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09-22-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By clocert

You need to know where the leak is before...

You need to know where the leak is before spending the money for a new compresser/condenser unit. Is your eva coil OK ? often, evaporator coil is the source of the leaks.
08-18-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By clocert

The two freon pipes should lead to the coil.

The two freon pipes should lead to the coil.
07-31-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By clocert

To recharge or not, it depends on your own...

To recharge or not, it depends on your own situation and the size of the leak itself. If you only plan to stay in that house for 3 or 4 years, and the leak is so small that one recharge will hold up...
07-09-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By clocert

If both outside fan and the compressor down at...

If both outside fan and the compressor down at the same time, chances are the contactor was not engaged at that time. Check to see if the contactor button was up (off position), if it is, then find...
07-07-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By clocert

Is the outside fan running when the compressor is...

Is the outside fan running when the compressor is down ?
06-28-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By clocert

Something wrong, no AC should have a fixed 15...

Something wrong, no AC should have a fixed 15 minute on/off timer, they should be all based on the temp setting. As mentioned, may be overheating.
06-26-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By clocert

Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
06-26-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By clocert

Refrigerant costs

Forget about R22, but even R410a Is so expensive these days. Are we still making R410a ?
06-23-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By clocert

Has to be one of the following 2 reasons: 1. low...

Has to be one of the following 2 reasons: 1. low refrigerant. or 2. weak air flow (may be bad blower fan).
06-17-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By clocert

Not sure what kind of vent/damper control you...

Not sure what kind of vent/damper control you have, I have an old style of vent with a damper build-in, I have to push it open or close manually.
06-16-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

If there are large voids need to be filled, you...

If there are large voids need to be filled, you will have to cut the plenum open or install a smaller plenum, that is not a DYI job, you better call some professional to do it. For the furnace...
06-16-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

The furnace exhaust pipe has nothing to do with...

The furnace exhaust pipe has nothing to do with the AC. Do not seal it. In fact, you get 15 degrees of delta T, and large line has condensation, indicates the system is not all that bad. What you...
06-15-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By clocert

Your cold air vent temp should be at least 16...

Your cold air vent temp should be at least 16 degrees lower than your room temp.
06-15-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

If that guy was just guessing, then the only way...

If that guy was just guessing, then the only way to find out is to peek in there yourself. depends on the type of plenum, this may or may not be easy. But leave space around the A-coil is a no-no,...
06-15-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

With all the (may be) issues, at this point, all...

With all the (may be) issues, at this point, all I can suggest is get the systems superheat or subpool reading. If you know how to do it, you can do it yourself (with a gauge), or you may have to...
06-14-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

A new system , already installed. You said it was...

A new system , already installed. You said it was OK Yesterday, so not sure if you have a real problem or not. However, from what you indicated, there are three areas need to be concerned. 1. Delta...
06-13-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By clocert

2 ton AC for 1000 ft house should be fine, what...

2 ton AC for 1000 ft house should be fine, what is the cold air temperature, and what is the return air or room temperature at that time ? What is the cycle time ?
05-30-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By clocert

Where is that thermostat connecter ? On your...

Where is that thermostat connecter ? On your thermostat ? or in the outside condenser unit ?
11-12-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By clocert

I would ask for at least 16 SEER.

I would ask for at least 16 SEER.
10-12-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By clocert

Sounds like you are low on freon, After 20 years,...

Sounds like you are low on freon, After 20 years, you still have 10-12 deltaT, not bad at all, now you need to call an AC tech to check it out and add the freon for you. We can not discuss freon...
09-07-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By clocert

Congras, a job well done. But just wonder, what...

Congras, a job well done. But just wonder, what did you do to change your system from 'R+Y+G system heats up'
to 'R+Y+G blowing cold air' ?
09-05-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By clocert

Looks like your Y wire and W wire got switched....

Looks like your Y wire and W wire got switched. May be the W wire is the one goes to your outside condenser. So try to connect R and W, and see what will happen.
09-03-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By clocert

Your problem started with the new thermostat, so...

Your problem started with the new thermostat, so that is electrical issue. it is not hard to fix, and won't cost you much either. it may be just wired wrong. wait for your friend comes, he should be...
09-01-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By clocert

Thanks a lot. I'll try a coil cleaner.

Thanks a lot. I'll try a coil cleaner.
09-01-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By clocert

I see some white water scale and/or stains on the...

I see some white water scale and/or stains on the pipe and fins. Is that a problem ? like to get rid of them.
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