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Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace in attic, walkout basement, framing contractor
walkout basement, framing contractor, ice damns: Kay: This is outside my expertise. You re going to need a general contractor, or perhaps a framing contractor, or perhaps an insulating contractor. He can assess whether there s adequate ventilation and insulation (you should have at least R30), and give...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace Blower for AC coming on and off, furnace blower, air furnace
furnace blower, air furnace, high limit: I agree it sounds like the fan limit control. On one of this age, it is most likely the bi-metal type that has a manual on and off settings. It appears to have failed and keeps cycling the fan. With this age and also since it has the high limit control also...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace suggestions., btu input, btu output
btu input, btu output, pilot light: Jeff, Why don t you check the rating plate on your furnace and see exactly what the rating is, it should say BTU input and BTU output. If you don t turn the unit on until October when do you turn it off? Check a utility bill for the season when you don...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit not working, capasitor
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC outside unit not working, capasitor

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: airconditioner not cooling, goodman, heating and cooling
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: airconditioner not cooling, goodman, heating and cooling, indoor coil

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Air Filter, volatile organic compounds, voc s
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Black Air Filter, volatile organic compounds, voc s, ozone generator

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Copper coil deterioation, air purification system, sulfur content
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Copper coil deterioation, air purification system, sulfur content, coils

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: evacuating refrigerant lines. Always necessary?, charging system, extra money
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: evacuating refrigerant lines. Always necessary?, charging system, extra money, contamination

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman condenser compressor, vacume, learning experience
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman condenser compressor, vacume, learning experience, bbb

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Jenn-Air JCD2289AEB, appliance store, water and ice
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Jenn-Air JCD2289AEB, appliance store, water and ice, water dispenser

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NG conversion burner for EFM oil burner., gas conversion, gas burners
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NG conversion burner for EFM oil burner., gas conversion, gas burners, oil burner

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refer door pops open when closing the fridge, air vent, jenn air
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refer door pops open when closing the fridge, air vent, jenn air, keyid

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sizing A/C Unit to House Square Footage, rule of thumb, square feet
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sizing A/C Unit to House Square Footage, rule of thumb, square feet

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: size of AC unit, heat pump, air conditioner
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: size of AC unit, heat pump, air conditioner, electric company

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water collecting, cold temp, down flow
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water collecting, cold temp, down flow, plenum

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan not working, hvac supply, air cond
hvac supply, air cond, capacitor: The most likely problem is the capacitor. It looks like a small can, usually either silver or gray and usually round or oval. Mark how the wiring is attached and take it to a motor shop or any HVAC supply stores to obtain an exact replacement. If this does...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: floor vent HELP!!!, air exchange, fan section
air exchange, fan section, enough money: Not being smart at all but anything can be done for enough money. Since this is an upstairs system, my suggestion and I am sure the least expensive would be to relocate the indoor fan section to the attic above the upstairs and reduct the supplies into the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: freon vs puron system - effect of reusing lines?, r 410, freon
r 410, freon, air handler: R-22 will no longer be made after 2010. So now is the time for R-410 for you. There is a flushing kit made already to flush out the oil, not the R-22.If there are any low places in the line use several flushes(R-11)R-22 price has already risen, 410 is already...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fridge won't freeze or cool, kenmore model, sears
kenmore model, sears, appliance parts: Is that big round thing running? If it is, the unit should be cooling. If Sears wants to charge 365.00, what did they say was wrong? If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GAS HOT WATER HEATER AND GAS FURNACE, drip leg, hot water heater
drip leg, hot water heater, gas hot water heater: Glenda, Check this web site-http://www.contractorssolutions.com/Information/WaterHeaters.htm The last picture shows a drip leg for a water heater, same thing applies to a furnace. Instead of a gas line going directly into an appliance it connects to a ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Garage door opener, garage door opener, state circuits
garage door opener, state circuits, fuse box: WOW, what a blast ! No telling what happened with the breakers being rearranged ! Going to have to do a lot of ohming circuits first I think. TV s & door openers have solid state circuits in them & a short out easily. You have a big problem that I can t solve...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas floor furnace, floor furnaces, condenser unit
floor furnaces, condenser unit, floor furnace: Linda, I can t advise you about Louisiana, Prices and building code s are different from coast to coast. Where I live floor furnaces have been outlawed for 40 or more years, Most municipalities can t make you remove a floor furnace but your not allowed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Zoneline, allexperts, appliance parts
allexperts, appliance parts, home appliance: Take your filter to the local Home Depot or Lowes...they have lots. Also, might just want to try and clean them. Are they made of metal? If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Glass Window R-Factor, air gaps, air gap
air gaps, air gap, r factor: Vic: I had to get the book out on this one. I d estimate R4 or R5 center of glass , for the assembly. It does look like an exponential change: The improvement (as an absolute number and as a percentage) decreases with each added air space. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman condenser compressor, refrigerant lines, liquid line
refrigerant lines, liquid line, service valves: Gary, Possible the contractor did not open the brass service valves on the unit remove the caps from the liquid line and suction line .needs to be backseated or turned up towards the caps .takes an Allen wrench. No mention of you replacing the indoor unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman condenser compressor, state licensing board, condenser
state licensing board, condenser, last november: I also purchased two Goodman units within the past year, and no seal was on either of them, so as far as a seal, I am not sure. The contractor not returning is another animal. If you can not get satisfaction from calling the office and speaking to the service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman gmpn 080-4 rev a, time jon, c unit
time jon, c unit, sq foot: Jon, Look at the install guide that comes with the unit ,it should tell you what is the maximum tonnage it can handle ,or call a Goodman Distributor in your area to see what the maximum tonnage is. As far as what size A/C unit you need for your house...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace sizing, natural gas furnace, furnace sizing
natural gas furnace, furnace sizing, btu output: Joel: Design for Des Moines is -4, for Fort Dodge -7; it s been illegal to use coldest temperature for decades. How many of the bidders measured your windows? You must be getting quotes on an off brand: Carrier, Trane, York and siblings offer 40 MBH...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump as effective as Central Air?, elementary question, best buy
elementary question, best buy, effectivity: Dave, I don t know what your options are as far as fuel for heating? Where I live it costs 4 to 5 times more to heat with electricity then it dose with natural gas, 2 to 3 times more then propane. If electricity is your best buy in MN then a heat pump will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Needs Replacing, leaded gas, tv converter
leaded gas, tv converter, freon: Victor, Nothing new coming next year that you can t get now. refrigerant in 2010 will be of a different kind. This is more government stuff like no more leaded gas for your automobile, or a TV converter box for your older antenna, that sort of thing....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump Thumping / Hammering Noise, gas furnace, peak efficiency
gas furnace, peak efficiency, vapor state: An HVAC system should NEVER need refrigerant added after the installation. If it is low on charge, the unit has a leak and must be repaired or it will just leak out again. I suspect the unit is now overcharged. It most likely was low to some degree, thus the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump and A/C line pressure, electric heat pumps, 410a
electric heat pumps, 410a, oil heat: Benjamin: Heat pumps are fine in DE, as long as you wear sweaters when it s below freezing outside. Go to askweldin.com and click on Heat Pumps for a discussion. The TD or Split should be 15 or 20 degrees. That yours has gone from 11 to 8 would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump excessive condensation, condensate piping, system switches
condensate piping, system switches, cooling coil: Brendan: Thank goodness - someone did read my bio! I get so tired of people asking about their refrigerators! For that, you get the old College Try . So the condensation is draining into the auxiliary drain pan beneath the unit, right? Is this normal...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump freezes up, nc state board of examiners, plumbing and heating
nc state board of examiners, plumbing and heating, bbb: Hello fellow North Carolinian. I live near Charlotte myself. I do not blame you for being skeptical. There is no reason the filter would damage the indoor unit, except for the metering device in the unit which is easily replaceable. With a change out it has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump problem., worn bearings, refrigerant lines
worn bearings, refrigerant lines, motor windings: Hi Richard, Sounds familiar for a compressor getting too hot over a period of time & shutting down, till it cools off then will run OK. If they run 1 amp over rated it will overheat. I suggest measuring the run amps after the unit has run for several hours....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heater, don jennings, outlet location
don jennings, outlet location, air outlets: Rob: Yes; have no clue as to cost. You may have comfort problems if the air outlets weren t located for heating (outlet location in cooling only systems is not too important). Another option is to convert your boiler to gas. See yesterday s thread with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: High efficiency natural gas furnace, high efficiency natural gas furnace, natural gas furnace
high efficiency natural gas furnace, natural gas furnace, gas forced air furnace: George, The BTU s you want or need for heating or cooling determin the sise of the unit, the unit size determins the size of the blower capacity needed (CFM). The amount of CFM determins the free area needed for the air to pass through, free area is unobstructed...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Home AC question, trane american standard, seer rating
trane american standard, seer rating, gmail: I would think in the great state of TX, a unit would last about 15 years with normal use. Granted, that can vary depending on usage and location. I would guess the unit is atleast a 10 SEER. Goodman is one of the least expensive units around, but they have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Home A/C Evaporator coil, vent line, air discharge
vent line, air discharge, water seal: Tom: The line connecting to the plumbing vent is a Code violation. Repipe it to a downspout, or to grade. An exception would be if you have a 90+ furnace (let me know). The drains must be trapped, most manufacturers require a 2 deep water seal. That...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Honeywell RTH3100C thermostat, thermostat wiring diagram, bob fryer
thermostat wiring diagram, bob fryer, c blue: Bob, I can t help, you have to follow the wiring diagram with the air handler, inside blower compartment door. You also need to follow the thermostat wiring diagram if you have it? It s nice to use a red wire on R or a yellow wire on Y but the color of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Hot Room, power vent, cathedral ceilings
power vent, cathedral ceilings, hot room: I run into this all the time. It is a weakness in the duct design. Where is your furnace/air handler?? What kind of ducts are they & where are they run?? Tell me about the attic, is it HOT? Any attic needs to have a power vent installed to cool it. If you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: House will not cool below 81 deg., trane xr12, slab on grade
trane xr12, slab on grade, concrete test: Micheal, Hope you dont have any problems with the ducting under all that concrete. Test the unit in cool the heat and back to cool. You should hear a wooosh type sound from the reversing valve working. Check your refrigerant pressures, you may be low on...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, gmail, air handler
gmail, air handler, maintance: As a service person, I would not want the air handler in the attic to work on. The only pro would be you do not loose a closet or floor space. Cons...the added attic heat around the unit, if it leaks water, you have a higher risk for ceiling damage, might...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, amana furnace, bells and whistles
amana furnace, bells and whistles, furnace service: Jeremiah: Find some more contractors: 500 SF per ton is meaningless. It s about SF of glass, climate, insulating values, etc. It s been illegal under our Energy Codes to use Rules of Thumb for decades. And, does a walkin closet require as much cooling...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Decision, rheem, central heat
rheem, central heat, american standard: Mark, I sell, service, and install American Standard so, of course Im going to recommend it. New American Standard units come with a 10 year warranty on the compressor and a 5 year warranty on parts. If the unit is installed and sized correctly, it should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Fan, johnstone supply, replacement fan
johnstone supply, replacement fan, time residence: The fan is bad. Replace it. The ice is a good sign. It means the compressor is working. Ice will form on any piece of the copper suction line that touches air. The ice is on the outside & means nothing. The copper is soldered shut. The copper needs to be...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Venting, gas furnace, vent pipe
gas furnace, vent pipe, gas fumes: Tina, You didn t say where your furnace is installed? attic, basement, closet, or other. I m assuming that you have a gas furnace? Gas furnace s have a vent pipe take s the gas fumes from the furnace to the outdoors, kind of like an automobile has an exhaust...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heat/aircondtion, furnace fan, contactor
furnace fan, contactor, fan motor: If the capacitor and contactor have been replaced and the motor still does not run, the motor has to be defective. It may spin free but be burned out internally. You always install a new capacitor with a new motor and this is already done, so it just needs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hi, propane tanks, sewer hookups
propane tanks, sewer hookups, living quarters: Jan, About the only way a person could live in a motor home using it for a permanent residence is to rent a trailer space in a trailer park or camp ground that has electrical, water, and sewer hookups, you still need to buy propane to fill your propane tanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: home Air Condition, c tec, repair questions
c tec, repair questions, c unit: Donovan: I m old, I don t text. I assume you re used to texting, wherein abbreviations are used instead of the kind of english I learned 50 years ago. I can t understand your question ( ...told him t,... ...called a AC tech ...that i o... ...will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: honeywell R8182D relay, hot water heat, thermostat controls
hot water heat, thermostat controls, zone valves: Don, I don t know what you have? I don t keep a library for referencing model numbers and examining specifications of such. If your talking about a hot water heat boiler you need to follow the wiring diagram for the boiler controls along with the thermostat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, authority having jurisdiction, manual j calculation
authority having jurisdiction, manual j calculation, usefull info: Al: Well, you re five years older than me; that s not old! Attic ductwork is as bad as it gets: It s exposed to extreme temperatures, which can drain off your energy dollars if the ducts leak or are poorly insulated. Do check the website. You need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, colonoscope, dead fish
colonoscope, dead fish, cleaning companies: Diana: I don t know, there might be a small dead fish in the branch duct. Seriously, there may be something in the branch duct, in the supply main upstream of the branch duct connection, or in the unit. Duct cleaning companies usually have cameras ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac needs for family fun center, family fun center, ft warehouse
family fun center, ft warehouse, hvac contractor: Actually I do not believe that will be enough. You need to contact a local HVAC contractor to do a load calculation on the structure. The elements you have mentioned are only a small part of the total calculation. You have to consider the total construction,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: INCORRECT FREON LINE SIZES, liquid line, c unit
liquid line, c unit, degree temperature: Since the system is already operating, I would replace the lines and see how long the system will last. A compressor is very durable and it may last for years. Correcting the line size will improve performance. You should get close to a 20 degree temperature...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: INTERTHERM PAS036x A Coils, internet google, yahoo google
internet google, yahoo google, nordyne: Russ, Nordyne owns intertherm, you would need to call the manufacture to locate a distributor in your area,also even if you found a distributor in your area and they still make that coil ( no mention on the age of coil ) they probably would not sell to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installation of Honeywell Programmable Thermostat with Bryant Puron HVAC Syster, honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat
honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat, southern middle tennessee: Mary Sue: The simple answer is R is the electric power source. The power is connected to Rc and Rh, one power wire that connects to two connecting posts useing a jumper. When your thermostat is in the heating mode and calling for heat the power from the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installation of Honeywell Programmable Thermostat with Bryant Puron HVAC Syster, honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat
honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat, southern middle tennessee: Wow, Mary Sue, that s mind boggling!Let s go back to the basics, then rebuild the thermostat. The transformer has a red wire hot,R, & a common wire C,white. Then with only ONE red wire & the white wire you should have 24 volts.Then those wires go to R & C...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installation of Honeywell Programmable Thermostat with Bryant Puron HVAC Syster, honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat
honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat, southern middle tennessee: As described, you have two low voltage transformers on the same thermostat. I do not see how they working originally connecting both red wires to the same R terminal. With two transformers, one would connect to the R terminal for the heat and the other to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Installation of Honeywell Programmable Thermostat with Bryant Puron HVAC Syster, honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat
honeywell programmable thermostat, honeywell thermostat, southern middle tennessee: Something does not add up here. I hear that the furnaces are 6 years old & what are the A/C units. Puron was not sold 6 years ago. Puron is freon, just a different chemical makeup. But still a freon. Anyway, here is what I think is happening. You have TOO...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm A/C problems, replacement compressor, component failure
replacement compressor, component failure, strange noise: I am afraid that is the compressor trying to start but appears to be locked up. There is a very slim chance it is a start component, but most likely the compressor has failed. It will require a service call for a technician to determine if there is a start...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Intertherm outside part of central A/C unit, mechanical ability, weedeater
mechanical ability, weedeater, c unit: Pam, I don t know which type of unit you have? I don t know where the unit is hot to the touch? I don t know what the fan is or if you have the type of unit with more then one fan? I don t know what your mechanical ability is? It sounds like a bad motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: indoor blower/fan, motor shaft, hvac supply
motor shaft, hvac supply, gmail: I am guessing the fan is cycling off on its own (the t-stat is still calling for the fan to run). It could be a bad fan motor, but it could also be the run cap for the fan motor. Both parts can be purchased from a HVAC supply house and some elect. motor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Jenn-Air JCD2289AEB, quality appliance, new appliances
quality appliance, new appliances, air model: Mark: WOW, what a tale of woe. I checked Consumer Reports, they didn t rate JA refrigerators; perhaps there s a clue. Not to downplay your suffering, but the technology s come a long way in nine years; buy a new one (CR likes GE & Amana), it ll use a lot...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore side by side refrigerator, kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator
kenmore side by side refrigerator, side by side refrigerator, refrigerant system: Hello Brian. There could be some hidden ice in the unit. Try removing all contents and unplug it for a full 24 hours then plug it back in and test it after another 24 hours of being powered up. Also, is this temperature reading with the thermostat all the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: KitchenAid Refrigerator is not getting cold, air diffuser, frezer
air diffuser, frezer, refrigerator: Luis: I guess you read my bio (I don t do appliances), saw the other experts were maxed out and took a chance I could help you. Here s my best advice: Call a repairman. Thanks for thinking of me! Fred PS: If this looks familiar, it s a copy and paste...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: kenmore refer, kenmore refrigerator, damper control
kenmore refrigerator, damper control, appliance parts: Check the freezer rear panel and tell me if you see frost beginning to form on the inisde rear panel of the freezer setion. You may have to move food to see this panel. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Larger air handler?, air handler, gmail
air handler, gmail, condensing unit: I have installed a 1/2 ton bigger air handler, but not a full ton. A four ton a/h will move about 1600 cfm and a 5 ton 2000 cfm. I am not sure if you could slow down the fan enough. With the size of the coil for 5 tons, I am not sure if it will get cold...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: LENNOX G60UH(X) SERIES, old fashion way, lux 500
old fashion way, lux 500, ace hardware: A heat only furnace has no, Fan On switch. (normally) because people are cheap. You will have to pull 2 more wires from the furnace to the T-stat. (18 gauge copper)(lumber yard or hardware store has the wire available). Then install a new T-stat. I suggest...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lemon A/C???, faulty unit, zone manager
faulty unit, zone manager, c unit: Candice,Not a good deal at all. You need to push real hard on the manufacture of the equipment. Talk to the zone manager or above at the factory. Heck with the builder. Have all the facts ready. You just got a lemon equipment plus a lemon installation. Those...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Central Air Unit, condenser fan motor, diffrent types
condenser fan motor, diffrent types, contained system: Lisa, There are many diffrent types of units that fit the discription of Central air unit ? You need an amp probe to tell what the amp draw is for the compressor, the condenser fan motor and the rest of the electric components to determin what is causing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox G40UH(X) Gas Furnace, gas furnace, nevada las vegas
gas furnace, nevada las vegas, vegas area: Comp, Assuming your talking about heating only (not air conditioning). Disconnect the R wire and the W wire from your thermostat bypassing the thermostat, twist the R & W wires together and the furnace should heat for as long as the wires are connected,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox outdoor unit whistles, honeywell thermostat, dog whistle
honeywell thermostat, dog whistle, 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: Little Air Coming Out, Furnace Leaking, furnace filter, high humidity
furnace filter, high humidity, cooling coil: Jason, It sounds to me like your cooling coil is freezing blocking the air flow, that maybe the reason for the water if it s thawing and dripping? Check your furnace filter, Pull the filter out and run just the fan no cooling until the air flow increases...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Locating A/C filter & determining if there is more than one?, c filter, cooling coil
c filter, cooling coil, mths: Sheri: There s normally only one filter location; the manufacturers whose Instructions I ve read require that to be at/in the unit, to protect the cooling coil from becoming plugged with dirt/dust (which can restrict airflow and destroy the compressor)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Locating the Permanent Filter on the Rheem, rheem furnace, documentation unit
rheem furnace, documentation unit, air conditioner: Judith, All units have a place for a filter inside the blower compartment cover of the unit. An installer can install a filter grill or a filter track any place between the face of a return air grill and the place where the return duct connects to the unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leaking Fridigaire Elite, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, elite model: 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: One leaking vent, insullation, dripping water
insullation, dripping water, ductwork: You are seeing condensation due to the insulation being damaged somewhere on this section of duct. The duct has to be totally enclosed to prevent any condensation. Look at all of the ductwork and add insulation to any exposed section and check all joints especially...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leaking water from the floor where ac drains, drain pipes, ac water
drain pipes, ac water, condensate pump: Robert: Sounds like the condensate drain line might be stopped up and/or broken (if I read you right, that pipe goes into the slab). I m thinking call an AC contractor: He ll be able to blow out the line, and you should have him check the AC operation at...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: lennox unit, air tank, drain line
air tank, drain line, condensate pump: This is indicating either the drain line is clogged or the condensate pump if it has one is clogged or not working. Locate the drain line and follow it to the outside or to the pump. You can use a portable air tank and blow air back up the drain line to loosen...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: luxaire a/c problem, proper connections, heatpump
proper connections, heatpump, gmail: The problems is likely in one of the relays, contactors, or eve the defrost control board if you have a heatpump. There could also be a short circuit in the wiring. By disconnecting one wire at a time and elimating one device at a time, the problem should...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: MAYTAG REFRIGERATOR PROBLEM, maytag refrigerator, freezer models
maytag refrigerator, freezer models, evaporator coils: The problem you are experiencing I think 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...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NEW HVAC, airease, contractor friend
airease, contractor friend, coil line: Christian, There are a a couple of different ways that different manufactures do things. I don t have any thing that tells me what your set up is, condenser, coil, line set. The thing is if it cooled very well to start in the afternoon it should have been...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Need to buy new heat pump, damper system, bells and whistles
damper system, bells and whistles, quality reliability: Paul: You can probably buy a smaller system, as I doubt your original designer was sophisticated enough to realize a zone damper system can reduce required system size. I like Carrier, Trane, York and their relations; but as you know, I don t do service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New ac not removing humidity it is hot!, fan motor speed, thermostatic expansion valve
fan motor speed, thermostatic expansion valve, buckets of water: When you changed out the unit, how big was the unit that came out. This is a common problem when a unit is changed out and too big of a unit is installed. Also, what is the sq. footage each unit is cooling. Not that I can say for sure, but it will give me...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New unit causes loud wind sucking noise on returns, seer rating, heat duct
seer rating, heat duct, metal ducts: You have to tell me more info. How old are both units (Inside & outside). Brands, SEER rating, AFUE rating, area of country. Is just the A/C unit new?? Or are the furnace/air handler new also?? Exactly where is the noise being made? How loud? How many return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NG conversion burner for EFM oil burner., heat transfer surfaces, oil fired boiler
heat transfer surfaces, oil fired boiler, gas conversion: Don: EFM is the manufacturer of the boiler; the oil burner is made by Beckett or some other burner manufacturer. Converting an oil-fired boiler to gas is done by replacing the burner, not by converting the burner. I think you ll find all the burner manufacturers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NORCOLD 1200 in Beaver RV, coach batteries, blue blazes
coach batteries, blue blazes, strange occurrence: Kathiy (Interseting Name!): As you saw when you clicked on my name, I don t do appliances. The best advice I can give you is Call A Repairman . Thank you very much for thinking of me! You might look for an expert on Watercraft or Boats . Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Non-Cental VHAC Options, cement slab, central hallway
cement slab, central hallway, crawl space: Chris, Dose the lack of crawl space mean no crawl space like your house is on a cement slab or dose it mean a crawl space with not enough room? I have no idea how your house is constructed or what the floor plan is? Do you want heat and cool? What are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nutone HVAC, seer unit, compressor warranty
seer unit, compressor warranty, carrier units: The indoor unit is the difference. A full electric heat pump indoor unit is just a coil and fan motor and of course the electric heat. A furnace is a total different fan section and can be retrofitted with electric, but then you still have all of the gas heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Nutone HVAC, paint colors, nordyne
paint colors, nordyne, gmail: I have never heard of Nutone. Nordyne makes good units for the most part. I would bet that Nutone is the same as any of the Nordyne products with a different sticker and maybe different paint colors. I would have to say that it is more important to get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: noisy air conditioner inside, needle nose pliers, return air plenum
needle nose pliers, return air plenum, velocity air: Try this, with a pair of needle nose pliers, bend each fin on the return air grille open a bit more.Bend from the ends of the fin. That s assuming the noise is from a high velocity air flow across the grille.Otherwise, check the blower wheel setscrew for tightness....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outdoor A/C unit not turning on., contactor, c unit
contactor, c unit, fan motor: For it to trip the breaker, it appears more like the compressor is locked up. You can verify by turning off power to the outdoor unit. Look at the contactor and locate the wires feeding just the outdoor fan motor. Remove them from the contactor and turn it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne 2.5 ton pkg. heat pump, c terminal, blower fan
c terminal, blower fan, heat pump: Mark, Doubt defrost relay is your source of problem ,double check your wiring .Remove t-stat to reveal subbase and check you have 24 volts at R and C terminal also R to y and r to O and R to G.if not wiring is not correct.Also if you have a Low pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne PA10 central air conditioner, condenser unit, zero ohms
condenser unit, zero ohms, central air conditioner: It is possible the dual run cap is bad. An ohm meter is not enough to check the run cap, in most cases. Some meters have a selection to actually check the cap. When a fan seems to get stuck and it is spun, then keeps going, it is common to find a bad...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Payne PA10 central air conditioner, condenser unit, zero ohms
condenser unit, zero ohms, jumper wires: On the capacitor the 3 terminal are marked C, HERM, FAN.Cut the power, pull the wires off. With an ohm meter set to highest level, probe between C & Fan. The meter should rise, then fall saying its good. Any other readings its bad. You have the symptoms of...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Problems with new units installed...please help, fan motor speed, thermostatic expansion valve
fan motor speed, thermostatic expansion valve, buckets of water: Doreen, I don t know air conditioning people in the Houston area, can t help you there. This doesn t make sense to me mis-charging piston on one of the coils Refrigerated air conditioning is a dry type cooling that takes the humidity out of your house...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Programable thermostat for 2 stage, twinned units, blower units, lowe s
blower units, lowe s, dual coil: Danny: I d go to Home Depot or Lowe s and see what s on the shelf; mine s a Honeywell TH8000, provided by a contractor. Be careful, you probably have two control power supplies, you may need some isolating relays, etc. (Depends on what they did before)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pulsing duct systen, static pressures, flex duct
static pressures, flex duct, air balance: You are much smarter than you repair person. You are exactly correct and it appears there is either a damper restriction in the main duct line, or something, possibly internal insulation, is clogging the main duct line. You are only getting a small portion...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: placement of cold air return, cold air return, mold growth
cold air return, mold growth, louvered doors: Jack: I assume you have floor supplies (since you re concerned about floor returns). It ll be fine in cooling. The Secret: Select the Floor Diffusers for a six foot Throw (the distance the air is projected above the outlet); you must project the conditioned...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: poor air flow, mbr bath, gmail
mbr bath, gmail, master br: If the system was installed correctly, hopefully they installed dampers in the ducts in your attic/crawl space. These dampers can be adjusted to force more air to where it is needed. If the system was not installed correctly, it might require some duct...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: poor air flow with newer home, heat pump systems, upstairs unit
heat pump systems, upstairs unit, foot ceilings: Just a bad installation, Tim. If those are flex ducts the air resistance is high so the ducts need to be as straight as possible, no sharp turns, short runs, with metal Y s for branches.Those high ceilings are a killer for airflow too.Cathedral ceilings too....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: propane heat non-ignition, propane heat, safety control
propane heat, safety control, plumber: There is some sort of safety tripping. On a gas unit of any kind there are several and those can be redundant, so there could be a number of safety s. One or more is tripping. By turning the unit off and back on, the control circuit is being reset, but the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: R22 freon vs puron system, scare tactic, leaded gasoline
scare tactic, leaded gasoline, r22 freon: Dameron, I think that when R22 is no longer available that there are several refrigerant replacements on the market that can be used. Air conditioning installation companies use the R22 thing as a scare tactic to get more of your money. Remember when...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Radiant heat Barrier, radiant heat barrier, return ducts
radiant heat barrier, return ducts, ac system: Ed: I d be looking at the ductwork: Is there inleakage (to the return ducts) in the attic? Is there leakage from the supply ducts anywhere? Do check askweldin.com for improper duct installations. I ve never seen a residential AC system that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refrigerator Question, shallow hole, refigerator
shallow hole, refigerator, side walls: I would cut a very small hole and then dig out the insulation to see if there is any freon tubing in the area you are drilling. Patience will save you a bundle. You had the right idea....check into it before drilling. This happen before? Smiling. It has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing AC, smaller company, gmail
smaller company, gmail, seer: Manuel J is how we in the field determine how much heating or cooling is required. The structure material, insulation value, windows, wall, footage, ceiling hight, and even the direction of the home and walls, just to name a few, are all considered. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing AC, sq ft condo, question thanks
sq ft condo, question thanks, conditioned air: Mary: My son lives in San Diego, doesn t even have AC; I always tell him the weather out there is boring. 2-1/2 tons is too much cooling for 1,400SF if you re in that kind of climate. Due to its age, do replace the furnace now, if it won t break the bank;...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing Heat Pump - freon vs puron?, freon vs puron, freon systems
freon vs puron, freon systems, concrete slab: Dameron: This is one of those service and repair things I m not good at. I can tell you 22 costs less than $10 per pound today and there are contractors charging as much as $100; what s worse, there are contractors billing customers for more gas than...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing heat pump system, heat air, ductwork
heat air, ductwork, amana: Judy: I m probably not the best one to ask, since I don t do service and repair work. Having said that, I don t think you can go wrong with Carrier or Trane/American Standard (They re essentially the same). You might want to check askweldin.com. This...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Replacing home heating system, home heating system, vented heater
home heating system, vented heater, wall heaters: Leslie, Common sense tell s you that it s going to be very hot at the source of where the heat enters the living space and the further away it travels if it even get s there is going to be much, much colder. I don t have experience with Rinnai but I know...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential compressor won't shut off, voltage coil, contactor
voltage coil, contactor, electrical supply: The component that transfers power from the outdoor disconnect to the compressor and fan is located inside of the electrical compartment of the outdoor unit. It is a contactor. It will have the feeders from the disconnect on one side and the wires from the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Return duct sizing/setup, horizontal furnace, moist climate
horizontal furnace, moist climate, dry climate: Al: Set for 875 CFM for moist climate, 1,000 CFM for normal climate, 1,125 CFM for dry climate. No, and you didn t describe the connections between the two 10x14 s and the 16 flex so I don t really know. And I don t know how the flex is installed. See...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem A/C Unit, shelly shelly, c unit
shelly shelly, c unit, component part: Shelly, Your warranty covers what ever your warranty says in writing. Verbal warranty s mean nothing. Installers usually warrantee there labor for one year. If a component/part goes bad the manufacture warranties that part for whatever length of time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem vs. Trane, split unit, component specifications
split unit, component specifications, residential heating: Ben, I don t think there is any difference in manufacturers of residential heating and cooling equipment as long as you compare the same component specifications, size, efficiency,etc. When I was in business Rheem was a much easier company to do business...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rhem condensor, contactor, intermittent problems
contactor, intermittent problems, loose wire: Jeff, I m not sure what your concern s are exactly? The part about when I hit the reset bottom on the unit that it try to engage the fan but then it stops is confusing? The contactor is a switch that closes and sends power to the compressor and the condenser...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Run capacitor replacement, condenser unit, infinite resistance
condenser unit, infinite resistance, rheem corsaire: You can actually use two individual capacitors with the ratings needed. Be sure to mount them securely and wire as normal. All you really have to do is jumper out the common to both of them. You can use the 5uf as that is for the motor. If it calls for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ruud Super quiet Achiever 80, drip pan, quiet achiever
drip pan, quiet achiever, furnace duct: John, I don t know what what you have for a cooling coil? I don t know what you mean by coil box below the furnace ? Whatever type of cooling coil you have, there is a drip pan directly under the cooling coil inside the furnace duct/casing, you can t see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: reehm criterion 11 air condition, return ducts, air ducts
return ducts, air ducts, air condition: I don t know anything about the house or system. I just have to guess. Have you checked the filter? Then check the return air ducts for blockage. Start at the furnasce & work out to the wall grills. Also, the size of the return ducts may be designed wrong....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refer door pops open when closing the fridge, freezer compartment, air vent
freezer compartment, air vent, door hinges: There is a return air vent at the bottom going from the refrigerator to the freezer compartment that could be blocked. It s the only vent down there. FYI...Sears.com does stock the bushings for your unit. If you need further assistance, feel free to email...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refrigerator, too cold, damper control, freezer section
damper control, freezer section, long periods of time: Is the unit running for long periods of time? What is the temp in the freezer section? You have a mechanical damper control ....a very simplistic system. Basically the cold air comes from the freezer via a mechanical damper control. For now, set both controls...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: renew my epa card, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, campion: I would contact them. Most are for life..... 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 Keep in mind we do stock 1000 s of Major Home Appliance...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: running fan on central air, blower motors, air handler
blower motors, air handler, big house: Hi Linda, Only need to run the blower all the time if you live in a great big house with high ceilings. Better still, put up a lot of ceiling fans & run them all the time. More efficient & more direct air flow that makes you feel cooler. Blower motors run...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Sizing A/C Unit to House Square Footage, c unit, square footage
c unit, square footage, shading: Christopher: I have no clue. You didn t indicate your location/climate, much less any of the info to calculate cooling requirement (SF glass, U, SHGC, insulating values, orientation, shading, etc.). Check askweldin.com, click How Much Cooling Do I need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: size of AC unit, upstairs and downstairs, downstairs unit
upstairs and downstairs, downstairs unit, hvac contractor: There is a very detailed load calculation that any good HVAC contractor can do to determine the proper size equipment for any structure. There are many variables involved but most have computer software so you input the data of the variables and the final...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: small steam radiator, steam radiator, steam heat
steam radiator, steam heat, room heaters: The first thing is to kill power to the boiler always before shutting off the water. If the boiler stays powered without make up water there is a danger of the boiler exploding. A steam repair is much easier that a water filled system as the air does not have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: sub zero refrigerator/freezer model 590, refrigerator freezer, refrigerator section
refrigerator freezer, refrigerator section, sub zero refrigerator: I am a good guesser......It is low on Freon....That sounds so simple....AAAAAAANNNNNNNT! This means there is a leak in the sealed system and could get costly depending on where you live. I replaced the compressor and evaporator on a unit similar to your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat problem or . . ., temputure, home depot
temputure, home depot, afternoon heat: Need a freon test for capacity check. Just feel the suction line outside or inside in the afternoon heat. Should be cold & sweating. If so, it d full. I d throw that tstat away & get a round Honeywell from Home Depot. It is very accurate, about $45. Have large...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat setting, electrical bill, stable temperature
electrical bill, stable temperature, thermostat: Sharon. I have to agree with you. I think it best to set the thermostat to a comfortable setting and leave it. However I also belive when it is very hot outside a cooler temperature is desired inside and when it is cooler outside a warmer temperature is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Time to Replace AC in Home, new A/C unit, old coil
new A/C unit, old coil: Which way should we go? .... ... With an additional quote. ... ... That s what I reccomend. ... ... Here s why. 13 SEER is todays standard, 2 years ago it was 10 SEER. 10 12 years ago it was a 6 SEER. You really need a 10 Seer, for as little as you use...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Tonnage Needed, construction insulation, foot ceilings
construction insulation, foot ceilings, area walls: The only way to determine the size of equipment if for a load calculation to be performed. This takes MANY components into account. The following is only a partial list of items that are considered in this calculation: Square footage Ceiling height Number...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XB80, gas furnace, trane dealer
gas furnace, trane dealer, compressor warranty: Kenny: If the gas furnace is rated for three tons airflow, the heat pump can t be any bigger than three tons; and you must use the correct coil. You might want to check with a Trane dealer, to make sure the compressor warranty is valid if you end up with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XE 800, ac unit, gmail
ac unit, gmail, solenoid: The next step to so check and reset the breakers. If that does not do it, then using an elect. meter and following a diagram the unit needs to be checked to see that the power is there to run the unit and track down the bad part(s). Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane xb condensing unit coil clearnaces, condensing unit, trane
condensing unit, trane: Michael, Since I don t keep a down to the nitty gritty specifications on a Trane xb 12 condensing unit I can t tell you the idea coil clearance If you have the unit and you look around on it inside and outside you might find some paper work or something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TXV, dirty coils, gmail
dirty coils, gmail, screw driver: I TXV can cause all sorts of problems. Hitting the txv will not fix any problems with it. The problem you are having may not even be the txv. The low suction pressure is not enough info to determine what is actually wrong with the system. Low suction pressure...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tapping into existing hot air duct, best bet, ductwork
best bet, ductwork, air duct: Raymond: Your best bet is connecting to the main near your unit; do not connect to a branch duct. Check askweldin.com, click on Balancing for some tips on how to adjust your airflows; do measure your TD . If you re in a DIY mode, there re also some thoughts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostat replacement/ wiring, honeywell rth6300b, color codes
honeywell rth6300b, color codes, mother board: Mike: I know you read my bio, and saw I don t do service and repair (this is one of those things); the other experts are maxed out, so you took a chance I could help (and I thank you for thinking of me). I m not sure (you may blow your transformer), but...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: torch brazing, stainless steel brush, johnstone supply
stainless steel brush, johnstone supply, copper tubing: YES!!! For a proper joint that will not fail fast. Clean the copper with a stainless steel brush (not a regular carbon steel brush). The regular brush puts the carbon steel into the copper and when soldered it gives a poor joint (prone to leaking). Then look...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane compressor, r 410, unit changes
r 410, unit changes, compressors: Having a Trane unit changes the answer on a compressor. Trane s are about 3 times the cost over all other compressors. If the unit is 12 yrs or older, has had regular repairs over the years its time to change . NOT with Trane.Now, R-22 is phasing out to R-410...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: trane split system a/c, thermostat switch, repair questions
thermostat switch, repair questions, split system: Dave: Whatever you like; you can t hurt it. I should tell you there are experts who don t like FAN ON for fear of reevaporating the moisture left on the coil, and raising humidity in the house. I always thought that was much ado about nothing. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ultra V Tech 80 low air flow / no cold air, blown fuse, overwhelming amounts
blown fuse, overwhelming amounts, unit thanks: The outdoor unit is on a different circuit than the indoor unit, so you can have a fan but no cool air. Is the outdoor unit running? If not, check the circuit breaker feeding it and check for a blown fuse in the outdoor disconnect feeding the unit. Thanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Uneven home cooling and heating, temerature, air handler
temerature, air handler, flow design: Eric, Air as it travels encounters resistance, the longer the run and the more bends and turns it takes the less air that comes out. If your ducts in the attic are insulated properly and completely the air traveling through will have a very minimal heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: using a central air return in a 3000sqft ranch, hot water radiator, basement ceilings
hot water radiator, basement ceilings, center hallway: It is common for units to be hung in the attic. They work with the attic temp get into the 120-140 s. There can be some issues, but for the most part there are none to really worry about. As a mech. I do not like working with units in attics and have refused...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Variable speed furnace operating with standard AC Unit?, variable speed furnace, r 410a
variable speed furnace, r 410a, ac unit: First off, you ought to be installing systems using R-410a. Thats the new, high pressure stuff subbibg for R-22, R-22 is phasing out in 2010 & the cost is rising like gasoline.R-410 is already expensive. A variable speed blower can be used with anything....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ventilation, bathroom ventilation, water closets
bathroom ventilation, water closets, water piping: Baskar: Bathroom ventilation goes as the number of urinals and water closets: 75 CFM each, by Code. Another concern is pressurization: You want the exhaust greater than the supply so odors can t escape into the adjacent hall; I rarely put in an air supply...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Washer filter, lint filter, automatic washer
lint filter, automatic washer, water filter: Patricia: There s certainly a lint filter; just pull it out, remove the lint, and put it back. Don t know if there s a water filter, or some other kind of filter. As you saw when you clicked on my name, I have no appliance experience (other than what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water collecting, diffusers, td
diffusers, td: Daniel: That s a new one! So you have Floor Diffusers , and you ve noticed water inside the boot fittings beneath them; is that correct? Please measure your TD and send a follow up with the readings, and confirming the location of the water....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water leaking from Carrier indoor unit, evaporator pan, indoor coil
evaporator pan, indoor coil, drain line: Matt, Plugged condensate drain would be my guess, They should be blown out occasionally or if you have a plug on the trap itself remove and clean out the sediment. Also possible if the line is plastic could be a hair line crack. The Evaporator pan itself...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water pooling in bottom of fridge, freezer models, evaporator coils
freezer models, evaporator coils, water pools: 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: Wattage of and electric furnace, electric furnace, nat gas
electric furnace, nat gas, watts: Darrell. Where I live it costs four to five times more to heat a house with electricity then it dose with Nat. gas. I don t know what options your friend has or what the price of the fuel is but I think it needs checking out. The wattage an electric furnace...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Westinghouse agitates but wont spin, spin cycle, appliance parts
spin cycle, appliance parts, artical: There is no brake to contend with as your unit has a lid locking assembly. One of two things could be happening here. First, there is an artical of clothing stuck between the inner and outer tub or the belt is slipping. If slipping, replace it. If the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whirlpool ed25uexhw01, appliance parts, home appliance
appliance parts, home appliance, campion: Did you replace the start device with the exact one called for? If the compressor is hot and you have a new start device, I am afraid the compressor is most likley defective. Have it checked professionally before condemning.... If you need further assistance,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whole house humidifiers, whole house humidifiers, desert spring
whole house humidifiers, desert spring, mold growth: John: The ONLY type of humidifier to buy is an Electronic Steam Generating type; AutoFlo S2000 (for 2,200 SF, 120V) or S2020 (3,100 SF, 240V) is one brand. These things work! Have it installed so that the humidistat starts your air mover when humidity...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water flow from refrigerator dispencer, ge profile performance, water dispencer
ge profile performance, water dispencer, performance model: James: Unfortunately, I don t do appliances. The best answer I can give you is Call A Repairman (That s pretty good advice, too - It s always worked for me when I have an appliance problem, and I ve owned houses for nearly 40 years). Thank you for thinking...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water & possibly mold in furnace/AC unit, mold mildew, central furnace
mold mildew, central furnace, allergy attacks: I know what you mean about allergies. This is normal (water in the pan). This forms when the coil is working right. Under the radiator (coil) there should be a pan that catches the water as it drips. Then it is allowed to collect & drain out a drain hose....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: water shut off for vacation, central ac, water damage
central ac, water damage, water supply: Brenda: Most AC s are air cooled, meaning there s an outdoor unit with a fan, to reject heat to Mother Nature. A seldom-used second type of AC is water cooled; in this type, there is no outdoor unit. As long as your AC s air cooled, shutting off the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool electric stove gold gr44blxpq, electric stove, appliance parts
electric stove, appliance parts, home appliance: Press and hold auto/clean for 5 seconds. It will then change back to fahrenheit. Finally press Off/Cancel to lock it in. Hope this helps. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool refrigerator, whirlpool refrigerator, whirlpool side by side
whirlpool refrigerator, whirlpool side by side, evaporator: Replace the cold control and you will be fine. Part number is 2198202 and your cost is 59.95 + 6.95 shipping through us. If ordering through us I will guide you all the way through the installation. No use taking it apart until you have the control. There...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: whirlpool side by side, whirlpool side by side, cold fans
whirlpool side by side, cold fans, screw driver: Both the timer and cold control are in this area. Tapping could cause either one to make the unit work again. To gain access, remove the control knob and then stci a small screw driver under the top decorative cover plate. This will snap free, exposing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: xl14i heat pump-trane, pipe insulation, cold line
pipe insulation, cold line, c mode: John, The larger line ( given a few minutes to run and cool) should be cold near freezing to the touch, the cold line should be covered with a pipe insulation to keep it from condensating/sweating. If it s not cold it won t condensate indicating that the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: york n2ahd10a06c code 8, emergency heat, wedsite
emergency heat, wedsite, gidget: Gidget: Thank you for the follow up. Unfortunately, this is one of those service and repair things I don t know anything about. The best advice I can give you is Call A York Repairman . Fred PS: There s still no question; do ask a question when/if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 2.5 Ton Bryant A/C, refrigeration supply, insulation tape
refrigeration supply, insulation tape, foam sheeting: It is not a mandatory item and most do not have it at all, but since it had it, I would replace or repair it. The most simple way is to get some foam insulation tape at any HVAC or refrigeration supply and wrap over what is left of the jacket. Thanks ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 75 degrees is best, ac system, gmail
ac system, gmail, question thanks: With age... compressor may not pump as good due to wear of the piston and valves coils get dirty, reducing heat transfer the metal in the coils corrode, reducing heat transfer dust/dirt build up inside the unit there could be containments in the system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower motor, air circulation, brass tubing
air circulation, brass tubing, fan motor: I am not sure what you have in the way of controls, but it could be the t-stat, control board, loosing wiring, bad fan motor etc. It is really hard to say what the issue could be, and it might take some luck to really find the problem. I would not think...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC blower unit, drip pan, blower unit
drip pan, blower unit, gmail: From the sounds of it, the motor could be bad. Motors have thermo protection, and will shut off the motor when it gets hot. Once is cools down it will restart again. If the unit is in the attic, is has to have a pan directly under it. Most building codes...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC coils, overflow pipe, god jesus
overflow pipe, god jesus, believer in god: Understood. I am a believer in God & Jesus. Time to call a different shop. Maybe Sears, they are usually honest. Anyhow, I have seen coils last over 30 years. Water does not hurt them, they are made to handle it. But there is a pan under the coil & they do...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC leaking, copper line, drain pan
copper line, drain pan, drain line: Hi Michelle, If the fluid you see leaking out of your vents is water coming off the copper line, then the lines will have to be reinsulated. If the water is coming out of your units emergency pan, you will need a service tech to come and clean out the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC runs 1hr+ to cool down 1 degree, degree difference, thermastat
degree difference, thermastat, duct work: CD, Need to check the temperature difference between the supply grille and the return.Run only the blower fan The temperature diff. should be the same or slightly difference. If its large then your duct work is pulling air in from outside or crawl space....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC works, but loud humming sound while running, ac works, gmail
ac works, gmail, ac unit: What is the root cause of this noise? It is common to have a compressor contactor cause the humming noise. How do I determine this? Open up the control panel and listen to see if that is where the noise is coming from. How difficult a repair is this?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Adding a variable/multi-speed motor to an existing Electric Furnace, variable speed motor, electric furnace
variable speed motor, electric furnace, kim wallace: Kim, Check the wiring diagram on your furnace. You may already have a two or more speed motor. The heating mode needs to have enough air blowing through the furnace to keep the furnace from over heating, the motor should already be of the speed required...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Agitator removel Kenmore 70, flat head screw, screw driver
flat head screw, screw driver, center caps: The center caps simply pops off....There is normally a flat head screw driver slot. We do sell the agitator dogs and I can provide instructions to install. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Cond, goodman janitrol, blinking red light
goodman janitrol, blinking red light, air cond: Never take the exhaust blower appart. I ve tried this fix. Forget it. The way it is put together causes problems if taken appart. They do not intend for it to be fixed. I believe this is an Odd problem that does not happen often. Otherwise the factory would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Conditioner Compressors, crankcase heater, foam sheeting
crankcase heater, foam sheeting, secondary reason: Denny Koste, I don t have a library for accessing 1989 Bryant 21/2 Ton Air Conditioner much less a compressor covered with a rubber that has some foam attached to the inside . I sent you a site to type in that think explains what it might be? If that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioner condensate leaking/plugged, old furnace, drip pan
old furnace, drip pan, drip pans: Eric, The condensate drain should be 3/4? Whoever installed the PVC reduced it down to 1/2 . The proper way for your drain is to run is start out with a 3/4 nipple strait out until you can get a 3/4 union on then whatever it takes to get to the floor drain,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler Fan Keeps Running, air handling unit, blower fan
air handling unit, blower fan, air handler: Bob, You need to follow the electric wires that go into the motor back until you come to a control that looks like a blower relay might look, It s kind of a common sense type thing, there aren t a lot of controls that can pass for a blower relay that are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Quality by just running Fan of HVAC in Fall, electronic air filters, dust particles
electronic air filters, dust particles, filter company: The filter company will tell you to change it once a month. However, I also judge the filter to see. If you have critters, large family, dirty air outside, and use the unit alot, then maybe once a month. If not used much, and no critters, I have seen filters...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air return vents, natural gas furnace, furnace venting
natural gas furnace, furnace venting, carbon monoxide buildup: Jane, Your not saying what you have exactly but best I can tell from your question is that it s a forced air natural gas furnace? I don t know where in the house it s installed? if it s an up flow, down flow or horizontal flow? The location of your one return...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air vent noise, attic ventilation fan, s drain
attic ventilation fan, s drain, air vent: Sounds like condensate on the humid days is backing up water in the drain pan & maybe the fan is picking up the water. Need to check the condensate drain line(s)& drain pan at the evaporator coil for overflow or too full. Got to be connected to the blower...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong Furnace, variable speed fan, armstrong service
variable speed fan, armstrong service, white rogers: I would try a different T-stat. How many wires between the T-stat & the furnace?? Try a Lux 722E Some furnaces do not like to operate below 50. Something about how thw heat builds up. Some brands warn us installers about start up in buildings below 50. Call...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Armstrong furnace-fan blower problem, furnace fan, fan blower
furnace fan, fan blower, electrical knowledge: Marty When your thermostat is in the cooling mode the fan/blower comes on at the same time that the outside condensing unit comes on, It also shuts off at the same time that the out side unit shuts off when the thermostat is satisfied. When in the heating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Auxiliary drain pan, drain pan, drain line
drain pan, drain line, mold: Kevin, You will have to use a shop vac to remove the water from the auxiliary pan. You will also need to open up the airhandler (after you turn off the power) and check the liner on the bottom of the unit. If it is soaked in water, you will need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac compressor, soap bubbles, copper line
soap bubbles, copper line, soap solution: Mr. Pekarcsik, If the leak is in the copper line, it can be repaired. If you are talking about the leak being on the fitting attached to the compressor itself repairing it will be very difficult. All joints on an airconditioner are brazed in with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac unit blowing out warm air, ac unit, 5 months
ac unit, 5 months, 13 years: It all depends on where the leak is. AND!!!! if the guy can find it, sometimes it can be found in 10 min, other times 3 hours. No way to know. However, if the unit is 13 years old. replace both the inside coil & outside unit. Things have changed that much...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac unit not working, degree difference, degree temperature
degree difference, degree temperature, ac unit: The outdoor unit is on a different circuit than the indoor unit with the fan. Make sure the outdoor unit is running. If it is, use a good thermometer and check the air temperature at the return or at the filter. Now check the temperature of the supply air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ac vent air velocity, air velocity, vent air
air velocity, vent air, blower wheel: John, Your air handler has a squrril cage blower wheel and a motor to driver it. The blower apperatus is rated at a certin amount of CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). The rating is for moving free air no duct work, in other words no restriction. The rest...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioner, upstairs unit, gmail
upstairs unit, gmail, heat load: From this, it is hard for me to detemine what the problem is. It could be a matter of the unit not running right, undersized, or some other issue with ducts or the insulation in your home. The repairman tell you there is nothing wrong with the unit, but...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning duct sweat on ceiling, hvac ducts, stickey
hvac ducts, stickey, moist air: Where Exactly are these ducts that sweat?? In the attic?? Where is the air handler?? Are they buried in insulation or sitting on top of insulation?? Are they in the 2nd story floor, between the first & second story?? All that is fine but here is the bottom...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air handler/heaters, 30k btu, seer rating
30k btu, seer rating, seer ratings: Wow, that is a arguable subject Jack.I have polled a bunch of the experts on this site & the conclusion is: YES. The minimum SEER manufactured is !3 SEER. Now consider for many years the minimum was 10 SEER. I NEVER had or heard any of this new rule of matching...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air temp, copper pipe, air handler
copper pipe, air handler, intake filter: Well, I need to know the suction pressure to tell if the temp is ok, but 42 seems a bit low, and you could have flood back. I would expect to see that temp more like 55-60. The temp split is ok, but the low suct. temp tells me the expansion valve is bad or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air vents and funiture placement, air vents, gmail
air vents, gmail, several inches: Is the vent a return or supply? Does it have a filter in it that would require changing? It is a supply, then no. If a return then the size of the vent does not matter as much as the amount of air moving though the vent. Placing a large object in front...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: asbestos, air duct cleaners, pipe joints
air duct cleaners, pipe joints, lead paint: Jennifer. I don t know exactly what they they are seeing. Asbestos as far as I know is only harmful if you breath it or eat it. Kind of like bug spray or lead paint, there are lots of dangerous things in a home like electric wiring if you mess with it it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower on my ac unit seems to get stuck., dirt buildup, afue
dirt buildup, afue, ac unit: I assume you mean the inside unit. At over 20 years old, it is working at 50% efficiency and at its life s limit. It may all ready be toast. They only were made to last 20 years. It is time to replace it with a 2 pipe 95% AFUE furnace. Let the A/C run until...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower motor comes on and blows the 15 amp fuse, amp fuse, fuse size
amp fuse, fuse size, capasitor: The size of the fuse will not hurt anything. As long as the fuse fits without modifying or forcing it into a holder all it ok. A fuse is there to protect the wiring and other elect parts. It can and will prevent fires if something happens in the elect....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower motor operation, wire nut, gmail
wire nut, gmail, unit model: First, you can buy a new t-stat and install yourself. They are not hard on only require basic skills. Second, you disconnect the t-stat before replacing it to see if the problem goes away. Turn off the power at the breaker to the unit. Remove t-stat from...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower Vibration, Rattle, wheel bearings, balance weights
wheel bearings, balance weights, blower wheel: It could one or more of several things. Dirty blower wheel, bearings/bushings going bad in the motor, rusty corroded blower wheel can cause it to loose balance, blower wheel lost balance weights. The blower housing needs to be removed and inspected to determine...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BOILER, hot water boiler, boiler contractors
hot water boiler, boiler contractors, steam boiler: By the specs on this unit it can either be used as a hot water boiler or a steam boiler, you did not state which method was being used which will be critical in a replacement. I would suggest having several boiler contractors come in and survey the facility...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Breaker keeps tripping & outside unit wont start., extended warranty, access panel
extended warranty, access panel, bottom side: With the outdoor disconnect off, open the access panel and locate the contactor. On one side, the wires from the disconnect will be connected, usually on the top side. The bottom side has the compressor and the fan wires connected. Remove the compressor wires...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Breaker Tripping, amp breaker, gmail
amp breaker, gmail, bad idea: Replacing a 22 year old unit was not a bad idea no matter which way you look at it. Anything over 15 years of so has had its full life. I am not sure that you have a 240 amp breaker, as that would be for a big commerical type unit. Like everything else,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant 90 plus RED LIGHT and NO AC, contactor, red light
contactor, red light, breakers: Insure there is power outside, check both breakers. Then check the contactor after calling for cooling. Is it closed ?? Then test for power on the down side of the contactor. The points maybe burned & not making contact.Could be a half dozen more problems...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant HVAC, copper tubing, discharge line
copper tubing, discharge line, carrier equipment: Hi Sandra, I am a service tech for a company that specializes in Bryant/Carrier equipment. I can tell you that all wiring inside your condenser is supposed to be strapped away from the copper discharge line as it can get very hot and thus burn off the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Indoor Coil leak, hvac unit, indoor coil
hvac unit, indoor coil, open basement: Harry, A little coil costs less then a big coil, A coil in a two foot crawl space or attic takes more time to access then one in an open basement. The further apart the inside unit is from the outside unit costs more to fill the system and decontaminate....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant Model 394DAC0001008 SERIES BAA, bryant furnace, gas furnace
bryant furnace, gas furnace, pilot light: John I considered what you said the cause was but then I rejected it becuse you said the furnace was about 30 years old, I would have go back in memory at least 40 years to think about a furnace that wasen t 100% shutoff. Another thing would be milivolt...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Burn Contact On Compressor, richmond virginia area, central air conditioner
richmond virginia area, central air conditioner, brown outs: I have really never had problems with different brands, the are all about the same. I am not sure what the amp draw is for the compressor, as you did not say. Consider getting a 40 amp, as they are all the same size. I do not carry all those different amp...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Burning Smell from AC Vents, motor contactors, heat strips
motor contactors, heat strips, gmail: I do not believe any home units have a belt driven fan. Most if not all belt drives are in commercial type units. The smell can be any number of things getting hot...wires, transformers, motor, contactors, control board etc. It could also be possible you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Buzzing sound and lights dimming, home warranty policy, furnace heat
home warranty policy, furnace heat, cooling coil: Steve, I don t know what your attic unit is? You didn t describe, furnace, heat pump or cooling only. The outside condenser is on a separate circuit then the attic whatever unit. Turn your breaker off for the outside long enough for you to start the attic...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Blower Works And Then Shuts Off, drip pan, blower works
drip pan, blower works, air handler: Water into drip pan. GOOD. The new cap may have gone bad. Remove & check in a cap tester. Replace both the cap & motor. Then they should run & last. Sometimes the motor causes the cap, to go bad. The motor may be over heating & it just takes 5 hours to reach...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C and Furnace pick, furnace system, effciency
furnace system, effciency, gmail: If both units have the same effciency, and the price is close, then next look at the warranty. If the two warranties are equal, I would go with the Trane over the Carrier. If you were to ask 100 service techs, I bet it would be about 50/50. Both units...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C fan, must spin manually to start, motor windings, rain shield
motor windings, rain shield, motor time: Curt, Did they replace the motor with an exact match. Correct amp.correct horsepower and Rpm and correct rotation?? Amperage rating is most important always size for the same HP rating or slightly larger.Did they put a rain shield between the fan blade...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Problem, tidewater area, cooling coil
tidewater area, cooling coil, rainy period: Lynn, I often wonder when people say our unit quit blowing cold air if they mean it quit blowing air, if it quit blowing cold, or it quit doing both? Did you happen to check the cooling coil in your unit to see if the cooling coil was frozen over like...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C replacement cost, labor warranty, air handler
labor warranty, air handler, electric heat: Patric, I ll bet you couldn t a get guesstimate over the phone where some one could have a question and answer session with you let alone somebody halfway across the United States that do sent know what your calling a premium Westinghouse two speed outside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Unit replacement, heat strip, c unit
heat strip, c unit, amana: Maia, Sounds like a pressurized sales pitch. There are thousands and thousands of homes with much older then 1995 A/C units. You can get a more efficient outside cooling unit but the rest won t improve on your utility bill. If your using a 4 ton unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C unit will not blow cool at night, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, ac unit: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C not working at all, thermastat, unit thanks
thermastat, unit thanks, unit model: The indoor fan is on a separate breaker from the outdoor unit. If you have no indoor fan or the outside unit is not running, there is not much you will be able to check. If the fan is blowing, but the outdoor unit is not running, check its breaker and see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Furnace, carrier furnace, motor bearings
carrier furnace, motor bearings, blower wheel: Spin the blower wheel to test the motor bearings. Test the motor run capacitor. If both OK,tap on the fan relay with the fan switch to ON. That relay is a little black box on the circuit board. May be a bad relay. Unfortunately the board has to be replaced...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: CENTRAL AIR NOT COLD, long periods of time, copper line
long periods of time, copper line, ac unit: The system could still be under-charged. It is not normal to find units that have been working for long periods of time to all of a sudden be over-charged. In most cases the high head pressure shows a dirty cond. coil. At this point, it is hard for me to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central air frigidaire B4VM-X36K-B, duct booster, heat speed
duct booster, heat speed, single pole double throw: Get a 24v coil, single pole, double throw relay.( NO)I assume the fan motor is 120v. Find a 120v source, black,hot, white common. White wire to the white on the motor. Black wire to one side of the relay switch. Other side of the relay switch to black on the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central air unit impacted by rain., utility closet, c unit
utility closet, c unit, strangest thing: After 30 years I thought I had heard everything !!! Not so, that s the strangest thing I have EVER heard of ! So the inside blower quits when it rains? What happens if you turn the thermostat to fan ON when it s raining ?? In cool mode the thermostat in AUTO...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central A/C Indoor Coil & Puron Replacement, r 410a, indoor coil
r 410a, indoor coil, c function: No, you do not have to recover all of the gas, but you do have to charge from a liquid. Remember, Puron is R-410a. http://refrigerants.dupont.com/Suva/en_US/pdf/h92031.pdf You can check out this website and see for yourself. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coleman EB15B blower motor wont run on a/c, blower motor, gmail
blower motor, gmail, red heat: To start with, the fan motor you have is 3 speed, the other two wires are how you set it to a different speed. If the blower is working in heat, but not in cool, then I might suspect the control board. There are too many units out there for me to pin point...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Compressor Unit Not Working, low voltage power, blower air
low voltage power, blower air, voltage wires: Erica, The inside unit is on a 110 breaker, the outside unit is on a 220 breaker. The outside unit has the 220 power going to the contactor in the outside unit at all times as long as the breaker/fuses are on. The contactor is just a switching control that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Condensate Pump, drip pan, furnace heat
drip pan, furnace heat, pump reservoir: Lisa, The condensate pump is independent of the furnace,heat pump, air handler, What ever that unit is sitting in your basement? I don t know what your referring to about the motor fan running? was it supposed to be running and it wasn t? If the condensate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Condo Wiring Issue?, light bulbs, ac unit
light bulbs, ac unit, freon: When it rains it pours is true, right ?? Icing is caused by several things: dirty filter, stopped up evaporator coil, low on freon.i.e., lack of airflow across the coil. You very well could have a bad transformer or something wrong with your power supply....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Control wiring, split system air, oil furnace
split system air, oil furnace, ac coil: The new stat does not have duel transformer capability so the transformer in the furnace will have to be disconnected. Without a complete diagram I do not know what the two existing terminals are connected to, the T1 & 2, but you will need both legs of the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Converting from LP to Natural Gas, johnstone supply, carrier furnace
johnstone supply, carrier furnace, hvac companies: Andrew, Try this web site. http://americanhvacparts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=gv-lpck Also type in Furnace LP conversion kit and you should get plenty to look at The web site has DPB kits for propane to natural gas, for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Crawlspace Heater in NH, electric baseboard heaters, copper pipes
electric baseboard heaters, copper pipes, electric baseboards: Rich, Stick one or two of those electric baseboard heaters down in the crawl space with a thermostat set at about 35 degrees. I doubt if they will come on unless it gets around zero outside that is if your crawl space is protected from the cold some what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c, manual lever, gmail
manual lever, gmail, fan motor: The thermostat in your case, like most, do not control how much or how cold the unit is going to blow air. It just turns the unit on and off in cooling or heating. You could have a faulty t-stat or a problem with the unit itself. It is also possible the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c compressor coils are smashed, start at the top, pressure washer
start at the top, pressure washer, awl: George, I think a pressure washer would just make things worse. There are fin combs but I never had any luck with them especially if the fins are badly bent. The only think that ever worked for me is using an awl or ice pick to straiten them out enough...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c condenser fan replacement, air noise, air handler
air noise, air handler, fan motor: David, Personally I would change the motor and capacitor and use the original blade first before you go any deeper.Make sure the amprege is at least the same as the original if not slightly more and HP rating is at least the same or slightly larger. Double...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c not cooling, armstrong air, story townhome
armstrong air, story townhome, construction dust: Depending on the type of filter used, construction dust is very bad for an evap coil. The dust gets into the coil and sticks like glue. You could have a dirty coil, low on refergeriant or even both. You may also have some other problems that require a bit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/c trips breaker, now won't turn on at all, excess power, c unit
excess power, c unit, air handler: Jason, I don t know what the problem is? I don t know what the inside unit is? is it just air handler If the a/c is a 30 and the a/c says 40 your breaker is 10 amps to small. If the whole house is only 60 you need an up grade. I think you need...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c unit does not turn on, heat fan, cool heat
heat fan, cool heat, contactor: OK, you ve got a dead short in the 24v control circuit somewhere. Have a dog in the backyard ?? Check the24v wires to the outside unit. Also, test the 24v coil on the contactor. Going to be somewhere.Better test with an ohm meter or else you will lose another...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air, compressor warranty, rheem
compressor warranty, rheem, goodman: By some manufacturers they are compatible. Rheem is a lower end unit, simply because of the quality of the cabinet, but the mechanics are sound. I would also check with a Goodman installer. I just replaced both of mine with Goodman. They have a full ten year...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air conditioner/heating, high efficiency gas furnace, central air conditioner
high efficiency gas furnace, central air conditioner, yr warranty: Amana is made by Goodman, and Goodman is not my first choice. The American Standard is made by Trane, which is a good unit, and on the top of my list. I do not see anything wrong with going with Lennox. I am not sure if I were to install a new Lennox in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central air and heat, gmail, craig
gmail, craig: I would say that either one. I would not put one above another. It is more important that the unit be installed correctly, then the brand itself. It is common for to contractors to say their unit is better, because they want to sell what they offer. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: circuit board failure or not?, hot surface igniter, gas connections
hot surface igniter, gas connections, google: Maurice, Google HVAC parts ,their are many stores that will sell to the public. Need model and serial number of unit and any numbers on circuit board and brand name of heater. Some Place will have them for probably under $100.00 .A small price to pay...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A coil, furnace heat, hail damage
furnace heat, hail damage, condensing unit: Frank, I don t know about detail but here go s. The outside unit is called a condensing unit, it houses the compressor along with a condenser fan and condensing coil, plus controls. The inside unit is either a furnace, heat pump or air handler with an...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: coil size vs. compressor size, compressor warranty, carrier units
compressor warranty, carrier units, coil size: Actually due to the excellent service from the Goodman s at work, I replaced both of my Carrier units with Goodman. I have a full ten year warranty with an extended compressor warranty of 99 years, no one can beat it. Concerning the compressor, some manufacturers...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: compressor problems?????, ambient air temperature, 10 seer
ambient air temperature, 10 seer, piston type: Scott, First check that the outdoor coil is clean , and has good air flow thru the condenser fins and that the fins are not bent over and restricting air flow thru the coil.The coil could be clean but if you have quite a bit of fins bent over that will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: compressor problems???????, inaccurate readings, liquid line
inaccurate readings, liquid line, variable pressure: Is there a liquid line filter installed inside the outside unit ?? Or one outside the unit on the liquid line ?? The variable pressure plus the too low suction pressure sounds like something stopped up.Is the thermostat mercury controlled? The bimetal coil...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condenser fan, blade angle, condenser
blade angle, condenser, amps: You are correct, cheaper. A shop that sells blades will have cfm values for blades.But the amp draw on the motor cannot change or the motor is shot. Best try is with a 2 blade, same angle with rounded ends. Or a hooked end blade. Need to balance the cfm, current...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cracked heat exchanger, cracked heat, combustion air
cracked heat, combustion air, northwest detroit: William, What s a cross over igniter ? I don t know exactly what your furnaces configuration is as far as lighting burners but there is a delayed ignition due to the pilot not reaching the burner gas quick enough, If nobody has adjusted the pressure regulator...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Digital T/Stat Will, tripped circuit breaker, north south direction
tripped circuit breaker, north south direction, digital thermostat: The control power is from a transformer inside the unit. The t-stat uses the power from the transformer to work. Not all digital t-stats actally need this power, as they work with batteries. Right now, I do not see a reason to remove the motor. In almost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dog ripped out 2-wire thermostat wire...shorted transformer?, furnace fan, gas furnace
furnace fan, gas furnace, arcoaire: You did not mention if anything in the unit works, or the entire thing is dead. If the wires were shorted, it is possible the transfromer is dead. They are not hard to replace, but some basic elect. knowledge and a meter is needed to complete the task. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: direct vent furmace, dettson, power vent
dettson, power vent, oil furnace: I m not sure I haven t seen one of those in years.I can probably find out and let you know something.If you just needed the blower wheel you could find a local electric motor shop most of them sale those type things but I will see what I can find out...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: domestic hot water, oil furnace, indirect heater
oil furnace, indirect heater, domestic hot water: Philip, I have no idea what you pay for utilities in your area? Where I live nat.gas is the cheapest, next is propane about double, next is electricity about four times more, oil is pretty much non existent? Your electric company should be able to tell...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: drain pan, sheet metal fab, metal fab shop
sheet metal fab, metal fab shop, gmail: It is hard to find parts for units that are that old. What I would do is either take the old pan or the measurements to a sheet metal fab shop. They should be able to make you a new pan. I have had to do this quite a few times with success... Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: drip pan on 1991 rheem coil, propane furnace, drip pan
propane furnace, drip pan, heating and cooling: Bret, With a basement model furnace and an A coil the drip pan is built onto the coil as part of the coil apparatus and you have to replace the coil. Drip pan s are not usually made of materials that rust? Unless you seen the leak in the pan you best...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Evaporator coil freezing up, heat pump systems, hp 850
heat pump systems, hp 850, cooling coil: Frustrated, An air handler used for a heat pump should have at least a two speed blower motor. Low speed is used for the heating mode and high speed is used for the cooling mode. The air handler has a fan center/relay that switches the motor speed depending...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric water heater, electric water heater, appliance parts
electric water heater, appliance parts, home appliance: Without knowing specifics...about 20 minutes to 1/2 hour.... 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 Keep in mind we do stock 1000 s of Major...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan motor, fan motor, capacitor
fan motor, capacitor, tanks: First be sure it is not the capacitor. A failed capacitor will make the motor hum but not start up. If this has been verified, checking by ohming each motor power lead to the body of the motor should not create a complete circuit, if it does, the motor is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Finishing an unfinished basement, hvac work, paper face
hvac work, paper face, trunk line: Jeremy, You can install one or more registers in the main trunk line. Basements don t have a lot of exposure to where you need a lot of heating or cooling. You may not even need the air conditioning and want to close the damper on the register/registers?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FREIDRICH WALL UNIT, replacement compressor, saver mode
replacement compressor, saver mode, money saver: If the fan was blowing at all, the sound appears to be of a locked up compressor. Most of these are covered for 5 years, so be sure to keep receipts. If it happens not to be under warranty, I would get a new unit as a replacement compressor will have a very...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freezer too cold, freezer section, appliance parts
freezer section, appliance parts, home appliance: In order for the ice maker mechanism to freeze up, there must be moisture involved. What is the temperature in the freezer section? And....when replying, please model number. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freon in a Goodman, liquid line, freon
liquid line, freon, air handler: Roscoe, It should state the total charge on the outdoor unit data plate (includes the indoor unit and 15 Ft. of correctly sized interconnecting line set.) If your total run is over the initial 15 ft. it s .60 ounce for every ft. of liquid line above the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Freon in a Goodman, freon, frosts
freon, frosts, air flow: Easy. He may have over charged it. It is easy to add 2 lbs to a low system. The gauges have to be read when running. Then the readings tell a tech what to do. Look on the I.D. plate on the back of the outside unit. It will tell you how many ounces of freon...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnace under water, new winchester, water in the basement
new winchester, water in the basement, gmail: I would have to guess your unit has a control board in it. Most newer units have a control board with led(s) to tell you what is wrong with the unit. Take a look at the board, and see if there is a flashing or color led light. It is typical for there to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Furnaces, heat loss calculation, btu output
heat loss calculation, btu output, old furnace: JoAnn. I never could understand the benefit of a two stage furnace? I think if you want to heat something you turn on the heat until you get it to the temperature you want and then it shuts off. I can t comment on the size you need, there is a lot involved...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Agitator removel Kenmore 70, lid switch, ge products
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Agitator removel Kenmore 70, lid switch, ge products, kenmore

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BOILER, steam, email
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BOILER, steam, email

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Breaker keeps tripping & outside unit wont start., carolwinds, trane
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Breaker keeps tripping & outside unit wont start., carolwinds, trane, fuses

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rudd sillouete II noise, exact same thing, electrical system
Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rudd sillouete II noise, exact same thing, electrical system, god

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: fan blows, harley rake, outdoor coils
harley rake, outdoor coils, plant grass: Outdoor coils will normally come clean with just a hose and maybe some degreaser like simple green. If the coil got bad enough, it may be possible to have heated up the compressor and have caused it to fail. Sometimes it just takes time for the compressor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace-a/c in mobile home, programmable thermostat, furnace
programmable thermostat, furnace, cooling system: Lanie, I m sure that you can find a thermostat that suits your needs? I don t know what you have for heating and cooling? I am not aware of a heating and cooling system that requires To change from heat to cool there is a switch on the furnace itself ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: furnace vent duct leak, water on the elbow, elbow joints
water on the elbow, elbow joints, vent cap: From you description, is sounds like the flue it getting cold enough for the humidity from the outside to condense on the flue, then drip down. I may not even be the wind or the rain causing the problem. The liner may help stop the cold metal from coming...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gas Range Pilot Problem, range pilot, three pilots
range pilot, three pilots, interuption: Turn on the main burner on top of the unit (if applicable) and light it with a match. The pilot tubes are very small and since you had an interuption of gas supply, there is air in the line. It would take a few hours for the gas to push out all the air....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: GE Profile Refridgerator, ge profile refrigerator, exact model
ge profile refrigerator, exact model, evaporator fan motor: Sounds like the evaporator fan motor is going bad. Got a model number so I can take a look at your unit? 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: GE SS freezing in the fridge, damper control, refrigerator section
damper control, refrigerator section, food section: Could be coincidental. There is an electronic damper control in the fresh food section up in the control panel which opens and closes according to the temperature desired. If this little door broke during the move, it could be in the open position and not...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman A/C with H- coil, two little boys, installation practices
two little boys, installation practices, switch companies: I am sorry you are having such a bad time. Switch companies, someone is doing POOR work on your system and giving bad advice. I have 40 to 50 H coils (Goodman) working on units right now. I have not had 1 go bad. I suspect poor installation practices. I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Goodman A/C with H-coil not cooling! AGAIN!!, two little boys, copper pipe
two little boys, copper pipe, cooling coil: Nicole, I Don t think it would cause your compressor to give out but I do think it would cause problems with the system and cause the compressor to shut off or freeze up especially in three years. Again It sounds like your getting a runaround from service...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ground on capacitor, unit model, fan motor
unit model, fan motor, capacitor: A true ground wire will not connect at all to a capacitor. I am not sure what this wire is, but if you do not have a wiring diagram, go to the manufacturers site and with the unit model and serial number you can download a diagram to trace this wire. Thanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Gui series central air heating, flame sensor, c works
flame sensor, c works, exhaust fan: Bob, Are you saying that the vent exhaust fan starts and runs, the igniter glows and lights the burner, the burner stays lit for 15 seconds and goes off? Then what dose the igniter glow again and light the burner again on it s own with no interference or...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gaffers and sattler forced air furnace model # S80FEF, dirty chimney, forced air furnace
dirty chimney, forced air furnace, incomplete combustion: Presume you use natural gas. Typical problem. The gas man was wrong. Soot doesn t mean a cracked heat exchanger. It means you have incomplete combustion crating soot, and lots of it. Needs a GOOD cleaning. Need to remove all the burners & clean them good....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace blower motor always on, furnace blower motor, gas furnace
furnace blower motor, gas furnace, diagnostic light: Sherry, The motor only runs when the electric power is on 110 volts of electricity, the motor stops when the power to the motor is interrupted/turned off, The power is turned on and off by a signal from the thermostat to the fan center/blower relay and then...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas furnace won't start, pilot line, gas furnace
pilot line, gas furnace, pilot light: Aw, don t need model numbers, they are all alike. $180 !!!!! Wow. I d ask the neighbors who they use. Not this guy. Best guess it is the pilot line stopped up. Unscrew the pilot line from the gas valve. Blow thru the line hard as possible. Turn on the gas...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas hot water heater, hot water tank, gas hot water tank
hot water tank, gas hot water tank, hot water heater: This is simple. Drain 5 to 10 gallons every month. Not the whole thing. Minerals are heavy, they drop to the tank bottom & concentrate there. To keep them from building up, drain some water each month. This is a standard practice. It adds life to the tank...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gas won't flow, temperature devices, gas valve
temperature devices, gas valve, blower motors: I would have suspected the circuit board as the ignitor must prove via the circuit board before the gas valve will open. I am still not positive it is not the board, but a safety could do the same thing. Locate each safety, on a furnace it will be several...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: gurgling sound coming from a/c unit, c unit, couple seconds
c unit, couple seconds, gmail: You have the same reasons, either it is normal, or the unit is not properly charged. If the unit seems keeping temp in the house and cycling off and on then most likly it is ok. There is no way for me to know for sure without seeing the unit or getting the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HARD START, freon 14, vacuum lines
freon 14, vacuum lines, scroll compressor: David, Alright let s start with the price for the service of bringing your system up. If what you did was purchase just a condensing unit (The outside portion of your system) and the contractor just had to braze in the liquid and suction line connections,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HARD START, refrigerant, piston
refrigerant, piston, capacitors: David, You should not have to put a hardstart on a new compressor. The manufacturer designs these compressors to start without such a device. I will tell you that it will not harm your compressor and will in fact help it start. Some brands come with...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HARD START, lifetime warranty, scroll compressor
lifetime warranty, scroll compressor, hvac contractor: David, As far as the correct charge goes, When you buy the equipment the total charge is shipped in the outdoor unit and that includes the MATCHED indoor unit and 15 ft. of interconnecting line set. If your line set is over 15 ft. you add .60 oz. for every...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HARD START, r22 freon, gas furnace
r22 freon, gas furnace, lifetime warranty: He ain t worth $75/hr.R22 Freon sells for $7/lb so go figger.Or was this R410? Wonder what the sound was on compressor start up ?? Is it a scroll or piston ?? Probably a scroll.If the piston is clogged with something you would read a low suction & a high head...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat Pump for cooling, indoor coil, txv
indoor coil, txv, internal pressures: George, Several things could be causing unit to trip on high pressure. Possible HPS is out of calibration and tripping at a lower trip point than factory setting.(no mention of age of equiptment ) Dirty outdoor coil/indoor coil ( heat mode ) and many...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heat pump not heating well, cold location, degree difference
cold location, degree difference, refrigerant charge: Keith, No mention from you as far as to the return temperature,your return temperature has a great deal to do with what your supply temp. is.If your return temp. is say 60 degree or higher then I would say your 78 degree difference is not bad.Do you have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heating, black boxes, hope mike
black boxes, hope mike, thermostat: Could be a short in the control circuit for heat.Remove the thermostat wires. Fan still run ?? Look at furnace wiring on the red to white wire circuit. Next, tap on the small black boxes on the control circuit board to unstick a relay. If that relay is stuck...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HeatPump HVAC Ran Heating to 100F, thermostat switch, electricity bill
thermostat switch, electricity bill, circuit breakers: You are correct that the battery only maintains the time and program. The 24 vac operates the unit. With the thermostat switch turned off, I have to assume the contactor in the outdoor unit stuck. It could have got hot and the points welded together, or sometimes...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heatpump/return air, southern delaware, moderate temperatures
southern delaware, moderate temperatures, air circulation: I would not run the unit with the wood stove returning into the unit as it will create false pressures in the system and possibly damage the compressor. You could run another full size return to the unit and when using the wood stove, close off the original...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Heil SP80 furnace wiring..., induction motor, wireing diagram
induction motor, wireing diagram, electronic apparatus: Doug, You know what? I do thinks like that, don t bother to mark or write down where the wires go on things that I tear apart then thank God the digital camera came along and now I just take a couple of pictures close up of wires or parts for refrence if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HOT WATER TANK DRAINING, water heater tank, hot water tank
water heater tank, hot water tank, visible rust: Ken, Your water heater tank by way of a tube inside fills from the bottom up. Any type of sediment that might accumulate has a tendance to settle to the bottom of the tank. You can easily just draw off a jar of water and take a look at it and then decide...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Humidity!!!, mildew mold, home heating system
mildew mold, home heating system, musty smell: Nicole, If your home is open to the outside atmosphere then your most likely to have the same humidity inside as is the outside. If your home is closed up, doors and windows and your heating unit is heating the house it s going to dry up the humidity in...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, screw driver, txv
screw driver, txv, liquid line: I would use the old ear trick to set the charge on the TXV. Place a screw driver end on the liquid line near the TXV with cooling running.Place your ear against the other end of the screwdriver. Hear a gurgling sound ?? Add freon until the gurgling(bubbles)...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, drain line, condensation
drain line, condensation, air conditioning: Winston, Call the Technician. If your air conditioning is working, cooling as it should it s going to condensate. If your unit is condensating then it should drain the condensation out the drain line. Your question is void if information, Sorry I can t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC, rooftop carrier, true need
rooftop carrier, true need, cold start: Sounds familiar.The compressor bearings are wearing causing a bit of heat. Then on a cold start the start windings can t start the motor since the oil has all drained off the bearings. If that is true, need to add a start capacitor to see if it will start....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Compressor always on, Furnace Fan Cycles, janitrol goodman, condenser unit
janitrol goodman, condenser unit, furnace fan: If you are getting 24v to the contactor coil, the unit is going to run, and will not stop unless the 24v is removed. The problem might be with the t-stat, a shorted wire etc. If you turn off the breaker to JUST the air handler, the cond. unit will shut off...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Problem, little bit at a time, heatpump
little bit at a time, heatpump, breakroom: This seems to indicate an overcharge. The suction should not be over about 65 and the high side not over 220 at the most. Recover some of the refrigerant a little bit at a time. Allow at least 15 minutes to allow the system to settle out after removal of a...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC replacement, compressor warranty, carrier units
compressor warranty, carrier units, pilot light: Thanks for asking Brady. First, to determine a units size requires a very extensive load calculation. It goes so far as taking into the calculation the temperature of the air on the outside of each wall, so a condo that is between two others will have a different...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: HVAC Split system air VS air handler, split system air, drip pan
split system air, drip pan, cooling coil: Alan, Condensation from the cooling coil is the only source of wet associated with your system. The drip pan under the cooling coil may not be catching the drips or it may not be draining properly. The place/area that the drain drains into may be having...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heating/cooling works fine but old, shysters, few more years
shysters, few more years, pretence: Diane, First of all don t let any of these type of Shysters in your house. Your lucky they didn t sabotage something in your furnace. There are plenty of houses being heated with twenty, thirty and forty or more year old furnaces with no trouble or problem....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: heatpump does not cool well, 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: heatpump system freezing up, dirty coils, coil lines
dirty coils, coil lines, copper coil: By removing the door, you are allowing the air to bypass the coil. Since the air is not flowing though the coil, the coil will freeze up. Slowing down the fan speed might help with the water problem. You need to make sure the ducts are the right size. If...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: hvac, seer unit, pulte home
seer unit, pulte home, c unit: Sounds like bull to me, Jim. Current is current. Small difference between the power needed between the 13 & 10.You ve got a big freon leak for sure. Need to locate the leak & fix it. If it s in the evaporator coil I would demand a new one for free.Usually...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ice forming on Air Handler in Hallway closet, pleated air filter, indoor coil
pleated air filter, indoor coil, refrigerant charge: Two things commonly cause icing. Low air flow and a low refrigerant charge. If the filter was dirty, chances are the indoor coil has also gotten dirty. You would be wise to use a pleated air filter as the cheaper filters let a lot of dirt enter the coil. Remove...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Ice forming outside on hose outside, soap bubbles, time to chill
soap bubbles, time to chill, silver connection: Taking pressure and temp readings is the best way to determine if the system is low on charge and/or other problems. There are several ways to leak check. We use electronic detectors, halide detectors and soap bubbles. Sometimes isolating different parts...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Insulating furnace duct work, furnace duct work, blanket insulation
furnace duct work, blanket insulation, heat ducts: George, I would be concerned about the return air ducts in the attic and not even consider the ducts in the crawl space if the crawl space is protected from the cold. A little heat in the crawl space is a good thing in the winter. Not knowing exactly what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ice maker gunk, mold mildew, green mold
mold mildew, green mold, freezer section: Best way is just to simply remove it from the freezer section and clean it manually. If you do not know how to remove it, supply me your model number and I will take a look at your unit. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: inside freon leak, drip pans, drip pan
drip pans, drip pan, drain pan: Cynthia, All freon leaks don t come from the same type of equipment, component, etc. All drip pans and drain lines are not the same configuration. It s necessary to describe or at least give a hint what the coil is, used for attached to, what the drip pan...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore 106.74234402, fan motor, appliance parts
fan motor, appliance parts, home appliance: Pull the unit away from the wall and remove the rear cover. Now, find out why the fan motor is not running. Something restricting it? If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com or you can visit our website at...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore 253.53612300, damper control, refrigerator section
damper control, refrigerator section, kenmore 253: There is a electronic damper control in the fresh food section that controls the amount of cold air that enters the refrigerator section. Might want to check this item as it has been known to break at the hinge on the little door. If broken in the open [postion,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Dryer Won't Turn On, kenmore dryer, blown fuse
kenmore dryer, blown fuse, temperature safety: This is not going to be a simple fix. Your husband needs a good voltmeter to diagnose this. Tell him to keep in mind that the dryer element operates on 240 volts, but the motor only needs 120 volts, so the motor can run but not heat if one power leg is lost...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Kenmore Elite Icemaker, kenmore elite, plastic tab
kenmore elite, plastic tab, cog: The cog should never come loose.....I can help but before I do...We need to find out why. Is the cog or cam cracked? Look Closely. 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: Kenmore Refrigerator model #51552101, kenmore refrigerator, business card size
kenmore refrigerator, business card size, series numbers: The model number you have submitted to us is incomplete or not correct for your unit. In order for us to provide you accurate information and supply you with the correct manufactures part numbers , we will need the complete model number, serial number and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: KitchenAid defrost cycle, kitchenaid refrigerator, days thanks
kitchenaid refrigerator, days thanks, appliance parts: You have an electronic control board which determines when the defrost cycle should begin. It counts the times doors are opened and through sensors, monitors evaporator temperatures.. Problems can be a defective defrost heater, terminator, sensor or control...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: kenmore frig m#253.7419240H, freezer section, finger test
freezer section, finger test, putty knife: Before going too far into this diagnosis, we need to do what I refer to as the finger test. This test will determine if the problem is in the sealed system or other areas causing the problem. All repairs made to a unit can be performed with relative ease...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Large window airconditioner, window air conditioner, refrigeration equipment
window air conditioner, refrigeration equipment, thirty seconds: Michelle. Your son is correct. You should never allow any type of refrigeration equipment to be in any position other then an upright position. If it has been on it s side for any time other then maybe thirty seconds you need to let it stand upright for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox elite series Mod C-23-31-1 AC unit, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, ac unit: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Lennox Furnace on a Generator ?, natural gas furnace, coleman powermate
natural gas furnace, coleman powermate, advance details: Not acquainted what a Manual Transfer Switch does. I wouldnt use the generator with a solid state electronic furnace. Sine wave produced by the generator not too good.Was suggesting an easy way to hook a generator up to house wiring. And that s only powering...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Location of condensers reguarding flue exhaust, condensing gas boiler, exhaust vent
condensing gas boiler, exhaust vent, domestic hot water: Mike, I m not sure what you mean by condensing gas boiler what is it used for? I wouldn t think that your heating and cooling at the same time. If the boiler is used for domestic hot water and the fumes are exhausted directly onto the condenser coil it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leak in evaporation cell, home warranty program, small claims court
home warranty program, small claims court, mechanical test: Lisa, Deal directley with the extended warrenty company. Take them to small claims court if you have to. Bottom line is that if you turn on an air conditioning unit and it works it works, If it dosen t work it dosen t work. There is no in between...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: leakage and failing to come on, furnace control, drip pan
furnace control, drip pan, cooling coil: Karon, Are you saying that you have gas fired furnace with an air conditioning cooling coil attached that leaks condensate water onto the floor? If the cooling coil is installed on top of the furnace it no doubt is also dripping water into the furnace and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Manual for a Tempstar NNAC 100BHBI, nnac, tempstar
nnac, tempstar, fan controls: Ken, I don t have anything for looking up what type of fan control they put in a Tempstar NNAC 100BHBI furnace ? they could have used the same type through out the inception of that model or maybe they changed it a few times? Some fan controls are settable...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Matching an evaporation to an a/c compressor, capillary tube, refrigeration compressor
capillary tube, refrigeration compressor, budget constraints: Paul, Tech. is correct in recommending replacing indoor coil along with a MATCHED outdoor unit. You have a 10 SEER rated 27 year old ( possible future leaks anytime in the near future )The outdoor unit is at least a 13 SEER My recommendation is to buy...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag gas dryer ignitor not heating up, maytag gas dryer, maytag dryer
maytag gas dryer, maytag dryer, appliance parts: If you really have 115 volts at the ignitor and the ignitor has continuity, either the voltage you are reading is not real....meaning the voltage is not carrying any current or a burnt switch contact somewhere. Check for bad connections first..... If you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Maytag RSW2200EAE icemaker, refrigerator freezer, water valve
refrigerator freezer, water valve, water dispenser: You had the unit unplugged....strange. Conflicting observations...The unit is making ice cubes...yet when the ice maker fills, the water runs into the ice bin and then out the door. Must be a lot of water, yes? Keep in mind the icemaker water valve...when...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Mobile home filters, refrigeration supply, pleated filters
refrigeration supply, pleated filters, home filters: I would measure the track to see exactly what size will fit, locate your local HVAC or refrigeration supply and order a case of pleated filters this size if they are not in stock. The 30 day filters do not filter enough to keep the coil clean. Thanks ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: match condensing unit w/ gas furnace, seer ratings, gas furnace
seer ratings, gas furnace, condensing unit: Either inside or outside can be changed separately. Just has to match tons of cooling to provide the right amount of air across the coils.The minimum SEER made now is 13.Matching the SEER s is arguable point among us guys.My opinion, which is shared by most...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: maytag washer won't start, maytag washer, external fuse
maytag washer, external fuse, timer switch: Even though your unit does not have a external fuse, inside the white lid switch assembly is normally a non replaceable fuse and the entire switch needs replaced. Try working the lid switch manually. Sometime there is enough contact left inside to get it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: too much moisture in my house, efficiency air, return ducts
efficiency air, return ducts, humidifers: Good God man where do you live?? That is a lot of moisture. A/C units are not made to remove moisture, it is only a by-product of the cooling. For more removal you are going to have to buy 3 or 4 more de-humidifers. What is your climate like?? what is the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: moving heat vent, heat vent, flex duct
heat vent, flex duct, move one: Most likely the vent is fed by flex duct, so it should only require cutting another hole and moving the flex. It will only move one direction unless you add to it as there is very little slack in the flex and you need to check underneath to be sure it is open...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: moving heat vent, heat vent, gmail
heat vent, gmail, craig: It should not be hard to move as long as there is access to move it. If the vent is in the floor and the ducts are accessable under the home, then should not be much of a problem at all. Someone really needs to look at what you have, and where it needs to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NEW AC needed or not?, s drain, split unit
s drain, split unit, air handler: Betty, Fiberglass duct s can last a life time, it all depends on what shape/condition they are in. It s not something that has to be replaced every thirty years. I don t know what the situation is? I don t know what opening up the ceiling entails. I don...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: NEW HVAC SYSTEM, hvac system, furance
hvac system, furance, speed blower: Hey Ike, You remind me of a hurricane I knew! Sure is slamming Galveston right now. 22ft surge also.Payne is made by Carrier & the parts are pretty expensive & special.It s good tho. York is the old General Electric & they make their own compressors & BOY,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Need complete new AC system or not, split unit, ac system
split unit, ac system, condensing unit: Considering the life span of a unit is about 15 years, I would look to replace the unit. You should be able to save money on your power bill that way too. They kind of ducts do not really matter more then the condition. If they are in good shape, then you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New AC / Heating System, apples to apples, drip pan
apples to apples, drip pan, cooling coil: Ike, Payne, Bryent and Carrier all are made on the same assembly line, I have toured the the factory and seen the assembly line, the only diffrence being the color of paint and the price. To go a little further all residential heating and cooling equipment...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New AC system..., speed blower, zone systems
speed blower, zone systems, ac system: Greg, I have no idea what your duct system is? There are different ways of installing zone systems. I have no idea what your installers know or when they learned it. R22 or it s replacement should be available, no extra cost or problem after 2010...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Air Conditioning, seer rating, gmail
seer rating, gmail, air handler: In some cases it is requred that the t-stat be changed out. I do not think the unit you have really needs the new stat. You need to ask the contractor. For a Trane unit, the price does not seem out of line, but I do not do pricing. I would call and get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Air Unit, seer ratings, furnace
seer ratings, furnace, air conditioning unit: Yes, you can change either in or outside separately. There is a situation happening about SEER ratings when changing either unit. The story is that if you install a 13 SEER out side you Should or must change the inside to a 13 SEER. A lot of us don t...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Furnance and Air Conditioning Unit, air cond, lifetime warranty
air cond, lifetime warranty, yr warranty: The Amana is a Goodman, and would not be one of my first choices. I would go with the Rheem or the Comfortmaker, in that order. Granted I do not know what your budgets are, and a lifetime warranty is hard to beat. The other units might offer a similar type...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: New Heating/Cooling system, carrier heat pumps, compressor warranty
carrier heat pumps, compressor warranty, stage unit: I will give you my opinion on each issue. I just replaced both of my aging Carrier heat pumps with Goodman units. They have a full 10 year warranty and for an additional $99 each, I have an extended compressor warranty of 99 years! Most contractors would consider...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: do I need to replace A coils?, coil works, cooling coil
coil works, cooling coil, condensing unit: Amy, Are the two returns under the unit also 22x22, filter grills, no reduction in size from grill to unit? You have 5 ton s of cooling which needs 2,000 CFM of air passing through the cooling coil when in the cooling mode. If your air conditioning has...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: new air handler, carrier air handler, ac works
carrier air handler, ac works, cold today: Joy, The most likely cause of this problem is that your compressor in the outside unit is going off on internal overload and then restarting after it cools off. The outside fan will continue to run while the compressor is off giving you the idea that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Odor from heat pump, downstairs unit, indoor air quality
downstairs unit, indoor air quality, last heat: Do you know what the manufacturers typically do in situations like this? nothing..for the most part. It is up to the installer to determine what the cause is. It is likely caused by moisture getting where it should not be. This can be due to improper installation....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outdoor A/C Fan unit, ao smith, ge motor
ao smith, ge motor, compressor unit: You ALWAYS need to change the run cap when you install a new motor. The run cap can be bad, or it may not be the proper size. It is common for a burned up motor to also burn up the run cap. It is not likely you will have an outdoor t-stat to keep the unit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Outside Compressor runs constantly, c unit, contactor
c unit, contactor, gmail: If you replaced the contactor, it might be possible you got some of the wiring wrong. You are going to have use a meter and follow the wiring diagram to figure out where the problem is. If you do not have a meter, or know how to use one, then you will have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: outside condenser, condenser unit, safety controls
condenser unit, safety controls, contactor: Craig, I am assuming that the compressor and condensor fans start OK and your indoor fan starts and stays RUNNING, but the outdoor unit is short cycles ,if that is the case ,possible it may be shutting down on a low pressure switch or high pressure switch...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Pulling cold air into a room, solid core, gmail
solid core, gmail, trane: You have to have a way for the amount of air that has to get in to cool, get out. You also need to make sure the supply is enough to cool the room down. If the return to the unit is in the main room, you can make a duct that goes from the enclosed room to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Purchase A New A/C, w king, trane
w king, trane, upo: W. King, My suggestion to you would be to ask for a quote on a 13 SEER heat pump made by Goodman. The size you need is already a given. If you have a 3.5 ton now and it cools your home fine, then that is the size system you require. American Standard...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Purchase new system, seer unit, seer rating
seer unit, seer rating, bells and whistles: Hi Michelle, You are right to replace your system. A 10 SEER unit is below the standard acceptable in the field. As for which way to go, Trane and Carrier are both well established companies with high quality products. The Infinity system would be the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: pilot will not light, thermal coupler, hot water heater
thermal coupler, hot water heater, pilot light: Andrew, I don t know what type of pilot light set up your water heater has or exactly how your trying to light it? Follow the lighting instructions on the tank. If you follow the instructions to the letter and it doesn t stay lit you need to replace the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: portable dishwasher, portable dishwasher, dish rack
portable dishwasher, dish rack, appliance parts: You can lay it down or even turn it upside down. Might want to remove the lower dish rack and silverware basket to keep them from tumbling and rubbing something for a while. Otherwise, have fun.....By the way....you might want to turn it on it s side outside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: poss. 50 year old furnace, time to replace, old furnace, oil furnace
old furnace, oil furnace, allexpert: Thank you for your request. Unfortunately our expertise is with Major Home Appliances only. This would include washers, dryers, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwasher, ranges and ovens. If you need help with any of these appliances, feel free to submit another...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: No power to AC, ac unit, fan switch
ac unit, fan switch, room temp: Go outside & remove the control area panel. With a screwdriver press in the contactor points.If it runs, there is a control circuit problem. Next, turn the fan switch to on. If no inside fan runs, need to test the transformer for 24v output. Could be other...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: problem with A/C Unit, wet cigarette, apartment building
wet cigarette, apartment building, c unit: Years of built up crud. Open the unit & clean everything & disenfect. Even undo the metal around the coil so it can be cleaned. Get some help so you don t mess up the coil or drain. The coil drains into a pan that runs to the plumbing drain. Sometimes the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: propane heater, bug bombs, propane heater
bug bombs, propane heater, bug bomb: IF the furnace has a pilot light, there will be a window someone on the front of the unit to see the pilot light burning. It might require removing the front panel(s). With bug bombs, I recommend you turn off the gas and power to the unit before setting...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RE: Amana Fridge/Freezer, nosed pliers, freezer section
nosed pliers, freezer section, contact arm: Sometime the socket gets warped and even though when you screw it in all the way, it is not really in all the way. Unplug the unit and then using a needle nosed pliers, reach in the center of the socket and grab the center coppper contact arm at the bottom...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RE: Flooded Furnace, york gas furnace, electronic thermostat
york gas furnace, electronic thermostat, flood insurance: Not all digital t-stats use the 24v power from the transformer. Removing the batteries may not tell you correctly. Some t-stat just use batteries, some use 24v, some will use either or, and some have batteries just for backup to save the programming. Water...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rectangle dampers, damper hardware, air circulation
damper hardware, air circulation, duct work: Steve, The damper hardware that sticks out of your ducts are called damper quadrants , The threaded bolt end has a slot or a flat end that indicates the direction of the damper inside the duct, if the slot is running the same way that the duct runs the damper...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Refridgerator charge, r 134a, fridge freezer
r 134a, fridge freezer, seal system: My first though was why do you want to charge it with freon? Did it leak out? If it did, how did you determine this? Before you plan on charging this unit are you going to repair the leak? If you are? How will you find the leak? Most leaks are smaller...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Residential A/C, efficiency requirements, nitrogen gas
efficiency requirements, nitrogen gas, copper lines: First, do not reuse the line set, not only may it contaminate the new system, I do not see how the lines can be the correct size as with the efficiency requirements, even replacing a 2 ton unit with a 2 ton unit, or any other size, the line sets are larger...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem 3ton split system R-410A, r 410a, ash tray
r 410a, ash tray, buying a new car: Lisa, I don t understand your question? You already made the deal. You say you had a maintenance contract, I don t know what that means? I guess this is just an air conditioning only unit? no mention of any type of heat? Replacing an outside condensing...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rheem Heat pump, air handler, fan motor
air handler, fan motor, capacitor: Charles, I assume your air handler is compatible with a 5 ton unit? Check the filter, Check for return air obstruction. Maybe a motor run capacitor? I don t know your particular unit? Check the wiring diagram and see what all is between the power source...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUDD Silhouette II, gas valve, gmail
gas valve, gmail, flue: The unit should be clearly marked on the name plate NG or LPG. You might also find markings on the gas valve or where the gas line is connected to the unit. The size of the flue will vary with several factors, from size of the unit to length of run, so I...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: RUUD inside blower, water under furnace
water under furnace: If an inside unit is set up right, it will make water. There is a pan under the coil to catch the water. There is a drain line hooked up to the pan. It will go to a plumbing drain. If the line gets pluged it will put water on the floor. Check the line & pan....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Rudd A?C Condensate overflow, hot air furnace, drip pan
hot air furnace, drip pan, condensate pump: Mike, I assume you have an A type cooling coil sitting on top of an up-flow furnace? There is a drip pan trough type that goes around the outside edges of the cooling coil kind of like a square doughnut, the drip pan is only about 1-1/2 deep and a couple...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: r-410 charge, allexpert, home appliances
allexpert, home appliances, r 410: 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: red emergency light coming on when A/C is on, emergency heat, fire hazard
emergency heat, fire hazard, emergency light: Sharon, What I was saying is, that s all you are telling me the emergency heat red light is on when the thermostat is in the cool mode . With only that information all I can answer is that the red light isn t a fire hazard. If you want to tell me if the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: red light on motherboard, blower fan, gmail
blower fan, gmail, instruction booklet: The flashing red light is a start to determine what the problem is. In a lot of cases, the manufacture will have a fault code list glued to the inside panel of the unit. If not, then the instruction booklet ought to work. You may contact amana directly...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: refriderator door, door hinge, appliance parts
door hinge, appliance parts, home appliance: THere is a cam riser built into the bottom door hinge that most likely broke. Using a flashlight, check this carefully. If you see it cracked or worn, let em know and I will supply you part number, pricing and availability. If you need further assistance,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing central air conditioner, central air conditioner, furnace heat
central air conditioner, furnace heat, gas furnace: Susan, I don t know what your central air unit is exactly, if it s a self contained unit or a split system, a gas furnace, heat pump, air handler? $8500 for any of them dose sound a little pricey. I haven t been in the main stream since I retired several...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: replacing a heat pump (10ceer0 with a 13 ceer, seer rating, cubic feet per minute
seer rating, cubic feet per minute, ductulator: The SEER rating of the unit does not change what size ducts are used. You did not say if the size of the unit changed. I do not know how big your unit is, and the required CFM s (cubic feet per minute), and I also do not know about you duct system. There...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: residential hvac question, chris barron, swicth
chris barron, swicth, contactor: The contactor may be stuck on the outdoor unit. Turn the power off at the outdoor disconnect and open the access panel. Locate the contactor, it will have the wires from the disconnect connected on the top and the bottom wires will be feeding the fan and compressor....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: no return register, stale air, floor registers, stale air
floor registers, stale air, story houses: Where is the nearest register ?? I would say the return air was expected to be thru the open stairway. Return air can t move too far usually.The other aspect is the weak airflow to the 3rd floor. A fan blowing the air can t lift the air very far due to the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rheem furnace, pilot flame, flame sensor
pilot flame, flame sensor, gas switch: Not the board. Yes, I ment the fix kit for the flame sensor. It acts like a dirty flame sensor. But then I realize that as I am looking at the flame. It gets inspected for how well it is hit by the pilot flame. The pilot flame has to hit the sensor very...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: rudd sillouete II noise, sillouete, allexpert
sillouete, 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: Sewer backed up in house/air ducts are full, furnace duct, slab foundation
furnace duct, slab foundation, shysters: Esther, You need to call a furnace duct cleaning service, beware of shysters . Also you might want to check with your homeowners insurance company. They won t cover the problem that caused the sewer to back up but the might cover the damage that the backup...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Smells eminating from ductwork, flexible ductwork, air duct cleaner
flexible ductwork, air duct cleaner, flex duct: Unless the animal has been poisoned they generally don t die in flex duct. Most are killed in falls or starve to death in the plenum after having fallen there, so be sure to remove your filter and look there as well. The first step should be to remove the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Soft Start home condenser unit, condenser unit, trane heat pump
condenser unit, trane heat pump, gmail: Since there is no way to unload your compressor, a soft start is not a good idea because you need high torque to get the compressor running. Installing a hard start kit is best option. It will reduce the inrush needed to get the compressor running. ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: start compacitor, amp meter, trip unit
amp meter, trip unit, gmail: There is a problem with the compressor. Using a amp meter, determine if the compressor is staying at lock rotor amps. The compressor could be siezed or the windings bad, causing the internal thermal overloads to open and shut down the compressor. Craig...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: system not cooling as much as before, capillary tube, vacuum gauge
capillary tube, vacuum gauge, dry vacuum: There is a restriction somewhere in the refrigeration lines. The low side is a little low, it should be closer to 65 - 70 but the high side is extremely high, it should not ever be above 275 and over 300 is going to damage the compressor. I would evacuate...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thaw appliance, mcgraw edison company, refrigeration mechanic
mcgraw edison company, refrigeration mechanic, thawing meat: Mike, in 30 years of refrigeration experience I have never heard of a meat thawing appliance. It appears however there is a cycle similar to a defrost cycle that allows the meat to thaw and also a control to maintain a specific temperature to keep the meat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermocouple for water heater, gas valve, thermocouple
gas valve, thermocouple, water heater: Ray, When you light the pilot you have to hold the pilot gas valve open manually, the flame from the pilot burns onto the thermocouple which generates millivolt electricity to the gas valve holding the pilot gas valve open, if the pilot should go out for...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat Replacement, programmable thermostat, honeywell rth7500
programmable thermostat, honeywell rth7500, reversing valve: One connection is missing, the O terminal which is the reversing valve to convert from a/c to heat. It may be connected to the W1 terminal, but this needs to be verified. You can see what color wire is connected to W1 on the existing stat, go to the indoor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat Setting Reversing Valve switch, reversing valve, proper guidance
reversing valve, proper guidance, ac unit: Hello Martin Unfortunately we do not service heating and air systems. We are simply appliances such as, washer, dishwasher, dryer, range, microwave and refrigerators. Try another expert that is in that field and can give you proper guidance. Have...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Thermostat setting, reversing valve, gmail
reversing valve, gmail, ac unit: Most heatpumps that I work with, power the rev. valve for cooling. They fail to heat. I believe Trane powers the rev. valve on cooling. As in everything I do in the field, I use my best judgement and always double check before I leave. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: TRANE TWE037E13FB1 and 2TWX4036A1000AA, welcome daniel, blower assembly
welcome daniel, blower assembly, cooling coil: Daniel, Too much chlorine in the air ?, new mechanic ? What dose that all mean? I don t know what exactly your air handler is producing in the way of air movement but if it s not sufficient enough it s going to freeze the cooling coil. Dirty filter, blocked...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane AC Unit, drip pan, gravity flow
drip pan, gravity flow, drain line: Marian, The drain line and the drip pan beed to be open so that the condensate water that they collect can run freely, the drain line is gravity flow, the drip pan is shallow and can over flow easly. The way your drain line flows and where it drains to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane condensate drain + outdoor unit, pvc drain pipe, drip pan
pvc drain pipe, drip pan, pvc pipe: Raj, What your saying is that The PVC pipe leads to the furnace unit in the basement The PVC drain pipe leads to the gutter the gutter on the roof None of the above computes for me? If the main breaker tripped you might want to call an electrician?...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Trane XE 80, 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: Tripping CB in afternoon on start, amp ac, power voltage
amp ac, power voltage, circuit breaker: Where do you live in Phoenix ?? Your problems can often occur when the circuit breaker box is on a West wall in the PM sun.First, make sure the power voltage terminals are tight. Then open the lid on the breaker box to cool the breakers. It s either that are...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: tfh22pr refridgerator, kitchen appliances, ge profile
kitchen appliances, ge profile, refridgerator: Dan, On my bio page it say s no kitchen appliances. The reason being is that you know more about it then I do. In my own life history with my own refrigerators I have found that 99% of problems like you describe is caused from a build up of who knows what...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: thermostats, dumb question, electric heat
dumb question, electric heat, thermostats: There are no dumb question, Nick. A heat pump has 2 stages for heat. 1st is the compressor heat,2nd electric heat elements. That s W1 & W2. Same for cooling but more stages would come from additional compressors, like on big commercial equipment. Single stage...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ticking noises coming from heating ducts, electric furnace, heating ducts
electric furnace, heating ducts, occuring: I am really puzzled with this one based on the fact that it occurs even when the unit is not running. Could wonder if you have an electric furnace with wiring problems. Other, I would turn off the power to the furnace & see if the noise stops. Sorry, I wish...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed furnace/motors, variable speed motor, variable speed furnace
variable speed motor, variable speed furnace, duct work: The variable speed motor ramps up from 50 rpm to about 1100 rpm for cooling, the common speed. So it is pretty expensive just to do that. Another thing also it s quiet. Are your re ducts sized for heating only ?? Or have you had cooling all the time ?? Heating...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: variable speed furnaces, variable speed motor, variable speed furnaces
variable speed motor, variable speed furnaces, speed motors: Kurt, I don t know what savings there are in a variable speed motor. I think the end resultes is the same except one takes longer to achive then the other, and the gimick stuff cost more to begin with. Your duct work needs to be of adiquite size overall...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Warm air coming out of floor vents in manufactured home with Coleman Central Air unit, mobile home park, fuse switch
mobile home park, fuse switch, fuse box: Lori, The description Coleman Central Air Unit covers a lot of different type units? Do you have a self contained unit all one piece that is out side? Or do you have a split system with an inside unit and an outside unit. Is the heat gas heat or is it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Water Heater, gas water heater, allexpert
gas water heater, 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: Weil McLain PFG-5-PI gas hot water boiler, hot water boiler, gas hot water boiler
hot water boiler, gas hot water boiler, unit pumps: Ok, I don t re-read the whole question. Just the new part. Anyhow, my Honeywell book says the 8620 series controls have been replaced with the S8610 series. If I was you, call Weil McLain people & ask them for the new part # for the spark unit. That way you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Whole House Air....Blower doesn't come on, goodman janitrol, electrical tester
goodman janitrol, electrical tester, hot wire: Jack, Use an electrical tester. The thermostat depending on the mode setting sends power to the fan control which sends it on to the motor. Set the thermostat for fan only, rig the blower compartment safety switch so the switch is closed, use the electric...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Wrong air handler installed, r 410a, upstairs unit
r 410a, upstairs unit, warranty issue: If possible, I would go after the installer. This is not a warranty issue with the factory, but a screw up on the installers part. As I am not sure, it might be possible to reuse the existing coil by installing a TXV for R-410a. If the coil has to be replaced,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ?????????????????, 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: Yearly Cleaning on Regency Gas Fireplace, direct vent wall furnace, wall furnaces
direct vent wall furnace, wall furnaces, flame height: Thank you, Pat for the very kind words. I have semi retired after 35 yrs & this sure keeps my mind active.Notice I said semi , your friends won t ever let you go !! I am acquainted with wall furnaces but no one that has adjustable flame height. Usually ...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: York 4 ton ac unit, refrigerant charge, liquid refrigerant
refrigerant charge, liquid refrigerant, ac unit: It is possible for a compressor to be bad right out of the box. I have had all sorts of things not working new. I am not sure how long the unit had actually been running with the dirty filter. Evap. coils that freeze up can cause liquid refrigerant to get...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: york ac unit, state circuits, thunder and lightning
state circuits, thunder and lightning, ac unit: First, install a good surge protector on the furnace power supply. Next, I think it may be the thermostat that is delaying from what you said.Test that by accessing the wires behind the tstat & jumping across the red & green & yellow wire to see if it runs.Lightning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: york furnace, horizontal furnace, york furnace
horizontal furnace, york furnace, r 410: Sounds good way to go Justin, except for the York. Try a Comfortmaker, American Standard or similar brands. York too expensive , also parts. And get a coil good for R 410 freon. That s the near future stuff.For 1200 sq ft a 3 ton would be good. That would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 11 yo Payne ignition lighted gas furnace: won't turn on, furnace work, gas furnace
furnace work, gas furnace, fuse box: Irma, Take the thermostat wires off of the thermostat from the R and W posts and twist them together which will bypass the thermostat. IF everything is dead no nothing then there is no power going to the furnace. Check the breaker box, it may be outside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: after 2 repair men i am still cold, thermostat temperature, heat pumps
thermostat temperature, heat pumps, repair men: That s an easy one. It s one of two things. EVERY unit will run about 2 minutes or so longer after it reached the desired temperature, because the fan stays running to cool off the electric heat strip in it. That s how they are wired, even for heat pumps....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 21 yo carrier gas furnace, carrier gas furnace, superbowl weekend
carrier gas furnace, superbowl weekend, carrier distributor: You can find a blower motor at your local Carrier distributor (most expensive option but exact replacement) You can get a universal replacement motor (least expensive but a bit more work) or buy a replacement at a local motor shop. As far as the new equipment...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: 220v air handler motor, ventilation fan, squirrel cage
ventilation fan, squirrel cage, color arrangement: Mike, unfortunately manufacturers do not use a common color arrangement. You will either need to get the model number of the motor and contact the manufacturer, or take it to a motor shop and they can ohm the windings and tell you which wires are which. Thanks...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC in den, portable ac unit, cinder block
portable ac unit, cinder block, ductless mini split: Nate: A ductless mini-split (Sanyo, etc.) is the way to go. That way, the heat is rejected directly to the outdoors; you don t want to discharge heat into the garage, and you definitely don t want to try and duct from the condenser coil through the garage....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC in den, portable ac unit, cinder block
portable ac unit, cinder block, soil type: It seems like you have definitely done your homework. Your options are all right there, and it really depends on personal preference as to how much you want to spend. If at all possible, a window unit would be the easiest to do the job of cooling one room...But...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: AC/FAN, telltale signs, ac unit
telltale signs, ac unit, freon: Is this a heat pump? That s the only reason your outside fan would need to run at all in the heat mode. If you have electric heat, you shouldn t have the outside fan running anyway. I am going to assume you have a heat pump. It can either be a problem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air conditioning, carrier air conditioning, carrier air conditioning system
carrier air conditioning, carrier air conditioning system, tony soprano: Lorena: This is the same house, right? If so, I m having trouble with the scenario: 1,100 SF second floor (2.5 tons is WAY too much, BTW) with one bedroom that won t cool; why are you considering new equipment? I d be looking at the duct system to see...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What is a Air Flow Regulator, air flow regulator, hot water heat
air flow regulator, hot water heat, gas water heater: Daryn: Lucky you with hot water heat!!! By drawing combustion air from the home, the boiler could be increasing the infiltration rate; that costs money in the form of higher heating bills. I don t like leaving the window open, you could freeze pipes...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air Handler Fan Will Not Run, adjustable delay, coil of wire
adjustable delay, coil of wire, blower fan: I did not respond about the delay knnob since an ajustable knob would be a coil of wire with a pointer positioned on the coils since the pointer is in contact at all times with the coils. A fan relay is a make-or break contact that causes an arc on make &...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Air vents, furnace heat, winter experience
furnace heat, winter experience, air vents: Michael, I have no idea how your heating system is installed, where the furnace, heat pump or whatever your heating with is installed? I have no idea where your ducts are installed, how they run from vent s to the unit? Whatever your system is give it a...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amana Electric Range - LOCK light won't turn off, oven cavity, lock switch
oven cavity, lock switch, repair person: Check your oven door lock switch....most often they use the same circuit as the oven cavity light switch. It is probably shorted....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: Amana Furnance Problems, natural gas furnace, blinking red light
natural gas furnace, blinking red light, good shape: It almost seems you have 2 or 3 things going on. Maybe, but I doubt it. Anyway, the 4 to 10 seconds of running is a sensor problem. 1 thing at a time. Take some steel wool (small amount). Remove the sensor & wipe it with the steel wool. Wrap it around & PULL...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Amtrol boilermate leak, domestic hot water, grunfos
domestic hot water, grunfos, mild weather: Mark: You should be OK. If I may ask, why are you heating domestic hot water with a space heating boiler? That s terribly inefficient in mild and warm weather. I have done that once, but the guy has all the money in the world and his wife likes the pool...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Aprilaire Steam Humidifier Controlling Rheem Furnace, steam humidifier, furnace
steam humidifier, furnace, tom tom: Tom, it would require a somewhat complicated installation of a 24 volt relay added to the control circuit. Before I explain this entire process, would you be comfortable installing this relay, or would it be more simple to have a technician come in and install...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Arkla Gas Furnace, arkla gas, gas furnace
arkla gas, gas furnace, air conditioning co: I have never heard of the brand. I would take the motor to a local motor shop. They should be able to determine the specs of the motor. It can be taken apart if need be. I skilled motor rewinder elect. motor shop will be able to give you what you need...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: air conditioning, duct insulation, pipe temperature
duct insulation, pipe temperature, indoor coil: Harry: 1. You should have a 15 or 20 degree TD at indoor coil, so it s a function of return grille temperature(s), return duct (in)leakage and supply and return duct insulation; expect anywhere from 55 to 65. 2. Haven t a clue; ask someone who knows about...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: amana air command 80 does not light gas, hot surface ignitor, amana air command
hot surface ignitor, amana air command, blink blink: Confusion. Forget the manual, that is general info and is not adjusted with each model. First LOOK at the LED and figure out if it is blinking ,how many times, per cycle. 1 blink and a short pause, then 1 blink, repeated or blink - blink - pause and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: anama heating and air, goodman manufacturing, air furnace
goodman manufacturing, air furnace, sure what type: Juan, I m not sure what type of information your looking for? Amana Heating and Cooling equipment in my opinion is no better or no worse then the rest of the brands. Amana has a high end marketed name but it s quality is no better then the rest. If your...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: attic vent question, gable vent fan, condensation problems
gable vent fan, condensation problems, roof rafters: Christian, When I read your question I thought you were describing my house. I have 1920 s house with a walk-in attic about 500 square feet. My attic is dry year round, My house is in a fairly dry climate about 40% humidity, zero degree tempature s in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Baseboard (water) heating noise, expansion and contraction, couple feet
expansion and contraction, couple feet, happy new year: Denis, The front cover of the baseboard should come off, it just hooks on top of the hanger and snaps under the bottom, if you stick your finger under the bottom and push up on the hanger the cover should come off, if there are screws involved you need to...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Blower Time Delay, air handler, fan control
air handler, fan control, time delay: Paul, What s a gui furnace ? Is gui a brand name on furnaces sold in the area where you live? There are lots of furnaces that have gui in there model number but it doesn t tell what type furnace in general? Anyway the fan control delay is whatever the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant furnace problem, bryant furnace, soap bubbles
bryant furnace, soap bubbles, liquid detergent: Missy, Get a cup and mix 50-50 liquid detergent and water. Get a small 1 paint brush or something simile. Turn your furnace on and brush the soap osculation around all the joints of the gas line and gas controls. With the furnace gas on and burning...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Bryant gas furnace, bryant gas furnace, gas fan
bryant gas furnace, gas fan, gmail: I am guessing that the unit comustion gas fan does not start and stop with the t-stat removed. If that is the case, my guess is the t-stat is bad and needs to be replaced. Otherwise, it sounds as if the control board in the unit is bad. Craig achelpguy@gmail.co...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: BTU,s, btu input, gas furnace
btu input, gas furnace, pvc pipe: Steve: I delete answers that remain unread for a week. Fre...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: how can I get a better distribution of heat upstairs?, floor thermostat, lineal feet
floor thermostat, lineal feet, baseboard heat: Bill, The hot water flowing through the baseboard heat is the same in every room upstairs that is on the same zone, the amount of heat that you get into the bed room depends on the lineal feet of baseboard radiation with core in it that is installed in the...

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

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler, hot water boiler, system boiler
hot water boiler, system boiler, slab foundation: Gary, To purge the air out of the cold zone you need to force water in one end of the zone and out the other. It s a bit hard to explain when you don t know exactly what your dealing with or how the system is piped. A zone has a starting point and an ending...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: boiler, hot water boiler, system boiler
hot water boiler, system boiler, slab foundation: Unfortunately there have to be air bleeds and with the piping going above the ceiling, this is where the bleeds will be. There may be multiple bleeds as there are usually bleeds at each radiator and also on the piping where it penetrated from below to above...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: burning smell from heat pump, strip heat, heat pump
strip heat, heat pump, occurance: This is a very common occurance with a heat pump IF the strip heat has not been energized in some time. Dust collects on the heater strips and burns off when it is turned on. Depending on the quality of the filter, it can have this odor briefly every time...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C & heater, original with 20 yr old house, high efficiency boilers, furnace system
high efficiency boilers, furnace system, minute timer: Edwina, I don t personally recommend one brand over another .One thing I look at is warranty, All warranties are not equal. If you have gas heat and have a standard furnace ,consider going with a 90-98% condensing furnace. Check with your State there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: A/C Size, heat load calculation, wall insulation
heat load calculation, wall insulation, free estimates: There are more factors involved in sizing-up a unit than just square-footage, sir. For the most part, yes, 4 and 2 are about right for a guess-timate ...But you need to take into account other factors. Attic and wall insulation, heal load on the house regarding...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Caloric Gas Stove blowing fuse for lower oven, amp fuse, caloric gas stove
amp fuse, caloric gas stove, electrical circuits: How old is this unit? Normally there are no fuse controlling the elements. Besides, 5 amps would not be enough protection. Keep in mind while checking the circuit, top oven, bottom oven and top burners are normally all wired independently. I tried running...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier 58GP100 - CA gas furnace problem, gas furnace, fan control
gas furnace, fan control, thermistor: Mansukh, Your furnace has a fan control of some sort that starts and stops the blower, it sounds like the fan control is the problem? I don t have a manual on your furnace and even if I did it probably wouldn t show which type of fan control it has. You...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier Furnace fan stays on, but no heat or A/C, carrier furnace, furnace fan
carrier furnace, furnace fan, blown fuse: The fan in heat mode is actually not controlled by the thermostat, it is either controlled by a temperature sensitive device, or a timer on the internal circuit board. It appears you may have multiple problems, but the main problem appears to be loss of low...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier furnace - repeated ignition lockout, carrier furnace, control wires
carrier furnace, control wires, ground wires: It sounds like a loose or corroded connection. The way the furnace recognizes the flame is to detect a small electric current through the flame. If you take apart and refasten all the control wires in the furnace, especially the ground wires, the problem will...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Carrier furnace - repeated ignition lockout, carrier furnace, flame sensor
carrier furnace, flame sensor, service person: Patty, The clue to if the flame sensor is the problem is that the vent blower comes on, the igniter glows, the gas flows, and the burner lights but the burner only stays lit a few seconds. If the cycle is, vent blower, ignition glow, but the burner doesn...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central AC/Hear, pleated accordion, hvac filter
pleated accordion, hvac filter, ventilation air: I don t understand the question...A/C is Air Conditioning...HVAC is Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning. Same thing to me...lol Are you talking about specifit filters? It really depends on the unit and setup you have. With my unit, I have a split-system...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central A/C installation, earthquake vibrations, roof rafters
earthquake vibrations, roof rafters, smoke alarms: I have installed several hundred units, and I suspend every one. You need to have play in case of an earthquake, vibrations, variable torque on a tight mounting, etc. If this is an actual contractor doing the job, his license is on-the-line as well as his...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Cooling Help, compressor warranty, carrier units
compressor warranty, carrier units, reputable contractor: Jessy I commend you on seeking advice. I want you to get the best deal for your investment. I replaced both of my aging Carrier units with Goodman units. They have a full ten year warranty on every component, and if you ask up front, they offer an extended...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Heat/Air, heating and air conditioning, central heat
heating and air conditioning, central heat, heat air: Kim, Central heat/air combo unit covers a lot of territory. I don t know exactly what you have? A split system or a self contained system. Most heating and air conditioning equipment is available only through a wholesaler that only sells to a certified,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central Heating Unit Not Working Properly, furnace blower motor, programmable thermostat
furnace blower motor, programmable thermostat, motor shaft: Jim, It sounds like the furnace blower motor is running under some stress that causes it to over heat and shut off on a thermal overload switch that is a built in Integral part of electric motors, once the motor shuts off it cools down enough to allow it...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central heat/ac unit that cools from a well?, water source heat, water source heat pump
water source heat, water source heat pump, condenser water: The model number hides the tonnage, like ABC3602516. That 60 is 60k btu & a 5 ton.A 1600 sq ft may have a 3.5 ton, maybe 4. A water source heat pump is good since the condenser water is almost a constant temperature & a constant load.Uses water rather than...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Central heater, cold days, ductwork
cold days, ductwork, heat pump: It s possible your heater isn t large enough in KW or tonnage if its a heat pump to satisfy your needs. Possibly you have holes in the ductwork and the heat is leeching into the attic. These are some of the causes, but I am not certain how hot it is coming...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Chest freezer/outside panels hot, chest freezer, appliance parts
chest freezer, appliance parts, home appliance: Obviously it should be warm and even hot to the touch. Depending on how many times you open and close the lid allowing heat to be captured inside, depends on how hard your freezer works at removing the heat from the inside to the outside. It is working just...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Circuit Breaker trip, gmail, circuit breaker panel
gmail, circuit breaker panel, main circuit breaker: Before anything is replaced, the amp draw of the heat needs to be checked. You also need to check to see how many amps are going through the breaker. It is possible to have a weak breaker, but there can also be other problems causing it to trip. You would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Circulating blower not coming on, fan blade, white rodgers
fan blade, white rodgers, contoller: You need to try to jump between the R and G terminals on the control board in your furnace, if the fan does not come on you may have a bad fan motor. First check or just replace the capacitor (they are cheap) and see if this will help. To check the capacitor...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: COLD RADIATORS, pressure guage, boiler pressure
pressure guage, boiler pressure, gas boiler: Pressure is increased by the burning of the fuel if the burner is on and the pressure won t climb I would check the pressure guage. If the burner is turning off before the pressure goes up it is either a safety or the pressure control you need to figure out...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coils?, heating coils, heat strip
heating coils, heat strip, heat supply: That # combination doesn t come up on their website, so I don t know if you have an electric heater or a heat pump. Electric heaters are usually mounted at the top of the unit just below the ductowrk connection we call a plenum or transition. Even a heat...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cold Air Return, cold air return, cold in the winter
cold air return, cold in the winter, ac unit: Ted: The older system can t affect the newer one so long as the ducts aren t interconnected. I think it s just a convective current of some sort, due to the ductwork cooling after the unit shuts off: Cold air is heavier than warm air, so as the air in the...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Cold air return, cold air return, piece of paper
cold air return, piece of paper, furnaces: You are right. BUt there is no way to know, with out an inspection. If all the upstairs returns will not hold up a paper, they may not even be hooked up. I ve seen it happen. Follow the return duct from the furnace, backward to the rooms. look for problems...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Coleman furnace, outdoor wood furnace, outdoor furnace
outdoor wood furnace, outdoor furnace, gas furnace: You should probably just put the fan in the ON position at your thermostat. The device that controls fan operation in that furnace is either integral to the board with a fan relay if it has a board or if it is an older furnace it has a fan limit combo that...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Comfort heat pump, electric furnace, contactor
electric furnace, contactor, gmail: This may not be what you want to hear, but I think you should have the united checked. When things sit, they go bad. You should have someone out to check the unit. Connect a set of gauges, and give everything a good check with a meter. If there is something...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Comfort heat pump, rheem ruud, voltage fuses
rheem ruud, voltage fuses, electric furnace: John, Being off for 1.5 years possible you may have lost the refrigerant charge and the low pressure switch opened ( if equip ) you can remove access cap on either interconnecting line and use your fingernail and press down on the schrader to see if there...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c compressor cover, velcro seam, condenser unit
velcro seam, condenser unit, gmail: It can be purchased from Carrier, if Carrier will sell it. Carrier sells parts under Totaline , but most locations will not sell to homeowners. I have never bought one. The blanket is not needed for the unit to works. The blanket serves as a noise reduction....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a/c and heat, return ducts, compressor unit
return ducts, compressor unit, heat cycle: If it is a heat pump it will. Runs summer and winter..... 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 Keep in mind we do stock 1000 s of Major...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: a.c. system, humidity problems, corpus christi texas
humidity problems, corpus christi texas, compressor unit: Janet, Your house With everything average such as windows, insulation, exposer to heat, etc needs one ton of cooling for every 400 square feet of living space that you want to cool twenty degrees below the outside temperature. Example: If your house is...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: capacttor size for HVAC, rheem corsaire, bicap
rheem corsaire, bicap, rheem dealer: There is usually a bicap on those units. Either a cap with three prongs on top, or two seperate caps...One for the compressor and one for the fan motor. I called a Rheem dealer and gave them the model #. They said that a Corsaire (Weatherking with the Rheem...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: car exhaust smell in one room, electric baseboard heater, mildew mold
electric baseboard heater, mildew mold, mold mildew: The odor can be caused by any number of things. This can include mold/mildew. Mold/mildew can make people sick, and it can affect people differently. You really need to think. Have you bought ANYTHING new and brought it into the house, and I mean ANYTHING....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: carrier gas furnace Heating not respondind, carrier gas furnace, heating thermostat
carrier gas furnace, heating thermostat, power switch: Jeff, You need to observe the control compartment/burner compartment of the furnace, turn the power switch that powers the furnace off for a few seconds, turn the power switch on, the vent blower should start first then the igniter should glow then the burner...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cast iron radiator query, rads, shut off valve
rads, shut off valve, open windows: Bad question from my point of view. I get in trouble for my answer. Yes, you are costing the landlord extra money BUT!!!!! You have no choice. BUT!!!! He has an older system that is costing him lots to run, even if you keep your windows closed. Somehow you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ceiling vent air direction, floor vent covers, vent air
floor vent covers, vent air, ceiling vents: Lisa, The vents /registers need to blow the air at the outside wall and also beginning at the center of the register the fin s are strait and gradually turn towards the sides half one way and half the other way, the damper has multi vane damper blade, when...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: ceiling vents for central air, ceiling vents, magnetic strips
ceiling vents, magnetic strips, drain pan: Do you have an A/C unit seperate from your neighbor? Is there one in your closet or ceiling? If so, your unit s ductwork is most likely independent of his. Do you share the attic I take it? It may be traversing up there, and if there are holes in ductwork...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heat, heater assembly, heating coil
heater assembly, heating coil, limit switch: If the fan comes on for the few minutes with the heat, it probably isn t a relay or the heat sequencer. Do you smell the electric heat? If so, the heating coil isn t burned out either. If it comes on for a few minutes with the fan and then shuts down without...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heat, heat strips, gmail
heat strips, gmail, windows doors: Taking an amp draw of the heat strips, will tell if they are working to full amps. Changing the filter can also help. There may not actually be anything wrong. It all depends on how cold it is outside, and the temp setpoint inside. The age of the house,...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: central heating, fuel consumption, dinner party
fuel consumption, dinner party, central heating: Dawn: Absolutely! All of us involved with energy conservation in the 70 s agreed with Honeywell s tests: A ten degree setback for eight hours a day reduces fuel consumption by 10% to 15%; real world results confirmed that again and again (Dinner party...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: cleaned drip tube now fridge not working, drip tube, dripping water
drip tube, dripping water, appliance parts: Might be in defrost cycle. Plug in and wlak away. Give it a 1/2 hour or so. Did it start up now? 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: coleman furnace blower connection, intertherm furnace, furnace blower
intertherm furnace, furnace blower, squirrel cage: Steve, According to you you say you have a variable speed, My experience for a variable speed to work ,needs a circuit board at the very least. Personally I would have bought a regular multi speed motor and new capacitor from grainger.com or some other...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: comfortmaker, rpjII, purge fan goes on and off, vacuum line, allexpert
vacuum line, 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: commercial ac, blower fan, thermastat
blower fan, thermastat, ac unit: Louie, To observe operation of a RTU being right there. Find low voltage terminal strip hookup and ( make sure it s 24 volt AC )if it goes to a DC t-stat recommend getting the DC stat and hooking up normally. for 24 volt AC jumper between R and G to observe...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: condensation leaks out exhaust blower, fan shaft, drain tube
fan shaft, drain tube, blower fan: You have to use a flash light & mirror to find exactly where the water is leaking from. (crack in fan housing)(around fan shaft)(from drain tube or tube ends) (tube entering fan or exiting)(etc....) Then fix the leak. The fan is made to handle moisture inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Day&Night 5 ton 14 seer, tempstar furnace, thermostat 6
tempstar furnace, thermostat 6, programmable thermostat: Daryl: 5 tons is too much for 2,350SF. 3 to 4 would be plenty. You won t need much in that climate; the fact that there wasn t any should tell you something. Someone will have to do a cooling load calculation (not familiar with the website you mention)....

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Deep freeze caused heater to stop working, fan blade, emergency heat
fan blade, emergency heat, air temp: It sounds like part of your electric heat is not working. First make sure you have a new filter in, then you can check your temperature rise (the difference in you return and supply air temp) if the temp is not rising around 30 degrees part of the heat kit...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Drafts from Central Air Vents and Returns, hot water baseboard, master bedroom closet
hot water baseboard, master bedroom closet, air diffusers: Tony, About all I can offer is that all the supply ducts and diffusers and all of the return ducts and grills connect to the same duct system. The only thing that would eliminate a draft in the system are the dampers if they closed 100% and then that would...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dripping noise after heater kicks off, expansion and contraction, perserverence
expansion and contraction, perserverence, heating ducts: I do not know if this was you or not but I saw a similar issue on the DIY forum, but anyway, I feel your pain and whatever you did that made a temporary impact I would focus on that area you obviously have an expansion and contraction issue going on and if...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Drum roller keep wearing out, great shape, fsp parts
great shape, fsp parts, appliance parts: Perhaps you purchased a generic roller instead of original FSP parts for Whirlpool. Been doing this 31 years now and never saw a roller wear out in that amount of time. If you need further assistance, feel free to email us at sales@affordableappliance.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dryer kick plate, kick plate, putty knife
kick plate, putty knife, appliance parts: Stick a putty knife in the top seam of the lower panel and release the locking tab. This will free the lower panel and you will be able to see if the springs are attached that keeps tension on the door. If you need further assistance, feel free to email...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dryer timer not fixing problem, appliance parts, previous question
appliance parts, previous question, home appliance: Please supply me with the model number so I can see your unit as you do... 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 Keep in mind we do stock...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Dual heat/a/c unit for garage room, thermostat control, control capability
thermostat control, control capability, dual heat: IF you are only heating and cooling the one room, I d suggest saving a bundle and getting a through the wall window unit from Home Depot. A small space-cooler/heater will work fine, just look at the suggested measurements on the box for tonnage needed...My...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Duel Fuel Heat Pump with 80% gas backup, rheem heat pump, emergency heat
rheem heat pump, emergency heat, fuel heat: If it has an outdoor thermostat in the control loop you can, or if it has balance point adjustment on the board. These are not standard but add ons so you may not have them but you will have to find the installation instructions to find out for sure. If you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: defrost not working, crankcase heater, reversing valve
crankcase heater, reversing valve, oil return: Icing up on cooling cycle? Possibly freon levels or a clogged coil. On heat? Possibly the reversing valve is starting to go. If more than 12 years, maybe so. Do you have a crankcase heater for defrost? Getting one would not only keep most icing problems...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: deluxe blend air 2, heat strip, northeast louisiana
heat strip, northeast louisiana, c mode: That doesn t make any sense. If you have only electric heat, the outdoor unit shouldn t even be involved or running. Electric heat means you have a heat strip in your air handler inside. When heat is called for, the heat strip gets very hot and the inside...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: What's the difference, seer unit, seer ratings
seer unit, seer ratings, 10 seer: I am going to assume that these are estimates for new equipment installed, and the exact same job...Not that one quote is for new ductwork or new copper lines. Armstrong units are serviceable, but nowhere near what a Rheem unit is. Trane is in a category...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: door water dispenser constant drip, water inlet valve, dripping faucet
water inlet valve, dripping faucet, water dispenser: Your water inlet valve is leaking much like a dripping faucet. Replace the water inlet valve behind your unit where your home water supply attaches to and you will be fine. Part number is WR57X10032 and your cost is 39.95 + 6.95 shipping through us. Order...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: duct length, gas furnace, pressure resistance
gas furnace, pressure resistance, static pressure: Cindy, Everybody s house is different, furnaces are different, duct systems are different. I have no idea where in the house your furnace is installed? I have no idea what or where your ducts are installed, where the outlets are located etc. Moving air...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: duct work, tin snips, sawzall
tin snips, sawzall, duct work: It will work but depending on the thickness of your duct it will probably tear up. You can purchase a pair of red handled tin snips for around 10$ to do the trick just start a hole with a sharp screwdriver and a hammer and then cut away. I am afraid if you...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Electric Heater not working, house is freezing! Help!, electric heat system, copper piping
electric heat system, copper piping, trane furnace: Kill ALL power to the unit, and take the top panel off the indoor A/H. If you can t spin the blower wheel, it is definitely the motor. Without a meter though, you can t check much else. If there s a burned wire, yeah that u can find out...But u need a meter...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric baseboard heating, jim curry, baseboard heaters
jim curry, baseboard heaters, baseboard heat: You are not going to get alot of savings by upgrading baseboard heaters. Now if you were to see about installing a heat pump obviously you will have alot more cost up front but that is where the energy savings would come from. Apart from that you would probably...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: electric radiant ceiling heat that is making a popping noise, electric radiant heat, radiant ceiling
electric radiant heat, radiant ceiling, loose connections: You either have loose connections in the wiring or the elements are starting to fail. Loose connections can generate heat so you need to shut off the power and investigate. Look for burned places or corrosion. If it is wiring you can always cut, strip and...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: error code on armstrong furnace, old furnace, furnace heat
old furnace, furnace heat, smart valve: Pull off the 2 wires at the pressure switch & ohm across the terminals to test.Thats a reset you re doing with the power cycle.Now, tap on the small black relays on the circuit board to try to unstick the fan relay. That is a timed circuit to turn on the fan...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: eubanks heating unit, sheet metal screws, solenoid valves
sheet metal screws, solenoid valves, construction trailers: Michael, Unable to find much info on Eubanks states that it was a Texas Manufacture of cooling equipment sold OEM parts to Heat Controller ( you can call them as they are a large manufacture of HVAC equipment.) Also a Contractor - Millerairconditioning.com...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: FAN stopped working, electric heat, gas heat
electric heat, gas heat, hous: most likely, it is either the fan relay or the heat sequencer. I only work on electric heat so if you have gas or oul, check with another tech on here...But if it s an electric heat furnace, one of those two components probably has a short in it and needs...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Failing Honeywell S8610U igniter, burnham boiler, honeywell s8610u
burnham boiler, honeywell s8610u, call customer service: That is excessive for either the ignitor or the control module. There is no way to mess up the module durring installation. They are factory mounted. Is it the same exact part that fails?? I would check to make sure the grounding is good. If it keeps on, call...

Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC: Fan Coil Unit, frozen water pipes, warranty companies
frozen water pipes, warranty companies, warranty company: It might be possible to freeze up a coil, but only if your whole condo turned into a freezer with the window open. It is more likly the coil failed due to age, and possible poor water treatment from the boiler. When copper freezes, the result is normally...