of: Draft motor runs, air pressure switch closes, igniter glows, burners light. What s missing in that sequence?? There are several overheat switches that are manual reset, check those also. Check the front & back of the module for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: payne heater, pilot flame, gmail
pilot flame, gmail, gas valve: Since you are asking for help here, and you have not indicated you have done anything to troubleshoot, you should call a pro. Gas is not something to play with. Since it works sometimes, it is hard to say what it could be. Can be anything from a bad heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: "pinging" noise from hvac/vents, furnace duct work, phenomenon
furnace duct work, phenomenon: Kelly: If your main ducts are metal, there s a phenomenon called oil canning wherein they make noise as they expand and contract as they re heated and cooled. I believe the fix is to locate the offending sections of duct and reinforce them with metal...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: possibility of radiator freezing, christmas vacation, french doors
christmas vacation, french doors, interior wall: I guess there is a possibility that it froze but there ain t no way they would get $3500 out of me. These are the things that happen when you are a property owner. If there is something in the lease allowing them to charge for this kind of thing I would make...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Is it possible to convert a York air handler to R410A?, allexpert, air handler
allexpert, air handler, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: power, circuit breakers, heat fan
circuit breakers, heat fan, volt meter: what is the amnufacturer and model of your system. What it sounds like you are describing is a power stealing thermostat that is hooked to a system with electric heat that does not have a device to steal power from until switched into the right mode. This...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No power to Stat, no response anywhere, digital thermostat, volt transformer
digital thermostat, volt transformer, split system: Shawn, You asked about a 240 volt transformer in the attic so I assume your unit is in the attic? You mentioned both heat and cooling originally so I did know it was a heat/cool unit, I still don t know if it s gas, electric, or heat pump heating? What...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: power switch to furnace, heat strips, gmail
heat strips, gmail, heatpump: I am not quite sure what you have. A furnace is the term used when a fuel source does the heating. It is possible to have a furnace, with a heatpump. If you do not have fuel, then you have an air handler. Now, most furnaces have 110v power to them, so...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Question about HVAC (Gas heat), high efficiency gas heating, motro
high efficiency gas heating, motro, tempstar: If there is a fuse on the module it is a plug in auto type, 3 amp. That is only a protection for the 24v circuits. Fan circuit is a separate timed circuit, no connection to the heat circuits.Check the front & back of the module for hot ot burned spots. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: i have a question, temperature switch, pressure switch
temperature switch, pressure switch, internal control: If the heat is a fuel furnace, the fan is not controlled by the thermostat, it is controlled by an internal control, either a temperature switch or circuit board and it continues to run to allow the heat exchanger to cool down. If the fan cut off immediately...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Radiator vent hole stripped, steam radiator, pipe tap
steam radiator, pipe tap, vent hole: This is not looking too good for you. The grooves are called threads. There are different types of taps, some for NPT (national pipe tapered) for pipe thread, and the other is for doing bolts(Imperial tap), which is not tapered. The size of the hole and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Range Hood, vent pipes, cubic feet per minute
vent pipes, cubic feet per minute, deminsions: Lora, It s been years since I figured a range hood, about twenty or more. You gave the width of the hood but not the debth of the hood or the distance between the bottom of the hood and the range hood, also I assume the back of the hood is against a wall...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator, vent area, freezer section
vent area, freezer section, freezer compartment: You have a unit manufactured by Maytag who is no longer in business and was purchase by Whirlpool even though manufactured for Kenmore....Confusing for you...smiling, you should be on this end. Where exactly are these vents that are freezing up? Please describe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator: Freezer vents frosted, Fridge warm, kenmore refrigerator, refrigerator freezer
kenmore refrigerator, refrigerator freezer, freezer section: They are related but nothing to do with too much food. To get you back up and running for about a week, remove all the food and then all the shelving in your freezer section. Next, remove the rear inside panel and using a hair dryer, get rid of all the frost/ice...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replace Condenser or System, split system ac, seer rating
split system ac, seer rating, copper lines: You can, but I d change the inside unit as well to get the proper seer rating. All about coil size really. I have a place in Marathon, wouldn t mind coming by to give you a price if you want. Trane is top-of-the-line, Rheem second-best, and Goodman is standard,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing central air, variable speed furnace, seer unit
variable speed furnace, seer unit, seer rating: The size of the evaporator coil and it s volume of capacitance for airflow determines a great deal of the SEER rating, along with the fan motor if it is variable speed. You can get a 16SEER unit for a 2.5 ton I am sure...Look into Trane systems. I have put...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing furnace/AC, variable speed motor, story townhouse
variable speed motor, story townhouse, speed blower: Personally I think most of this is blowing smoke. It would require an engineer to test this system to make educated recommendations regarding changes to the duct system as far as static pressure. Duct recommendations can be calculated for the correct CFM s...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rerouting lines, degree elbows, diameter line
degree elbows, diameter line, copper tubing: Ozzie, From my experience if your unit is not a Heat Pump ( the large vapor line is the high pressure discharge line tends to be noisy sometimes if not properly secured. ) Never really had problems with the large diameter line transmitting noise when system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential HVAC - New Carrier Unit, leak check, air handler
leak check, air handler, gmail: When converting to R-410a, the line set should be changed out, or needs to be cleaned out. When the new unit was installed, if a proper leak check was done and the job was done right, they should have noticed a problem, if one existed. Everything needs to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return air duct, air handler, sheetrock
air handler, sheetrock, air duct: All returns should be ducted with board or flex, and to make this easier the grills should be in the ceiling if that s where the unit is. 12 sounds about right. You can do this yourself, but most companies will do it for less than normal if doing an install...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return Duct Openings, upstairs hallway, return ducts
upstairs hallway, return ducts, sawsall: The rule is, more the better. BUT!!! The design has to be proper. I know, that is a bull shit answer. But it is true. You have to find the BTU s of the furnace & the air flow of the blower. Then look at the FREE sq. inches of duct. A 12 x 24 in the wall...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem A/C Board Connection, control wires, c terminal
control wires, c terminal, continuous connection: First you need to make sure what is on the other end of the blue wire. Open the control panel on your outdoor unit see what wires are connected to the control wires, then take your thermostat off the wall and see what wire is connected to the Y terminal on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem A/C will not come on, inside fan ok., low voltage wiring, high voltage power
low voltage wiring, high voltage power, liquid copper: Jason, A yearly check by a professional would have avoided this situation. On many Rheem A/C unit there is a manual high pressure switch reset button on the outdoor unit.Remove access cover, usually has a red color reset on the liquid copper line.Also...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Corsaire series Heating unit ignition problem, flame sensor, pressure switch
flame sensor, pressure switch, click sound: If you are getting a pressure switch, the igniter will not glow and no gas will flow. The pressure switch verifies the inducer fan is working. If the pressure switch fails, the unit should not go any further as the inducer fan is the first thing to start....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat Pump - no heat, zero volts, air handler
zero volts, air handler, control voltage: It is obviously a wiring problem, or a burned-out component. Relay, heat sequencer, maybe even your thermostat isn t programmed for heat pump or needs replacing. Is the CT voltage 24V control voltage or HV 120? If it s low, it can be shorted or jumped through...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat Pump - No heat, low voltage wiring, ac volts
low voltage wiring, ac volts, zero volts: Paul, All the residential A/C Heat Pumps i worked on use AC volts, you clearly state your meter is good as you checked it on other DC voltage source. Also what does CT stand for ???? control transformer???? If your A/C works OK and your outdoor unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem heat pump - AC but no heat, zero volts, air handler
zero volts, air handler, voltage source: Paul, I don t know what CT is? Check your thermostat for 24 volts (the R post). When you switch to cooling on the thermostat the R post power goes to the Y post and you get cooling, when you switch to heating the R post switches to the W post and you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem RGRA-12ERAJS - Limit Control, duct obstruction, clean filter
duct obstruction, clean filter, safety switch: No air flow if you have a clean filter in then the fan is not running or there is a ductwork obstruction or the evaporator coil on the air conditioner is plugged which would be the same as a duct obstruction, but it is definitely an airflow issue. Take the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Upright Freezer, upright freezer, appliance parts
upright freezer, appliance parts, home appliance: Sorry....I do not have look-up for Rheem. If someone does and you come up with a part number, I would be happy to run your number through our extensive database.... If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rooftop air conditioner, roof tops, energy results
roof tops, energy results, albuquerque nm: Mark, Packaged heating and cooling units are made for outside installation, There are thousands of them sitting in the hot sun on roof tops. If you look at the roofs on commercial buildings, stores and office building you can see hundreds of them in Albuquerque....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUUD Silhouette II Gas Furnace no heat, stone mountain ga, gas furnace
stone mountain ga, gas furnace, power surges: Give me your address so I can move to Ga. $200 for a service call is steep. Here in MOntana, a service call is $65, roughly. Call Sears & see what they can do. They have many tech s available. Power surges can take out the control board. Not much you can do....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rudd Heat Pump, hvac company, air handler
hvac company, air handler, capacitor: They just can t figure out what is wrong, you need to call someone else and make sure to clue them in that another company has been out there twice so they send one of their best techs. Sorry for your trouble but this kind of thing happens alot in this industry...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rusted AC, ac unit, central ac
ac unit, central ac, ac units: In FL, a unit that lasts 15 years is pretty good. Anywhere near the ocean and salt, that is a different story. I have seen units made of stainless. Some unit also contain more plastics and fiberglass type material to stop the corrosion. There are also...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigirator not cold, condenser fan motor, heater element
condenser fan motor, heater element, refrig: Joe, The motor is that the compressor or a condenser fan motor your referring to. You would need to remove the covers to expose the condenser coil .They need to be really clean and the fan pulling air across the coil. Need to verify your fan is turning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: repair or replace?, rheem ruud, air handler
rheem ruud, air handler, freon: Over 15 years, replace. That s standard. If you are trying to make a unit work more than that long, it will be inefficient and isn t up to codes anyway. Get the system done now while the economy is bad, you will get a better price and some reasonable financing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replace Trane AC coil, ac coil, north carolina location
ac coil, north carolina location, cooling coil: Rick, I doubt if there is any warranty on the cooling coil, even if the manufacture covered the coil you would have to pay labor and a whole bunch of other stuff. Cooling coils are not like plug and play , you could buy a cooling coil on line for about...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing underground oil tank and oil hot water boiler with propane, underground oil tank, fuel storage tank
underground oil tank, fuel storage tank, hot water boiler: #2 fuel oil averages 71 cents per 100,000 btu and propane is at $1.07 so roughly a third more in cost however if you get a 90% furnace with your new propane system and factor that against the efficiency of your old oil burner which will be lucky to get over...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how much return vent area is needed?, vent area, cold air return
vent area, cold air return, judgement call: No, the 4 rule is free area. Each grill is rated for sq. of free area. Not normally, by that I mean, it is a judgement call. If it does not raise the suck (non tech. term) above .5 inches water column. Here is reality. Extra return area is a GOOD thing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem filters, reusable filters, gas furnace
reusable filters, gas furnace, size filters: It may have come with a filter, but those filters are crappy. Many hardware/ home improvement stores sell filters that can be cut to size, and even special ordered. You can also google search HVAC filters and many sources will come up, which many will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem home central heating & cooling unit, temperature switches, piolt
temperature switches, piolt, gas valve: An old style furnace, I gather that has a standing pilot ?? Is there any high temperature switches on the furnace that may be open ?? Need to test voltage at the gas valve first, if none trace the control circuit back through the white wire to the furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem package heatpump model rqnm-ao48jk.015, accurate thermometer, static unit
accurate thermometer, static unit, brass copper: Jimmy, First thing I would do is run your fan only and check the return air vs the supply air it should be the same temperature or close, if supply air is off by many degrees you have a leak in your return sucking in surronding, possible outdoor air. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ruud/upka036jas, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, brown and brown: 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: Sears Kenmore Dryer Timer, sears kenmore, kenmore dryer
sears kenmore, kenmore dryer, business card size: 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 manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sears wall furnace, williams furnace company, wall furnace
williams furnace company, wall furnace, sears: There is no book that has the old Sears part numbers in it. But I remember...... (Oh ya, I am old) They came with out a fan. You had to pay, to add a fan as an option. All but 1 or 2 wall furnace companies are out of business. There used to be 20 or 30. Look...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sequencers, air handler, wiring diagram
air handler, wiring diagram: The inside of the air handler panel does 90% of the time. If there is no wiring diagram and you cannot get one from the manufacturer, I d be shocked because usually if you call them and explain the situation they will either walk you through it or email you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Side x side Refrigerator, side refrigerator, relay switch
side refrigerator, relay switch, appliance parts: The number you provided is for the replacement compressor. I would assume your compressor has never been changed. If not, used the original replacement kit I suggested. Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campion P.S. Please keep in mind we help pay our...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Size of unit?, goodman air handler, daytona beach
goodman air handler, daytona beach, condensor: So you have a brand-new Goodman air handler in a box, and need a condensor to match and need it installed? I do any and all A/C work. Sir, this will be easier if you just call me...lol I can give you my full attention, give you a nimber, and we can go from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Size of unit needed, upstairs unit, heat strips
upstairs unit, heat strips, rule of thumb: Lisa: As you ve read, I erase answers that remain unread after a week. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Split Air Conditioner Troubleshooting FAQ, split air conditioner, compressor warranty
split air conditioner, compressor warranty, carrier units: You may still have some life in this unit, but it is borderline on life. I just replaced my aging Carrier units with Goodman. They are about 1/2 the cost of a Carrier or Trane, it has a full 10 year warranty on everything and for $99, I got a 99 year extended...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Split HVAC units Vs Self-Contained, split system, rheem
split system, rheem, seer: You lose a lot when going with a package unit. Stick with a split-system, and try to get a Rheem or a Trane. Anything less, and you get what you pay for. Less IS less. Why would you make it so difficult to transfer it to a package unit anyway? The labor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Strips aren't coming on for auxiliary heat, heat strips, emergency heat
heat strips, emergency heat, sequencers: Josh, If you set the thermostat at say 70 for heat and the thermostat calls for heat the heat pump portion comes on and maintains the 70 degrees, If the outside temperature drops to tempature that the thermostat isn t able to maintain the 70 degrees the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sub-Zero 590 Water Dispenser, dual valve, holding tank
dual valve, holding tank, crispers: Check the water holding tank behind the crispers in the fresh food for corrosion. Does the tank look dark and scary or is it nice and clear? Do you have a filter on the refrigerator. External of course....Might want to check this also..... If you need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sub Zero 601R Not cooling, wet finger, fan operation
wet finger, fan operation, troubleshooting suggestions: You can do all the research you want but the bottom line is someone will have to check the unit with proper equipment. Several possibilities.....loss of freon meaning a leak in the sealed system. Weak compressor or a restriction in the sealed system. Good...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: seer ratings, seer rating, seer ratings
seer rating, seer ratings, amp load: Wally, SEER rating for an AC unit is just like gas mileage for a car, It s how much electricity the unit uses to produce the amount of air conditioning it s rated for. You can get the AMP usage off of a unit s rating plate. Example: A 2 ton unit that has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: size of duct work per size of unit, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, duct work: 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: supply register, silicone caulk, nicotine stains
silicone caulk, nicotine stains, heavy smokers: I am not there to look at the situation but I don t know why you could not take a sawzall and cut two corners out one inch and square off the opening to 6 inches push the metal out and refasten it then either tape or put some small angled sheet metal in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane Heat Pump Fan, crankcase heater, air handler
crankcase heater, air handler, fan motor: Sounds like the condensing fan motor is always engaged. There may be wither a short jumping across energizing it all the time through the fault of the technician miswiring it, a casual short that has burned out the relay, or something more involved. Without...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XE 80 gas furnace hesitates, gas jets, gas furnace
gas jets, gas furnace, hello bill: You had me right up to your temporary solution. It should not work that way. We are missing something. Leave the front off, it will not hurt anything. Take a small piece of sheet metal (1 wide) bend it to hold the safety switch on the lower door. Tape it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XL1100 exterior unit, fir needles, crankcase heater
fir needles, crankcase heater, sleeve bearings: Most crankcase heaters can be changed. Compressors use a strap-on/belly band type or a well type. If you have a well type, you may not be able to pull it out. You should be able to find an aftermarket strap-on type heater on the net or at your local supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tankless water heater, gallon heater, tankless heater
gallon heater, tankless heater, o clock: You can do either but unless you are south of Birmingham or your attic is heated I would move the whole thing downstairs or in the garage or somewhere other than the attic. Even if you don t have to worry about freeze up water heaters leak and sometimes large...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, honeywell thermostat, aa batteries
honeywell thermostat, aa batteries, dead batteries: So your aux heat is for the electrical heat elements.If the tstat is auto shifting to aux heat I wonder if the outside unit is running & is full of freon?? Need to test the freon first when in the cooling mode. Then test operation of the outside unit. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat hook up, digital thermostat, o connection
digital thermostat, o connection, blue c: Daniel, It sounds like everything should connect to the new one as it did to the old one with the exception of there is no place for the BLUE-O wire to connect to the new thermostat. I don t know what the O wire controls since I don t know what your unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat instalation, amp fuse, type heaters
amp fuse, type heaters, voltage wire: I do not understand what you are trying to say. You disconnect the higher voltage from what? T-stats use 24v, unless you have a line voltage t-stat. Line voltage stats are not used very offen, and are normally for straight elect. type heaters. You can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat replacment, stat power, micronta
stat power, micronta, central ac: Something funny here since normally those 4 wires are from the same side of the transformer. So touching together all or any of the wires will do nothing ! So there has to be a wire at the thermostat from BOTH sides of the trensformer to cause a dead short,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane air handler, trane air conditioner, air handler
trane air conditioner, air handler, google: Gay: Multipoise units can be installed in many different orientations, so you re probably OK. The current models, 2TE or 4TE are OK for downflow. You might check your Installation Instructions, or Google your model number to be sure. Your problem is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble installing thermostat, york heat pump, jumper wire
york heat pump, jumper wire, ritetemp: Your blue is the common it needs to be on the C terminal depending on the manufacturer of the system the orange wire needs to be on o (Trane, Goodman and most others.) on b if it is Rheem, Ruud and a few others. The black wire is evidently a stage of heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unit heater transformers, modine unit heaters, control voltage
modine unit heaters, control voltage, power surge: You have a couple of possibilities, if you have one controller for that side I would guess you have a short in the control circuit causing an overload and burning up the transformers, but the most likely possibility is that there is high or low voltage on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent, upper hemisphere, basement room
upper hemisphere, basement room, added expense: As long as you insulate it well, anywhere is fine. Hot air rises, so if you only use it for heat the lower the better so it rises up to the ceiling and doesn t just heat the upper hemisphere of the room. Either will work, but running it down lower will cost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent size, old furnace, great flow
old furnace, great flow, limit switch: Chuck: In answer to your question, I don t know how this could happen with a licensed contractor. The licensing Authority is one place to start, if you re unhappy with the licensed contractor s efforts; there s probably some mechanism to handle complaints....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Voltage to gas valve on rheem furnace, flame sensor, gas valve
flame sensor, gas valve, pressure switch: Greg, The flame sensor element senses the heat, the heat generates millivolts which opens the gas valve and keeps it open, it s the same principle used on earlier model furnaces with standing pilot lights and thermocouples. Evidently in your connection cleaning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall unit for "bonus room" in attic space., outlet vents, gmail
outlet vents, gmail, split unit: Give the small size of the unit you are going to need, there is not much out there with ducts. Your best bet is going to use a window type unit, a small mini-split (if they are small enough). I have not had to purchase such a unit to use the way you want...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool leaking water into fridge, drain hole, appliance parts
drain hole, appliance parts, home appliance: Do it one more time and then pour VERY HOT water into the hole to remove any scum that may have built up in the line. Make sure water comes out the line intot he drain pan below.....Let me know the results..... If you need further assistance, feel free...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: walk in freezer ice, walk in freezer, liquid spill
walk in freezer, liquid spill, 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: wall furnace not coming on, millivolt thermostat, vented wall furnace
millivolt thermostat, vented wall furnace, lear siegler: 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: warranty repair/cleaning, warranty company, warranty repair
warranty company, warranty repair, ac repair: The disconnect outside is where you get poewr from. It can be a breaker, or a pullout disconnect that has wires going to it and from it probably encased in rubber or plastic tubing going directly to the outside unit. Shut off the power there. Once that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water heater, cold water inlet, hot water heater
cold water inlet, hot water heater, baffles: I don t know I have never had anyone actually leave one hooked up backwards. There are baffles inside the heater that are designed for water to flow in one direction so I would guess that if you installed it backwards it would be inefficient but that is just...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water heater relief valve drain, pressure relief valve, hose bib
pressure relief valve, hose bib, gravity flow: Richard, The purpose of a Pressure Relief Valve is to relive the pressure on some type of unit that might for some reason or another malfunction to a dangerous condition. Assuming that you live in the USA. There is an ICC International Code Council...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool dishwasher, whirlpool dishwasher, water seeps
whirlpool dishwasher, water seeps, business card size: In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and batch or series numbers (if applicable) found on a business card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool ed25rfxfw01 too cold, fridge freezer, couple degrees
fridge freezer, couple degrees, initial problem: Sounds almost like a thermostat issue. Key...turning it off and then back on caused it to fire up. Now....it will not shut down. Next time it shuts down, tap on the control with the handle end of a screwdriver and see if it fires up. Or, simply try to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York International Gas Furnace diamond 80, gas furnace, heat vents
gas furnace, heat vents, book case: The limit sensor is in the middle of the firewall and detects how hot the main chamber gets. When air flow is restricted that chamber overheats. Check the filter, main blower (dirty wheel), heat vents shut, return air grills have furniture or book case on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Zone vs. Variable Speed Heat and AC, speed unit, zone system
speed unit, zone system, houe: A 2.5 cooling system will produce only 1000 cfm. Not very much air. Since cold air falls you need 2 zones, 1 for the lower floor(is this a basement??) 1 for the upper floors. Heating a multiple level houe with one unit is difficult also. Open starways are...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How many zones do I need, water steam, kitchen master
water steam, kitchen master, electric heat: Roman, It s all subject to what your options are as far as space and placement etc. You only need one duct system to heat and cool but where do you install the components? I have no idea if there is a basement, attic, flat roof, chases for ducts up and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 1987 Carrier Fan Motor Keeps Running, natural gas furnace, low voltage wiring
natural gas furnace, low voltage wiring, programmable thermostat: You can try to adjust the resister to a lower setting to see if the fan stops.say 120 sec.or 60 sec. From my experience fan relays are N/O or combo N/C, N/O they only close when heat is on and the relay is powered. The wiring diagram diagram should show the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 2009 Energy credit for AC, energy tax credit, furnace system
energy tax credit, furnace system, gas furnace: I know the tax credits to exist, but I am not sure on the rules. A furnace is the air handler. A furnace is referred when you have some sort of fuel for heat. An air handler is referred when there is no fuel for heat. A typical furnace system, with cooling,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 24 Volt Contactor, ac volts, contactor
ac volts, contactor, safeties: If the control system is calling for the contactor to be energized (there is a call for cooling [or heat on a heat pump] and there are no safeties open) then yes if you have one lead on one wire and one lead on the other and your meter is set to AC volts you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 24v control wiring to outdoor unit., thermostat, furnace
thermostat, furnace, continuity: You have a dog in the backyard that has chewed on the wire ?? Common problem. Can be a mouse in the attic too.Does the fan come on when activated at the thermostat ?? A good test for power. Best test is to disconnect the 2 wires to the outside at the furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 3/4" v. 7/8" Refrigerant Lines, warranty issue, puron refrigerant
warranty issue, puron refrigerant, refrigerant lines: The manufacturer of the equipment call them. I bet the guy who told you to replace it is right as no one goes around looking for extra work. If the line coming out of the new condensor is 7/8 the line needs to be 7/8 period if it is not right and the manufacturers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 3 phase copeland compressor., copeland compressor, gmail
copeland compressor, gmail, hand oil: If there is not a valve near the bottom in the oil sump, then you can pump it in the suction. You need to get a hand oil pump, the one I use looks like a tire air pump. The compressor needs to be running, and you need to pump the oil SLOWLY through the service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 3 YR Old Trane needs new Evap coil, trane, goodman
trane, goodman, alot: A leaking evap coil is common but happens with Trane alot less than with the Carrier brands or Goodman and Rheem. The cost for the repair is being generated by the repair company not Trane and yes that sounds high you should not be paying more than $600 for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC in 2 story home can't keep up, heat gain calculation, residential heat loss
heat gain calculation, residential heat loss, accurate thermometer: Erin, Is your ductwork in a hot attic?, maybe your duct is not sealed correctly,and bringing in hot attic air mixing with return air.Try to run only your indoor fan ( by shutting off the power to outdoor unit or putting fan thermostat setting to ON )...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC handler, proper voltage, air handler
proper voltage, air handler, gmail: The problem can be one of a few things. You need to check to see if the motor is getting the proper voltage with a call for cooling, or just the fan. If the motor as the proper power, then it can be a bad motor or run cap (if used). If there is no power...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC handler, air handler, blower motor
air handler, blower motor, wpb: Nelson, You need to get at the unit too check it out but from your description of having to turn the thermostat on and off several times to get the blower to run would indicate a faulty blower motor. The only fix is to replace the motor if that is indeed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC & htg system, copper coils, aluminum coil
copper coils, aluminum coil, coastal environments: that Amana 14 will not be nearly as efficient as the Trane 20. Copper coils do not do well in coastal environments. The part about the warranty may be true but I would check with Trane as the 20i is top of their line so it probably has extended warrantees...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC & htg system, copper coils, aluminum framing
copper coils, aluminum framing, aluminum coil: If you are asking if the duct portion is overpriced the answer is no. If you are asking if the system is overpriced I would have to do a comparison in your area but what you must understand is you are getting the best of the best so for that added value you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC leak, refrigerant, grating
refrigerant, grating: Darren, When any part of the system develops a leak even if you can get at the hole once the sealed system develops a leak it becomes contaminated. To repair the leak you have to recover the refrigerant in the system unless it all leaked out. The hole...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC pricing in NE Florida, spray foam insulation, seer systems
spray foam insulation, seer systems, infinity system: Craig, Yes it seems like a large cost to upgrade. I don t think you need a dehumidifier at all. Yes a 16 SEER will save you money compared to a 13 SEER, the amount you save on your electric bill depends on how much the unit runs. Six ton s for cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit age and warranty, ac unit, rheem
ac unit, rheem, rough idea: Hiding in the serial number is a 2 digit date. Nice to have a rough idea of its age to find the date. for 1990 it may read 1469047.hat motor is warrantied for a year. Could be just a run capacitor. Spin the wheel by hand to test the bearings. IF spins freely...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC unit replacement, gas furnaces, gas furnace
gas furnaces, gas furnace, trane products: It s always helpful to know what area of the country that you live in in order to try to answer most questions. I have lived in Chicago and Scottsdale AZ. and have seen both 118 degrees in the summer and -26 degrees in the winter. Heat pumps are very efficient...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Add variable-speed fan and thermidistat?, variable speed fan, speed unit
variable speed fan, speed unit, air handler: Pete, You need 400 CFM for every ton of cooling, the inside unit is matched to the outside units condensing unit. Unless your outside unit has a two speed compressor you can t slow down the motor speed and reduce the CFM output or the cooling coil will freeze...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding AC to my home, floor joists, bottom of the floor
floor joists, bottom of the floor, vertical unit: Jason, I thought you said you were going to let someone else weld the line set and charge up the system Actually that term weld is not correct, more like braze or solder.For R22 systems stay-brite #8 ( which has tin and handles vibration well )is an...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner - No power at the Thermastat, low voltage transformer, split unit
low voltage transformer, split unit, volt transformer: Lance, What you have is a split system, Condensing unit outside and an air handler inside in the attic. The air handler in the attic should be on a separate breaker by itself. The power for that particular air handler only comes from the breaker to a service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioner, refrigerant lines, duct work
refrigerant lines, duct work, air conditioner: There are quite a few things, and any number of a combo of things. dirty coil dirty filter poor air flow low air temps (inside and/or outside) duct work collapse low on charge blockage in refrigerant lines dirty refrigerant filter metering device...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioner, ac unit, gmail
ac unit, gmail, thermostat: This problem can occur for a few reasons....The thermostat can be one of the problems. You might be able to adjust the span on the thermostat, so instead of 1, it will move 2 degrees before turning the unit on. Draft blowing on the thermostat or direct...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air duct leaking water, plumbing problem, products of combustion
plumbing problem, products of combustion, cracked heat: It is rare that water coming from ducts is a plumbing problem, although I have seen some strange things in my time. It is also rare that water is coming from the ducts when you are heating. It is more common when cooling. If you have a humidifier, that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Airconditioning Unit, expertise thanks, brakfast
expertise thanks, brakfast, bath rooms: I do not think the units are going to 120 tons each. The return needs to be big enough to handle the cfm rating of each unit. The return should not be any smaller then the opening to the furnace. If the furnace opening is 20x20, then you need no smaller then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: American standard vs trane and amana, hvac sales, warranty service
hvac sales, warranty service, service contracts: Trane and American Standard with the same features and efficiencies are basically the same unit. If I had a personal choice between Trane and Amana at the same cost I would pick Trane. Home Depot subcontracts their HVAC sales/installation out to other companies...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Auto fan function isn't working, auto fan, fan switch
auto fan, fan switch, gmail: Not all furnaces have a way to turn the fan on only. If you remove the t-stat from the wall, there should be a wire that goes to G. If not, then the fan switch is not going to work. If you do, then it need to be determined if it connect inside the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac handler, approximate age, air handler
approximate age, air handler, wpb: It could be a number of things. Some Goodmans of that approximate age had time delay relays to turn the blower on/off and failure of these relays was a common source of the blower not running. It could also be a bad motor or motor run capacitor. Another reason...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac insulation, copper line, copper lines
copper line, copper lines, quality uv: None, of the stuff is going to last in the Fl. sun. The key to keeping it around is to paint, whatever you use, with a good quality UV outdoor paint. Most of the time I use white, or a light color to help prevent the absorption of heat. You can also wrap...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac temp, breathing environment, humidity control
breathing environment, humidity control, indoor air quality: The correct temperature is whatever temperature you are comfortable at, you won t damage your system by setting it at the wrong temp. You may however want to think about doing something about the humidity. Humidity control give you alot of help with your temperatures....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: access valve, oil logging, screw size
oil logging, screw size, valve question: Yes you can add oil through the suction port. HVAC parts suppliers have pumps specially designed for this(adding oil to a pressurized system). Have you had a service technician check the system? Where did the oil go? Was it lost through refrigerant leakage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: adding an economizer to an existing system, luxaire dealer, model dl
luxaire dealer, model dl, economizer: Is this for a residential system? Most package units have the ability to accept an economizer, but this addition is seen more often in a commercial application due to higher heat loads generated from occupation and appliances/machinery along with lack of windows...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air circulation, gambrel barn, gambrel roof
gambrel barn, gambrel roof, open air space: Gary, Heat from the wood burner stove (I assume on the main floor) is going to rise up to the peak. A duct/fan pulling the air up even faster is like exhausting the heat from the living space into the basement. When you exhaust or induce air from or into...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioner does not cut off, zone controller, down stairs
zone controller, down stairs, gmail: You have what is known as a zone system. The system contains a zone controller, which gets it feedback from the two stats. The problem can be the t-stats, zone controller or the unit itself. It is going to require some troubleshooting to determine where...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning, wet bulb temp, suction pressure
wet bulb temp, suction pressure, ambient temp: The old fashioned way, like me. It is: measure the suction pressure & convert it to temperature. Clamp a thermometer to the suction line metal. At 80 degree ambient temp, the difference of the 2 temps will be 80 deg. For every degree above 80, the split decraeses...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning, hot water heat, size ductwork
hot water heat, size ductwork, high velocity: One of the easiest ways to install A/C in a house with hot water heat is to use a high velocity/low volume A/C system made by either SpacePak or Unico. These systems use small 4 flexible supply ducts that can be snaked through closets and other limited spaces...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning filters, air handling unit, accessible location
air handling unit, accessible location, split system: Tracey, Since I don t live in your house or have never been there the one located on the wall by my air handling unit means nothing to me? Every air handling unit has a place for an air filter, where the air filter is placed depends on how the return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air ducts, 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: no air from ducts, time delay relay, copper pipe
time delay relay, copper pipe, control voltage: Some Goodmans use a time delay relay to delay both the starting and stopping of the blower motor. Failure of this relay is a common cause of the blower not running. Of course there can also be a problem with the motor, line voltage to the motor or control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler, split system units, cooling coil
split system units, cooling coil, clean filter: Jamal, The unit needs a clean filter, an unobstructed return air flow. How to clean the coil depends on access/installation method? Jamal, You gave absolutely no information about your air handler I did answer your question! QUESTION: How do I clean...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air in water pipe, hot water boiler, hot water heating
hot water boiler, hot water heating, boiler water: Don, If your hot water boiler is installed properly which I m sure it is even if there is air in the house water supply it shouldn t get into the boiler system unless the water line was left open or the boiler water system had a leak. The boiler has a fill...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard air conditioner, american standard air handler, allexpert
american standard air handler, allexpert, copper tubing: 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: attic furnace alternative, drip pan, allexpert
drip pan, 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: attic furnace options/alternatives, electric furnace, drip pan
electric furnace, drip pan, gas furnace: Peter, Snow melting on the roof above the furnace more then any place else is pretty much normal, Furnaces in attics with cooling coils have two drip pans. The main drip pan is inside the unit directly under the cooling coil (built-on, attached)there is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boiler working but losing hot water down the system, teledyne laars, dip tube
teledyne laars, dip tube, mixing valve: It could be the mixing valve, but it could also be the dip tube in the tank. If the tank is vert. and the water enters and leaves the top, without the dip tube, the water will short circuit. Older tanks probably have a metal dip tube. If the tube is gone,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Boilers/A/C remodel, heat pumps, fuel heat
heat pumps, fuel heat, heat units: Hello Cindy. You have issues that can easily snowball. If the boilers are abandoned for conventional heat and a/c by also replacing the a/c units, you will most likely be limited to some sort of fuel heat units as the electrical will most likely not be enough...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Breaker Requirements, overcurrent protection, electrical connections
overcurrent protection, electrical connections, refrigerant: Butch, you may have a too small a size breaker rating, reason for it tripping, it should clearly state on the data plate on the outdoor unit the maximum overcurrent protection sized breaker to use.Being a 5 ton unit you may actually need a larger rated...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Broken AC Unit, gas water heater, gas forced air furnace
gas water heater, gas forced air furnace, air grills: Steve, You can remove the cover to the blower compartment and pull the air from the space where the what your calling the blower unit is. The blower can only blow out as much air as it can pull in. The size of the return grill doesn t mean that the return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant gas furnance works randomly, hot surface ignitor, gas furnance
hot surface ignitor, gas furnance, flame sensor: The circuit board powers the gas valve after a predetermined amount of time to warm up the hot surface ignitor. If no flame is sensed by the sensor the gas valve will drop out after a few seconds. Since you are seeing no voltage to the gas valve after the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: bathroom exhausts:energy efficient?, bathroom exhaust fan, cloth diapers
bathroom exhaust fan, cloth diapers, laundry room: Uh oh, a family discussion ?? A bathroom exhaust fan moves about 50 cfm.A 1500 sq. ft house has 12500cu.ft. That s 4+ hrs for a complete change. BUT, the air inside the house will not travel that far to the bathroom. Only will in the general area of the fan....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: what is better goodman or ruud, water heater manufacturer, janitrol
water heater manufacturer, janitrol, rheem: Ylonda, Ruud is the same as Rheem only the paint might be a different color. Rheem Manufacturing is owned by Japanese water heater manufacturer Paloma. http://www.ruudac.com/ Goodman a few years back was Janitrol. Ruud & Goodman are not the same manufacturing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: blower, thermal fan control, gas furnace
thermal fan control, gas furnace, voltage tester: Wayne, First thing to check would be the fan relay, possible N/O normally open contacts welded shut and keeping fan on. If you have a thermal fan control/limit type with adjustable set points to start/stop that may be defective.If you are handy with a voltage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: breaker / to much voltage, electric service provider, electric service providers
electric service provider, electric service providers, voltage drop: 260 to 300 volts seems high for supply voltage. Most electric service providers regulate the supply voltage to be within plus or minus 10% of the rated supply voltage. If this is truly your supply voltage you should contact your electric service provider to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: burned up motor in furnace and a/c, eventual failure, cause failure
eventual failure, cause failure, blower wheel: From what I understand, the blower motor in your furnace burned out while you were running the air conditioning. How old is your furnace? Your blower motor can fail or burn out from a number of causes. Progressive/excessive bearing wear(due to age or lack...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: burned out motor in furnace and a/c, 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: A/C, accurate thermometer, room temp
accurate thermometer, room temp, cold air: Tommy, To me it sounds like your stat is out of calibration or not level ( mercury type stat ) Also the temperature dial on the t-stat may not correspond to the actual room temp.It does turn on and off OK you just have to raise the setting manually to cycle...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Not Cooling, loud buzz, air handler
loud buzz, air handler, strip heaters: Mark, I m not sure what your system is exactly? You didn t specify. I m assuming that it s a Heat Pump . When the thermostat is in the cooling mode and the setting is calling for cooling the inside air handler blower should be running and the outside condenser...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C issue, cooling coil, diffusers
cooling coil, diffusers, air flow: Walter, When you say no air blows inside do you mean that the blower in your inside unit isn t working at all? or do you mean that the blower in the inside unit is running but no air is coming out of the registers/diffusers? The ice you see if because...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C odor, p trap, electronic filter
p trap, electronic filter, filter rack: Stan, I suppose the odor could be from stuff that got through or bypassed the air filter and attached itself to the cooling coil where it dried through the heating season and then became active from the condensation moisture running down the coil, I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Units, hot water baseboard heat, allexpert
hot water baseboard heat, allexpert, brick ranch: 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: Carrier heat pump unit lock out,, cold weather operations, carrier heat pump
cold weather operations, carrier heat pump, software glitch: The unit has a control board. The control board has an LED that blinks. Counting the blinks should give you a clear alarm signal. As I am not sure what book you have, here is a link where you can view the book.. http://www.docs.hvacpartners.com/idc/groups/public/documents/techlit/48_50e-1t.pdf...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Air, annoying noise, clean filter
annoying noise, clean filter, different ways: Jen, The way your filter is mounted, the size of the filter, the type of filter, all combined together evidently causes a whistling noise, Just keeping a clean filter in place might do the trick? There are meany different types of filters and different...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Air Blower, janitrol heat pump, relay control
janitrol heat pump, relay control, fan center: Brent, When it s working it s working. When it s not working check with an electric tester to see if the motor is getting power. If the motor is getting power but won t run it s the motor, if the motor isn t getting power when it should it s something else....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ceramic Smoothtop Cooktop (Kenmore), business card size, series numbers
business card size, series numbers, number id: In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and batch or series numbers (if applicable) found on a business card size metal/foil plate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coil fin replacement, condenser unit, gmail
condenser unit, gmail, life span: You might be able to get a new cond. coil for the unit. With the unit being 12 years old, I am not sure I would spend the money to replace the coil. I would they life span of the unit to be about 15 years or so, depending on age. I would consider getting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coil replacement, fresh out of the box, trane
fresh out of the box, trane, entire system: Bob, It depends on the leak? If it s visible, accessible, doesn t resemble a blowout or explosion it can be repaired. You need to decide on the cost effectiveness between repair and replace. There are coils and entire systems still cursing along that were...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Combination Boiler/Furnace Operation, oil boiler, combination boiler
oil boiler, combination boiler, gas furnaces: I am not familiar with these combinations. Boiler(hot water/steam) and Furnace(forced air) or oil boiler/heat pump. Some heat pumps with aux. heat can have both sources of heat running at the same time i.e. heat pump with electric heat downstream from indoor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Comfortmaker HVAC outside unit, split unit, sun shield
split unit, sun shield, blower fan: Jon, If your referring to the condensor fan motor that should start when ever the compressor starts.Could be a defective run capacitor ,a minimal cost item.You can also change out the compressor contactor ( minimal cost item also )Make sure fan free spins...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Compressor works but fan won't, oil furnace, allexpert
oil furnace, allexpert, home appliances: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Connecting common wire for heat pump, reversing valve, purple wire
reversing valve, purple wire, voltage tester: Ken, not following you all the way,The low side of the transformer which supplies the 24 volt ac to the system.( if that is the low side voltage your unit is )has two wires or more depending on what voltage your using ( line voltage 220v or 208v whatever...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Conversion of home from single to dual-zone HVAC, flapper valve, allexpert
flapper valve, 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: Conversion to multi-zone possible?, flapper valve, zone control
flapper valve, zone control, single zone: I can t really answer the question as to cost because I have never priced out that type of job for a customer. Yes you can do that type of conversion but it needs to be done correctly or you will just be adding to the existing problems. You will need a zone...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Copper Tubing, ductless ac, copper tubing
ductless ac, copper tubing, gmail: You should not use the tubing, unless it is ACR tubing. There is a difference. ACR tubing is cleaned and capped or plugged and left with a nitrogen charge inside. It is important to keep the tubing clean. Plumbing tubing is not clean enough. The pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c causing damp wall, wall plaster, diameter tubing
wall plaster, diameter tubing, condesation: Depending on where the unit is located it may be possible to use a condensate pump by the indoor unit that will collect and forcibly pump the condensate out through a much smaller diameter tubing/pipe. This might allow easier access to the outside at a different...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c causing damp wall, wall plaster, allexpert
wall plaster, allexpert, condesation: 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: a/c installation, split system, bearings
split system, bearings, compressors: There is about a qt of oil in the compressor that is oiling the bearings. There is some tolerance on being level but not knowing where the oil is on the bearings it s best to be ALMOST level. There are different kinds of compressors also to consider, so almost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a.c. will not run, condenser unit, mechanical type
condenser unit, mechanical type, air handler: I am assuming that this is an A/C ONLY system. Is the new tstat a honeywell T86F? Some new tstats need a jumper between the RH(24v hot heating) terminal and the RC(24v hot cooling) terminal in order for the A/C to run. Is this something you installed yourself?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heat unit, heat unit, central heat
heat unit, central heat, reset button: Those switches are around the burners & are small red switches. Sopme have a reset button that pops out when tripped. May be a fgalse trip. Test for too much heat in fron of the burners with your hand. If no rec button on them, need to ohm the switch for being...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ck24-18 HVAC unit, goodman condensing unit, tonage
goodman condensing unit, tonage, btu: Natalie, CK on a Goodman condensing unit from about twelve years ago followed by the first two numbers 24 in your case would mean 24,000 BTU s of cooling. 12,000 BTU s of cooling equales one ton. Your condensing unit CK24-18 is a two ton 24,000 BTU unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: comfort maker, air condtioner, gmail
air condtioner, gmail, heatpump: When the coil iced over, the best thing is just to set the unit to off, and turn the fan to on. The air will thaw out the unit. If you have a heatpump, you can set the unit to heat. You should not turn on the heat strips. The frozen coil will stop air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensate pump, electric furnaces, further water
electric furnaces, further water, air handler: When switching from gas to electric furnaces supply voltage is normally increased from 120V to 240V. Supply voltage of the pump should match the that of the furnace. The aux. contacts on the condensate pump are normally used to break the 24V control circuit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condenser unit, condenser unit, visible damage
condenser unit, visible damage, condenser: Melissa. If the unit works and there is no visible damage I think it would be impossible for there to be any internal damage. I don t know what make and model you ve got but you can be sure that the unit you have was at some time or another from assembly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condenser won't run, wire connections, reset switch
wire connections, reset switch, electrical component: To me, it sounds like there is something wrong in the wiring. It could also be a case of you not understanding the reading you are getting from the meter. Since nothing is working, you need to recheck your wire connections and the wires to see if one of them...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensing unit., air moisture, condensing unit
air moisture, condensing unit, gmail: You need to have the compressor running to add the oil. If you do not, then the oil can sit where it is not suppose to, and slug the compressor at startup, rendering it useless. You also need to add the oil though the suction port slowly, to avoid slugging...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensing unit compressor., allexpert, condensing unit
allexpert, condensing 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: converting to electric, hot water heat, attic area
hot water heat, attic area, duct work: Toni, I don t know enough about the house to comment on duct work, like if there is a place to run it a basement or crawl space, a way to get from a heating unit to the attic area etc.? I also don t know the area that the house is in? Where I live a 1200...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: converting from electric to gas heat, electric baseboard heat, gmail
electric baseboard heat, gmail, central ac: The difference is not that much, and with the variable speed, should not make a difference. Adding a humidifier may not be a bad idea, but it is really up to you. If things are ok now with your current unit, then you may not even need the humidifier. Both...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: copeland compressor 3 phase, copeland compressor, tin cans
copeland compressor, tin cans, hand oil: Because compressor is used you may want to check the compressor terminals to ground to make sure compressor is not shorted using a ohm meter, also check all three terminals to make sure internal windings are not open or compressor will not start. Yes first...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: copeland compressor, copeland compressor, refrigeration oil
copeland compressor, refrigeration oil, replacement compressor: Why do you need to add oil to a compressor? Most new and replacement compressors are shipped with the correct amount of oil already in the compressor. Refrigeration oil comes in different viscocities for different applications. There are also different types...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Differences in brand name A/C's, upstairs and downstairs, downstairs unit
upstairs and downstairs, downstairs unit, compressor warranty: This is my personal opinion, but I would not install Amana if it was given to me. I just replaced both of my aging Carrier units with Goodman. They have a full ten year warranty on every part and for an additional $99, I have a 99 year extended compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Digital thermostat for Mobile Home, honeywell thermostat, digital thermostat
honeywell thermostat, digital thermostat, propane gas: The red & white wire was for heat ONLY. Moving the red wire to Rc is OK but the white wire to Y is no good. That white wire needs to be changed at the furnace too. It will go to a white wire at the furnace that leads to the outside unit. Then the red wire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dripping evaporator, high pressure air compressor, drip pan
high pressure air compressor, drip pan, horizontal flow: Paul, Since you didn t give a description of what your unit is such as up, down, or horizontal flow? or the type of coil such as horizontal or an A coil? it s hard to say what the best way is to clean the obstruction? If you used a shop-vac to pull the dirt...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ducane Furnace Problem, flame sensor, cracked heat
flame sensor, cracked heat, pilot light: Right now is sounds like is could just use a good cleaning. You also need to check the flame sensor. The pilot light will heat up the sensor, then the main flame will light. Sometimes, the problem you are having can be a cracked heat exchanger. You might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Duct work, several different kinds, rubber pads
several different kinds, rubber pads, duct work: Fred, No idea what the dimensions of the open areas at the connection points are? There is duct tape, several different kinds. There is putty, there is caulking. You just set the condenser on the pad or you can get some 4 x4 cork and rubber pads about...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: drip pan overflow, drip pan, safety switches
drip pan, safety switches, hartell: A number of types of safety switches are available for drain pans that will install in either the drain pan or the drain line. In order to both shut off the system and trigger an alarm, you would need one with a double throw switch though.Try these websites...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dripping coil pan, drip pan, drain pan
drip pan, drain pan, drain pipe: Patric, I don t no what you have going there but there is no water associated with your cooling system other then condensation water that drips into a drip pan and drains away to a drain someplace in your house. Check the drain pan, check the drain pipe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: dryer seal, broken seal, repair person
broken seal, repair person, work horse: First of all the unit you have is a very good unit. A work horse! With guided assistance, you should be able to accomplish this seal task within an hour which includes vacuuming it out and lubing where necessary. I will need the model number to help further.......

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ducted heating intake, concrete slab, level thanks
concrete slab, level thanks, x16: Allison, What matters is what is the smallest space that the return air passes through to get from the grill at the floor to the heating units blower compartment, And where is the air filter and what size is it. The vent your saying is 22 x17 sounds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric baseboard heater, electric baseboard heater, fine spray
electric baseboard heater, fine spray, toxic exposure: Pete, You can be sure that any type of electric baseboard heater that is new, packaged from the suppler doesn t have any thing toxic associated with it. Any type of heating appliance that gets hot is subject to having a newness burning smell the first time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan, blower fan, fan control
blower fan, fan control, c unit: The problem can be a wide range of things, and that will vary depending on how old the unit is and the type of controls in the unit. You can take the t-stat out of the picture buy removing the wire that goes to R (normally red). If the fan stops, then you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Finding A/C System leak, return bends, time leaks
return bends, time leaks, soap bubbles: ultrasonic leak detectors are really good at finding leaks in hard to reach places where sniffers or soap bubbles have a hard time. Leaks at return bends/brackets are difficult to repair because of the amount of the bracket and fins that must be removed to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Finding leak, joy dish detergent, brazed joints
joy dish detergent, brazed joints, liquid soap: An R 22 unit is pressure tested at the factory to at least 350 psi. I do not go that high, but you can easily go 300 psi and continue searching for a leak. I usually put liquid soap such as Joy dish detergent in a spray bottle and saturate every fitting, the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Floor Heating Vent, toilet overflow, cement board
toilet overflow, cement board, bathroom layout: Holly, For some people heat in the bathroom is a must. One option is to relocate it to a wall vent. Of course I don t know anything about your bathroom layout or what s underneath, access etc. There are also several different types of electric heaters...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Flushing out hot air from a second floor house, whole house fan, flexible tubing
whole house fan, flexible tubing, ac unit: Benjamin, Air flow s the easiest route. If you tapped into floor return to pull air from the ceiling you need to close the floor return. Your unit can only blow out the amount of air it pulls in. The amount of air it pulls in is the square inch capacity...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer Defrost Drain, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, freezer section: All refrigerators at sometime in their life gets a blocked drain. When cleaning the coils underneath, remove the freezer panel and clean the drain line. All s well as long as it is maintained..... If you need further assistance, feel free to email us...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer not working, condenser coils, side by side refrigerator
condenser coils, side by side refrigerator, refrigerator freezer: Hot center post causing the seals to get hot.....Normally dirty condenser coils cause this. Dirt get thick under and behind the unit causing the unit to work much harder. In addition, the fan behind the compressor may have stopped. Check both of these and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freon leak and compressor worries, freon leak, heat pump
freon leak, heat pump, taking the time: Just tell them you want to fix it and that is it. If they don t want to do it call someone else. You can check the amp draw on the compressor to see if it is overamping and you can look at the differential between high pressure and low pressure. Other than...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fridge (domestic), cat fur, stray hairs
cat fur, stray hairs, business card size: Before I can offer any advice, I need to see your unit and its components. In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and batch or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fridge melts, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, copper pipe: The glowing is not dangerous....it is quite normal. Got a model number of your unit? The problem you are experiencing is normally a blocked evaporator drain line. Whether you have a side by side model or a top mount freezer the solution is relatively the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fridgidaire fridge, control sensors, wire trace
control sensors, wire trace, appliance parts: THe unit is not a Frigidaire but rather a Hotpoint. There could be one of several things wrong. You have an electronic control, sensors, relays on the compressor, or simply a burnt wire. Trace problem from the compressor backwards..... If you need further...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frigidaire Affinity How to check drainage / filters, drain pump, can of worms
drain pump, can of worms, affinity: Pull it away from the wall and tackle this from the rear. Your electric drain pump (most likely clogged up) Removing the front panel will only open up a can of worms. There is a front seal that should not be disturbed if not necessary. Good Luck...Eri...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frigidaire FG7TK Furnace Filter, old furnace, furnace filter
old furnace, furnace filter, filter rack: Manufactures are not installing filter racks inside the unit any more, which I find to be dumb . The installer will put a filter rack inline with the unit, or install a filter back return grille. You will need to measure the opening you have and get a filter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Frozen Evaporator Coil, payne air conditioner, ceiling vents
payne air conditioner, ceiling vents, airflow: If you replaced the filter as you said then either the coil is dirty inside or there is something wrong with the fan or the unit is undercharged with refrigerant. The way you describe it though I would gues an airflow problem because low refrigerant freeze...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, lennox 80mgf, trip charges
lennox 80mgf, trip charges, glows: Dennis, I couldn t begin to hazard a guess how much it might cost if you call a service tech? About all I can say is they charge some place around $60-$100 an hour plus trip charges, plus who knows what all, I don t know what the problem is from your description?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace, lennox 80mgf, failure code
lennox 80mgf, failure code, access panel: If it was the ignitor it should be giving you a failure code but possibly not with that model. You will need to watch it run to see if anything happens with ignition. Turn off the power, take the burner access panel off Make your thermostat call for heating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace will not light, circulation blower, combustion area
circulation blower, combustion area, climate master: Thomas, Most all furnaces now days, the main circulation blower is on a delayed timer switch that turns the blower on and off when the thermostat calls for heat or is satisfied regardless if the burner lights or not. Some older furnace blower fans start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace is not lighting properly., bad today, blower motor
bad today, blower motor, power switch: You are experiencing delayed ignition and this caused by one of two things. Either there is some dirt or debris (spiderwebs, dust, etc.) or there is a loose or corroded connection in the control circuit. To remedy both take apart the ignitor pilot assembly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace problems, goodman furnace, furnace problems
goodman furnace, furnace problems, flame sensor: John, at the front of the burners there is a track/tube/channel type thing that touches the three burners together, the purpose is that when the gas comes on and lights at the igniter it travels quickly through the track to all three burners, the flame sensor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard air conditioner, air handler, variables
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: american standard air conditioner, air handler, variables

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Differences in brand name A/C's, upfront price, energy savings
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Differences in brand name A/C's, upfront price, energy savings

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil gas furnace fails to ignite, comfortmaker furnace, glow igniter
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil gas furnace fails to ignite, comfortmaker furnace, glow igniter, gas valve

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC home units, 10 seer
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC home units, 10 seer

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What heat pump unit with gas pack is best, trane heat pump, zero problems
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What heat pump unit with gas pack is best, trane heat pump, zero problems, 13 years

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm AC drip pan rusts, plugs, overflows, drip pan, ac unit
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm AC drip pan rusts, plugs, overflows, drip pan, ac unit, furnace

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Low mass cast iron oil boiler, cast iron boiler, baisi
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Low mass cast iron oil boiler, cast iron boiler, baisi, room temp

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: p-trap in a/c drain, plumber, pvc
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: p-trap in a/c drain, plumber, pvc, vent

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Toe Kick Vent, toe kick, air leakage
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Toe Kick Vent, toe kick, air leakage, ductwork

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan on rheem a/c outside wont kick on, wont kick, c unit
wont kick, c unit, line voltage: Pat, If the outside fan doesn t run the problem could be. No line voltage power going to the unit, When the thermostat first calls for cooling even if the fan doesn t run do you hear the compressor or anything at the outside unit. The outside unit is on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace, variable speed fan, heat loss calculation
variable speed fan, heat loss calculation, gmail: I am not a fan of Goodman and would install something else. That is not to say that there is anything wrong with Goodman, and many other manufactures have similar warranties. The warranty will vary depending on how high end of a unit you go with. I do...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace fan works, but no heat, any ideas?, honeywell model, furnace fan
honeywell model, furnace fan, temperature dips: Try turning the power off to the furnace, wait a few minutes and turn it back on and see if it works. Sometimes the control circuit must be reset much like rebooting a computer. If it works for one or more cycles then quits again, do not continue to reset...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace not working after power outage, gas forced air furnace, brain circuit
gas forced air furnace, brain circuit, voltage supply: Check the low voltage at the circuit board first. If you have 24v at the circuit board, the problem is probably with the circuit board. Rapid buzzing/clicking on relays(on the circuit board) can be caused by low voltage supply in the 24v control circuit. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Dryer, laundry appliances, thermal fuse
laundry appliances, thermal fuse, hot surface igniter: Brian, Laundry appliances,kitchen appliances doesn t really fall under the scope of HVAC. I don t know how they put a Kenmore 90 series gas dryer together? I suspect that there may be more then one Therm-o-disc in the circuit. The disc should have the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE fridge: water doesn't work, fridge water dispenser, business card size
fridge water dispenser, business card size, work question: For now...disconnect the connection again and then using a hair dryer and blow up the tube til thawed. If you have a thin rigid wire, you can run that up the tube as well. I think the tube froze inside the freezer door. Several answers for this but first,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE gsd2800g01 Dishwasher un-installation, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, campion: All dishwasher are electrically hardwired. There is a junction box supplied with each and every dishwasher I have ever seen. Could this be their way of charging more.......If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile oven F1 error, ribbon cable, oven control
ribbon cable, oven control, ge profile: Part number is WB27K5048 and your cost is 350.00 in new. Shipping would be 6.95. Another option is for us to rebuild your control. Cost is 199.95 whci includes a 6 month warranty. Should you choose to order new, follow this link: https://www.affordableappliance.com/orderform.htm...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE side by side refrigerator door, side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerators
side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerators, ge side by side refrigerator: Should you choose to order, follow this link to our website where you can fill out the orderform to process your order. http://www.affordableappliance.com/orderform.htm If you have any problems, concerns or need further information, feel free to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE wall unit airconditioner, wall unit, air conditioner
wall unit, air conditioner, landlord: You are going to have to isolate the noise, if you turn the fan on only and turn it off and on a couple of times with no noise then it is probably the compressor. Then if you hear the noise and it stops with fan still running it is almost certainly the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gibson GL1RA series, tenant reports, dual zone
tenant reports, dual zone, service technician: Very difficult to say without being there to troubleshoot when the problem was happening. The first place to look in a zoned system would be the damper operator or damper. If the problem is an intermittent one it is usually best to leave it in the failed mode...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman 13 Seer Heat Pump Problems, goodman 13 seer, freon
goodman 13 seer, freon, heat pump: It sounds as if you have a leak in the system. While it s possible that there was a leak at the cap it may not be the only leak in the system. Have the system checked again and if it is low on refrigerant again, get a commitment from the company that installed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace fan rumbles, furnace fan, blower wheel
furnace fan, blower wheel, gas furnace: This problem can have a number of causes. The blower wheel can be out of balance or dirty. The blower wheel might have loose vanes. The blower motor may have worn bearings. The blower wheel set screw may have loosened on the motor shaft. Most of these problems...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas hot water heater, hot water heater, gas hot water heater
hot water heater, gas hot water heater, gas hot water: You should be able to get a new T & P valve at just about any hardware store that sells water heaters. Turn off the power/gas to the water heater. Turn off the water to the heater. Connect a hose to the bottom drain, and relieve the pressure leaving the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ge heating element, circular coil, dryer vent
circular coil, dryer vent, heating element: Sounds like one of your dryer heating element coils shorted and you are only heating with one coil. Part number is We11x10007 and your cost is 36.95 + 5.95 shipping for the new set of two. You will have to pull the drum to see if this is really the problem....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ge zoneline 3100 fan switch, printed circuit board, fan switch
printed circuit board, fan switch, question thanks: Not really sure. I have not worked on many of those but there is a thermistor on the evaporator. Was there not a plug that had not place to connect when reinstalling the new control? If not, I don t think I would worry about it....kinda like double protection,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HEAT PUMPS, heat pumps, question sir
heat pumps, question sir, sw florida: Doris, I didn t say you don t need a heat pump to cut down on the electric bills . A heat pump at most should cost a couple of hundred more then an A/C only unit. I have no idea how much of the year your thermostat is set to heating. What happens from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat/AC systems both run, but no heat/ac?, natural gas furnace, central air conditioner
natural gas furnace, central air conditioner, relay control: Jonathan, It sounds like the blower in your furnace isn t running. It could be a faulty motor, a bad motor capacitor, a faulty blower relay control? The blower should run and blow air out the registers when the fan switch is on. The blower should run when...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Exchange Unit, air furnace, intensive repair
air furnace, intensive repair, exchange unit: Most heat exchangers can be replaced if they are available, but manufacturers generally only have parts available for 10 yrs. after a model has been discontinued (sometimes longer). This is a labor intensive repair and can be costly whether under warranty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat exhaust fan, allexpert, heat unit
allexpert, heat 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: Heat Pump/Air handler choice, sales pitches, air handler
sales pitches, air handler, speed option: Paul: Conflicting sales pitches - Imagine that. So you have a 525 SF MBR that has its own system. One ton should be fine, why would you even consider paying to purchase, operate, maintain and repair twice as much? Did you look at ductless mini splits?...