Compressor Overload


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Old 01-08-10, 05:39 PM
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Compressor Overload

I had a new install today, A Trane 2TWR3030A ( XR13 heat pump) I noticed the installers did not wait the 1 hour suggested time at initial start up and the compressor triped into overload. I needed to leave for work & wondered, How do you reset the compressor?
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Old 01-08-10, 08:23 PM
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You probably must reset the tripped breaker.
My money is on a tripped air handler breaker as apposed to the heat pump.

A very common mistake is to assume that a breaker tripps to the fully off position. It's usually between off and on and feels loose when tripped.

I'd call the installers back and have them take look at it.
 
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Old 01-08-10, 08:51 PM
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Condensor is getting juice. I checked the leads.
 
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Old 01-08-10, 09:11 PM
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Is the outdoor unit getting 24 volts to R and C?
 
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Old 01-09-10, 06:54 AM
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It's working as of this morning, I guess it needed time to balance out. What are symptoms of an overchared unit (Heat Pump), I think it's overcharged... Thus leading it to time out on it's own.
 
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Old 01-09-10, 09:06 AM
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Honestly, the unit could be overcharged but you really need to not waste any time in getting the installers back.

You might be referring to short cycling if is not running for an extended period of time but a wrong thermostat setting can do that.
 
 

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