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Our outside unit just started to make a loud squealing noise.

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Our outside unit just started to make a loud squealing noise. It is a 2 ton unit, it continues to make heat but makes the loud noise. The unit is approximately 7 or 8 years old.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Mark Henley replied 6 years ago.



It's more than likely the outdoor fan motor failing, turning it off was the right thing to do, if this is a heat pump and you have an emergency heat switch on the thermostat you can have her turn it to that and you will get electrical heat strip until you can get the unit repaired.





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