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07-21-14, 03:29 PM
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Posted By sminker

sure fixing the leak will solve the constant top...

sure fixing the leak will solve the constant top offs..the time to do it is the problem.check the service caps on the 2 fittings out on that condenser for oil residue.the suction is "almost warm"...
07-07-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By sminker

relay on control module is welded shut remove...

relay on control module is welded shut remove white wire off board to verify your not getting 24s to coil for said relay...slight tap with screwdriver on boxed relays on board might break it loose..
07-06-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,168
Posted By sminker

copper line to any compressor(wires removed)...

copper line to any compressor(wires removed) terminal and shows a reading the compressor is grounded then between the terminals show no reading in the 200range or even audble setting the winding is...
07-06-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,343
Posted By sminker

pute stat to fan ON if it runs the tr is good if...

pute stat to fan ON if it runs the tr is good if it doesn't TR might be shot...remove 115V primary pair and 24V secondary pair on the tr and ring them each pair seperate out not looking for...
07-05-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By sminker

space enough around the condenser to walk around...

space enough around the condenser to walk around it shoulder to shoulder pickets fencing as you buy it in a store.....used stockade with every other picket removed...
07-05-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,168
Posted By sminker

check all of the connections from the contactor...

check all of the connections from the contactor thru the shut off into the CB panel...contactor is clean? not black with carbon from arking on start...any bubbling insulation at a connection is an...
07-05-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By sminker

picket fence will do it and no can't replace them...

picket fence will do it and no can't replace them just straighten them up
07-05-14, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,168
Posted By sminker

verify 230v at the inside breaker check each leg...

verify 230v at the inside breaker check each leg to ground 115V..then outside on the concdenser disconnect or at the top of the contactor 230V 115v again...you might be missing a leg and reading...
07-01-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By sminker

ever wash out the condenser from the inside...

ever wash out the condenser from the inside out....next time the condenser starts grab the raw copper line coming out of the condenser if it is hot right before it shuts off..... might have a dirty...
06-30-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By sminker

try here they don't make compressors.... ...

try here they don't make compressors.... BestBuyHeatingAndAirConditioning.com: Goodman Compressors...
06-30-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By sminker

fist off if the inside fan is running the outside...

fist off if the inside fan is running the outside is running ....it is 1 motor with 2 shafts and 2 fan blades as built.did you slide it into the old sleeve or use the new sleeve
06-29-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By sminker

check the 3 slip stak-ons going into the...

check the 3 slip stak-ons going into the compressor....and you should have 230V on the bottom at the red and black/blue stripe might be cap that and contactor easy pickup at Grainger..
06-29-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By sminker

won't but the draw might blow the fuse with...

won't but the draw might blow the fuse with repeated power ups if he has and LP and HP they might short out the fuse when the temps change on the pipes. doubt it is the run out from the board it is a...
06-29-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By sminker

need the brand/model of the condenser....if you...

need the brand/model of the condenser....if you buy the new HP and you see a pin inside the FM brass then you could say yes the unit has a shredder on the fitting on that line to shut the Freon as...
06-29-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By sminker

the gurgling noise isn't there cause the unit...

the gurgling noise isn't there cause the unit cooling isn't making water/condensation how about a pix of the drain out of the unit.the air sound is just the unit sucking air from the easiest places...
06-29-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By sminker

put up the model brand of the condenser if the HP...

put up the model brand of the condenser if the HP is within the condenser..might be a sharadder push down like a car tire somebody will kick in what is there.if it is a shradder that the HP pushes in...
06-29-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By sminker

if you have a slow leak there has to be oil...

if you have a slow leak there has to be oil residue at the leak point like on a cars AC pipes road grime.the refilling/topping off yearly is a rip off and that :alarm:rate is without a "GUN" tops...
06-29-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By sminker

out at the condenser...shut the line disconnect...

out at the condenser...shut the line disconnect there with the stat calling for cooling.remove the access panel and break one stat wire the contactor should disengauge touch the disconnected stat...
06-29-14, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By sminker

looking at the subbase on the wall color of wires...

looking at the subbase on the wall color of wires disconnected,and terminals with no wires connected first thing..... need RED wire to Rc-Rh....YELLOW wire to Y1 and GREEN to G...if WHITE is loose it...
06-29-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By sminker

bearing might be dry from the winter snows...do...

bearing might be dry from the winter snows...do you cover the condenser in the winter..does the shaft move up and down at all that sound might of been produced from there...a healthy spray of WD40...
06-29-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By sminker

that gurgling is up at the air handler out of a...

that gurgling is up at the air handler out of a white PVC pipe connected to the unit?first thing is shut the stat and reset the breakers for the condenser and the air handler /furnace....then reset...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,646
Posted By sminker

rent a chain saw.... cut up the fallen section...

rent a chain saw.... cut up the fallen section and throw it back over the fence.if it was from a storm different situation there...he should of trimmed it back starting in your yard throwing it over...
04-13-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,467
Posted By sminker

with the stat in FAN ONLY no system...

with the stat in FAN ONLY no system running...restrict the large return grill with the noise going on see if it changes ,and or run the cooling see if it changes starving the unit.. if nothing...
04-12-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,694
Posted By sminker

I used this HD stuff to seal wood posts into the...

I used this HD stuff to seal wood posts into the ground added some years to the install.it makes a solid coating Gardners non- fibered foundation and roofing coating one quart and roll it around...
04-12-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,694
Posted By sminker

coating the inside with a tar type sealer...

coating the inside with a tar type sealer ...because that won't be the only hole into the future springs
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