Try switching the thermostat HEAT/COOL switch off. N the house is not cold as it should be to me i have it on 73 but the thermostat reads 84Reply Jim Plummer says: July 11, 2016 at 6:12 pmTandryn,I Don Vandervort, HomeTips If turning the circuit back on creates a grinding sound at the electrical box, don't reset it. A week later the fan stopped working again. check over here
Gary McClenny If you are handy and know how to use a DMM, you can check the capacitor yourself with the power off and the wires disconnected from the cap. Or the fan motor?Reply Jim Plummer says: August 16, 2016 at 5:42 pmIan,I always replace the fan motor and the capacitor when the motor has to be started by hand.JimReply Dean Thank you.Reply Jim Plummer says: July 9, 2016 at 2:16 pmShen,If the motor requires a push with a stick to start, it is time to replace it. The fan was not turning.
The AC I have is supposedly larger than I need for my house. What's wrong? As I understand it, the bad motor has not been replaced. Do you see ice on the lines connecting the indoor and outdoor units or is there water around the furnace?
They have fixed leaks, freon has been low, say it is putting out what they want to put out, say I have good airflow, but my house doesn't cool. We turn it off till about 6pm and the compressor always comes back on until the next day when it's the hottest.. Central ACNot WorkingAt All © Mariusz Blach | Dreamstime.comBe sure the thermostat is set to "Cool" if your AC won't go on. Ac Compressor Not Working It may be more serious than just a fan motor.
You can take the fan motor and capacitor to the nearest U-FIX-IT for free testing.JimReply Liam says: September 21, 2016 at 5:27 amThanks for posting this. Car Ac Not Working If it’s stuck, you should be able to disconnect it from the power and from the inbound tubes, disassemble the top, and clean it out thoroughly. Is it my motor, I was thinking maybe the motor is no good, it must not be strong enough to spin the belt? The result is a grinding sound and, in many cases, the motor will overheat and shut off.
It is not hard to do but be sure to turn off the power before you do it. Air Conditioner Is Working But Not Cooling Today it wouldnt blow for about 12 hours. The insulation in the walls separating your home from your neighbors can be critical if they are not setting their thermostat as low as you are.It appears you have a problem It appears you have done the new motor and new capacitor wiring correctly.
The only thing, is that when we moved in two years ago, the unit would cool the area to the point that I would have to wear long sleeves, with the I live in Texas but sometimes work in Chillicothe, OH at the VA center there. Air Conditioner Not Turning On Both the wall thermostat and the outdoor unit are tied together at the terminal board on the indoor unit. Outside Ac Unit Not Turning On If your air conditioning system needs to be recharged with refrigerant, 90% of the time that suggests there is a leak.
Reduced levels of refrigerant could imply a leak or problem with the refrigerant system. check my blog It is unusual for a new motor and/or a new capacitor to fail so quickly, consequently, I would be looking at everything surrounding the replacement to see if there is a The unit continued to run with heat and spewing fumes into the air. N the house is not cold as it should be to me i have it on 73 but the thermostat reads 84Reply Jim Plummer says: July 11, 2016 at 6:12 pmTandryn,I Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air
He is correct. I would look for a broken wire.If 24 voltsis not present at the indoor terminal board then use the wiring diagram located on the indoor unit to trace the circuit back Very easy and cheap fix. this content Add to Want to watch this again later?
If the motor replaced was not the original motor, then the new motor specificiations should be checked against the manufacturers specifications for the motor (unit).Call the nearest U-FIX-IT store for free Ac Running But Not Cooling I have found this many times. If that capacitor goes bad, the motor will overheat when it tries to turn on but can’t get started.
BenHur Dover Probably a short in the thermostat wiring. I know you will probably need more info so just let me know what you need.Thanks,AndyReply Jim Plummer says: August 4, 2016 at 4:39 pmAndy,Are you checking the outdoor unit during Answer this question Flag as... Air Conditioning Troubleshooting Chart Remove the thermostat’s body from the base (usually by pulling straight out) and replace the batteries (if it has batteries).
I guess it's time to call the better business bureau.Reply Jim Plummer says: July 25, 2016 at 2:33 pmM,The symptoms provided are not sufficient to point toward a specific problem. Now the compressor has stopped running and I'm not getting anymore cooling, but the outside fan is still spinning. You can youtube how to change. have a peek at these guys Since the new panel install, we have a 30/2 breaker feeding the outdoor condensing unit - and we had about 2-3 weeks of solid performance, and then the issue came up
I can't figure this out but it seems like something simple. My wife had her dad's friend come and look at the unit and he said he'd just replace a drip pan and unclog a pipe in the attic. Loading... I did a bit of research on google and found that maybe my outdoor coils may be dirty (upon inspection, they were pretty filthy and I doubt they'd even been cleaned).Could
See if this helps you. System is about 7 years old and has always worked excellent till now. In extreme situations the coil must be removed by a technician and powerwashed.