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04-21-10, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By dun11

Do you have meter and know how to use it? ...

Do you have meter and know how to use it?

Need to verify you are getting 24v to outdoor unit
04-19-10, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By dun11

Put the access door back on unit and try fan...

Put the access door back on unit and try fan switch in "on" position at stat. There is a door switch that will keep the blower from running if panal is off.
04-19-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,841
Posted By dun11

When you say the fan I assume you mean the...

When you say the fan I assume you mean the condensor fan motor, is that correct?

The capacitor you are refering to is a duel run cap for both the compressor and the condensor fan mtr. You should...
04-19-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,491
Posted By dun11

You may have a cracked pan, its really hard to...

You may have a cracked pan, its really hard to say without seeing it. All you can really do is try to access the coil and condesate lines as much as you can and start looking for leaks
04-19-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,246
Posted By dun11

If you look on the back of the access panal there...

If you look on the back of the access panal there should be a chart that tells you what tht trouble code is, see if you can find that and post back
04-19-10, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By dun11

Do you have meter and know how to use it? If...

Do you have meter and know how to use it?

If you put the fan switch on the stat in the "on" position does the fan run?

Is the access door for the blower off or on the unit?

Whens the last...
04-19-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By dun11

If you go up in your attic you should be able to...

If you go up in your attic you should be able to find them



No, can you post a picture?
04-19-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,841
Posted By dun11

Its all guess work unless you check it. With...

Its all guess work unless you check it. With thermostat calling for cooling is there 24v at the contactor coil and 220v coming into contactor from the disconnect?

If you don't have a meter turn...
04-16-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By dun11

Do yourself a favor and have it installed buy a...

Do yourself a favor and have it installed buy a pro, having said that have you had your current system looked at to be sure you can't make it work. Either buy zoneing, or could be duct work issues.
04-16-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By dun11

Either you wired the cap wrong or there is...

Either you wired the cap wrong or there is another problem, can you post a pic?

Do you have a meter and know how to use it?
04-16-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By dun11

Check all line and low voltage wiring connections...

Check all line and low voltage wiring connections
Check contactor for pitted contacts
Check capacitor for proper readings
Take amp draws on all motors and compressor to insure proper operation...
04-16-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By dun11

Depends on what you mean by "bad", if the...

Depends on what you mean by "bad", if the contactor is getting 24v at the coil and pulling in and you are getting 220v through the contactor then thats not your problem. Is this your scenario?
04-15-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,848
Posted By dun11

Sound to me like you have a grounded compressor,...

Sound to me like you have a grounded compressor, turn off power and chk compressor terminals to ground.
04-02-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,748
Posted By dun11

If you don't want to or don't have the room for a...

If you don't want to or don't have the room for a conventional system I would look at the Mitsubishu MXZ series multi zone heat pump. It would also give you a nice alternative for heat rather then...
03-16-10, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,989
Posted By dun11

Sorry to say, anything you do to try and keep a...

Sorry to say, anything you do to try and keep a 32yr old system running is a waste of time and $ IMHO
03-12-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By dun11

Make sure the equipment being installed is the...

Make sure the equipment being installed is the correct equipment. You can also ask them if they purge with nitrogen while brazing, to which the answer should be yes. Make sure they go over the entire...
03-04-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By dun11

I agree with "ender" sounds like the comp is...

I agree with "ender" sounds like the comp is shot. Even if the hard start works it wouldn't last. I have to ask, was the installer the lowest bid?
02-22-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,094
Posted By dun11

There is a seperate breaker and should be an...

There is a seperate breaker and should be an outside disconnect for the outdoor unit. You are not turning off the correct breaker.:thinker:
02-22-10, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,967
Posted By dun11

That is a very good possabilty More...

That is a very good possabilty



More then likely a waste of time and $



Check the compressor windings to ground with a meter
02-19-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,740
Posted By dun11

Just buying all the proper tools and equipment...

Just buying all the proper tools and equipment you would need to replace a complete HVAC system correctly would put you in the $2000 range, not a good idea IMHO.



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01-20-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,757
Posted By dun11

Sure, its a posability. Unit wants to switch to...

Sure, its a posability. Unit wants to switch to A/C mode for defrost and can't do to stuck reversing valve or bad soleniod. Try running the unit in cooling and see what happens, as far as switching...
01-20-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,465
Posted By dun11

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01-20-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,559
Posted By dun11

Without seeing it, the first thing I would do...

Without seeing it, the first thing I would do would be to remove and clean the burners. How old is the unit ? What is the make and model # ?

If your not handy etc. propane is nothing to mess...
01-20-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,757
Posted By dun11

It does, unit will defrost with higher ambiant...

It does, unit will defrost with higher ambiant temps if there is excessive moisture in the air




Yes

"Jarredsdad" is right on the $ with his heat pump 101, having said that, it sounds like...
01-20-10, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By dun11

What is the amprage rating of the breaker that...

What is the amprage rating of the breaker that trips
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