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07-15-19, 11:26 AM
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Posted By druchii72

Sorry to be absent for a few days. Couple of...

Sorry to be absent for a few days.
Couple of questions:

1. Are hard start kits basically a 1 size fits most or are there different strengths that can be tried?
2. I have more then 1 capacitor...
07-12-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Had an appointment with a local HVAC service...

Had an appointment with a local HVAC service today. The tech initially said the compressor had a short to ground and was bad without really looking into it, I mentioned that I had checked for this...
07-11-19, 09:14 AM
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Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Put a new capacitor in (different physical size...

Put a new capacitor in (different physical size then my old one but same rating) and the fan came on for about 5 seconds and the breaker tripped again. Now we are back to instantly tripping the...
07-11-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Thanks for the clarification. Sorry for the dense...

Thanks for the clarification. Sorry for the dense moment:)

Will update in the morning if I can get my hands on a new capacitor that quickly.

Thank you!
07-10-19, 08:26 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Oh and yes, only one capacitor that I see, unless...

Oh and yes, only one capacitor that I see, unless there is one in the housing around the fan motor on top. That is the only area with wires leading into it that I have not opened.
07-10-19, 08:19 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Wonderful, I did it wrong, best news I've had...

Wonderful, I did it wrong, best news I've had today:)

As for the cap, I'm guessing you mean the capacitor?
Sorry, dumb question I'm sure, I just wanted to be clear as the first time I read the...
07-10-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Hello, thanks for the reply! So you got me...

Hello, thanks for the reply!
So you got me thinking maybe I was not using the multi-meter correctly. (very possible, I am not very familiar with its use).
I have the requested picture of the wiring...
07-10-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Follow up question. Is it possible to replace the...

Follow up question. Is it possible to replace the motor without replacing the whole compressor or having to rely on a HVAC service? All local HVAC places are booked for several weeks and I have an...
07-10-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Capacitor looks ok and tests ok on an ohm meter. ...

Capacitor looks ok and tests ok on an ohm meter.
Checked for short in the compressor motor. I get an infinite reading when checking each terminal to ground and I get a reading of 0 when I check...
07-10-19, 12:40 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

The breaker now tips immediately on a call for...

The breaker now tips immediately on a call for cool again, the AC fan will just start to spin and then shuts off. I hear a pop from the unit, I assume the capacitor hitting the compressor motor to...
07-10-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Replaced the breaker with a new 30amp and the...

Replaced the breaker with a new 30amp and the compressor came on for about 20 seconds and then tripped the breaker again. Going to open the unit and look for loose wires or other damage that could be...
07-10-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By druchii72

Question Carrier AC Compressor Tripping Breaker On Startup.

Hello, and thanks for your help in advance.

I have an older carrier AC compressor that just started tripping the breaker when the stat calls for cooling. Started when I tried to turn the AC off,...
07-04-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By druchii72

Cool Ok, I believe Ive found the problem. It was just...

Ok, I believe Ive found the problem. It was just as you suggested Pete, the issue seems to be with the overfill switch in the pump. Checked voltage from R (hot) to ground going into the pump, 26v...
07-04-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By druchii72

Yes I do. It is about half full of water, which...

Yes I do. It is about half full of water, which is normal I believe. At least it has had some water in it in the past. Don't remember exactly how much.
...
07-04-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,725
Posted By druchii72

Exclamation Carrier Weathermaker 9200 (58MXA): Control Problems...

Hello all,
I recently started having problems with the controls for my system. It started about a week ago when I noticed it was very warm in the house and the AC was not kicking on. Then I noticed...
05-10-16, 07:05 PM
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Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Talking Got it done! As of last night everything is...

Got it done! As of last night everything is installed and working perfectly. I have AC again and my Fiance is happy, plus saved some serious cash to boot. :D

Thank you so much for your help you...
05-09-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Question Got my parts early! New motor is mounted. Was a...

Got my parts early! New motor is mounted. Was a little concerned about the gaps around the fan not being even at all points on the housing but after playing with it and looking at it for a while I'm...
05-06-16, 02:15 PM
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Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Awesome, thank you so much. I will update when i...

Awesome, thank you so much. I will update when i have parts :)
05-05-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Question Thank you! Really appreciate your help with the...

Thank you! Really appreciate your help with the diagnosis. I am ordering:
-Carrier Bryant Payne 1 2 HP 115V Furnace Blower Motor HC43AQ116A HC43AQ116 | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/350842506985)...
05-05-16, 08:14 PM
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Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Ok, with a bit of work I was able to view the...

Ok, with a bit of work I was able to view the name plate on the motor.

-Maker: GE
-Model #: 5KCP39LGR668AS
-HP: 1/2
-RMP: 1075/4SPD
-7.9A
-115V
05-05-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Ok great, thank you. I will post that info when i...

Ok great, thank you. I will post that info when i get home and fine it :)
05-05-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Ok, I will look at granger when i get off work....

Ok, I will look at granger when i get off work. Where would i find the exact specs of my motor?
05-05-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Sounds like it would be a good idea to replace...

Sounds like it would be a good idea to replace both parts at the same time then. Any tips on where to get these parts and what to get? Also, if there is a guide to this or sonething similar on the...
05-05-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Smile Thanks for your quick response! I will...

Thanks for your quick response!

I will defiantly try to be more diligent about filter replacements in the future. I am going to use a recurring reminder on my phone to check the filter monthly. :D...
05-04-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,520
Posted By druchii72

Question Carrier Weathermaker 9200 (58MXA): Blower Noise/Speed Issues.

Hello! First post here and relatively new home owner, so go easy on me ;).

I started having some trouble with the main air blower on my unit today. I often run the unit in fan on mode to...
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