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There's probably a jumper duct (connects both...

There's probably a jumper duct (connects both duct runs of double wide together) that came loose. You may have to crawl further in to see it. Most likely a piece of flex duct.
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I''d replace the guts, simple, cheap. ...

I''d replace the guts, simple, cheap.

https://www.supplyhouse.com/Broan-C350BN-Power-Unit-Assembly-Motor-and-Wheel
09-26-22, 09:03 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

"Not sure if this part will work. If so how do I...

"Not sure if this part will work. If so how do I hook up the two yellow wires in the middle and do I need to break the middle connector."

You have a down flow furnace. The yellow wires energize...
09-12-22, 05:28 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Did you try increasing the fan off temperature...

Did you try increasing the fan off temperature setting?
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09-09-22, 02:03 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Try increasing the fan off temperature on the...

Try increasing the fan off temperature on the dial a bit.
08-11-22, 04:45 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Probably not the best way to do it. Go to...

Probably not the best way to do it. Go to www.loadcalc.net and do a room by room load calc for that area only, you will get better results. Fairly quick and easy to do. You can post any questions you...
06-21-22, 06:56 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Yep, looks like the wrong coil voltage.

Yep, looks like the wrong coil voltage.
06-21-22, 02:06 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Yes, 24V coil. Ohm out the coil and let us know...

Yes, 24V coil. Ohm out the coil and let us know what you find.
06-21-22, 10:52 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Remove one the the wires from the contactor coil...

Remove one the the wires from the contactor coil before you check resistance. I've seen new contactors with bad coils before. Did you order the correct coil voltage on your new contactor?
06-21-22, 08:26 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Measure the resistance of the contactor coil,...

Measure the resistance of the contactor coil, sounds like you're coil windings are open.
06-17-22, 05:27 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Normally a pump wouldn't be on a GFI circuit....

Normally a pump wouldn't be on a GFI circuit. When the GFI tripped cutting power to the pump, the pump safety switch shut down the a/c system. If this is just a one off incident I wouldn't bother...
06-15-22, 01:07 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Smile A large mushroom cloud forming over your house...

A large mushroom cloud forming over your house wouldn't be good. You should be ok, if you hear anything strange shut it down.
06-15-22, 11:26 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

You'd probably be ok with a 5 or 10 psig cut out,...

You'd probably be ok with a 5 or 10 psig cut out, We pump down systems all the time for service right down to 0 psig. If you have a micro channel condenser coil (I don't think you do) this wouldn't...
06-15-22, 10:18 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Keeps refrigerant from migrating to the outdoor...

Keeps refrigerant from migrating to the outdoor unit when unit is off. From what I can see looks like a nice installation. Since your suction line at the evaporator wasn't piped with an inverted trap...
06-14-22, 08:07 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

12 years is a lot of cycles on that switch and it...

12 years is a lot of cycles on that switch and it is probably weak. Solenoid and compressor valves leak with age too. Since it has always had nuisance cycling The original switch open 75, close 100...
09-10-21, 03:43 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

I think your asking about the condensate pan....

I think your asking about the condensate pan. Post some pics of what you got.
09-09-21, 10:04 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

If you can just poke the vent in enough to clear...

If you can just poke the vent in enough to clear the door the table could possibly be entirely outside. You'd have to see how it's balanced first. Then fit the rigid foam board as Pilot Dane...
09-08-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

While the contactor is out and Y and B are...

While the contactor is out and Y and B are disconnected at the thermostat it's the perfect time to ohm out the Y and B wires to the condensing unit per PJ's instructions. Since you have 2 separate...
09-08-21, 01:48 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

"I have changed the Contactor as per 57TinkerMan...

"I have changed the Contactor as per 57TinkerMan recommendation"

Was this "new" contactor ever used when testing the system when the common wires were incorrect?. If so, disconnect the 24v Y and C...
09-07-21, 05:23 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

The brown and white wire from the air handler are...

The brown and white wire from the air handler are connected at the same point on the heat sequencer. The brown wire should only have been connected if he had a heat pump. Instead, someone connected...
09-06-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

When you change the contactor you can swap the...

When you change the contactor you can swap the line voltage wires. You'll sleep better.*Big Grin*
09-06-21, 01:48 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

"Roger W on Blower Motor. Yes W is faster than R....

"Roger W on Blower Motor. Yes W is faster than R. It has three wires."

White is the common connection of the motor. Red is low speed and black is high speed. The red wire from the motor should be...
09-06-21, 09:52 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Looks like there is a fuse (low voltage) in the...

Looks like there is a fuse (low voltage) in the circuit board, check to see if it's good. The black and red wires on the contactor are fine. Don't worry about it. My understanding is that the blower...
09-06-21, 09:29 AM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Remove the blue thermostat wire from the brown...

Remove the blue thermostat wire from the brown air handler wire. Cap the brown wire. Connect the blue thermostat wire to the unused blue wire from the air handler. The brown wire initiates the...
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