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08-14-15, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Dutch3

Follow up ...

As I'm sure you've all been waiting anxiously! :)

A/C tech came today to investigate. Diagnosed that there was a short between the air handler and the outside unit which was blowing the fuse. ...
07-28-15, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Dutch3

With the 24v line to the compressor disconnected...

With the 24v line to the compressor disconnected at the air handler, the fan has been merrily running for 24 hours or more.

Checked again for shorts between the air handler and compressor - all...
07-27-15, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Dutch3

Unfortunately it's a line with only two wires.

Unfortunately it's a line with only two wires.
07-27-15, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Dutch3

Having disconnected the 24v wires at the air...

Having disconnected the 24v wires at the air handler control board the fan has been running all night without issue. The next step is to reconnect that and disconnect at the outside unit before the...
07-26-15, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Dutch3

The fuse was blown again and blew while the...

The fuse was blown again and blew while the thermostat was still in a cooling range. I've replaced the fuse and removed the 24v wires that connect from the air handler to the outside unit. With...
07-25-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Dutch3

Well, that was conclusive. After an hour or two...

Well, that was conclusive. After an hour or two the system has shut down again. With the C wire not even connected, it's not the thermostat since that didn't get to a low enough temperature to...
07-25-15, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Dutch3

It's a Venstar T6800. I have the same model on...

It's a Venstar T6800. I have the same model on another circuit in the house with no issues.

I managed to find some 3A fuses (took 3 locations to finally locate some) and have 'reset' the circuit....
07-25-15, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Dutch3

I need to run out to pick up more fuses and will...

I need to run out to pick up more fuses and will try that!

This is purely a summer issue, in the winter the internal blower/furnace works just fine. Which I guess would also point to an outside...
07-25-15, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Dutch3

3amp fuse blows when switching off

I've been through a dozen 3amp fuses on the control board. Found this forum and tested for a short at the internal air handler, then tested the outside contactor. Although all seemed good, I replaced...
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