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06-27-14, 12:33 PM
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Posted By RebeccaA

The landlord is well aware of what I am doing....

The landlord is well aware of what I am doing. The problem is that part of the "big picture" has nothing to do with electrical stuff, it is a personal matter which I didn't feel the need to discuss...
06-27-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,318
Posted By RebeccaA

Okay, so if I understand you correctly, the...

Okay, so if I understand you correctly, the compressor runs at a constant speed and since the compressor draws the bulk of the current, switching the fan to low will not significantly lower the...
06-27-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Thank you, I appreciate the advice, but the sole...

Thank you, I appreciate the advice, but the sole and only reason why I posted my question here is to try to understand what the problem might be, and how to find a reliable electrician.

I am not...
06-27-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Thanks. There were a couple things I forgot to...

Thanks. There were a couple things I forgot to mention in my first post, perhaps this might suggest something to someone here:

1. As I mentioned, when the lights first started flickering and...
06-27-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Could you be a bit more specific? What kinds of...

Could you be a bit more specific? What kinds of "serious" problems. I am posting here to get as specific and detailed information as possible, hopefully with some reasoning about how to differentiate...
06-27-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,318
Posted By RebeccaA

Quick question about window A/C

The question is about a casement window unit air conditioner, specifically this model:

Frigidaire 12,000 BTU Window-Mounted Slider / Casement Air Conditioner...
06-27-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Thanks for getting back to me. I'm guessing...

Thanks for getting back to me.

I'm guessing the building is about 30-40 years old but I can't be sure.

Yes, calling an electrician is my only option since I don't know how to fix the problem...
06-27-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Thanks for the reply, but I know that I will...

Thanks for the reply, but I know that I will probably end up having to pay to get it fixed myself. There's stuff that would take too long to explain here and would not interest most people anyway.
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06-27-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By RebeccaA

Electrical failures in several residential circuits

Some months ago, a couple electrical outlets failed in my apartment, that is, there was no power to them. I reset the circuit breaker and the power came back on. This problem repeated frequently....
06-24-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,368
Posted By RebeccaA

Yeah, window units that fit casement windows are...

Yeah, window units that fit casement windows are more expensive than those that fit regular windows. Smaller market, I guess. I am planning to order it tomorrow.

Is there a problem with running an...
06-24-14, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,368
Posted By RebeccaA

Okay. I don't know how to change the capacitor...

Okay. I don't know how to change the capacitor and I have no meter to check it with, so I guess my option at this point is to buy a new A/C. Any advise on that would be welcome as well.

In that...
06-24-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,368
Posted By RebeccaA

Thanks for your reply. I thought it might be the...

Thanks for your reply. I thought it might be the compressor cycling which does it, but as I said, when it's working at actually produces cold air, which means the compressor must be working, at least...
06-24-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,368
Posted By RebeccaA

Thanks for your reply. I was wondering if...

Thanks for your reply.

I was wondering if you could go into a little more detail and provide some reasoning why you think it's a blocked line and not something else. Like I said, I know very...
06-24-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,368
Posted By RebeccaA

Air Conditioner Constantly Tripping Circuit Breaker

I am a student living in a rental apartment. My apartment did not come with air conditioning, so I bought a window unit when I moved here 3 years ago. It is casement window type A/C made by...
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