a/c coil not getting cold


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Old 11-09-09, 10:59 PM
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a/c coil not getting cold

i have a climate master heat pump, the ac coil is not getting cold, well, the bottom first pipe of the coil is cold i can see if frosting, but the rest of the coil is just room temperature, i hear the compressor turning on, the refrigerant is full, the compressor gets warm is it suppose to? and what could be the problem with the coil?
 
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Old 11-10-09, 04:00 AM
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How do you know that the refrigerant is full?
 
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Old 11-10-09, 07:48 AM
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You say you have a heat pump and the A/C coil is not getting cold. Are you talking about the inside coil? And as asked, how do you know the charge is right? Why would you be running cooling in Canada in Nov?
 
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Old 11-10-09, 09:58 PM
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yes the a/c coil, and i had a friend check it with his gauges, he add'd a bit but it was good
 
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Old 11-11-09, 04:51 AM
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If he added a bit (how much is a bit) it was low, if it was low there is a leak. Again, are you talking about the indoor coil?

With a heat pump the indoor coil will act as the evaporator in cooling and condenser in heating.

are you running the system in heat or cool?
 
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Old 11-11-09, 05:35 AM
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Welcome to our forums!

You had a friend check with his gauges, he added refrigerant but it was ok???
I think this is your problem.
There is in all likelihood a problem with the refrigerant charge or a component in the system.
Unfortunately we do not offer or support advice on sealed system repair.

You must be certified to work on this equipment and it is highly doubtful your friend is qualified.
This is not a diy task and suggest you contact a reliable service company.
 
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Old 11-11-09, 09:31 AM
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I believe you have the heat turned on now (Nov. in Canada). so the coil should not be cold..
 
 

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