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08-22-20, 09:38 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

Run it in the fan only continuous mode (no...

Run it in the fan only continuous mode (no cooling) if the fan stops it's more than likely a fan motor or related parts issue.
07-23-20, 12:52 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

"Every year, multiple times each summer." ...

"Every year, multiple times each summer."

Does it happen mostly when it's very humid?

Check your air filter and cooling coil for excessive dirt. If the condensate drain is on the negative...
07-20-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Install a time delay relay. Real easy to do. ...

Install a time delay relay. Real easy to do.

https://www.supplyhouse.com/MARS-32391-Adjustable-Delay-on-Make-Time-Delay
07-16-20, 07:20 PM
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Views: 437
Posted By 57TinkerMan

I forget a lot of things too. Here's a simple...

I forget a lot of things too. Here's a simple diagram for the OP, should help in understanding what's going on.



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07-16-20, 06:47 PM
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Views: 437
Posted By 57TinkerMan

You have a 1 pole contactor, you will read 240...

You have a 1 pole contactor, you will read 240 volts between L1 and T1 when the contactor is open due to the shunt between L2 and T2 allowing L2 power to read on T1 through the compressor windings....
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Views: 646
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Looks like there is a hot water heating coil in...

Looks like there is a hot water heating coil in the unit too, If leaking it would not drain into the primary drain.
07-07-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By 57TinkerMan

I agree with clocert. Looks like they might have...

I agree with clocert. Looks like they might have tried to run a pan drain but for some reason didn't connect it....
07-06-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Looking at the shaft end of your damper (not the...

Looking at the shaft end of your damper (not the motor) assembly. Counter clockwise rotation is full closed. Install your new motor with the damper shaft rotated fully clockwise (open position....
07-04-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 522
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Looks like the 30 amp breaker is tripped. Firmly...

Looks like the 30 amp breaker is tripped. Firmly switch it off and then on to reset it.
07-04-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Coastal areas are tough on equipment. There are...

Coastal areas are tough on equipment. There are several companies that address corrosive environment applications. Here's a link to one:
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07-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 522
Posted By 57TinkerMan

...and I can’t get the grey box open. Anyone have...

...and I can’t get the grey box open. Anyone have any other ideas?

Call your neighbor and see if they can open it for you.
07-03-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 522
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Thanks Bob, you explained it better than I did.

Thanks Bob, you explained it better than I did.
07-03-20, 07:18 PM
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Views: 522
Posted By 57TinkerMan

I can't imagine why the breakers would be...

I can't imagine why the breakers would be "outside" of the home, but I'm not an electrician. There probably is a panel inside the house. Go ahead and open the panel door you've shown and take a pic...
07-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 522
Posted By 57TinkerMan

You've shut off and turned on the main breaker to...

You've shut off and turned on the main breaker to the house, but have you tried resetting the circuit breaker to the outdoor unit?
06-29-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Lots of inexpensive test meters on amazon. Choose...

Lots of inexpensive test meters on amazon. Choose one like the one below that has a very large capacitance range or one with less range. Your run capacitor will be greater than 20 mfd so you will...
06-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Looks like a field installed hard start kit. As...

Looks like a field installed hard start kit. As far as proactively replacing parts, I would look at the contacts on the contactor to see how burnt/pitted they are. Capacitors, I would check with a...
06-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Just to give you some perspective, the load calc...

Just to give you some perspective, the load calc below shows (very loosely) your 100 sq. ft room in Phoenix. One door, one window (South side), guessed at construction. Increased outside design temp...
06-29-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Does the guard keep the window/door open all the...

Does the guard keep the window/door open all the time? Good quality construction/insulation? Lot of factors to consider. Regardless, 2 tons of cooling is a massive amount for the room you describe.
06-29-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 57TinkerMan

This is just an example, not saying it's the...

This is just an example, not saying it's the correct size (close though). I used this one because it has the copper line-set length data easily available. The installation of this particular unit...
06-29-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 57TinkerMan

You definitely won't need a 2 ton system,...

You definitely won't need a 2 ton system, probably not even a 1 ton system. Best to find someone who knows what their doing. You will save on installation and operating costs with the correct size...
06-28-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 57TinkerMan

I might be missing something but is the room 100...

I might be missing something but is the room 100 sq.ft or 1000 sq ft. I would not call a 1000 sq. ft. room "such a small room".
06-28-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Typically on a Honeywell zone panel terminals M1...

Typically on a Honeywell zone panel terminals M1 and M6 are used to power close a normally open damper to the closed position. I suspect yours is the same. They use powered close so that if you have...
06-25-20, 07:18 PM
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Views: 213
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Yep, that's it. xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Yep, that's it.

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Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By 57TinkerMan

Since the "right" return air doesn't serve that...

Since the "right" return air doesn't serve that room or any other you can block it off. Your system will operate as it always has with a slight improvement from you removing the plastic from the...
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Views: 438
Posted By 57TinkerMan

If the room shown in the picture is where you...

If the room shown in the picture is where you need the R/A the easiest thing to do would be to install a floor return grille. You can install it anywhere in the joist space left or right to minimize...
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