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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Troubleshooting 24 volt on Rheem heat pump, voltage side, control transformer
voltage side, control transformer, air handler: Hello Brad, locate the control transformer in the unit, it is most likely in the indoor fan section. It will have two incoming wires which should have 240 volts and two outgoing wires that will be 24 volts. There should be a fuse which could be in either the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Troubleshooting Sears washer, lid switch, dollar discount
lid switch, dollar discount, answer check: Okay, it agitates, then when it goes to fill, does it fill to rinse and spin? If not, what do you hear, should hear a buzzing back at the water fill valve. If it does fill, what happens next, it fills and then what do you hear? Basically, 110 volts are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: True or False ,Being scammed ?, acts of god, blower assembly
acts of god, blower assembly, heat strip: There is a way to bypass the fan control until the board(s)are replaced. Units ran for years without circuit boards, and there seems to be a way to make things work in the mean time . The unit might still be covered under warranty, but warranties do not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trying to access defrost timer in a GE SxS refrig Model #TFX20JRBK, refrigerator section, screw driver
refrigerator section, screw driver, refrig: Hello Ron, The defrost control is in the refrigerator section at the top rear behind the plastic control panel. You will have to remove the screw that secures the metal housing to actually remove the defrost timer. Have you tried simply advancing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trying to find out if my air unit is too small for my double-wide, heat pumps, doublewide
heat pumps, doublewide, title 24: Tim, Your existing unit is a 3 ton 10 SEER, this would be small under even title 24 specs, it may have been sized this way due to inadequate ducting, either to few runs or to small of duct. I would definitely call a reputable HVAC contractor and have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trying to get rid of air in baseboard heat system, gas boiler, stony brooke
gas boiler, stony brooke, temp gauge: If your tridicator is reading less than 30 psi when hot around 20 psi, then your expansion tank is fine. You must have vents on the highest points of your system, usually on the ends of some of the rads on the upper floor of your home. When the system is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trying to troubleshoot an old Carrier model 58EJA100-JC, carrier gas furnace, allexpert
carrier gas furnace, allexpert, imageshack: 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: Tstat wiring, low voltage power, furnace transformer
low voltage power, furnace transformer, furnace control: Brent, With a gas furnace and a heating cooling thermostat using the transformer from the furnace for your low voltage power, The secondary 24 volt posts on the transformer should be marked + or - or something of that sort? a jumper wire that is connected...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tumble washer making unusual noise, jet engine noise, high pitch
jet engine noise, high pitch, spin cycle: Your unit was indeed made by Frigidaire and your problem is the rear tub bearing making the noise. Unfortunately the bearing is installed at the factory and must be replaced by replacing the whole rear tub housing. The bearing itself is not available separately....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tune up on Bard wall mount unit, johnstone supply, pressure washer
johnstone supply, pressure washer, bard: Vaccume it out & then use coil cleaner. Use a non-corosive foaming coil cleaner . You can buy a gallon (smallest available) for $10 to $12 at a Johnstone Supply . They are a HVAC parts supplier (nationwide)and they sell to shops, repair people, landlords,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Turn - off water supply?, flow switch, high limit
flow switch, high limit, safeties: Keith, Several weeks should not be a problem, I have seen some mechanics use this as a tool for pressure or small leak problems. If you run the loop out of water there should be safeties in place that would protect the boiler or furnace. I guess that my...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TV Problem, first five years, new tv
first five years, new tv, rca: It is a typical RCA problem. Usually it turned up on the set in the first five years. Call someone who does RCA for years, the repair should run between $50.00 and $75.00. A new tv that size is running about $150.00, those rates are here in PA. Your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TV picture does funny things!, power surge protector, hitachi model
power surge protector, hitachi model, roof antenna: Hello Ann.....you might want to contact an expert on electronics. We only deal in Washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, etc.....If we can ever help you in this field, we are here. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TXV valves., pressure switches, gmail
pressure switches, gmail, heat pump: TXV are mech. EXV is electical The compressor should be ok so long as it did not run for any real extended time. As the pressures do not tell the whole story, I can not tell you what the pressures mean. It very well could be a bad txv valve on the cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WHAT TYPE OF HEATING SYS TO BUY, hot water coils, hot water boiler
hot water coils, hot water boiler, hot water tank: Ken, I don t have any comparison data/facts on your three choices. Ninety-nine percent of new homes or replacement jobs I ever did involving hot water heat used a separate water heater. I think they have the advantage cost wise and more convenient choices...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Types of A/C installations, question thanks, commercial application
question thanks, commercial application, vandals: Convenience and vandalism. It is easier in a commercial application to install on the roof as opposed to the ground for space and also prevent access to the unit for vandals. There is really no advantage or disadvantage to the location. Good question, Thanks,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: can't find a/c leak, freon leak detector, condenser coils
freon leak detector, condenser coils, dye test: Hi Kim, Oh, you bring back not-too-good memories about the same kind of problem you have.And guess where the leak was? In the wall where a nail had been driven thru a suction line! I have done the 3 part test too with NO results. How about 12# freon in 2 days...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Can't find a price quote for a unit, candace smith, carrier weathermaker
candace smith, carrier weathermaker, scratch and dent: Candace, Try EBWard.com, look under scratch and dent, you have to compare size for size, meaning a 5 ton is going to cost more than a 3 ton, I would think a slightly used system would be comparable in cost. Hope this helps, any other questions please...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Can't locate filter on HVAC unit, mold mildew, goodman manufacturing
mold mildew, goodman manufacturing, drain tube: If there are no filters at the unit, go to the indoor return air grill. Some grills open & have the filter right there. Give that a try. If the pan over flowed last year it needs to be cleaned. The pan has a built in drain fitting. This fitting is hooked...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Can't get oil furnace restarted, thermostat wiring, demarcation line
thermostat wiring, demarcation line, water condensation: check that the flow you have is oil not water sometimes water/condensation gets into tanks (especially steel) so drain some from the pump and ensure its oil by putting some clean tap water into a glass of the drained oil you should see a demarcation line if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: t ' stat, condensing unit, hot wire
condensing unit, hot wire, volt power: Phil, a heating and cooling thermostat is just a switch. The R post is the 24 volt hot wire that comes from the + side of the transformer. When you switch the thermostat to heat the 24 volt power from the R connects to the W and it flows to the 24 volt...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: taco zone value, base bd, solenoid valve
base bd, solenoid valve, value question: i had a look on google and this looks like a motorised valve. i would think there is probably some sort of locking ring or locking lever near the base of the head unit i suggest you look on the pics at google and see if anything springs to mind. there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Got talked into something bad..., air furnace, blower fan
air furnace, blower fan, hall closet: Let s start from the botoom. No emergency pan in closet units, just primary and secondary drains. The condensate pump should do the job needed to remove the condensation as it comes from the unit. As for the return, you can insulate the return with rubber-type...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tankless water heaters, electric water heater, tankless water heaters
electric water heater, tankless water heaters, tankless water heater: O.K. - Yes the heater will need to light everytime you use hot water. The unit is designed to due that. You are not going to shorten the life, because that is what it is designed to do. As for water source temp. That does not matter much either. They...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tappan furnace won,t lite, 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: tappan gas oven won't heat fully, tappan gas range, tappan gas oven
tappan gas range, tappan gas oven, range model: Hello Doug, How many amps is the ignitor drawing? Answer this and we can proceed with a further diagnosis...Your answer to this question will guide me in the right direction. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tappan heater, pilot flame, fan switch
pilot flame, fan switch, gas valve: Jason, Here are some things to try: Make sure that the knob on the gas valve is in the ON position and that the pilot flame is hitting the thermocouple well. Turn the fan switch on at the thermostat to see if the fan runs. If it responds to the thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tapping noise in gas water-heater, gas water heater, expansion and contraction
gas water heater, expansion and contraction, james hansen: the tapping could be from expansion and contraction movement and, if so is nothing to worry about. however it could also be from the noise of water getting too hot and kettling which can be cured by adding boiler noise reducing liquid.a sort of descaler....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: technician exam, refrigeration and air conditioning, modern refrigeration and air conditioning
refrigeration and air conditioning, modern refrigeration and air conditioning, refrigeration service: Oscar, Any written exam given by an employer will be one they made up or borrowed - there is no standard exam. The EPA certification is a separate issue, but must be done so that you can have the proper certification to handle refrigerants. Since I require...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: television just quit!, rca 36, diagnal
rca 36, diagnal, costly fees: That was a typical symptom with the RCA models during that time period. They even had a lawsuit for such issues. I would contact your local television warrrany company and see if RCA is proving any support for that model number tv. If not, the repair...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How do I tell if my high-efficency furnace is working properly?, electric leaf blower, speed blower
electric leaf blower, speed blower, static air: Paul, Lets start with the obvious, certainly there are items that need to be checked and verified when doing a start up, possibly you missed the installer performing these checks or the installer missed the start up procedure, either way I would give the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how can I tell if my home is properly insulated?, cement slab, insulation contractors
cement slab, insulation contractors, infrared camera: Arnie, I have used an infrared camera to look at the walls and ceiling in a house and was absolutely blown away at how effective it was. I could very easily see any problem spots and found a wall in a living room that had been left completely uninsulated....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: temco furnace ?, floor furnaces, floor furnace
floor furnaces, floor furnace, draft diverter: Tony, Where I live floor furnaces were outlawed some time around 1960 if I remember correctly. I don t know if any body still makes or sells them anymore much less sells any parts. I think you may be talking about the draft diverter. If you take it off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What temp should my A/C be?, ducting system, cooling coil
ducting system, cooling coil, energy dollars: Greg, Your air conditioner should lower the air tempature 18-20 degrees when it passes through the cooling coil. Depending on your ducting system and what all the air passes through from the return air grill to the cooling coil can raise the air tempature....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: temp. of a/c, tempature, thermometer
tempature, thermometer, vent: Don, Depends on what the tempature is going in the return grill. If the air going in is 80 depending on where the ducts run it could be 82 by the time it reaches the coil, the coil should cool it 18-20 degrees so it should be 62-64 by the time it pass...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: temp. regulator, strip heat, heat unit
strip heat, heat unit, temperature regulator: If I understand correctly, the heat is electric, not a heat pump. This will as you saw cost greatly to operate. A heat pump would have been much more efficient, and someone is blowing smoke about a temperature regulator, I have no idea what they are talking...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: temperature balancing, ductwork, damper
ductwork, damper, airflow: You can damper down the ductwork to the main floor so that the airflow is pushed more to the upstairs will be helpful. This will slow the amount of air to the main level and increase the amount of air upstairs. Also, you might look at increasing the return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempermental ruud furnace, ruud furnace, flame sensor
ruud furnace, flame sensor, burner flame: Tim, I don t know exactly what you have on your furnace but I doubt if it s the flame sensor from your description of the sequence of what s happening but the flame sensor is in the burner port where the burner flame can burn onto it, most likely on the left...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempstar centeral air for my home leaks fre, tempstar furnace, dish soap
tempstar furnace, dish soap, copper lines: The leak needs to be found or you will continue to pay for freon when needed. Your choice. Here is what you can do. Put water & dawn dish soap in a spray bottle. Start squirting on every inch of copper lines. There is a leak somewhere. Concentrate around the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempstar furnace, board memory, gas valve
board memory, gas valve, afue: I doubt it is the gas valve. They seldom go bad. NTC6075... looks wrong. Never seen an NTC... Anyway, is this is a 80 or 90% AFUE???? Shuting it down, clears the board memory. Then when power is restored the board starts up fresh. Sooo. That is why I suspect...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tempstar furnace, gas furnace, single home
gas furnace, single home, inter city: Vestabule is not the right word. I have never seen that on a parts list. I believe he is refering to the metal front piece, right in front of the burners. Go to Tempstar s (Inter-City Products) web site & download the parts list for your furnace. Take the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: terminology, condensing unit, air handler
condensing unit, air handler, compressor air: Judy, The outside unit in it s entirety is called a Condensing Unit the condensing unit has a condensing fan and motor and a compressor inside of it as well as a condensing coil. The inside unit is an air handler or if you have gas heat it s a furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tesiting/refilling ac parts, types of capacitors, different types of capacitors
types of capacitors, different types of capacitors, bicycle pump: It takes a special pump, almost like an old bicycle pump to put oil into the suction hose while the compressor is running to add oil. There is a special meter that is the most reliable to test capacitors, and instructions guide for different types of capacitors....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thanks, blower wheel, indoor coil
blower wheel, indoor coil, reversible motor: Roc, Indoor coil use wire brush or some type of brush with bristles then wash out with garden hose if possible you can use 409 or Spray Fantastic with the water. or wet it (to keep dust down )then blow it out with air. also blow out drain line if possible....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermador double wall oven ct230 "problem", thermador ovens, door latch
thermador ovens, door latch, appliance guy: Hi Renee, Self-cleaning ovens, especially older models, are notoriously problematic; you wouldn’t believe how many calls we get on Thanksgiving for ovens that lock (b/c of the self-clean) with a Turkey inside. Anyway, the first thing I would do is call...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermal fuse, thermal fuse, electrical meter
thermal fuse, electrical meter, continuity: You take it out of the dryer and check it for continuity by putting a probe from your electrical meter to each of the contacts, if you get any reading, it is good. Thank you for your request and have a great day. If you need further assistance, email....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermistate, honeywell, furnace
honeywell, furnace: as long as it is making temp. digital tstats have only 1 degree play. unlike the older tstats with 3+ degrees so if you set it on 70 when it drops to 69 it turns on and chuts off at 71 which may only take 15-20 min. the old way set at 70 when it get to 67...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermocouple malfunctioning to often, acetylene torch, gas furnace
acetylene torch, gas furnace, maintenance mechanic: Wow. It is a wierd problem. Let me re-cap. The HYDRO-THERM boiler goes through thermocouples (fast). A thermocouple should last several years. I would test a couple of your bad thermocouples. I suspect they are still generating the normal mili-volts. The...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermocouple malfunctioning to often, acetylene torch, gas furnace
acetylene torch, gas furnace, maintenance mechanic: Marian, The pilot light on your boiler needs to engulf the tip of the thermocouple, the flame needs to burn steadily onto the thermocouple and not blow around or be interrupted by drafts. The other end of your thermocouple needs to be connected to whatever...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermocouple, gas furnace, pilot light
gas furnace, pilot light, kitchen range: Jerry, Thermocouples are a safety device that interrupt the gas supply to a unit of some sort that uses a gas fed flame to heat something, in my field that could be a gas furnace, a water heater, a kitchen range, or several types of other pieces of heating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermocoupler, weil mclaine, pilot line
weil mclaine, pilot line, thermocouple: it is better for the thermocouple to be away from the flame to just burn hot burning red will eventually shorten the life of the thermocouple try to distance it by about 1/4 inch and see if it still works. if not gradually bring it nearer or drop it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, gas fireplaces, gas fireplace
gas fireplaces, gas fireplace, thermostat: There are metal contacts inside the switch that can burn from use. Sometimes you can clean the discoloration off the contacts and get some life out of it. We really don t work on gas fireplaces, so I cannot really help. But switches are switches so that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, low voltage transformer, programmable thermostat
low voltage transformer, programmable thermostat, gas furnace: It is not difficult, but you will need one more wire than the current stat uses. See if the cable feeding the stat has an usused wire in it. If so, you need this additional wire to connect to the common terminal of the new programmable and it will have to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat?, electric furnace, mercury switch
electric furnace, mercury switch, thermostat: Dale, Is the thermostat level? easy to troubleshoot, turn the furnace off, remove the thermostat from the wall, take the 2 wires, 1 going to the R terminal, 1 going to the W terminal and jumper them together, if the furnace runs fine then it is the thermostat,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, digital thermostat, blown fuse
digital thermostat, blown fuse, step down transformer: First, it is not likely the t-stat is causing a blown fuse, although possible. You can wire the unit direct without the t-stat, and see if you still blow fuses. I would have the control wires checked to rule out and grounds or shorts. It is also possible...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, fan motor, reset button
fan motor, reset button, replaceable: if the stat worked before and all you did was wire the motor perhaps the stat has lost its memory (some stats have a small battery in them recgargeable or replaceable that holds the memory when the power is off. if this battery fails the stat looses its memory...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, air condtioner, thermostat
air condtioner, thermostat, room temperature: Hello Pam, If the thermostat setting is higher than the room temperature the unit should not be running. The next time it starts running when it shouldn t be, try turning off the stat or disconnecting the wire connected to the R terminal in the stat. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Is it the thermostat?, furnace fan, furnace control
furnace fan, furnace control, fan switch: Josh, I don t know what a claxo is? Did the local professional tell you what turns the fan on and off when your thermostat is in the heating mode? There is nothing I know of that operates on electricity in your house that doesn t have a switch ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, hot water heat, room thermostat
hot water heat, room thermostat, gas hot water: Cheryl, With hot water heat there are a few different ways the boiler and zone can be wired. Your thermostat is probably OK but your zone valve is not closing. You probable need a new motor for the zone valve. If you can see the zone valve have someone...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, piping layout, room thermostat
piping layout, room thermostat, heat bills: The thermostat is not the problem. All area s of the zone will get heat if one t-stat in that zone calls for heat. It is to late to change the piping. If you had each room on its own zone, then you could shut down that room. You can block off the radiator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, degree temperature, fan section
degree temperature, fan section, temperature difference: Hello Glenn. I would have the system tested for capacity. Either the units capacity is not at peak performance, or worst case, this unit is undersized for the structure. I hope you find something in the system. A simple test of a system is to use a good thermometer....

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, deadband, consern
deadband, consern, white rodgers: I just bought a new t-stat myself, and it seems to have a tighter control on the room temp then my old stat. However, my unit runs more than it is off. The consern is that if the unit does not run enough, then it will not dehumidify enough. I would look...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, temp variance, temperature variance
temp variance, temperature variance, white rodgers: Kevin I m assuming that you have two units and two thermostats? I don t think changing thermostats will help all that much if at all. Even if you get something that you can spread the differential further apart I think your 4-5 minutes will just become...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, inline fuse, johnstone supply
inline fuse, johnstone supply, control wires: Dean, Depending on what was connected to the blue wire you may have blown a low voltage fuse in the indoor unit. Remove power to the unit and check the control board carefully. Look for an automotive style fuse, a small black or maroon knob that unscrews,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: The thermostat was already..., low voltage transformer, rheem heat pump
low voltage transformer, rheem heat pump, voltage terminal: Sly, there are several connections that are standard, but unfortunately others are not due to different colors in cables by different manufacturers. The common colors are: R is Red, this is one side of the 24 volts for the control circuit. Y is Yellow,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat blank, volt power, thermostat
volt power, thermostat, circuit breaker: Jennifer, the wire that connects to the R post on your thermostat is the 24 volt power from the transformer, the transformer 24 volt probably goes to a connection block in the unit and then through the house structure to the thermostat. You need to trace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat control arrow under lid, thermostat control, heat anticipator
thermostat control, heat anticipator, amp meter: Brad, What you are describing is the setting for the heat anticipator. It has nothing to do with the timing for the blower motor, but is used to set the cycle rate for the furnace. The arrow is set to a value that causes a very small amount of heat to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: can you thermostat control a sump pump cooler, evap cooler, speed fan
evap cooler, speed fan, termostat: Rolas, You can control the evaporative cooler with the same thermostat as the heating system, you would need to add a 24 volt relay for each signal required to run the evap cooler, You would be better off running a 110 volt control for the evap cooler,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat control wiring, hot water system, thermostat control
hot water system, thermostat control, furnace fan: Hello Kevin. You can install an inexpensive Honeywell heat only mechanical thermostat, the older models were all round. Run a two conductor thermostat wire to the new stat from the fan section. Connect one wire of the new cable to the R connection on the terminal...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat function; auto/on, heat pumps, fan switch
heat pumps, fan switch, air handler: because heat pumps have from 8 to 12 wires to the T-stat and normal heat/cool T-stats have 4 wires. each combination of T-stat & different models of heat pumps wire up differently. A cooling only thermostat will not work (normally) on a heat pump. A cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat hooking up wires, aa batteries, heat strips
aa batteries, heat strips, emergency heat: Heat Pump wiring- g = Green R= Red C = Blue (Common) Y1 and W1 should be jumpered (small wire between the two) O = wire to energize heat strips (place on O first and go outside to see if larger copper is getting hot. If it does, change to B to energize...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat installation, thermostat installation, programable thermostat
thermostat installation, programable thermostat, wire colors: There is no real standard for letters versus wire colors. You need to know what letters the wires were connected to on the old thermostat and they should correstpond closely on the new thermostat although there may be some differences. You may be able to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat ....nothing, air handler, thermostat
air handler, thermostat, thermostats: Laurence, It helps to think of a thermostat as nothing more than a remote control. If the remote control is bad, nothing goes on. If the unit has a problem, the remote has nothing to control. More failures occur at the unit than at the thermostat, and home...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ? thermostat problem, tempature, baseboard
tempature, baseboard, water gas: Jody, I m not sure what the proublem is? If you set the thermostat to 60 the boiler will come on and go off as need be to maintain that 60 degree tempature, during the cycle the baseboard radiation will heat and cool. If you kick it up to 70 it s going...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat problems, tear one, condensing unit
tear one, condensing unit, thermostat: Jennifer, Your thermostat wires come through the drywall behind the thermostat, if the thermostat wires were tight in the wall with no play or room for give it would be very easy to tear one or more loose from twisting the thermostat. First check your breaker...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat problems, programmable thermostat, wass
programmable thermostat, wass, furnace: Brian, The fact that the thermostat shows a thirteen degree differential I would think would definitely be a problem with the thermostat. the burner going off and on several times before staying on could be caused by the thermostat or by a few other controls....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat replacement, honeywell web, hot water system
honeywell web, hot water system, quick responce: Dan, Is the aquastat the operator for the domestic side of the heating loop? I am trying to think of what could be happening, where the only difference would be that you are closing the switch instead of letting the thermostat do it on it s own. Normally...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat ritetemp 8050c w/trane hvac, low voltage transformer, terminal board
low voltage transformer, terminal board, volt meter: There is a good chance it damaged the low voltage transformer. Open the indoor fan section and locate the terminal board for the thermostat. The R terminal is one of the two 24 volt terminals on this terminal board. The other 24 volt leg will be labled as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat sensor (possibly?) having trouble, strange occurance, gas furnace
strange occurance, gas furnace, gas valve: An unserviced furnace can be very dangerous. I always recommend having it inspected for problems at least every two years. It is either a problem with the pilot not staying lit, or the gas valve is shutting down on a safety. It needs to be inspected by a technician...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat off, still getting heat, electric baseboard heater, hot water baseboard heater
electric baseboard heater, hot water baseboard heater, boiler controls: Denise, There are maybe a hundred or so zone valves on the market. Again I don t have literature so that I can look up a Taco zone valve. Take a look at the zone valve and see if it has a manual lever on it for opening and closeing. The zone valve Proubly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat wiring, hunter thermostat, thermostat wiring
hunter thermostat, thermostat wiring, wiring terminals: Dennis, Unfortunately, I can t find the installation instructions for the Hunter thermostat on their website. The wiring terminals you have used on the new thermostat indicate that the stat you have is for heat pumps, so you should be okay. The old Honeywell...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat wiring for heat pump, honeywell thermostat, thermostat wiring
honeywell thermostat, thermostat wiring, digital thermostat: You most likely do not have an outdoor thermostat or thermistor as these are optional devices and are even rare on commercial applications. Just nut these two wires separately so they do not contact other wires and the rest looks exactly correct. Thanks, ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat wiring, thermostat wiring, cooling coil
thermostat wiring, cooling coil, fan unit: Jeff, I don t know what all your controlling with your old thermostat? Or if you got something new going on. I also don t have a wiring diagram for either one, all thermostats are not created equal. Here is what I think. If You have heating and cooling,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat not working...etc., internal fuse, furnace control
internal fuse, furnace control, word place: sounds like your unit has given up the ghost and the smoke was possible from the compressor unit there may well be an internal fuse that has blown but it normally blows for a reason so be carefull not to repolace with a value higher than original if it blows...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat, neighborhood power, pilot light
neighborhood power, pilot light, power outage: Not really sure what is going on here but I would check the terminals and see if you have voltage. It is possible that the power outage damaged your thermostat or your furnace with the resultant power surge. Without physically looking at your unit it is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostate on Hunter Air conditioner, wall thermostat, centex home
wall thermostat, centex home, hunter air: Jacquie, Not familiar with the Hunter line of thermostats.You can try to power the thermostat down, that will work sometimes on certain thermostats. You can power the thermostat down by turning the furnace off at the furnace , removing the thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: all thermostats not working on gas burner, thermostats, faults
thermostats, faults, engineer: you say all thermostats not working but you dont seem to know what is working. therefore i would suggest you make sure the burner unit is working. are you knowledgable enough to strip and look for faults if not i would strongly advise you get an engineer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostats, programmable thermostats, w1
programmable thermostats, w1, cables: hello firstly sorry for delay as i have been abroad for operation etc. as to programmable stats colours not realy relevant here in uk you need to know the circuit diagram of stat and compare with existing before touching cables ensure all power is off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I think I have a blower problem, amana air command, jumper wire
amana air command, jumper wire, combustion air: The blower motors sometimes are sealed & sometimes not. Look for a small oil hole in the visible end of the motor. It can be located at any position. If no hole found it is a sealed bearing. To really know whether it is a motor bearing or not the blowers ASSEMBLY...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I have a three zone heating..., thermal overload protection, heating registers
thermal overload protection, heating registers, worn bearings: Kevin, The pumps are supposedly maintenance free but I m sure they can get worn bearings which can cause friction and heat the motor to the point where it will shut down on a thermal overload protection and won t start again until it cools enough to reset....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tight house options to improve air flow, air exchanger, stale air
air exchanger, stale air, air flow: David, The way I see it you have two options, open something, door, window s and let the air circulate naturally or you can use a fan of some sort to move the air. No matter what you do to get air flow the space you are conditioning needs an in and an out,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: How much time is long enough?, warranty, labor labor
warranty, labor labor: Hello John, I can t answer the legal part of your question in regards to how long you would have to wait. I would try to talk to the supplier, the company that sold the unit to the contractor who installed it. They usually have good support and are usually...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: About time to replace Hot Water Heater, gas water heater, hot water heater
gas water heater, hot water heater, tankless heater: combi(tankless) heaters are not generaly able to supply hot water to more than one source at a time therefor think carefully before installing one of these. regarding economy you r better advised to install a condensing type boiler although slightly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Almost time to replace Hot Water Heater, gas water heater, hot water heater
gas water heater, hot water heater, tankless heater: Tankless heaters have been around a long time and 1. EXPENSIVE 2. expensive to install 3. still take 5 min to get hot water to upstairs. 4. Cost a lot of gas to run. 5. Now why would you want one?? Just put in a new standard water heater. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: timer knob, timer knob, cv12
timer knob, cv12, number id: Thank You for the model number. I can t really tell by the parts breakdown. It s surely an odd-ball. I do not have the knob in stock to see how it attaches. If it does not unscrew counter clockwise, it has to pull off. I have a gut feeling it does screw...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: toaster oven, toaster oven, electronic problem
toaster oven, electronic problem, heating elements: I still see the old fashioned microwaves with the mechanical timer on them. They would be easier to rig the knob to not allow more than two minutes of run time and that should be safer because you are not messing with the operational parts, just a knob and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: toe kick heater, heater coil, temperature safety
heater coil, temperature safety, heating element: It could be either, but most likely the heater coil. One way you can test the thermostat, turn off power to the unit. Open the electical compartment of the heater. There will be two wires on the thermostat. It is just a switch, so you can connect these two...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how many ton?, foot ceilings, heat generating equipment
foot ceilings, heat generating equipment, high humidity: Hello William, The square footage of your home is one of many things used to calculate the load. Someone would have to check window sizes and type, insulation, type of building materials used, local climate, heat generating equipment such as kitchen appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: top freezer GE fridge leaks water, freezer wall, fan shroud
freezer wall, fan shroud, water question: Cheryl, I just copied and pasted the model number that you gave me, and my site that covers all of Canada said it wasn t valid. However, open the freezer door. The evaporator cover is the rear wall in the freezer. You will need to remove the shelves, the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: totaline thermostat, circut board, manual mode
circut board, manual mode, handy man: If the cooling is not coming on when your in manual mode then its not likely to be the thermostat needing a resetting. I don t know your thermostat specifically but if you take the front cover off then you may find a small reset button on the circut board...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: training, appliance parts, appliance repair
appliance parts, appliance repair, refrigerators: Dear David, I would go to the local appliance parts house and purchase some different manuals on appliance repair. Stick to washers and dryers at first. Then move on to ranges and refrigerators. Next, find some used appliances and start ripping...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane ac problem, blow air, air handler
blow air, air handler, google: im from uk and do not know this particular machine and would suggest contacting another expert on site you might try going on google and see if there is a troubleshooting forum for your model . just put the name and model no. in and see what comes up regards...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane air conditioner, johnstone supply, fan motor
johnstone supply, fan motor, thanks in advance: Is your son Handy & knows about electricity?? If so, he can probably replace the fan. Look for a Johnstone Supply in your area. They are a HVAC parts supplier that sells to shops, repair people & landlords. Take the fan out & put it on their counter. They...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane airhandler roaring, variable speed fan, split unit
variable speed fan, split unit, gmail: Well, since both units are the same size, it should not be the duct work. The unit needs to be checked to make sure the duct work was connected, and did not come apart anywhere. The unit should have a variable speed fan, and slowing down the fan some can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane blower fan wont turn off, power relay, blower fan
power relay, blower fan, gmail: Locate the fan control wire inside the air handler (normally green) and disconnect it. This will tell you if the prblem is in the unit or the t-stat/t-stat wiring. You will also need to trace out the wires or use the wiring diagram to determine what is keeping...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane electric heater, tripped breakers, fusible links
tripped breakers, fusible links, electric heater: There are a combination of safetys on these heaters, including fuses internally, limits, and fusible links to disengage the heat if the fan failed to operate. Any of these could have failed with a power surge. I do not of anything you can test except making...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump, electric furnace, emergency heat
electric furnace, emergency heat, electric heater: Cindy, Everybody doesn t have the same set up with there breaker boxes and there is different types of controls and components for Heat Pumps. Some breaker boxes are inside some are outside, all your breakers are in the same box wherever it is? Turn your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane gas forced air, pilot flame, flame sensor
pilot flame, flame sensor, burner flame: Pete, I don t think I m getting a full description of what dose happen? Is there actually a pilot flame? I m assuming that there is no vent exhaust fan because that would be the first thing to come on. I don t think it s a flame sensor if there is no burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump, indoor coil, air handler
indoor coil, air handler, fan motor: Marshall, You need to check the indoor fan motor, filter and return duct, I am guessing that you are running the A/C. Does the indoor coil start to freeze right away after you thaw it , this could also be a charge problem, low on freon. Make sure you are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump - install larger compressor, seer unit, seer rating
seer unit, seer rating, air handler: Susan, SEER rating is how much electricity it takes to run your outside condensing unit. There is no SEER rating for an air handler. The air handler is a box with a blower in it that blows air. You can stick a cooling coil, or a heating coil or an electric...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump question, heat strip, heat pump
heat strip, heat pump, electric heat: Dan, Maybe a thermostat proublem? The way I understand it is that when the thermostat calls for heat the heat pump kicks in, if the thermostat looses ground the auxiliary heat kicks in. What I don t understand is why you don t just heat with gas and forget...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane heat pump thermostat, honeywell visionpro, heat pump systems
honeywell visionpro, heat pump systems, thermostats: Steve, The Honeywell VisionPro and FocusPro series digital themostats have a 40 degree min. heat setting. The VisionPro is programmable and will allow you to set the date for retun to normal programed temperatures. Both series have thermostats that handle...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane home ac tripping breaker, compressor unit, time robert
compressor unit, time robert, tight budget: Robert, The 220/230 electric power to the contactor is hot all the time as long as the breaker is on. If the thermostat is off or it s not calling for cooling the contactor is open and no power is going from the contactor to the compressor or condensing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane outdoor unit, condenser fan motor, furnace heat
condenser fan motor, furnace heat, motor shaft: Erin, There are only two things that might screech or hum in the outside unit, the condenser fan motor or the compressor. You need to make sure the fan motor is the problem. If necessary you can just replace the motor. Do the oil thing first. Get a can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane Qs, spark plug wire, pvc pipe
spark plug wire, pvc pipe, pleated filter: 1. I would not recommend bleach as the fumes could back up and damage the coil. I would open the fan section and pour hot water into the drain pan and let it clean out the drain. There are tablets available at any a/c supply that you can place into the drain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane twe049E13fb FUSE, printed circuit board, trane thermostats
printed circuit board, trane thermostats, circuit breakers: Sally, Some of the Trane thermostats use an automotive fuse at the sub-base of the thermostat, I am not familiar with the number that you have listed. You can also check the printed circuit board, these also use an automotive type fuse, normally 3 or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane unit downstairs keeps shutting off., motor shaft, thermal overload
motor shaft, thermal overload, blower motor: Teresa, Your blower motor was supposedly permanently lubricated at the factory and there are no holes or ports to squirt a few drops of oil in. Motors can eventually dry up to the point where they run under stress which causes them to over heat and shut...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane XL80, light indicator, pressure switch
light indicator, pressure switch, gmail: You need to have the unit checked out. Either the pressure switch is bad, or there is an air flow issue. I know you mentioned you just had maintance done, but this can be bad timing. If is has been some time since maintance was done, check the filter. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe 1000, reputable service, service technician
reputable service, service technician, capacitor: I sincerely hope you have some better information offered by the service technician to back-up his diagnosis. He didn t have a capacitor...thought the compressor was bad...suggested a builder s model for a homeowner...That is a ton of misinformation, at best....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe 1000 AC, jon huffman, johnstone supply
jon huffman, johnstone supply, imminent failure: Oil usually does not work because the bearings are sealed. I assume the motor you are talking about is in the outside unit. There are no rebuilt ones. Yes, it is fairly easy. Shut the juice off. If you unscrew the top and carefully lift off the top. Then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe60 gas furnace, gas furnace, gas valve
gas furnace, gas valve, thermocouple: Felipe, With a standing pilot the flame needs to burn onto the thermocouple element, There shouldn t be any thing disturbing the flame such as drafts or crackers in the heat exchanger allowing the blower to disturb the flame. The end that screws into the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe80 furnace, trane xe80 furnace, scamatic
trane xe80 furnace, scamatic, blower wheel: Matthew, Check your filter, blower wheel and all of your registers to make sure they are all clear and unobstructed. This problem sounds like you are tripping a high limit, any thing that would cut down on the air flow would be a typical problem. Let me...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xe80 lock out, flame sensor, gas valve
flame sensor, gas valve, crossovers: James, You need to remove the burners and clean the crossovers that carry the flame from one burner to the next burner. The flame sensor is located at the last burner and if the burner doesn t light the sensor will correctly lock out the ignition after...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xl1200, tiny bubbles, split system
tiny bubbles, split system, freon: You need to clear something up for me, as I do not know what you have. Is your unit a package unit (one piece) or a split system (2 pieces). Your description of the coil is true of all coils. From your description though I would guess that it is the evap...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane xv80, vent fan, surface ignitor
vent fan, surface ignitor, pressure switch: Chris, The pressure switch should close after the inducer runs for a few seconds, check the tubing from the inducer housing to the pressure switch making sure that it is clear, also check the port at the inducer housing making sure that it is clear as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tranexe800, reversing valve, whinning
reversing valve, whinning, whoosh: Billie, Is this a heat pump, if so could be the first time you heard the reversing valve switch off when the call for cooling was satisfied. I would have a look from the top of the unit you should be able to tell if any thing has gotten inside the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: transformer, electronic power supplies, thunderstoms
electronic power supplies, thunderstoms, multitester: some so called transformers are in fact electronic power supplies and some aircon equipment dosent like the waveform they put out i would suggest you get a transformer that is of the wound type (usually relativly heavy) regards larry. any probs get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: transformer burn, wire tap, unit voltage
wire tap, unit voltage, voltage side: Alamin, Hard to understand exactly what your saying , but if you have one transformer only,and it burns out after two months make sure you have the correct rated transformer a 40 VA rated is probably what you should have , also you need to make sure the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: transformer hook-up for 1980 era gas furnace, karen moss, gas furnace
karen moss, gas furnace, volt power: Hi Karen, Do you mean 4 wires total from the transformer?? If I dig you right, the 6 wire new one has 2 wires for the 120 volt power, a black & white wire on one side of the transformer & other colored wire on the same side for other voltages. That ought...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: transformer, volt output, volts
volt output, volts, transformers: Most transformers are multitap. In other words, they can be connected to a variety of voltages to step down to 24 volts. There will be one common leg, this will connect to the neutral of 120 volts, or either power leg of 208 or 240 volts. The other leg should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I tried to turn our central..., yellow wires, control wires
yellow wires, control wires, blow air: Sounds like a control problem. Open the furnace, find the 24 volt control wires. (a bundle of Red,White,Yellow,Green,Blue) The t-stat connects to these wires (red & white control the heat). Check the Green wire (from the t-stat)it runs the fan on the inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trio fridge defrost, freezer section, service test
freezer section, service test, test mode: George, I always recommend that the heaters get replaced at the same time a defrost thermostat gets changed. Try that first. I have no solution to checking the control board, but if the heater is replaced, and the bi-metal has been replaced, there is only...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tripp braker, hello art, contactor
hello art, contactor, thermostat: Hello Art, Is the breaker failing? Does it work set at 65 and up? Does it trip the breaker immediately after being set to 50-60 degrees, or does it run for a while first. And 50 degrees, are we talking about a heating/cooling system for your home or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tripped breaker...again, amp breaker, gmail
amp breaker, gmail, contactor: I feel that you have removed the breaker issue. With the right type of meter you should be able to see an amp draw when the comp. tries to start. The comp. could have siezed, and the wiring will show ok. Sometimes a hard start will give a siezed comp what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble with forced air furnace, gas forced air furnace, blower wheel
gas forced air furnace, blower wheel, gaffers sattler: Tommie, Two things - the first is advice about the problem you are having, the second is much more important. Due to the age of your furnace I am not able to find wiring diagrams to look at your control configuration. Typically the only control for the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble with forced air furnace, thermal overload protection, gas forced air furnace
thermal overload protection, gas forced air furnace, motor shaft: Tommie, The fan /blower motor has a thermal overload protection switch built in. Blower motors are permanently lubricated at the manufactures but over time they still can wear and dry out enough to cause undue friction that can cause the motor to heat enough...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble heat pump, condenser coils, control circuits
condenser coils, control circuits, heat pumps: Control circuit problem. Heat pump control circuits can be complex so can only suggest a few things to check. After that if it still doesn t work you need a good, reliable service man. First, is it full of freon ? Maybe a low pressure switch has it off. Is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble starting new York gas furnace, york gas furnace, trouble shooting guide
york gas furnace, trouble shooting guide, vent caps: Jason, Check what the trouble shooting guide says. Check the vent pipe to make sure it s within the guide lines of the installation manual, make sure outside vent caps are unobstructed, pull the pressure switch hose and blow it out, check for kinks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trouble starting new York gas furnace, york gas furnace, trouble shooting guide
york gas furnace, trouble shooting guide, vent pipe: How frustrating !!! Test the induced draft motor & air pressure by removing the hose from the draft motor & running it to test airflow out the hose. Remove the hose & blow thru it for obstructions. Then connect hose to air pressure switch & gentky blow thru...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trunk lines and ducts in conditioned spaces, attic insulation, foil side
attic insulation, foil side, flexible ducts: Jeb: You don t say what Code applies. Your reference to registers leads me to believe the plenum is to be used for supply air; do let me know if that s not the case. My answer is based on the 2006 NFPA 90B Code. Such a space may not be used for supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trying to get a warm house, cement slab, blown insulation
cement slab, blown insulation, cinder block: THAT IS THE MAJOR ISSUE WITH SLAB HOUSES THE CEMENT FLOORS WILL ALWAYS SEEM COLD IN THE WINTER EVEN IN THE SOUTH WERE I LIVE. IF YOU DON T HAVE CARPET THAT MAY BE A EASY WAY OUT. OR ADD A HEATING SYSTEM TO THE FLOOR. THERE ARE A FEW THE WORK OFF OF 120V NOT...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tubing or pipe, copper pipe, refrigerant lines
copper pipe, refrigerant lines, refrigeration: Not some, but all refrigeration tubing whether rigid or soft is dehydrated. This means after the manufacturing process, the piping is sealed with a nitrogen charge inside to prevent moisture build up. Plumbing copper is not dehydrated and can not be used as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Is turning into block of ice normal, or a design flaw ?, programmable thermostat, amp breaker
programmable thermostat, amp breaker, labor warranty: Iced over outdoor coils is a NORMAL state for heat pumps. The sensor & defrost control is designed to remove the ice.(Defrost turns the outdoor unit to cooling mode which lets the hot freon gas melt the ice).Iced over indoor coils indicate freon leakage. Considering...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how to turning blower on without heat, manual switch, thermostate
manual switch, thermostate, wood stove: there should be an auto manual switch on the blower casing/thermostat. switch it to manual and the fan should run without the flame ignighting. if any probs let me know and il see if i can mod the drawing for you and show you how to connect. regards larry...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: type of Gas HVAC units, gas furnace, humidfier
gas furnace, humidfier, duel fuel: 92% is more efficient as far as afue. one good aspect of any two stage system is that it will start in low fire and if that satisfies the temp the it s off. which cuts down on then dryness. the higher the heat the dryer the air and even may need to add a humidfier....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: type of heating/cooling thermostat, lux thermostat, digital thermostat
lux thermostat, digital thermostat, digital thermostats: Fan speed --- usually the high speed is hooked to the Fan On switch. The digital T-stats are easy to use and the price has dropped a lot. Look for a Lux thermostat, they have a real good price and work good. Make sure to get one that is rated to work...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: types of refergerent, refrigerent, correct oil
refrigerent, correct oil, 134a: The operating pressures are different and they use different oils. The compressors/oil/refrigerent are now contaminated. The next thing that is going out are the bearings in the compressors. When you get supplies. Do a complete removal of freon & oil. Get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Underperforming Heat Pump, electric furnace, expansion valve
electric furnace, expansion valve, refrigerant: Arturo, Your system is undercharged on refrigerant, there is a restriction in the line, or there is a problem with the way that the compressor was installed. I would get the tech that installed the compressor back out to check the charge and fix the leak,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Undersized AC?, long periods of time, attic insulation
long periods of time, attic insulation, power vents: Depends on the house size, quality of insulation - doors - windows, etc. There maybe some things you can do to help. What is the roof like? What color, how hot does it get in the attic? By putting in attic power vents & inlets the temp can be lowered to 90,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Uneven Cooling in House, central air conditioning, basement ceiling
central air conditioning, basement ceiling, blow air: Carol, Basements aren t usually even taken into consideration when sizing a home for air conditioning. The reason being that there is no or very little exposure to the heat, The wall area that is below ground and the floor are exposed to the cool earth and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unico Cooling System help, unico systems, unico system
unico systems, unico system, troubleshooting suggestions: I have not heard of Unico, but that may not mean much Ice is not a good sign. Normally ice builds up on the coil first, then will work its way down the piping. First thing to look for with ice, is poor air flow. Check the filter. After the filter, take...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unidentified A/C eqpt., google search, luxaire
google search, luxaire, york model: I believe HBBA is a York model number and the 060 tells me it might be a five ton cond. unit. I can not tell the age from the ser. numbers. Craig achelpguy@gmail.com It may not be York, but it could be a unit made by York using another name such as...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Uninstalling Over-Stove Microwave, ge spacemaker, microwave oven
ge spacemaker, microwave oven, screws and bolts: Dear Michael, Remove the top grill from the microwave and look for obvious screws and bolts. In my experience, and in normal installations, those two top bolts secure the front of the microwave. THere is a rear mounting plate which secures...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Uninsulated duct work, radiant barrier insulation, propane furnace
radiant barrier insulation, propane furnace, attic insulation: Brian, Are you talking round ducts, rectangular ducts, large ducts, small ducts? Is this a heating only furnace or is there a cooling coil in there. If you just want to insulate ducts you can use a 1 fiberglass thick insulation that comes in a roll 36...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit is on, but no air is blowing, copper line, protective foam
copper line, protective foam, refrigerant: You will need to turn the unit off and let the ice melt and then you can turn it back on and see what happens. If you are not getting any airflow then the coil is frozen solid. More than likely you need to add some refrigerant to your unit but it may be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit not cooling properly. 2 years old..., intake air temp, pressure discharge
intake air temp, pressure discharge, liquid line: I went and got the info on your unit from carrier. You are not reading the charts that you gave me right. Required subcooling of (Oc) Outdoor temp 75(24) 82(28) 85(29) 95(35) 105(41) --------------------------------------------------------...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit freezes up at night or early morning, heat strip, condensing unit
heat strip, condensing unit, unit model: You have to have a license to buy parts - usually. Never hurts to try a COD order tho.The fan relay is on a circuit board in the furnace on late model furnaces.Have to replace the board if that s the problem. Older furnaces do have a separate fan relay.And...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit Heater, unit heaters, foot warehouse
unit heaters, foot warehouse, warehouse space: Harley, A Unit Heater or Unit Heaters are the way to go for heating a warehouse space. Assuming that you are talking about gas fired Unit Heaters. Size and quantify depends on more then square feet, like ceiling height and insulation and the temperature...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit Heater, unit heaters, sq footage
unit heaters, sq footage, foot warehouse: Thanks for the question. Unit heaters can work well in a warehouse. Unit heaters are sized based upon sq footage they heat. I am guessing you are going to have several units. Maybe 125,000 or 150,000btu units. They should cost about $800.00 - $1200.00...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit Heaters, amp meter, stepdown transformer
amp meter, stepdown transformer, gas valve: Doug, More than likely its just a bad valve. Have you determined what type of failure, short, stuck, open winding. I would check the control circuit after you have replaced the valve.I would expect the heating circuit to be no more than .4 amps. I use...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit keeps shorting out, fuse switch, blower unit
fuse switch, blower unit, home warranty: I would make sure that you dry the unit out good before you start it back up. I would use a blow dryer etc. to dry it out then try it. If the blower unit still shorts out then you will have to have a service call. If the unit froze up that could mean that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Unit Size, 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: Update to last question, float valve, incoming water
float valve, incoming water, last question: Piero, I have answered your previous question, but to answer THIS question, the machine will go through it s entire cycle, but will not allow any more water to enter the machine if the float senses an overfill condition. So, it will run, and attempt to drain,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Update: Trane XL1200, gas furnace, emergency heat
gas furnace, emergency heat, xl1200: sorry I answered the the first question before I read this one... at leat I was right LOL... ok in most cases there is a back up heat source electrica or gas furnace so turn on the emergency heat at the tstat to see if it is working. most outside units...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upgrading HVAC, mechanical contractor, carrier system
mechanical contractor, carrier system, existing system: John, A lot to consider here. I would start with the size of the existing system in your home, if you have existing A/C what size is it, how many BTU s is the furnace? Even though you may be saving money on the purchase of a used system you could be creating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upper floor furnace, townhouse design, floor furnace
townhouse design, floor furnace, design flaw: The duct design is poor. To late to rip it appart & start over. A lot of companies, do not know how to handle this kind of townhouse design. Of course, the builder may have dictated how to put in the system. No way to know what happened. To fix it, a guy will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright Freezer Not Cooling, buzzer alarm, upright freezer
buzzer alarm, upright freezer, repair bills: Walt, Recharging a sealed system involves repairing the leak, which usually involves repair bills in excess of $350, if it is even possible (depending on where the leak is). You can buy a freezer for less than it costs to repair a sealed system leak. :...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright Freezer will not cool enough, ge upright freezer, bearer of bad news
ge upright freezer, bearer of bad news, freon: Okay now it makes sense to me. When he said in the line, he meant there was either a restriction or leak in the line, which is considered not repairable. The lines in a freezer are inside the walls, not accessible. That is why they replaced it. But I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright Freezer - dead?, upright freezer, home garage
upright freezer, home garage, appliance parts: Hello Roth, Received you email via regular email and will answer shortly.......Can you find a model number so I can see what type of atarting device you have? I ll give you some tips in the regular email. Enclose the email in that one. Please...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright Freezer Excessive frost, upright freezer, amana refrigerator
upright freezer, amana refrigerator, metal strips: Sounds like you should have left well enough alone since there was a suction. I have been installing gaskets for a long time and the first thing you must do is put the gasket in hot water and allow it to become pliable. I don t know the procedure you used...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright Freezer, rubber insulation, upright freezer
rubber insulation, upright freezer, hi folks: If the strip is not ripped or torn, you can usually loosen the gasket by lifting it up inside to reveal the screws and bar that pinch it into place. You can loosen the screws and move the gasket to better align. Sometimes the door just warps and the gasket...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upright freezer door seal gap !, whirlpool upright freezer, draught excluder
whirlpool upright freezer, draught excluder, model number: Hello Jason, You did not supply a model number so it is difficult to advise. The seal really cannot shrink, it can become out of shape, but it sounds more like your door has dropped and needs to be adjusted. Take a good look at the door and see if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upstairs AC unit, copper line, ac unit
copper line, ac unit, ac units: You have not given me much info to work from here. It really could be a number of things. When you turn on the t-stat check both the outdoor unit and the indoor unit. Is the compressor outside running? Does the bigger copper line get cool? Do the fans...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upstairs A/C not turning off, low voltage wiring, digital thermostat
low voltage wiring, digital thermostat, accurate thermometer: Robert, your thermostat is the switch that turns the unit on and off. The important fact would be what the actual tempature at the thermostat was read by a fairly accurate thermometer not associated with the thermostat. You might have a short in the low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upstairs is always too hot, installing an attic fan, open loft
installing an attic fan, open loft, cold winters: Builders ignorance. Same as here is Montana. Hot air always rises, there is no way to get the highest air moved. If there was a chase from the highest point down to the basement and use that, to move the air. That would fix things. Is there a way you can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Upstairs unit not cooling enough, upstairs unit, attic ventilation
upstairs unit, attic ventilation, copper tube: Sounds like you might be getting somewhere, and that might help. Try and see if they will put in a powered attic exhust, connected to an attic t-stat, that will be even better. I would let them do what the want to do first. If that does not work, then start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Use of "emergency heat" function on a heat pump, pat curran, level townhouse
pat curran, level townhouse, emergency heat: Pat, A heat pump is an air conditioner that has the ability to reverse itself when the thermostat is set in the heat mode. A heat pump doesn t produce a great amount of heat but with mild outdoor tempature s you can heat the house to some comfortable tempature....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Use of existing refridgeration lines, copper tubing, c unit
copper tubing, c unit, peace of mind: Hi JJ, They aren’t lying to you but if they are willing to replace the line at little to no additional cost I would do it. Copper tubing is at a premium right now but if the existing line is older than @10 years I’d say out with the old. Furthermore,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Use of fan--on continuously VS on auto, programmable thermostats, chronotherm
programmable thermostats, chronotherm, ac units: Bill, It s OK your motors are rated for continuos use. I think in the heating mode running the blower all the time cools the air down faster and causes the heat to come on more often. In the cooling mode it probably doesn t make a lot of difference because...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Used Lennex Air Conditioner/Furnace, lennox heating and cooling, allexpert
lennox heating and cooling, allexpert, air condtioner: 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: Used Roper RefrigeratorS Question, honda civic, runaround
honda civic, runaround, repairman: Kristie, The ONLY way to seal a leak in a refrigerant (sealed system) is to WELD the leak/joint. I know of NO substance that can be ADDED to refrigerant to seal leaks (as in Bars-Leaks type of stuff), and I have been doing this for 15 years. Remember, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Using dampers for zoning, hot water boiler, speed blower
hot water boiler, speed blower, condensing unit: Doris, I don t know what you have for heat now?is it a hot water boiler? Again not knowing the lay out of your house I really can t add to my opinion. Maybe leave things as they are, heat the new addition off of the boiler and get a window unit A/C unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Using an electric stove after a stovetop fire, property damage restoration, pot lid
property damage restoration, pot lid, baking soda: Laura, SOMEBODY had a bad day!!! Smile, it ll get better. Anyway, baking soda should not have damaged anything on the stove, other than create a messy clean-up. If you had used water, then it would be different of course. I do work for a property damage restoration...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Using a Gas Furnace in a Power Outage, natural gas furnace, furnace fan
natural gas furnace, furnace fan, gas source: Kurt, As far as I know (I don t service furnaces), but any furnace uses electricity to power the igniter, the electrical controls, the blower fan, the venter fan, and anything else that is electrical on the unit. You would have to contact the manufacturer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Using Propane HVAC Heating Efficiently, gallon tank, propane
gallon tank, propane, thermostat: It will save you money to run it less and at a lower temperature. My next question is how old is the unit. If that is the only appliance that is continually using propane, you should look at a more energy efficient piece of equipment that will keep the $583.00...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: UV Bulbs, uv bulbs, airhandlers
uv bulbs, airhandlers, mold problems: I do not think UV will solve your problem. In order to get rid of the mold, whatever the mold is attached to needs to be removed and replaced. A duct cleaning could also be considered, but you will have to call around. The uv bulb might help in the future....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: UV-C filter for Furnace, air cleaning systems, ionic air cleaners
air cleaning systems, ionic air cleaners, ozone air: Steve, I would not believe the claims that any UV lamp system does not put out any ozone - they all do. For the type of UV systems designed to be mounted in home air ducts for air sterilization the amount of ozone is so small that it is not significant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: UV Fillter or UV light for Furnace, electronic air cleaner, lamp systems
electronic air cleaner, lamp systems, indoor coil: From all of the research I have done and the classes in which this has been discussed, these devices do very little. The air is moving at such a volume, there is very little if any benefit. The better alternative would be to install a quality electronic air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: UV Light for HVAC, mold mildew, uv lighting
mold mildew, uv lighting, uv lamps: Ed, I prefer to take the practical approach to issues such as this. Humans have been coexisting for thousands of years with nearly all types of molds, mildews and fungi without problems. Most techs aren t really even sure what they are looking at (mold,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unable to raise heat, control thermostat, control temperature
control thermostat, control temperature, internal heat: is this unit gas or oil fuel? i suggest you may have a defective/lazy (high differential) thermostat also it might be a good idea to check the internal heat control thermostat within the furnace its self but turn all power off first regards Lary ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unequal heat in doublewide, correct direction, ductwork
correct direction, ductwork, furnace: If the ductwork was installed properly, there is a Tee fitting below the furnace that splits the duct to go two directions, one goes to one end and the other section feeds the other end. In this Tee fitting there should be a damper to control the air flow...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: uneven heating and air conditioning, velometer, magnahelic
velometer, magnahelic, hvac system: Bill, Several types of tools to measure air flow, the easiest for you ,as a home owner, is to disconnect the duct going into the box before the chase and see if you have adequate air, if you do, you know the air is there. The most common problem is pulling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unexplained electric usage, kids homework, single family residence
kids homework, single family residence, new appliances: Mindy, First thing that came to mind reading your question was to have the meter checked, I would tell the electric company that you want it changed, insist on it and make cure you watch to see that they do it and not just say they did. I assume you live...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unfreeze a central air unit, air moves, freon
air moves, freon: Do you mean, how can the inside coil be unfrozen? Turn the ( heat Off On ) switch to Off . Then take the other switch (Auto - On) and turn it to On . This will run the inside fan. As indoor air moves on the coil, it will thaw. BUT The most common reason...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unit going bad?, humidity level, degree drop
humidity level, degree drop, ac unit: There may be a couple of issues. A simple test of a systems performance is to check the supply and return temperture. The return needs to be checked at the return grille, and the supply at the vent closest to the fan section. There should be a 20 degree drop...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unit going bad?, absolute answer, ac unit
absolute answer, ac unit, gmail: The goodman unit is getting old, but not that old just yet. I would considering some good maintance on it now. Clean both the inside and outside coils. Make sure all the filters are clean. The unit needs to be check to verify ALL the pressures and temps...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Where on the unit do I find..., tempstar dealer, seer rating
tempstar dealer, seer rating, tonage: Hello Reggie, there are very few manufacturers who display this on a permanent tag. Most are on a peel off sticker similar to a water heater tag. You can get the model and serial numbers and contact either a Tempstar dealer or the manufacturer and they can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Is it the unit or the installer?, control thermostat, drain pipes
control thermostat, drain pipes, thund: Most of the time when a unit does not work right it is the installer! I am not sure what to tell you to do here. I would start off by calling Goodman: http://www.goodmanmfg.com 1-877-254-4729. Tell them what is going on, the problems you are having etc....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: unit kicks on when in off position, position thanks, condensing unit
position thanks, condensing unit, fan switch: Assuming the thermostat is wired correctly then I would have to say that there must be something wrong with the circuit board on the furnace. My question would be is it just the fan that is coming on or does the furnace actually try to heat or cool in other...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: units needed, rule of thumb, hot air
rule of thumb, hot air, cold air: 500 sq/ ft. per ton is a good rule of thumb. A 2 story home DEFINITERLY needs 1 unit upstairs & 1 downstairs. The main problem with a 2 story is that in Summer the cold air settles downstairs & in Winter the hot air rises. A doorway at the top of closed stairs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: all units running but no cool air, liquid pressure, suction pressure
liquid pressure, suction pressure, gmail: With those pressures, it almost sounds like the compressor has bad valves or the internal high pressure bypass valve is not sealing(which I thought of the first time). Both of which will require a new compressor. The temp of the compressor itself, and the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: updraft furnace supply air., open flame, gas fumes
open flame, gas fumes, duct work: Thomas, You can t have a return air opening within ten feet of the furnace or within ten feet of any open flame such as a water heater or your furnace might pull in raw gas or gas fumes and blow them into the house or worse. I m not sure what a low fired...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upgrade or repair, seer unit, capasitor
seer unit, capasitor, several thousand dollars: I hate to tell you this, but chances are the compressor problem is likely due to the company that replaced the A/H. It appears to be that the unit is not charged right, there is a piping problem or a mismatch in the two units. When compressor start failing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upgrading a/c, ac field, condensing unit
ac field, condensing unit, central ac: Hello Melissa, You really need to contact an expert in the central ac field. We only do window acs. But keep in mind you will probably need a contractor to do this change over because of the freon, it is usually not a do it yourself job. I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upgrading to central air, duct work, ac system
duct work, ac system, gmail: There is a chance you can use the duct work as it is, or modify it enough so it can work. It all come down to how many big and how many CFM s the home is going to require. The only way you are going to know is to have a heat load calc. done, and then the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upgrading size - Trane heat pump, seer unit, attic space
seer unit, attic space, air handler: Hello Susan, We do not do any heat pump work so we cannot guide you. Copy and paste your well spoken question and there should be another expert on this site that will do heating and plumbing or heating and cooling. Sorry I could not help you and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upgrading, cooling coil, randall randall
cooling coil, randall randall, adequate size: Randall, Your furnace needs to be of adequate size to handle four ton s of cooling The evaporative cooling coil with the furnace needs to be changed to a four ton cooling coil. The furnace needs to be rated for four ton s of cooling. It takes about 400...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upright freezer burning smell, condenser coils, upright freezer
condenser coils, upright freezer, oscillating fan: I m not in the freezer dept., only HVAC but can say you probably have a fan motor that smoked. REmove the back cover to see the small fan motor & plug it in. No motor runs?? Put a oscillating fan on the floor blowing air across the condenser coils till you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upright freezer burning smell, upright freezer, cheap smoke
upright freezer, cheap smoke, warning device: sounds like ither the compressor burning out or poor electrical contact problem should end once unit unplugged .. feel the compressor casing see if still getting hot after unplugging as temporary prevention if realy scared place outside in garden. or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: upright freezer, ge upright freezer, bottom drawer
ge upright freezer, bottom drawer: Ice in a freezer is usually caused by moisture not being allowed to leave, and thus freezing. Is the ice formed after a defrost is performed? If so, then the drain could be plugged, and preventing some of the water from draining properly. I hope this helps!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: which to use, mild weather, heat strip
mild weather, heat strip, cooling coil: James, A heat pump is just a plain air conditioner except it has a couple of reversing controls that allows the cooling coil to get warm instead of cold. A heat pump lets you heat your house in mild weather a little cheaper on your electric bill each month....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: I do I use my 4 heating systems so that I save the more money possible, propane fireplace, oil furnace
propane fireplace, oil furnace, pellet stove: I don t know what the advantage would be to having 4 heating systems in the home. You would save the most money by using the most efficient appliance which in my opinion is your oil furnace. I suppose in the fall when you just want to take the chill off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: used drain cleaner on air condition coils, soda water, baking soda
soda water, baking soda, maintenance person: You are in deep shit. That will unplug it fine but it will eat up the alunimun fins on the coil. Thus ruining the coil. It will have to be replaced (costing $600 to $1,500)(depending where you are located). The fins are super thin & get damaged easily. Chemicals...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: used furnace and ac, frost line, gmail
frost line, gmail, btu: If you put water in the coil, it will not be good to connect to a reg. refrigerant system. The coil is not good to run water though as you will not not get enough flow and coils that use water are made differently then those that use refrigerant. Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: using extension cord with window ac, foot extension cord, window ac
foot extension cord, window ac, fifty feet: Mark, Unless you want your house to burn down, never use an extension cord on ANY air conditioning unit. Each unit needs its own outlet, and even it s own breaker. Not only is there a chance of fire, but the compressors will burn out if they do not have sufficient...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: my utility bills are outrageous!!! please help, electric baseboard heat, weather sheets
electric baseboard heat, weather sheets, hot water heater: Hello Kristin, If $273.00 is the total for Gas, Electric, water and sewer, you are about average or below average for an older home. I live in a one story 2 bedroom home that is only 9 years old and uses energy efficient appliances and heating and is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Valve Replacement, gas control valve, gas pressure regulator
gas control valve, gas pressure regulator, johnstone supply: Lee, The two-wire gas valve you have is no longer manufactured. Do not try to install a solenoid type two-wire valve, because it will not have a pilot connection and does not have a gas pressure regulator built in. You will need to purchase and install...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vaporlock on Propane Tanks, propane tanks, vapor lock
propane tanks, vapor lock, vaporlock: Hank, I doube if it s the tanks, it s probably the regulator that is giving the problem, If a hole wears in the diaphram of the regulator, then there is even pressure on both sides of the diaphram, and it won t let any gas through. I assume that s what you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Variable speed motor + AC, variable speed motor, unit thanks
variable speed motor, unit thanks, temparature: Each furnace operates differently. The settings can be changed. The furnace should operate on a very high fan speed for A/C. 4 hours is not long however. The first time A/C is turned on, it will run a long time. Sometimes even days. The thermal mass in a house,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Variations in hot water supply for shower/sinks, hot water boiler, hot water service
hot water boiler, hot water service, hot water supply: does the cold water (which eventually becomes hot) come straight from the mains service via a pressure regulator through the coul and then to the hot water service? this would mean you have no water storage just hot water when the furnace is working ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Various levels of cooling room to room, duct work, static pressure
duct work, static pressure, side windows: Kathy, Forced air encounters static pressure, the longer a duct run is the less the volume of air it will produce, the more bends and turns a duct makes the less air it will produce. How and where a duct run is tapped off of a plenum/main duct can effect...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vaulted ceilings, vaulted ceilings, hottest days
vaulted ceilings, hottest days, bonus room: First, lets start with this...how many square feet do you have under air, and how big is the unit. (model number will tell me) that will give me a better idea of what you have. Please use my email address, and I will answer when I can...getting attacked...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venbtilating attic, vent pipes, de humidifier
vent pipes, de humidifier, roof rafters: Bill, I don t know how your soffit vents are but my experience is that mostly they are covered with insulation which makes them useless. Attics that are not ventilated can sweat to the point where water will drip off of the roof rafters. Usually several...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent not blowing, chain link fence, basement houses
chain link fence, basement houses, air circulation: I have 2 suggestions. 1. Try to find someone that has a duct camera to run down the line to see where the ductwork might have come loose. If they can find it this way, your repair will be cheaper and easier to accomplish. www.nadca.com for a duct cleaner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent for Closet Heater/AC, combustion air, air vent
combustion air, air vent, air exchanger: That is the combustion air vent and usually contains some carbon dioxide and if that air is recirculating through the house, you could end up with sickness. But the vent is usually in the top of the closet with a pipe running through to insure that doesn t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent exhaust entering back into home, tjerlund, carbon monoxide detector
tjerlund, carbon monoxide detector, wall vents: generally I like to vent any exhaust on the least used side of the home if possible away from doors or windows. If not possible to move venting then take the stacks as high as possible. look for possible openings that allow the wind to blow fumes into the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent in gas unit not shutting off, brain box, gas burners
brain box, gas burners, exhaust fan: Do you mean the little exhaust fan? or the big blower? The little fan is controled by a relay. Trace the wires & find out where the relay is. Did the relay get wet???? Is the relay inside a brain box ?? Did the brain box get wet. If so, it is bad (now)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent Motor, notor, thermostat
notor, thermostat, relays: The notor runs from a call for heat thru the circuit board. If the thermostat is not calling for heat tap on the relays on the board to see if a relay is stuck.If that doesn t work, may need another board. I presume the motor is the only thing running ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vent system, electronic air filter, vent system
electronic air filter, vent system, drip pan: Larry, your loosing me with the manometer and the pressure business? I don t know exactly what your looking for or trying to accomplish? Blowing water off the coil is OK as long as it s going into the drip pan. Your air flow should be basically the same...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ventilation (residential), annie annie, whole house fan
annie annie, whole house fan, tempature: Annie, The way a whole house fan works is it pulls air from outside blows it into and through the house towards an opening or openings to the outside. Whatever the tempature is outside is what your going to bring inside. You can only pull in the amount...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting, high efficiency gas furnace, combustion air
high efficiency gas furnace, combustion air, open basement: Gary, I don t know if you read my first answer or not, let me try it this way. The PVC that you already have running to the outside is the vent, That s the only vent. The one your asking about is a combustion air intake, It doesn t vent air out it brings...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting 2 Bathrooms, vent pipes, cfm fan
vent pipes, cfm fan, steamy shower: I am not sure if you need to insultate the vent line. I guess you could have a problem if the attic is cold enough, and you are taking a nice hot steamy shower. I am conserned that if you connect both fans to the same vent you may actually vent back into...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting, high efficiency gas furnace, carbon monoxide production
high efficiency gas furnace, carbon monoxide production, incomplete combustion: if you do not take the vent from outside the furnace will rob fresh air from the building to assist combustion) causing bad draughts and the posibillity if incomplete combustion coupled with dangerous carbon monoxide production. perhaps they forgot to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting, microwave cause, vent assembly
microwave cause, vent assembly, vent hole: Rick, You say your vent has a back draft damper but dose it have two? One on the microwave and one on the wall cap. Do both dampers shut tight when the fan is off or are there cracks between the damper blade and the frame. The cold that causes the proublem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting an AC unit, split unit, ac unit
split unit, ac unit, exterior windows: Have you checked into a mini split unit? They are very small. Probably as tall as a window unit maybe twice as long. I see them used in computer rooms and small offices. As far as ducting the condenser side it may be possible but I would also consider maybe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting my frustrations, gas water heater, tankless gas water heater
gas water heater, tankless gas water heater, sq inches: Spencer, If both your appliances have 6 vents you need to use the full area of the larges one and you can use 50% of the other one. 6 = 28.26 sq. inches, half of that for the second one is 14.13 sq. inches for a total of 42.39 sq. inches, You would need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting a wall furnace, gas space heaters, gas water heaters
gas space heaters, gas water heaters, wall furnaces: Ronnie, Nothing with an open flame is allowed in a bed room. no wall furnaces, no gas space heaters, no gas water heaters, no gas clothes dryers. You can install a direct vent through the wall heater. Kind of hard to do if the room is below ground, there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Venting, vent hoses, vent kit
vent hoses, vent kit, clothes dryer: Yes it is necessary, it lets out the moisture and most important, it keeps missed lint from going back into the dryer where it can build up on the motor and cause it to fail prematurely because it runs overheated being coated in lint. There is a indoor vent...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vents, wall vents, bottom wall
wall vents, bottom wall, cool air: Doug, I m not sure exactly what you got but I m assuming that you have a high and a low return in the same stud space in the wall. Anyway when your in the heating mode you want to pull the return air from the floor, when your in the cooling mode you want...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vents, wall vents, bottom wall
wall vents, bottom wall, gmail: I am not sure why you have two return vents in each room. I an not sure if you should really do anything with them. If I had to guess the top one should be open during cooling and the bottom open during heating. How that will make a difference is unknown....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vents in the floors, walk in closets, allexpert
walk in closets, 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: Vents in home not distributing air evenly, bedroom ranch, ranch style
bedroom ranch, ranch style, air flow: To answer that, I would have to see the duct system. Stand in the basement & look at the ducts. Find the two problem ducts. Check them to see if there is a restrictor in the line. Sometimes they install them to balance the air flow. They need to be open. Open...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vents, loose particles, cheese cloth
loose particles, cheese cloth, dirty places: Sean, I m going to assume that you keep a clean air filter in your unit , You didn t say exactly what your unit is but I assume it has a blower. I don t know if the people who installed your new outside unit did any work or adjustments on the inside unit,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vertical air conditioning room unit, weird type, vertical unit
weird type, vertical unit, vertical units: You CANNOT put one on it s side, it will ruin the compressor in a short period of time and it won t be covered under warranty because it will be easy to figure out that it was misuse. Sears sells the vertical units, usually via catalog at the store. Most...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vertical A/C, refrigeration units, vertical unit
refrigeration units, vertical unit, c unit: Hi Frank, Most A/C and refrigeration units are meant to be oriented one and only one way. Any other direction, on most models, will cause the oil from the compressor to back up into the Freon lines thereby clogging those lines and relieving your compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vibration noise from A/C, dining room chandelier, blower wheel
dining room chandelier, blower wheel, vibration noise: The vibration is cause by a bad fan motor, rusty falling apart blower wheel, or a dirty blower wheel. If the unit is getting up in age, then consider having the unit cleaned, or replace the blower wheel and motor. The vibration can cause the fan motor fail...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Viking 6 burner gas stove, burner gas stove, repairman
burner gas stove, repairman, tech help: Dear Claudine, You have atleast a one year warranty, make sure you get this work done without cost to you. Did it stop clicking when the repairman was there? The constant clicking is sometimes a failed ignitor switch, but the failure to light is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Viking Range--external heat, insulation standards, top knobs
insulation standards, top knobs, external heat: It was a well made unit in it s time, but you would be best served by calling a Viking Repair service and giving them the model number of the unit to see if the thermostat is still available and see if the burner controls are still available. That way you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Viling refridgerator, freezer compartment, drain hole
freezer compartment, drain hole, food section: Unfortunately, I do not have the lookup for Viking. But what you describe sounds typical of a bad defrost component. There is a defrost timer, defrost heater and defrost thermostat. One of your components may have failed or you simply have a drain that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Viling refridgerator, freezer compartment, drain hole
freezer compartment, drain hole, food section: Unfortunately, I do not have the lookup for Viking. But what you describe sounds typical of a bad defrost component. There is a defrost timer, defrost heater and defrost thermostat. One of your components may have failed or you simply have a drain that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Vinyl Clad Air Conditioning Ducting Repair, insulation material, foot length
insulation material, foot length, small spaces: Phil, You can recover the exposed duct with just about any easy to handel insulation material you can find and some duct tape, If you have a large section that needs repair like an 8 or 10 foot length you might want to just replace the duct. For small spaces...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable or 4 speed motor?, variable speed motor, tempature
variable speed motor, tempature, blower motor: Frank A variable speed motor is kind of like the accelerator on your car, the more power you give it the faster it goes. A four speed motor has four set speeds you wire the motor for which ever speed you want to use. I like a furnace that turns on and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed air handler, dip switches, fan operation
dip switches, fan operation, air handler: In response to your question ,the dip switches witch are located in the air handler has to be set as well as the T-stat inside the unit the dip switches can be set to different rpm for cont. fan operation if turned on you may want to check with the service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed blowers vs multi-speed, variable speed motors, variable speed motor
variable speed motors, variable speed motor, gas forced air furnace: Lee, When you buy an air conditioning furnace which I think is pretty much all there is now days, you get one that can produce the amount of heating BTU s and the amount of cooling BTU s that you need for your home. There use to be heating only furnaces...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed blowers, aprilaire, happy new year
aprilaire, happy new year, air stream: Several options: One is to reduce the max speed of the blower by resettings the blower speed switches. The other is a lot more work but better. Install a sheet metal deflector up stream in the air stream at the humidifier. That clear? The bypass humidifier...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed two-stage v. regular two-stage furnace, variable speed furnace, gas furnace
variable speed furnace, gas furnace, ac system: Hello Michael, I would definitely recommend the variable speed furnace. In addition to the large difference in cost of operation the variable speed will also allow the A/C system de-humidify better and make your home more comfortable. If it were my choice...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: velocity flow in pipes and zoning, velocity flow, return valve
velocity flow, return valve, baseboard heat: firstly water will circulate upstairs from thermal gravity the pump is normally utilised to assist in lower floor flow water does not normally make much noise it sounds like you have air / gases in the water as to heat upstairs it sounds like you are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vent for air conditioner, dear sir or madam, chimney pipe
dear sir or madam, chimney pipe, heat resistant material: I would contact a local HVAC company in your area. They make Duct work and should be able to help you. Chimney Pipe would not work as it is round not square. Maybe an exhaust fan in the garage that works on a Temp sensor with auto turn on and off, like an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vent hood, volt unit, vent hood
volt unit, vent hood, control switches: I am most certain it would be only 110 volt unit so, taking this into considering my statement, yes, it should have at least come on without the ground. The ground is just a safety feature when working with 110 volts.....If you need further assistance, feel...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vent pipe, gas furnace, vent pipe
gas furnace, vent pipe, foot pipe: Alan, It would help to know where the three foot of single wall pipe runs? Is your furnace in a basement, attic, crawl space, closet, utility room? Is the furnace the only thing tied into the vent? The heat is helping to heat the space in the house,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vented gas log fireplace producing odor, gas log fireplace, fiberglass insulation
gas log fireplace, fiberglass insulation, head ache: then i would try to run the fire without the ceramic logs that would prove wether they were at fault. then contact the fire manufacturer and get them to come have a look or give me the manufacturers details and i will try to contact them for you. regards...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventilation, freezing pipes, southwest nebraska
freezing pipes, southwest nebraska, flower bed: Bill, You can put in a couple of foundation vents with dampers that you can open in the summer and close in the winter. I know of homes that sweat that don t have vented crawl space or attics. try sticking a couple of buckets full of charcoal in the crawl...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventilation, stale air, stairwell
stale air, stairwell, boiler: Susan, I just plain don t have a good picture of what your dealing with and what the layout is? There should be air for combustion coming from the outside so that the boiler can burn. To have air come in one end and go out the other both ends have to have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventilation issues, ac unit, freon
ac unit, freon, air flow: That is hard to say. It is definitely a reason that the unit is working harder and straining the system can cause issues in weak spots. But, at least you are finding the weak spots and repairing them while you can. You might want to try a portable air scrubber...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventilation, upstairs bedrooms, aluminum panels
upstairs bedrooms, aluminum panels, soffit vents: Joe, Roof vents at the peak of your roof do the best job of letting the heat out. soffit vents help let the cooler air in that is needed for the ventilation process. Six or eight inch roof vents by them selves will help quite a bit. Soffit vents need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventillation, air changes per hour, cubic feet per minute
air changes per hour, cubic feet per minute, prevailing wind: In my opinion it probably would be worthwhile if it did not cost too much. I would determine the prevailing wind and make sure that the fan is working with the prevailing wind. I would also size the fan to change over the air about 6 times per hour. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting, bathroom exhaust fans, vent holes
bathroom exhaust fans, vent holes, vent kit: To start off with, I would not advise you connecting the bathroom exhaust fans in the dryer. I think it is against code. It is also possible the dryer will vent in the bathrooms. If the check valve in the exhaust fan does not close properly, then you will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting a gas heater, exhaust piping, modine gas heater
exhaust piping, modine gas heater, vent connection: Bob, Having an open attic space is more cubic foot area to heat. A 50,000 BTU unit heater will throw the heat about 33 feet. If the air flow is blowing onto the area that you need to heat most you should be able to maintain well above 60, but there could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting of hot water heater/furnace, variable speed furnace, whistles and bells
variable speed furnace, whistles and bells, hot water heater: Melanie, I ll bet you don t live in the Antarctic which means in the summer time nothing but water heater vent fumes goes up that vent. I ll bet that your furnace doesn t run 24 hours a day in the winter and that there are plenty of times that the water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting near a deck, vent pipes, furnace installation
vent pipes, furnace installation, exhaust vent: 4 to 6 feet would be an alright distance but remember decks are wood, if the furnace ever happens to fail and expel hot debris, you want to make sure it has no way to find a nest on the deck and start it on fire. It is a slim chance, but that one family that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting requirements on 90% cat IV furnace, hot water heater, pipe size
hot water heater, pipe size, flue: Steve, You can run most venting either way, side wall or the roof. You should re-run your flue piping for the hot water heater, sized to handle the water heater itself, condensation becomes an issue if the flue piping is to large. Several different factors...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting rusted on new furnace, flue gas temperature, chimney pipe
flue gas temperature, chimney pipe, old furnace: ok it sounds like the rust you refer to is in fact sulfur a by product of the combustion process this would indicate a defect in the chimney /flue construction / flue gas temperature this ideally should be insulated twin wall or single wall stainless...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting for wood-burning stove, chimney pipe, degree elbow
chimney pipe, degree elbow, wall furnace: Curtis, I m not sure what you have going there? You never did say what goes up through the ceiling? You can use the single wall stove pipe inside but it should be 18 away from combustible. You can t use double wall furnace type vent because it has an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: venting, duct insulation, hello bill
duct insulation, hello bill, air balancing: Hello Bill, too often, a contractor will install the vents and not have the duct attached securely or I have seen no duct at all. Follow the ductwork and make sure there is not a loose connection in the entire duct run. Also there could be a manual damper...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: are my vents to small, strange reasons, ductwork
strange reasons, ductwork, compresser: In most ductwork modifications, I find that 7 ducts only have an addition 50 cfm and that computes to tiny margins in a room size. The ductwork to the register is more important than the grille size as you build pressure with a reduction that can increase...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: vents, wet clothes, open flame
wet clothes, open flame, high humidity: Tim, The quick answer is that you shouldn t have an exhaust fan within ten feet of a gas appliance with an open flame. With an exhaust fan running in a small utility room with a gas dryer it can pull gas fumes, it can pull raw gas ,it can cause the dryers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: W1,W2 WIRNG ON TRANE BWH742P100A1, wiring schematics, heat pump defrost cycle
wiring schematics, heat pump defrost cycle, cold snap: Hi Dan, Sounds like some techs that installed the Trane were lost & left you without defrost heat.It can be complex control wiring when the outside unit is not the same brand as inside. Which it seems to me to be your case. Coarse the thermostat can be part...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WALKIN COOLER, refrigeration units, walkin cooler
refrigeration units, walkin cooler, delivery person: The fans can continue to operate inside of the cooler, but the refrigeration units needs to switched off while the door is open for extended times. A remote switch can be installed where convenient. A defrost time clock can also be installed similar to the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WASHER GETS GREASE ON CLOTHES, maytag performa washer, mark briggs
maytag performa washer, mark briggs, metal shaft: Sounds like the grease is coming from the transmission. It may be under waranty. Check your owners manual and let me know if the unit s transmission is guaranteed for 5 years....If it is, it s a warranty issue.....If you need further assistance, feel free...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WASHER PROBLEM, drive coupler, serial c
drive coupler, serial c, thak: Dear Gord & Val, First of all Thak You for the model number. I tried running your model number and it showed the model number is invalid. I am suspecting the drive coupler which is an under 20.00 part and it is common to the whirlpool made...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WASHING MACHINE, gold clips, lid switch
gold clips, lid switch, click sound: Dace, The motor coupling has failed. Remove the 2 screws securing the console to the cabinet. On a Kenmore, they may be hidden behind some end-caps. Tilt the cabinet backwards, and remove the 2 gold clips, and disconnect the lid switch connector. The entire...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WASHING MACHINE, little holes, lid switch
little holes, lid switch, rip cord: Since you want to send pictures, you will need to copy and paste this information into an e-mail addressed to sales@affordableappliance.com I would not worry about the packing pins. They have a little plastic container they fall into until you lay the machine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WATER SOFTENER, cold water pipe, cold water line
cold water pipe, cold water line, laundry sink: Tori, I don t know Jack about water softeners but this is what I think. Most water softeners have a manual valve that you can turn and that bypasses the water softener, if you got one it should be marked bypass. If you want to get rid of the whole thing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WATER SOFTENER, laundry sink, taking a crap
laundry sink, taking a crap, home appliances: Dear Lori, This is not our expertise and we stick to Major Home Appliances, ie: washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc. But I do know I have one in my home and there is a bypass valve which I simply push a valve and it bypasses the water softener.....I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Walk In Cooler cooling on and off., cooler fans, themostat
cooler fans, themostat, c store: The unit is cycling on the low pressure control designed to protect the compressor on a loss of charge. He did not repair the leak or he did not locate another leak. The system needs to be leak tested and repaired. This will have to be done regardless of how...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Walking washing machine, spin cycle, machine model
spin cycle, machine model, appliance parts: Hello Chris, Sounds like you have checked everything I would initially....What type of floor is the machine sitting on? Is it a good solid floor or does it give a little when you bounce up and down on it? Once a machine starts going out of balance....it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Air Conditioning Unit, cigarette smoke, light mist
cigarette smoke, light mist, wall unit: Bob, I don t know what you mean by wall unit? Are you talking about a through the wall air conditioner? I don t know what you mean by a smoke or mist that comes from the wall unit? Is it something you see floating in the air like cigarette smoke or something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall and Ceiling Vents, drywall screws, ceiling vents
drywall screws, ceiling vents, anchors: Is there anyway to get some wood behind the drywall to fasten the registers too? They make drywall anchors that hold better than straight screws you could try that. Other than wood backing or drywall anchors I am not really sure what to do about it. Bigger...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Heater, quick responce, wall furnace
quick responce, wall furnace, dangerous situation: Christopher, First, it is a lot better to be cold than sick or dead. If the furnace is producing carbon monoxide (CO) and allowing it to enter your home, then you MUST leave it off until it is either repaired or replaced. You need to know the reason...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Heater not working, honeywell thermostat, natural gas heater
honeywell thermostat, natural gas heater, wall 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: Wall mounted air conditioner, wall mounted air conditioner, fiberglass insulation
wall mounted air conditioner, fiberglass insulation, bedroom air: Rob, Window or through the wall A/C units are not something I have expertise experience with, I don t know all the particulars with a Danby unit? The rear end of the unit that you have stuck through the wall into the attic past the fins on the side doesn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Oven installation, convection heating, wall oven
convection heating, wall oven, ground wires: Hello, I pulled up the model number you have and there is no schematic for it. If you have convection heating, it may be for that, we would only be able to help if the oven were here so we could trace back the blue wire to see what it does. You may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Oven Wiring, circut breaker, electronic controller
circut breaker, electronic controller, bare wire: Pradeep, beacuse of electrical codes, the old three wire line should be changed, but sometimes that can be hard to do. On the new oven black and red are the hot, white is the neutral, and the bare one is ground. On your old wire black and white are probably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wall Oven, wall oven, double oven
wall oven, double oven, error codes: Kelly, Either the wires going to the element are touching somewhere, and thus allowing full voltage all the time, or the control itself is bad. I have no access to G.E. error codes, but the element is JUST a load - it is either ON or OFF, depending on voltage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wanting to find out if my air conditioner for my home, heat pumps work, detective work
heat pumps work, detective work, heat strips: ***********************************************************Heat pumps work in places, with enough latent moisture, in the air to hold energy (heat). Other places they work to death & do little. Also, if the outside temp drops below 40 outside, the units kick...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Air/Attic Smell when AC turns on, smelly air, gmail
smelly air, gmail, duct work: I am not quite sure what an attic smells like to you. When the unit first turns on, it is going to blown warm until the duct work cools down with the cool air coming out of the unit. If it seems to me getting too warm, then the duct work in the attic could...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Air - Compressor Short Cycling, hi bob, endless cycle
hi bob, endless cycle, freon: Hi Bob,That sounds just like a switch tripping off the compressor due to a low freon amount. Best call a service company to test the freon.If so, you have a leak somewhere. Adding 1 or 2 pounds per year , the leak is most likely too small to find, 3 to 5 pounds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Air Furnace, electric furnaces, air furnace
electric furnaces, air furnace, self priming: Jennfier, No, warm air oil heat does not have a pilot like gas units, If you indeed ran out of oil and then added more ,you would need to prime it, you probably have air in the lines. They are not self priming. There is a bleed port on the fuel pump.(...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm air, fan area, split system
fan area, split system, gmail: It could be number of things. You are going to have to check all the connections to see where the power loss is. You said you have power to the unit, are you talking about the inside or outside. The inside and outside units should have different breakers....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Basement??, gas water heater, electric furnace
gas water heater, electric furnace, french drains: There was one more thing that it could be. But only if you have an electric furnace down there. It is possible with that kind of furnace to have a relay go bad & turn on a heating element that would be on ALL the time.You said you have a gas water heater tho,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Freezer, freezer section, flat head screw
freezer section, flat head screw, screw driver: The defrost timer is located in the same console where your temperature controls are located. If you look in the refrigerator under the console you will see a little hole that you can insert a flat head screw driver and advance the timer manually. This will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Fridge, cold temperature, ge profile
cold temperature, ge profile, appliance parts: Open the freezer door and remove enough food to see if you see frost beginning to form on the outside of the rear inside panel. Let me know what you find. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm Fridge, tile work, fride
tile work, fride, correct temperature: Susan, The first thing to do is pull the unit out and take the back cover down near the bottom off. Check to see if the fan by the compressor (big black round part) is running. It is possible that something is preventing that fan from running properly,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer, screw driver, whirpool
screw driver, whirpool, appliance parts: Dear Kyle.....try scraping the little screens with a small flathead screw driver....THis will clean it pretty good... If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at http://www.affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer, drain hose, water level
drain hose, water level, model number: Well with no make or model, all I can do is take a wild guess. Is your drain hose connected to a drain that is a good 36 from the floor. If the drain hose is lower than the water level in tub, it will gravity drain all the time. If this is not your case,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer, kenmore washer model 110, priority mail
kenmore washer model 110, priority mail, dear michael: Dear Michael, Your coupler is broken and needs to be replaced. Your part number is 285753 and your cost is 14.95 + 4.95 shipping US Priority Mail. If you need further assistance like how to install it, we are here for you. Should you choose...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer, soap powder, washing soda
soap powder, washing soda, drain pipe: you will possible find the pump outlet is blocked there possibly will be a little door in the front with a drain pipe. or, remove the drain pipe from the waste receiver pipe and lay it down into a flat bowl / tray to drain it wait till ALL the water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not agitating/spinning, whirlpool washer, agitator
whirlpool washer, agitator, appliance parts: Hello Stephen, Sounds to me like you actually have two problems. The first being the coupler which actually connects the motor to the transmission and the second problem is the agitator cams which locks the top portion of the agitator in one...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer agitator not working, fabric softener, little dogs
fabric softener, little dogs, washer agitator: Margaret, If the agitator is a 2 piece agitator, then there are 4 little dogs in an area between the 2 pieces. You would have to remove the agitator, and dissaemble it, and replace them. Kind of a pain to do actually. Or, just replace the whole agitator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Backet out of Control, kenmore washer, inglis
kenmore washer, inglis, power cord: Lizzy, If it is a Whirlpool/Inglis/Roper/Admiral/Kenmore washer, make sure that you have pulled the yellow strap completely out of the machine (it is secured to the power cord). Cutting the strap is NOT the right thing to do. Make sure the machine is level....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not draining or spinning, just buzzing, sears kenmore washer, kenmore washer model 110
sears kenmore washer, kenmore washer model 110, gold clips: Debbie, More than likely something is stuck in the pump. Locate and remove the 2 screws that secure the console. On a Kenmore, they may be hidden under the end caps. Tilt the console backwards, and remove the 2 gold clips, and disconnect the lid switch harness....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Not draining, pictorial views, hello bill
pictorial views, hello bill, number id: Hello Bill, In order to offer you professional help or part number look-up, we will need the complete model number of your unit. This number is very important because it allows us to view your unit as you do and obtain part numbers of every part...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer &dryer flooded, thermal fuse, blower wheel
thermal fuse, blower wheel, appliance parts: Hello Chris, There is another thermal on the blower wheel housing. Have you checked this one? No need to run out and purchase one, simply jump it out. IF the unit fires up then you can order one. If you need further assistance, feel free...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer will not fill in hot cycle ?, maytag stackable washer and dryer, stackable washer and dryer
maytag stackable washer and dryer, stackable washer and dryer, water trickles: Dear Mark, Your part number is 22001274 for the dual water valve and your cost is 39.95 in new or 20.00 in good quality used. Shipping would depend on your location but if in the United States, your cost would be 5.95. Should you choose to order,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not filling up or switching cycles, laundry mat, timer control
laundry mat, timer control, fabric care: The control under the knob you are playing with is the brain of the machine. I would imagine the contacts are burnt inside and not making very good connection anymore. Your part number for the timer control is 3351119 and through us your cost is 89.95 ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not fully spinning? Clothes still damp, white westinghouse, lid switch
white westinghouse, lid switch, slow drain: When the washer is draining on the initial spin, how fast is the water coming out of the drain hose. A slow drain could cause the final spin to time out before the water is drained and spun....check this and let me know what you think.... Waiting to hear...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer isn't spinning, whirlpool washer, appliance parts
whirlpool washer, appliance parts, loud noise: Sounds like your clutch. It s white! I work on 50 years old units that are white...smiling. If it drains, and it is within the years you indicate, sounds major.....If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer leaking, kenmore washer, professional movers
kenmore washer, professional movers, military pay: Dear Michalyn, Please supply us with your model number so I can see your washer as you do and offer professional advice. It s probably the pump. With the model number I can tell you how it comes apart, pricing and availability. If you need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer motor?, timer switch, washer motor
timer switch, washer motor, clean clothes: Since we do not have a model number, I was looking for a picture of the exterior of the control panel so I know can get an idea of the system we are working on. You can send the pic. to me directly at ann@affordableappliance.com . I will wait to hear...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer: Noisy Spin Cycle, e mail address, speed queen washing machine
e mail address, speed queen washing machine, sealed bearings: Have you inspected all the pulleys, especially the idler pulley? I would be more inclined to really look at them while the unit is running and make sure the noise is not coming from there, they are more typical to leave the marks on the belt that you had....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Pump, torque specs, wdsc
torque specs, wdsc, west of the mississippi: Hello Again Elliott, You work on automobiles...please do not tighten it like you would on a vehicle....SMILING. There is no specific torque on most appliances.....a little tighter than snug is the rule of thumb. The gasket is not sold...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer has poor waterflow., horizon 2000, frigidare
horizon 2000, frigidare, rinse cycle: The valve may be blocked or failing and that would cause the unit to not fill correctly, but the noises??? When filling it should be sitting still and not agitating or spinning, so I am unsure if the two problems are related. Do you have the real model...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer pump draining slowly, kenmore model, kenmore washer
kenmore model, kenmore washer, lint filter: Dear Bob, There is a lint filter at the bottom rear of your unit. Pull this filter out and see if it is blocked. While there look for a kinked hose. Over the years using hot water the drain hose system gets weak and the normal bends actually become...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Repair, mechanical abilities, automatic washer
mechanical abilities, automatic washer, washer repair: Hello Joe, At the start of the spin cycle you can hold it back. But if you put clothes in and when they are done the spin cycle, if you can wring out any water from the clothes, the clutch is probably slipping. You could probably make the repair....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Repair, clothes washer, dear al
clothes washer, dear al, ge washer: Dear Al, No problem. My name is Eric. If you need further assistance, feel free to continue corresponding here or email us directly at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at http://www.affordableappliance.com where you can order...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer repair, sears kenmore washer, liquid soap
sears kenmore washer, liquid soap, washer repair: Hello Judy, Need a model number to help you more thorough....also, fill it with water and do not add any soap. Do you still have suds in the machine? Is the machine agitating and actually spinning? Waiting to hear from you, Eric Campio...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer residue, frigidaire washer, agitator
frigidaire washer, agitator, lint: Hello David, Most likely it is buildup between the tubs, you must remove the agitator and the inner tub and clean everything well. It is unlikely it is gearcase fluid, that usually doesn t show up in the tubs. Dirt and possibly clothes that had grease...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Smells, clorox bleach, eric hermann
clorox bleach, eric hermann, fabric care: Eric, Water remains in the base of the unit to keep the seals from dryrotting and failing. So if the house was vacant and the lid was shut during that time, you will develop that smelly sock odor. It is mold. You can cycle the unit with a full load...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer sometimes leaves clothes wet., kenmore washer model 110, water move
kenmore washer model 110, water move, hitting a wall: Hello Justin, Is the machine level? Does it vibrate? Does it do this on every cycle? How much clothes are in the unit when you are having this problem? Make sure you see a little white tab sticking out of the back of the machine a little more than...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer spin cycle noisy, clutch assembly, ge model
clutch assembly, ge model, eyes and ears: The rumbling in the spin cycle would be the bearing in the transmission and the only way to replace it would be to replace the transmission. The next thing to happen will be it will leak and then ruin the motor so it s a decision to make now so you can save...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer will not spin, lid switch, ge washer
lid switch, ge washer, appliance parts: Thanks for the model number......That is one of the few that had the magnetic lid switch. At this point, we need to know if the motor is turning. In order to view this, you will have to remove the front cover and watch the machine as it goes through the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not spinning, gold clips, lid switch
gold clips, lid switch, electrical diagrams: Victor, More than likely, the lid switch is broken. Take a look at the switch with the lid open - does it LOOK broken? If it LOOKS ok, then put the machine into spin, and press down on the lid switch with a screwdriver. If it works now, replace the lid switch....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not spinning enough, fabric softener, drain line
fabric softener, drain line, happy new year: Hello Devin, Check the drain line to see if there is a restriction or if the drain that your hose goes into is stopped up. Or you may have something stuck in the tub to pump hose or the pump itself. Check those items. Here is a link to a helpful...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not spinning on rinse cycle, whirlpool washer, delicate cycle
whirlpool washer, delicate cycle, rinse cycle: http://www.affordableappliance.com/Tips/CouplerInstallation.htm that is a link to show you step by step how to take the three sides off your machine, it is time to get in there and see what is going on. It is actually instructions to check and replace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer not spinning, fabric softener, rinse cycle
fabric softener, rinse cycle, campion: Good Morning Heather, Your problem is a broken drive coupling. This is a devise that cnnects the motor to the transmission. Everything is working on your unit with the exception of your transmission. Your part number for the coupler...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer spins, but won't agitate, agitator, appliance parts
agitator, appliance parts, home appliance: Hello Johanna, That is one of the downfalls of this forum....You really never know if someone gets the email and since i do not know your email address, I cannot follow up.......I wrote, you need to replace the agitator bell coupling. Your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer Vibration, vibration dampers, spin cycle
vibration dampers, spin cycle, appliance parts: Dear Nina, I would first look at the floor. If you can feel it vibrating...you have a weak floor. Try putting a 3/4 in piece of plywood under the machine and see if that help before going after machine relate options. If you need further assistance...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer won't agitate or spin, very noisy., series model, appliance parts
series model, appliance parts, home appliance: Sounds like the coupler has broken. It s a pretty easy fix. Follow this link to our website which gives you directions to identify this problem adn repair it. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer won't agitate, maytag washer, postal money orders
maytag washer, postal money orders, eastern standard time: Not sure who has been advising you, but the lid switch will do just as you say yours is doing. That model number has a lid switch and fuse on it. The part number is 22001682, cost of new is $26.95, shipping would be $4.95 in the USA. That will solve...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer won't dry, washer machine, duty model
washer machine, duty model, whirlpool: Ben, When you say that it does everything else, does it agitate? Does it at least SOUND like it is spinning (the motor runs). If YES to either, then the clutch and or basket drive need service. Let me know if that is the situation, and I will go further....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer won't spin burning smell, plastic slides, flat head screw
plastic slides, flat head screw, screw driver: Hello Nan, Between the top lid and the top of the front panel, there are two clips which can be released with a flat head screw driver. Once you have the top lid loose, lift it up and rest it against the wall behind the washer. Now, go all the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer, campion, coupler
campion, coupler, model number: Dear Kyle, Thank you for the additional information. I am suspecting a bad or broken coupler. This is a common problem with the Whirlpool built washers. It s much like a belt. I am supplying you with a link to our website which will show you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, dawn dishwashing liquid, grease cutter
dawn dishwashing liquid, grease cutter, good shape: Dawn dishwashing liquid in water is a good grease cutter, but if the belts are shiny and not from the lubricant, they could need replacement. That is what happens to Maytag belts, they get shiny and they start to slip. Let me know the outcome. Take care,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, ge warranty, warranty work
ge warranty, warranty work, apartment size: You must be in an area that has had it with GE warranty, I know we dropped warranty work about 2 years ago because they were nickel and diming us to death, their mistakes were actually costing us money instead of making us money. Call GE at 1-800-626-2002...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, drain pump, drain hose
drain pump, drain hose, floor drain: Dear Lorri, Thank You for the request and model number of your unit. According to what I see, you have one of two problems. My first guess across the miles is that your drain hose is very low and your unit is gravity draining. If your hose comes...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, westinghouse model, quick responce
westinghouse model, quick responce, white westinghouse: Dear Dan, Your part number is 134161100 for the belt and your cost is 14.95 + 5.95 Shipping in the United States. Should you choose to order, follow this link: http://www.affordableappliance.com/orderforms.htm or call 1-800-363-3499. We appreciate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, lid switch, switch assembly
lid switch, switch assembly, drive model: What was the orginal problem? Why do you want to take out the inner basket? Have you checked the lid switch assembly. After you replaced the coupler, did you plug the lid switch back in? If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, ariston margherita, wd 40
ariston margherita, wd 40, yellowish colour: Never heard of that brand machine so I do not have any info on it nor can I tell you a easy way. We refurbish machines here and when they are too bad, we use comet or any type of cleanser. Wipe if clean and then spray it down with WD-40.....after this, buff...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, water level switch, water spigot
water level switch, water spigot, water valve: Carolyn, That pretty much identifies the problem as the valve. Sometimes you can clean out the valve, but most times replacement of the whole valve is needed. When I have that model number I will be able to get the part number and let you know how...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, water level switch, whirlpool washing machine
water level switch, whirlpool washing machine, lid switch: Kara, Does it agitate? If so, then the pump can be eliminated. The motor coupling is not involved either, because the unit should still drain. I would probably look at the lid switch on the unit. Open the lid, and see if the lid switch is broken (on the right...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, maytag washer, harry milton
maytag washer, harry milton, cold wash: Milton, The first thing that you need to determine is if there is voltage at the cold water solenoid on the water valve when it is being called for. To do this, determine (by looking at the hoses), which valve is the cold water one. Remove the front panel...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, thermal protector, time model
thermal protector, time model, pulley: Hello, Your problem sounds like it may be in your timer assembly. But I would also check your pump assembly, try taking the belt off of the pump and spin the pulley to see if the pulley spins freely, it may be binding up causing the motor to overheat and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, kenmore elite, lid switch
kenmore elite, lid switch, hinger: Bob, you have to lift the timer consol up to get to the locking springs. There will be either to screws in the front of the consol, or two in the back, remove the screws and the console should come up, its hinger from the top. You will then see two weird spring...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, phillips head, bottom of the top
phillips head, bottom of the top, lower corners: Dawn, on both lower corners of the front there should be a phillips head screw. Remove the screws, pull the front cover towards you and it will come off. The top is screwed on with one screw in the front rigth and left corner. They screw in from the bottom...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, lid switch, old model
lid switch, old model, coupler: Does it make noise when it is supposed to be spinning and draining? If not, it probably is the lid switch. If it is making noise, it could be a problem with the coupler that sets between the motor and transmission. Are you in the USA? Your model number...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, change speed, gear oil
change speed, gear oil, washing machine: Dear Larry, Yep....that s just what it does. THe motor turns in one direction to spin and the other to drain and agitate. In order to ADD oil, you must remove the transmission and separate the halves. Fill to the top of one of the halves.....Good...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Agitator, kenmore model, washing machine agitator
kenmore model, washing machine agitator, business card size: My only suggestion at this point is to take a chisel and crack the agitator so you can get it off. Inspect the agitator shaft and see if the splines are good. At that point, I ll do the look-up and get you pricing and availability of a new and good quality...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine (Amana), amanas, repair man
amanas, repair man, seal kit: You might want to call Whirlpool who owns Maytag who owns Amana and see what they can do for you. There were problems with that machine and and even two year old units are doing the same thing. Don t give up.... Check on-line and see how long your warranty...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Burning Smell, machine model, spin cycle
machine model, spin cycle, campion: I would be looking closely at the drive belt and make sure the tub is truning freely. I tried to look up the model number you provided but it does not come up in the Maytag (Owners of Amana) look-up as you have submitted it. Please verify your model number...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine on the blink, timer knob, lid switch
timer knob, lid switch, best guess: Terry, you should have the direct drive type of washer. There are no belts, the pump is on one end of the motor, and the transmission on the other. Easyest way to check the lid switch is to get a wire strip off the ends about 1/2 inch. Remove the two screws,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine causing rust on clothes, washing machine, model number
washing machine, model number, rust: Hello Stan, I cannot really answer you intelligently because I do not know much about your unit. Older units had metal inner and outer tubs, so your rust could be coming from the outer tub, or down where the tubs and transmission all meet. If you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Leveling, sears kenmore, concrete slab
sears kenmore, concrete slab, campion: The unit gets the rear picked up and set back down, it has self leveling legs in the rear. Inside the machine, there is a spring in the rear that attaches to a small white piece of plastic, that sticks out the back panel, all you see from the outside is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine leaking, screw driver, bobbie
screw driver, bobbie, campion: Dear Bobbie, Follow this linbk to our website and follow the instructions to disassemble your washing machine. If you think you cna do it, let us know and we will send you the part number, pricing ands availability of the seals you need. Here...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Problem, kenmore model, screw holes
kenmore model, screw holes, lid switch: Hello John, you can stick a pencil in it to activate it or you can jump it out. That lid switch usually wears down or the screw holes actually break. The part number is 285671, cost of new is $25.95, shipping in the USA is $4.95. If you can stick...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Problem, soap buildup, horizontal axis
soap buildup, horizontal axis, loading machines: It really depends on the manufacturer. There is a seal that goes bad and sometimes it is a soap buildup that breaks loose that can cause the problem. You really need a techician, because those front loading machines can be very complicated. Thank you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Problems, maytag washing machine, business card size
maytag washing machine, business card size, series numbers: Hello Joe, 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...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Relocation, machine relocation, kenmore washer
machine relocation, kenmore washer, water hoses: As long as the drain line is not going up, you probably won t have a problem. Water coming to the unit is not a problem at all. Best bet is to do it and see what happens. IF there is a problem then, let me now and we will see how we can work around it....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Repair., washing machine repair, lid switch
washing machine repair, lid switch, impeller: There is a coupler that sits between the motor and the transmission, it is used in place of a belt. Make sure it is in good condition. Check the pump by disconnecting the hoses to check and see if something is in the pump keeping the impeller from turning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Repair, washing machine repair, spin cycle
washing machine repair, spin cycle, model number: Dave, usually the reason a washer vibrates, is beacuse it s not level. With the washer in place see if the washer rocks back and forth, by pushing and pulling on the top. If it does adjust the leveling legs till it s solid on the floor. Short of that, I would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Spin Problem, kenmore washer model 110, aggitation
kenmore washer model 110, aggitation, lid switch: Hello Bob, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicates from your end as I cannot on this end. Now on to your Question....Why did you replace the coupler? Was...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Spin Problem, kenmore washer model 110, aggitation
kenmore washer model 110, aggitation, lid switch: Hello Bob, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicates from your end as I cannot on this end. Now on to your Question....Why did you replace the coupler? Was...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine always on spin cycle, kenmore model, spin cycle
kenmore model, spin cycle, sears: Dear Greg, That explains it....I do not have look-up for units manufactured outside of the United States. Sound like a Whirlpool built and you probably need a transmission. Sorry I cannot help you further. I have seen your second reply supplying...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine spin problem, kenmore washer model 110, aggitation
kenmore washer model 110, aggitation, lid switch: Hello Bob, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicates from your end as I cannot on this end. Now on to your Question....Why did you replace the coupler? Was...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine spin problem, kenmore washer model 110, aggitation
kenmore washer model 110, aggitation, lid switch: Hello Bob, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicates from your end as I cannot on this end. Now on to your Question....Why did you replace the coupler? Was...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine Not Working, lid switch, aggitation
lid switch, aggitation, screw driver: Dear Janine, Good Evening....If you lift the lid of the washing machine Janine you should see a plunger which when closing the lid will activate the lid switch. Is the plunger intact and can you see the lid switch activator lever in the hole...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine won't agitate, clutch assembly, foam insulation
clutch assembly, foam insulation, appliance parts: Hello Samantha, On your particular machine there is no belt. Many people confuse this item you are referring to as a belt but if you take a good look at it, it is more like a piece of foam insulation and that is exactly what it is. Whirlpool...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing Machine, transmission shaft, ok shape
transmission shaft, ok shape, agitator: Dear Maria, You should not be able to lift the inner basket. There is a nut at the top of the basket under the agitator that secures the inner basket to the transmission. Is this nut there and tight? When you lift the inner basket, does the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine, water inlet valve, whirlpool washing machine
water inlet valve, whirlpool washing machine, water valve: Dear Gary, The first thing I would do is reverse the hoses on the rear of the washer. Now hot should come out when you turn the water selector switch to a cold or warm setting. It will not be warm...just hot. If this is the case, you need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine, greasy substance, sears
greasy substance, sears, campion: Hello Jackie, Many manufactures make appliances for Sears. I will need a model number to see what manufacture made your unit. Are you sure it is coming from this unit and the greasy substance did not come fro the unit you replaced? Is the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine, front loading washer, t drain
front loading washer, t drain, drain pump: Hello Curt, I would first check to see if the drain pump is receiving 110 volts while in the spin cycle. It should always be on during this cycle. If it is and not running, replace the pump. If this is the case, we can supply you with part...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine out of balance, kenmore washer dryer, shock absorbers
kenmore washer dryer, shock absorbers, spring assembly: Hello Kevin, Your part number is good and your cost for this suspension spring assembly is 58.95 each. SHippin gwould depend on where you live. As far as fabricating a clamp or Something to makeshift, I do not know what to tell you. I have replaced...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine choices, minute job, efficient system
minute job, efficient system, coupler: The big advantage is that the belt is an evil job to replace whereas the coupler is a 20 minute job and the average person can do it, the belt usually takes a technician or a person with loads of patience. Whirlpool is the first to use the direct drive units...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine cold water intake plugged, water inlet valve, water filtration system
water inlet valve, water filtration system, water intake line: Whatever it is (rust)....it s with the household plumbing. I am not real familiar with household plumbing. As far as the water valve, the replacement valve does not come apart and simply needs to be replaced. If you were lucky, from the factory you may...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine jumping, maytag performa washing machine, cement floor
maytag performa washing machine, cement floor, dear frank: Dear Frank, Take 2x4 s and screw them all around the washer so it cannot move. Just kidding....The performa s have been known to do this. The very first thing I would want to know is how solid is your floor. A little bounce when you bounce on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine leak, pictorial views, ge washer
pictorial views, ge washer, number id: Hello Tom, Is it worth repairing? All depends what is leaking. Let me help you....However, in order to offer you professional help or part number look-up, we will need the complete model number of your unit. This number is very important because...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine leaking into tub, water inlet valve, performa by maytag
water inlet valve, performa by maytag, dripping faucet: Hello Kim, Thank You for the corrected model number. The problem you are experiencing is a faulty water inlet valve. It is leaking, much like a dripping faucet. The only way to repair this problem is to replace the water inlet water valve. Your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine is leaking, pictorial views, rear seal
pictorial views, rear seal, number id: Hello Terry, Thank You for the model number. The first thing I would be looking at it the pump itself. Remove the pump from the motor....(if you changed it a few years ago, you should remember how the front cover comes off) and look on the rear...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine leaks - sometimes, washing machine leaks, drain line
washing machine leaks, drain line, rubber hose: Lets keep in mind that your washer tub is like a glass with rubber hose in it. If there is a hole, it leaks all the time. Not just on certain cycles. Since it varies witht he amount of water, either the tub overflows or your home drain line backs up and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine noise, lint filters, question with regard
lint filters, question with regard, cycle spin: Gus, from what I could gather Camco is made by GE for sale in Canada. I ran a search but couldn t find any tech stuff, so I m going to assume it s just a regular GE. Check and make sure that there isn t anything stuck in the holes of the inner tube stick through...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine noise, lint filters, question with regard
lint filters, question with regard, cycle spin: Dear Gus, I need to know the make and model number of your washer to give you a good answer. There are several types of systems and the noise would be caused by different parts based on the system. Thank you for your request and I will wait to hear...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine problem, 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: Washing machine problem - Repair or buy new?, water level control, fabric care
water level control, fabric care, good shape: The unit you have was manufactured by Whirlpool for Kenmore (Sears) and is a very good unit. If the unit looks as through it is in good shape, I think I would at least have some one take a look at it. Once the problem is found, a decision can be made. From...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine problem, kenmore washer, dave c
kenmore washer, dave c, question question: Hello Dave, Real happy to have been of assistance and that you have repaired your machine. If we can ever help in the future, we are here. Visit our website and then bookmark us. We won t always be helping this AllExpert site...... Don t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine repair advice needed, washing machine repair, slow drain
washing machine repair, slow drain, magic chef: Dear Katie, You might want to first check the belt for wear. Secondly , check to see if the tub is really spinning or is it just draining the water out. A slow drain would also casue it to end the cycle before they water was out of the unit....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine repair, washing machine repair, medium load
washing machine repair, medium load, water problem: Your washer sounds more like a GE than a Whirlpool, I need the model number to look at the system you have. When you say it spills water, where is the water coming from? Please let me know the answer to those two questions so I can try to help. Thank...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine smell, concrete pad, drain pipe
concrete pad, drain pipe, dead animal: Fred, If you send me your email to CERTIFIEDWINDSOR@aol.com , I can send you a cleanout procedure for Duet washers in North America. You never mentioned what type you have, but it should work on any front loader (if that is what you have). I hope this helps!...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine water level seems low, water level switch, switch works
water level switch, switch works, drain line: I would try that next...you have already did all I would do....Your part number is 3366847 and your cost in new is 25.95 or 13.00 in good quality used,. Shipping would be 5.95 in the United States.....Should you choose to order, follow this link: http://www.affordableappliance.com/orderforms.htm...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine won't spin, kenmore washing machines, business card size
kenmore washing machines, business card size, washing maching: Hello Kent, There are several different styles of Kenmore washing machines and the model number you have submitted does not come up in the system. All Kenmore washing machines begin with 110. and then 6-10 more digits. Please verify your model...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine wont drain or spin, motor humming, lid switch
motor humming, lid switch, wont drain: Pam, The majority of no spin conditions weith this machine relate to the lid switch. However, you said it was ok, so we will move on! Is the motor humming? If so, there may be an obstruction in the pump. In this case, the machine will not agitate though....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine not working, lid switch, machine model
lid switch, machine model, coupler: Your unit has a coupler instead of a belt. Does the unit make noise when it is supposed to be spinning and draining. Are you sure it is really agitating? Did you lift the lid and hold down the lid switch and see it agitating? If not, your coupler is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washing machine, kenmore model, quick responce
kenmore model, quick responce, interior workings: Daniel, The top of the washer including the lid comes off in one piece and then the front cover comes off, this will give you total access to the interior workings. It is likely the belt. Do you hear any bad noises? If you need a diagram of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wate in the bottom of the refrig., freezer models, whirlpool refrigerator
freezer models, whirlpool refrigerator, drain spout: 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: Water from my 2nd story home, steam irons, automatic thermostat
steam irons, automatic thermostat, drip pan: it is usual to have a twin drain from an aitcon unit if it is placed in loft or high level the first is from the drip tray and the second (lower) is from an emergency drip pan in case the top pan outlet is blocked here in uk the top drip pipe is usually...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water from the AC unit, long periods of time, drainage pipe
long periods of time, drainage pipe, carrier central: Lots of water is a good thing, unless the unit is freezing up. The more water that is coming out of the drain, the less water in the house! The new unit is going to run better and produce more water. It is really surprising how much water a unit will produce....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water from air conditioning unit, drain pan, typical summer
drain pan, typical summer, sewer line: Typical Summer problem, condensate water leaking. Got a stopped up drain line.Open the panel in the furnace where the evaporator coil is & pump water into the drain opening. I use a battery bulb to do that.Or maybe the sewer line it drains into is clogged.It...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in air conditioning vents, furnace heat, days of rain
furnace heat, days of rain, french drain: Gloria, From your question I have no idea where your air unit is installed? I have no idea what it is furnace, heat pump, or air handler? I have know idea where your duct work runs, is installed? I have no idea if your ducts are accessible or exactly what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water around AC unit/Furnace, condensation pump, drain spout
condensation pump, drain spout, drain tubing: Are you down South ?? If you are in a humid hot area, the drain lines need to be cleaned every year. Check the line from the bottom of the pan that is under the A/C coil. Usually right on top of the furnace. The drain spout as it leaves the coil, often plug....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water around the furnace, natural gas furnace, drip pan
natural gas furnace, drip pan, draining water: By mechanical code if a unit is in the attic it must have a drain pan installed under the entire unit in the event the unit drain clogs the condensate water will not damage the ceiling. The drain from this pan is to be located in a visible area so the occupant...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water around the furnace, natural gas furnace, drip pan
natural gas furnace, drip pan, coat hanger: No sweat. The outside unit is called the air-conditioner when in actuality it is a compressor, fan and coil. The attic unit has burners for heat, a blower (fan) (used by both the heat & cool) and a A/C coil. When you turn on the A/C, it puts cold freon...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water at base of high efficient furnace, high efficient furnace, service technician
high efficient furnace, service technician, heat exchanger: Hey Bert. You need to look closely at all the hoses and drain attachments on the furnace. Sounds to me like a hose could be worn or cracked. If you don t find anything, I suggest you contact your local service technician to inspect the secondary heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in basement, furnace room, pressure tank
furnace room, pressure tank, water tank: Does water look like it is coming from any appliances? Do you have a forced air firnace or a boiler? Is there a Water Tank in that room. If there is a HWT or a Boiler, maybe the pressuer relief is blowing off due to high pressure or temperature sometimes....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in bottom of furnace, squirrel cage, plastic pvc
squirrel cage, plastic pvc, pvc pipe: John, More than likely, the drain tube is plugged. Locate the drain pipe (it is probably a white plastic PVC pipe), and cut is as close to the furnace as possible. Blow into the tube, and try to clear any blockages. If there is no water coming out of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in A/C Flex Duct, drip pan, high humidity
drip pan, high humidity, flex duct: Gary, Maybe your roof leaked? If your coil drip pan is draining OK then it can t be the proublem. If your unit is in the attic you should have two drip pans, A main drip pan and an auxiliary drip pan that is under the unit incase the main drip pan clogs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water collecting in Air Handler, trane heat pump, drip pan
trane heat pump, drip pan, air handler: Ken. I m not sure what type of system you have? Usually the cooling coil with a condensate drip pan under it is at the top of the air handler on a basement unit. The drip pan has a drain line connection on the side, from there on the draining set up is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water collecting in basement air handler, hairline cracks, indoor coil
hairline cracks, indoor coil, condensate pump: Ken, Drain is plugged , need to clear your drain line if you have a condensate pump that may be plugged or not working.Get a garden hose and stick it in the outlet of your A/C drain line and shoot water up into the indoor coil drain PAN for a few seconds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water coming from under furnace, lennox furnace, copper pipes
lennox furnace, copper pipes, splashed water: Turn the A/C back on. When the A/C is properly working, moisture is taken from the air as it is cooled. There is a coil in the bonnet of the furnace. The spot that the copper pipes (freon pipes) enter the furnace. Under the coil there is a drain pan. Sounds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Discharge from Gas Fired Hot Water Boiler, hot water boiler, hydro therm
hot water boiler, hydro therm, hot water system: I agree with the second contractor. B.S., no such valve. It should be 12 to 15 lbs. There should be a valve & regulator between the water supply and the boiler. This regulator is bad. (probably). I would replace it $20 to $30 item. House water pressure runs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Dispenser Water has 'floaties', vending machine, wn
vending machine, wn, water dispenser: Your answer confused me, Just the water is fine. But do you mean that after you call for ice, and then use the water it is bad? I would look at the actual tray the ice is made in and see if the finish is deteriorating, it is like a teflon finish and does...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Dispenser not working, refrigerator section, ge model
refrigerator section, ge model, problem troubleshooting: Dear Don, Remove the larger line from the ice maker water valve at the rear of the refrigerator and blow through it. If air does not come out of the fountain spout, there is a restriction. The reservoir is behind the lower crisper pans in the refrigerator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in Ductwork, water seeps, drought periods
water seeps, drought periods, uv lighting: Dubsy, There is nothing that can solve the proublem other then tearing the floor out and redoing everything it. You might look for other ways to run the ducts through the house other then under the floor, attic ,or on top of the roof if you have a flat roof,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water damage to central heat/ac unit?, floor registers, ac works
floor registers, ac works, unit thanks: Deborah, A bad thermostat can keep the blower from coming on, keep the heat from coming on and keep the air conditioner from coming on. I just don t know what the buzzing sound is that your hearing. Its very possible that water got into your thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water damage to floor due to leaking air conditioner unit, condensate drain pan, condensate pump
condensate drain pan, condensate pump, concrete slab: Gabrielle, Air conditioners will produce water when they cool humid air for the same reason that a glass of ice water condenses water on the outside on a humid day. The condensate from the indoor coil is supposed to collect in a condensate drain pan and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dispenser on TFX30PPDBWW, water button, reserve tank
water button, reserve tank, start from scratch: Keep in mind Mark...there are multiple valves in your water system. All the valves that have the larger plastic tubing will have to have voltage present including the valve you attach your home water suppply to. For easy testing, you can remove the screws...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water not dispensing in Amana Fridge, water inlet valve, refrigerator section
water inlet valve, refrigerator section, holding tank: You might want to take a good look at the water inlet valve. The one with the larger hose is for the water in the door. Remove the larger water line exiting the valve and then place a towel underneath it. Press the plunger in the front for water and see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water drain on Payne furnace, payne furnace, furnace flue
payne furnace, furnace flue, pvc sch: Michael, I don t know your furnace type or the way it s installed. I don t have a library for referencing the thousands of different makes and model that are out there. About the only way I know of that your furnace might generate enough heat to melt the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water draining, drain pan, drain tube
drain pan, drain tube, drain line: The drain pan is inside the unit, and the coil is resting directly on top of it, if not in it a bit. The best thing to do is to locate where the drain line goes outside, and suck out the drain line using a wet/dry vac. There might also be a clean-out located...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from A-coil, drip pan, lennox air conditioner
drip pan, lennox air conditioner, drain line: Gary, Ninety nine percent of the time when you find condensate water where it shouldn t be it s because your drip pan isn t at least level or slightly sloped towards the drain or your drain line is plugged, either one will cause your drip pan to over flow....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from freezer section of refrigerator., freezer section, drip pan
freezer section, drip pan, bottom tray: Hello Mike, Remove all the lower food and then shelves from the freezer section. Looking straight back, you should see an opening which acts as a drip pan for the defrosting of the evaporator coils. Using a hair dryer, remove all the ice build...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from freezer section of refrigerator., freezer section, drip pan
freezer section, drip pan, bottom tray: Hello Mike, Remove all the lower food and then shelves from the freezer section. Looking straight back, you should see an opening which acts as a drip pan for the defrosting of the evaporator coils. Using a hair dryer, remove all the ice build...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from indoor coil, sulphur dioxide emissions, unfinished bonus room
sulphur dioxide emissions, unfinished bonus room, air registers: Joe, Thanks - you did a great job of providing me with information. The very first thing I would do is to check to make sure that nothing is causing a loss of airflow in the system. If the filter is clean, make sure that all your air registers are open....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water dripping from unit, electrican, time scott
electrican, time scott, lot of water: Scott, Keep after the builder or call the installing company if you know who they are? You can call the building department, ask for records, and ask them who installed your unit. I don t know what type of unit you have but the all position units when changed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in ductwork under house, high humidity, gmail
high humidity, gmail, hot weather: Moisture under a house is nearly impossible to control, and I do not think dehumidifiers will help. Unfortanly if the duct work it wet, it needs to be replaced. When it is replaced, it needs to be completely sealed up, and picked up off the ground. Even...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Filling Up Into Steam Radiators, steam radiators, coal furnace
steam radiators, coal furnace, steam boiler: Thanks for the question. Assuming that the low water cut off was installed correctly, then I would wonder if you have a clogged return pipe. Maybe the water is not getting back to the boiler quick enough and thus the low water cut off is refilling, but really...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Filling Up Into Steam Radiators, steam radiators, coal furnace
steam radiators, coal furnace, steam boiler: i am not conversant with this particular piece of equipment however relating to your comments i would assume that the valve you are refering to is a pressure controll valve (please send me the spec on the valve and also some sort of description drawing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water From Fridge Dispenser Smells, vinegar and water, water mixture
vinegar and water, water mixture, side by side fridge: Try a vinegar and water mixture, 1/3 vinegar and 2/3 s water and check your reservoir for buildup. The reservoir is the coiled up plastic tubing in the fresh food section. If you find that has black or another color in it, you can disconnect it and clean...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Furnace/AC Unit, water source heat, water source heat pump
water source heat, water source heat pump, water furnace: Hello Glen, The Water Furnace brand is a water source heat pump. If this is right the two lines are supply and return condenser water lines. A small pump in your unit circulates water through a closed loop into underground wells which cools the water and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in Furnace Fan, squirrel cage fan, drip pan
squirrel cage fan, drip pan, furnace fan: Craig, There shouldn t be any moisture much less water in your furnace any time any place with the exception of condensation water in a drip pan if you have air conditioning, (you didn t mention one?) or in a humidifier if you have one of them installed....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water falling in diffuser, ductwork, water leak
ductwork, water leak, condensation: I probably need more information to properly answer this question but I suspect that condensation is causing the dripping from the diffuser. you either need to insulate the ductwork or make sure the ductwork is in the conditioned space. If you can send more...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water not filling for Bosch Dishwasher SHX46A05UC, bosch dishwasher, float switch
bosch dishwasher, float switch, water valve: I would be checking the float switch. If this switch is tell the unit it is already filled, it will never allow water to enter the dishwasher....Check this and let me know. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water freezes to ice at bottom of freezer, air circulation, drain line
air circulation, drain line, thin layers: Remove the rear panel inside the freezer and directly below the silver evaporator coils is a drain line, now blocked with ice. Using a hair dryer, remove all the ice and then unblock the drain line. Once this is done, air circulation will return and with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water from fridge tastes bad!, kenmore model, water taste
kenmore model, water taste, water lines: Jamie, I have never heard of a fridge with water, that has no filter. Anyway. Does the rest of the water taste ok (from other taps)? If not, you might just have to get used to it. If it does, you might want to thoroughly flush the water lines for the fridge,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in my furnace, gas forced air furnace, furnace fan
gas forced air furnace, furnace fan, central air conditioner: when you say the furnace fan , do you mean the inducer fan for the flue gas or do you have another blower type fan ? i should tell you (it should be on my heading) that i am uk based and dont know your particular model but they usualy all conform to a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water from furnace, gas furnace, condensate pump
gas furnace, condensate pump, c unit: John, Sometimes the float in the pump gets stuck and doesn t turn on the pump. Try opening the top of the pump and moving the float up and down to see if the pump will start. If the pump runs when you manually move the float, then you may be able to work...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Heater Pilot Light Won't stay lit, gallon water heaters, gas control valve
gallon water heaters, gas control valve, pilot light goes out: Vu, Check your manifold pressure at shut off, also check your flu piping and inlet air . What does the flame look like while the unit is running, you may also try adjusting the pilot pressure. Hope this helps, any other questions please let me know. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater blanket, sediment question, gas water heater, appliance parts
gas water heater, appliance parts, hard water: This is really not my line of expertise but I would have to agree with your plumber in that since it has never been drained, it is possible the valve will not shut off completely. Personally, I would leave well enough alone and wait for a problem, then replace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater leaking, hot water heater, pressure relief valve
hot water heater, pressure relief valve, lowes: The item you are referring to is called a pressure relief valve. I would go to your local Lowes or hardware store and purchase a medium priced new one. Install this and you will be fine. It s common for these items to leak after a few years... Thank...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater pilot blows out, propane water heater, combustion air
propane water heater, combustion air, vent air: Shot, If you block off the vent opening on top the fumes can t escape and will spill out or even snuff out the flame. You need to get a draft diverter on the heater. A weak thermocouple can cause the pilot to go out. Fumes can cause the pilot to go out....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater venting, natural gas furnace, hot water heater
natural gas furnace, hot water heater, flue liner: Steve, My concern was foreign objects getting trapped in between the tile liner and the 6 pipe like dead birds, that s why I asked about a cap. It s my turn to disagree, I disagree that there can be a condensation problem venting into a tile lined chimney...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water heater, thermocoupling, life expentancy
thermocoupling, life expentancy, waterheater: Thanks for the question. A water heater life expentancy is different from area to area. It all depends on water qualty and use. Most water heater last from 9 - 12 years. I m guessing you have a bad thermocoupling. I would start with replacing that and...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water and ice tastes bad, kenmore model, darkened areas
kenmore model, darkened areas, fliter: http://www3.sears.com/Paul/document_search.asp?bnd_id=0582&prd_typ_id=0165000&model_num=25356512400&doc_id=&model_desc=REFRIGERATOR& That is a link to Sears, it will give you a breakdown of parts and diagrams of your unit. Atleast you can see the internal...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water inside fridge, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, finding water: Hello Chris, 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...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Leak, side by side refrigerator, resorvoir
side by side refrigerator, resorvoir, water dispenser: Try to determine whether the tank itself is leaking or one of the lines going to it or from it. Let me know what you find. We may have a good quality used tank if this is the case and the tank needs replaced. If you need further assistance, feel free to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Leak, drip pan, drip line
drip pan, drip line, air conditioning ducts: Casy, Your A/C has a cooling coil that condensates and can run a pretty good drip or even a light stream of water, There is a drip pan under the coil that should catch the water, the drip pan has a drain line that goes to some convenient location. It sounds...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leak from freezer, side by side refrigerator, telltale signs
side by side refrigerator, telltale signs, water inlet: Lets isolate it for now.....solve the problem later. Turn the water off to the ice maker and then using a hair dryer, clean up all the ice and frost on the inside and outside. Wipe the unit down and let is run over the weekend. On Monday, let me know if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leak in HVAC, drip pan, condensate pump
drip pan, condensate pump, pump reservoir: Hank, There isn t any water associated with your air conditioner other then condensation water that drips off your coil as it should. The condensate water drips into a drip pan that is below the cooling coil. The drip pan is only about 1 deep with a 3/4...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leak from Jenn-Air freezer...again, freezer section, fish tank
freezer section, fish tank, sturdy wire: Dear Ajay, You will have to remove the rear panel inside the freezer section and then you will see the hole in which the defrosted evaporator water goes down into the pan below. The tube blocks over years and needs cleaning out. The fishtank...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leak from Jenn-Air freezer, fish tank, drain hole
fish tank, drain hole, frozen ice: On the back wall of the freezer there is a panel that must be removed to expose the cooling coils which hold the freon. At the bottom of those coils is a trough or metal diverter that directs the water into a hole, that hole is the drain hole. You can use...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leak, gas furnace, water leak
gas furnace, water leak, rheem: Steve, I would start with the trap, remove it clean it with hot water and reprime it, while you have the trap out check the condensate line as well, blow through it with compressed air and make sure it is clear as well. You should also check the tubing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from Air Handler Closet, wet vac, drain line
wet vac, drain line, silver paper: I think you can cancel the call with some help from me... You you really need to do is clean out the drain line. On the unit there are three pipes...normally the refer lines are copper and the drain is PVC. Go outside to where the unit is outdoors and look...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from freezer to fridge, drip tray, stiff piece
drip tray, stiff piece, best bet: Joel, Unplug the fridge overnight. In the morning, remove the rear wall of the freezer, exposing the coils. Be careful - they are sharp. Locate a hole in the bottom drip tray, below the coils. Run a fairly stiff piece of wire down the hole (approximately...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from inside (Basement) unit., water leaks, heating and air conditioning
water leaks, heating and air conditioning, holding tank: hi i am not an aircon expert and it might be better to get more advice. however it sounds like the condensate outlet is blocked these units do produce a small amount of water in their operation which usually drains to a lower level, into a tray for evaporation...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from inside (Basement) unit., water leaks, allexpert
water leaks, allexpert, heating and air conditioning: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking outside a Maytag MZD2766GE Fridge, freezer section, drain line
freezer section, drain line, appliance parts: Hello Dan, Looking for the drain line from the rear of the unit going into the pan is the first thing you must find. Be sure the pan did not shift....(not likely) and the drain line hose is leaking every time the unit harvests a defrost cycle....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from Tempstar DC90 furnace, tempstar dealer, gas fan
tempstar dealer, gas fan, drain tube: John, The condensate trap should be cleaned 1 time a year, they can go longer, but it makes it difficult to clean. tempstar s web site is poor and I am not that familiar with the tempstar line, if you still have the operation and maintenance manuals they...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from Thermostat, thermostat control, drain tube
thermostat control, drain tube, stiff wire: Scott, First, make sure the fridge is tilted SLIGHTLY backwards (it should be anyway). Next, you will have ot determine where the drain tube from the freezer is. They are usually located at the top rear of the food compartment. remove anything in the way....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking onto top shelf of frig, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, upright freezer: 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: Water leaking from the unit, condensate drains, drip pan
condensate drains, drip pan, condensate drain pan: all A/C units have a condensate drain pan. By cooling the air the moisture in the air condenses out and collects in the drain pan and the drain pan should have some kind of pipe with a trap on it to drain the condensate either into the sewer via a floor drain...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Pipe Issue, cold water pipe, old refrigerator
cold water pipe, old refrigerator, copper pipe: Okay here goes, Answer #1-Yes, you can turn it off and if it is the gas you can just turn it back on, that is the purpose of a shut off. Answer #2-I would tap the cold line where it is closest to the refrigerator, less line, less problems. Answer #3-Use...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Pressure from Fridge Dispenser, water supply line, water inlet
water supply line, water inlet, plastic tubing: First thing I would check the the water inlet supply for the water in the door. Remove the larger line from the output of the water valve and then put a pot under neath it. Now depress the lever in the dispenser and see if the water shoots out with force....or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water pooling in refrigerator and turns to ice, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, pools of water: 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: Water in Refridgerator Section, water dispenser, rubber hose
water dispenser, rubber hose, puddles: Sounds as if your condensate line is clogged. Look behind the unit at the bottom, there should be a cardboard plate there . Remove that and there will be a rubber hose somewhere down there that runs in to, or close to a pan of some sort. You will need to blow...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No Water from Refrigerator Water Dispenser, kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator
kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, micro switch: Hello Stephen, All of those do come apart and if you look closely there is a way. Unfortunately you have a Kenmore and no one but Sears has Kenmore service manuals. Perhaps you can go to Sears website and purchase a manual. It probably is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water not reaching the freezer, kenmore model, water inlet
kenmore model, water inlet, e mail: Remove the water line on the valve going to the ice maker and blow through it. We need to determine if the water line going to the ice maker is blocked with ice thus restricting the water flow or is it the valve itself causing the problem....I am setting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water in refrigerator, kenmore refrigerator, turkey baster
kenmore refrigerator, turkey baster, drain hole: Hello Ed, Your model number is on an ID tag inside the fresh food section, either on the left wall, ceiling or down near the grille/vent at the bottom. I do not know if your evaporator is on the back wall of the freezer or the floor of the freezer, with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water went into register., automatic ignition, home appliances
automatic ignition, home appliances, appliance parts: Hello Trish, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicate from your end as I cannot on this end. As far as your question, I am a professional with Major Home Appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water went into register., automatic ignition, home appliances
automatic ignition, home appliances, appliance parts: Hello Trish, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicate from your end as I cannot on this end. As far as your question, I am a professional with Major Home Appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water went into register., automatic ignition, home appliances
automatic ignition, home appliances, appliance parts: Hello Trish, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicate from your end as I cannot on this end. As far as your question, I am a professional with Major Home Appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water went into register., automatic ignition, home appliances
automatic ignition, home appliances, appliance parts: Hello Trish, All Experts was having trouble with their site. The delay is there fault...Please close all the extra duplicate from your end as I cannot on this end. As far as your question, I am a professional with Major Home Appliances...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Softener stuck in rinse mode, water softener, good advice
water softener, good advice, ohms: Unfortunately, we do not work on water softeners, so we are unable to give you good advice, try another expert who handles these items or possibly a plumber expert. I am sorry we were unable to help. I hope you find someone with answers. Did you try contacting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Source Heat Pump, water source heat pumps, water source heat
water source heat pumps, water source heat, water source heat pump: Jeremy, I have had a couple nuisance problems with water source heat pumps, the first thing I would check is the printed circuit board for an LED, most of the newer units will give you a diagnostic code, from there I would look at the condensate float switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water soaked insulin in drain pan, wet insulation, growing mold
wet insulation, growing mold, drain pan: in cool mode there will always have water in the drain. the drain should allow the water to drain off if the unit is level or sloped toward the drain. it sounds like that is not the case. he should not drill holes in the drain pan it self. this will cause...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water sorce heat pumps., water source heat, water source heat pump
water source heat, water source heat pump, heat pumps: A water source heat pump and an air source heat pump work the say way. The difference being air or water. An air source unit has a cond coil with a can and coil located outside of the builing. A water source is normally packaged, and water is used to transfer...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water stop working, whirlpool refrigerator, water stop
whirlpool refrigerator, water stop, ohm meter: Go to the rear of the refrigerator and find the water valve your home water line attaches to. The side with the larger output tubing if for the water in the door. Remove the electrical connections and using an ohm meter, measure the resistance and let me...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water tank (residential), brine tank, salt brine
brine tank, salt brine, water treatment system: Thanks for the question. Its always nice to answer a question from another Eric! I normally ask the following question, when asked if I should replace a water heater 1 - do you run out of hot water now? 2 - does the water heater make noises while heating?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Under Hot Water Heater, hot water heater, overflow pipe
hot water heater, overflow pipe, drain pan: Hello Maureen. I hate when this happens as it gives this industry a bad name, but the a/c technician has been taking you for a ride. A properly sealed system will NEVER have to be recharged. It is supposed to be a sealed system upon installation and unless...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water under Hot Water Tank, From AC??, hot water tank, trane xe1000
hot water tank, trane xe1000, 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: Water under refrigerator/freezer, side by side refrigerator, refrigerator freezer
side by side refrigerator, refrigerator freezer, capillary tube: Greg, Kind of a long shot, but here goes. Inspect the refrigerant line going up tha back of the fridge. There should be a very tiny copper line attached to the bigger line. This is a capillary tube. It acts to keep the line from freezing. If it is separated...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water underneath crispers, freezer wall, black drain
freezer wall, black drain, stiff piece: Cheryl, The drain hose for the defrost system is plugged. Remove the evaporator cover (rear freezer wall), and locate the defrost drain tube hole. Run a fairly stiff piece of wire down the entire tube, until the blockage clear. If this does not help, then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Waterline to Refrigerator, kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator
kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, water resevoir: Chad, I do not see a water filter in the unit. You must have an inline filter, which installs in the actual water line and not the refrigerator. The look up is poor, the unit was made by Amana for Kenmore. You could try removing the inline filter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: WEIL-McLAIN, oil furnace, fuel pump
oil furnace, fuel pump, nozzle: here is my email address larryblueflame@yahoo.com i need to hear this operating so you will need to record it perhps with webcam and mic and let me hear it i it might be a defective coupling between the pump and the motor so changing the pumps wouldnt...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: "Weak" Ssytem, copper line, air circulation
copper line, air circulation, refrigerant charge: Larry, It takes X amount of cooling to cool X amount of space down to a tempature difference of the outside usually 20 degrees is the designed tempature, the capacity of the A/C depends on the heat exposure and the houses ability to hold the cool in and the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Weather King, weather king, flame sensor
weather king, flame sensor, propane heat: Neal, If it s not the flame sensor the proublem might be your vent induced draft fan? Make sure there is no obstruction to the vent pipe or cap, check the little rubber tube, take it loose and blow it out. Dose your furnace have an LED light blinking...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Weathermaker 8000, drip pan, wet carpet
drip pan, wet carpet, weathermaker 8000: Hard, I m not sure exactly what the problem is? Furnace discharge lines, and wet carpets? Are you maybe talking about Air conditioning with a drip pan that is not draining properly, overflowing onto the carpet? If so the filter whatever it is may be the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Weil MClain CGA-4 Gas Bolier, pressure relief valve, water temperatures
pressure relief valve, water temperatures, setpoint: Water temperatures vary a little, but mainly are set at 160 to 180 degrees. Most water systems operate at very little pressure, usually around 12 psi. You can check the pressure relief valve, which is very similar to the relief valve on your water heater,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Weil McClain Boiler CP-1901664, weil mcclain boiler, vapourised
weil mcclain boiler, vapourised, excess oil: as i am from uk i do not know this particular boiler but if you email me a couple of pictures of the front of the boiler showing the works and perhaps where hubby lights it from i can assist you i need to know wether this is a wick vapourised or...