Locating my A/C "A" coil


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Old 06-25-20, 06:50 PM
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Locating my A/C "A" coil

So I fixed a short in the low voltage line running out to the condenser a couple weeks ago with some help on here.AC worked well for the good number of days we were at 85-90 but noticed a couple days ago the air from the vents wasn't very cold. I'm past due to do a cleaning of the condenser and A coil. The only obvious place I see for it is the bottom of the furnace behind a makeshift "panel" which more resembles a couple plates of sheet metal held on with HVAC tape. It looks like there are lines coming up through the floor from the condenser so I think that's where it is but want to be sure before I pull all that tape off. TYIA!


 
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Old 06-25-20, 07:18 PM
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Yep, that's it.

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Old 06-25-20, 07:46 PM
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Try removing all the tape first. It won't be easy as that foil tape sticks good.
Have a roll on hand to reseal the hatch.

It may not be easy to see the dirty side of the coil.
The coil doesn't just come out.


 
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Old 06-26-20, 08:34 AM
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Hi, I would stay away from a fin comb, there should be know need for it especially on the A coil.
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Old 06-26-20, 06:27 AM
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I'm going to Lowes today to get some of that foaming cleaner and a fin tool, will pick up some tape as well, thank you both for the replies!
 
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Old 06-26-20, 11:24 AM
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The tool is for the condenser outside, have a few areas that need straightening.
 
 

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