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Blower is working fine and air is coming thru the vents and the outside condenser is running and thebig copper line is not cold.
I do not have a clamp on ammeter but I took the side of the outside unit off and measured aross the terminal block on the inside and I get 36 to 46 amps depending on where I measure. I am not sure if this is right? However I still do not see how I can be out of charge when the system was charge two months ago and was working fine this time yesterday and the only thing thats happen is the blower burnt out and was replaced. The outside unit is 8 years old and the inside unit is brand new.
I measured the compressor terminals and they measure 240 volts but I cannot hear the compressor running. If the compressor is not running that could it be burnt out. if its running it should feel cold right?
No further info is need as the answers were not able to solve my problem and lead me to no new ground to check. Very unsatified with service and request that I not be charged for the service.
I was asked to rate you by your system in a pop up so I did I thought you had no more answers. The capacitor has not bulge and no oil showing in the area.
Sorry for the confusion. I do not have a meter to check capacitors nor do I have a clamp on ammeter. However I removed the power from the outside unit and I can hear what seems to be a hum coming from the capacitor is this normal? And when I touch the compressor it is very warm to the touch not hot but very warm.
First let me say that none of this is over my head. I understand what you are asking I simply do not have the equipment to do what you are asking me to do. I live out in the country and would need to go to town to purchase the items needed to make the test. Secondly I know what a hard start kit is it is a boost to help start for the compressor. It does not seem normal for a capacitor to hum after the power has been removed. It I was quessing I would say that the capacitor is bad I know a capacitor stores energy but should not normally hum with no power attached. Do you have any other suggestions before I travel to town to get the needed equipment to make the test. 20miles.
I have a dial capacitor so I switched the fan lead with the herm lead the capacitor started to hum and the fan would just barely run. I think it is the capacitor.