Air coming out of ducts is not cool - temp 84f


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Old 07-14-09, 03:49 PM
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Unhappy Air coming out of ducts is not cool - temp 84f

Hi there,
My A/C was not working I believe. In Chicago, we just got warm weather a month and half ago, so I switched my thermostat from hot to cold. Air didn't come out cold enough and temp was hanging around 82f. Called air conditioner guy, he said I didn't had enough freon, which he charged in system and it worked. Though I noticed that even upon reaching target temperature, A/C would keep on running until I turn system off. Temperature in Chicago fell again and I turned thermostat to off. Had to go out of town for week and half, therefore left it off. Came back and for system keep on running issue, I brought Honeywell RTH7600D thermostat. My mistake that I should've checked A/C with existing thermostat (RiteTemp 6080), I turned off A/C system and replaced the thermostat and now I'm back to square one, temperature not coming down less than 82f. Unit outside is throwing cold air out as before and not enough cold air inside. Called same guy, he is saying that now A/C needs replacement probably because pistons are bad or something, costing $1400.
Feels like I'm getting gypped here. Please help. Any advice or suggestion before we faint in heat!
 
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Old 07-14-09, 03:59 PM
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Call another company! You could not replace it for 1400 sounds like a hack.
 
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Old 07-14-09, 04:33 PM
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If it has a piston metering device & it was put in backward it will act like bad compressor valves & will not cool.

Check the piston metering device, also if no metering device it will act like a bad compressor valves, which it also could have destroyed.

Could it be a heat pump?
 
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Old 07-15-09, 05:28 AM
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Call another company! You could not replace it for 1400 sounds like a hack.
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