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07-08-11, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 25,088
Posted By martymartin

On the capacitor you must have put wires on...

On the capacitor you must have put wires on wrong. Is there a wiring diagram on the unit to chech against? The capacitor was it a dual capacitor it runs both compressor and condenser fan? Dual...
07-08-11, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By martymartin

The small wires coming from t-stat going to the...

The small wires coming from t-stat going to the sides of contactor should have 24 volts on them when the thermostat is on cool and is set below room temperature. If you have digital one turn all...
07-08-11, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,433
Posted By martymartin

Did you give the display board time to dry out? ...

Did you give the display board time to dry out? May take up to couple days for moisture to dissapate unless you remove board and then not as long. Worth a shot anyway.
Unplug AC before doing...
07-08-11, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By martymartin

Frozen coil...

Just as Hvactechfw said those are the problem that would cause an iced up evaporator coil. I would turn the t-stat to off and the fan to on and let the coil thaw out. Does the fan run when t-stat...
07-08-11, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,473
Posted By martymartin

That RPM motor 1750 is a lot higher than what is...

That RPM motor 1750 is a lot higher than what is used on most units today. What makes you believe you aren't getting enough airflow? House not cool enough? In general your AC unit needs more...
07-08-11, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,507
Posted By martymartin

No so...

Most digital thermostats use batteries to run the thermostat and all of its functions. That includes the relay on the thermostat that closes and runs the ac unit. If the batteries are weak then...
07-08-11, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,541
Posted By martymartin

Yes, there is supposed to be some water in the...

Yes, there is supposed to be some water in the bottom of the unit to help cool the condenser. It is especially helpful in really hot humid weather where just air cooling alone would not be enough. ...
07-08-11, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,000
Posted By martymartin

I would replace the insulation from the condenser...

I would replace the insulation from the condenser to the inside the house to the evaporator. Replace what is bad weather beaten, etc. Another thing you can do to squeeze more out of your system is...
07-08-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 36,861
Posted By martymartin

Well, a house that is around 2000 sq feet should...

Well, a house that is around 2000 sq feet should have a unit larger than 2 tons unless you live in Fairbanks AL. Second why would you move the bulb of the expansion valve off the coil. It is there...
07-08-11, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 36,861
Posted By martymartin

Not cold enough...

Well, a house that is around 2000 sq feet should have a unit larger than 2 tons unless you live in Fairbanks AL. Second why would you move the bulb of the expansion valve off the coil. It is there...
07-07-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,601
Posted By martymartin

It's kind of bad when a unit is only 2 years old...

It's kind of bad when a unit is only 2 years old and the coil is bad. Are you sure it's the coil or is there a leak at the fitting on the coil. Before I spend that kind of money I would get someone...
06-30-10, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,767
Posted By martymartin

Gas Dryer?

If it is gas dryer the answer is NO...do not use water fittings on gas. You will blow up the house if you do.
Why can't you just unhook her dryer and use yours?
Working with natural gas and or...
06-30-10, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By martymartin

Glad you got it...

Glad you got it going; Have a great Fourth...
06-30-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By martymartin

Coils freezing?

Is the blower fan inside the house working? I mean inside the air handler. No airflow across the evaporator indoor coil will cause freezing up coil and then in time the line to compressor. He said...
06-30-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,956
Posted By martymartin

Just wondering...

Where is the return vent located? In hallway? Thermostat should be close to return air in hallway...not in living room or den.
Just a thought.
Replies: 2
Views: 6,662
Posted By martymartin

That green wire...

That green wire looks like it is in the dryer...My head is still hurting from the pictures...LOL!
06-30-10, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By martymartin

Good one...

Turn left at tractor...go 5 miles..
I had a guy give me directions to a service call in the middle of nowhere. He said "turn left at the donkey in the yard and go 2.4 miles and I'm the trailer on...
Replies: 10
Views: 7,864
Posted By martymartin

Sorry...forgot.

Freon doesn't get old. It can become low due to a leak. You have to find leak and then pull vacum, then charge to proper level. Sounds like you have messed up cooling fan and then with that AC...
Replies: 10
Views: 7,864
Posted By martymartin

What's up with AC?

Why were you pulling vacum on AC? Did you have a leak? If so did you fix it? Lots of questions...
Usually you pull vacum for atleast 30 minutes to get all moisture (noncondensibles) out of...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By martymartin

Are they different colors?

If they are different colors auto part supply house should be able to pull up color code and placement. I personally have a manual (Chilton's) for both my wife's Ford Taurus SHO and my Ford F-150. ...
Replies: 9
Views: 5,215
Posted By martymartin

Here's the clue...

Quote"The stereo was put in several months ago, and that was when the car stopped making the beep sound when locked/unlocked with the remote."
Just a coincidence that radio and battery problems...
Replies: 9
Views: 5,215
Posted By martymartin

Bad battery.

Your battery is shot. When you start vehicle the amperage draw is so high there is no reserve to keep memory of the stereo. When the battery sits up a while it doesn't have the power it needs. ...
Replies: 7
Views: 6,126
Posted By martymartin

Wierd...

Just a thought...if they left that wire off; maybe they left something else off. Maybe unplugged a connector to get battery out and forgot to hook back up. Just a guess....
Seems to me if they did...
06-30-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,100
Posted By martymartin

Blue is in wrong place...

"I have 4 wires coming out of the wall, the colors are Blue, white, Green, and Red.

I hooked the Blue to the C connector
I hooked the White to the W connector
I hooked the Green to the G...
06-29-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,619
Posted By martymartin

Did you get it going?

Does outside unit come on? If you take red wire and jump to green the fan should pull the fan relay in. If outside unit comes on that's a start. Go to where air handler (furnace) is and look for...
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