Thank for quick response.
I will test the motor, compressor and capacitorcircuits if they are reusable conditions and let you know the result.
Thanks for your service.
New things has developed after I talked to you.
Five hours later, I was trying to test motor and capacitor, but couldn't because all components are being enclosed and casing is being riveted. It is not serviceable. When I pluged the ac unit into the electrical receptacle, it started, But this time compressor doesn't seem to work. I measured temperatures as follows:
Condenser air intake = 75 F
Condenser air outlet = 76 F
Evaporator air intake = 70 F
Evaporator air outlet = 70 F
Outside air tempertaure = 98 F
It uses R-134a. There is no authorized Breezaire service companys in Virginia. Can it be serviced by locally available regular licensed AC service companies?
To follow up your advise. I had requested ac service to one of five star rated heating & cooling company in northern VA on Sat 7/20. The technitian came out and looked at the ac unit for a minute. And then he said "Taking out the rivets is not recommended because it is sealed by factory and we can't quaranty its outcome if we take rivets out and repair. minimum costs just taking unit from the wall and rivets out is $200." So I denied his further services. I plan to send the unit to Breezaire in San Diago, CA.
I've been trying to contact Zoom Tech Herndon all day yesterday, but no luck. I have called many other appliance repair companies and refrigeration service companies, but I couldn't find one who would do services for the thru-the-wall AC unit. Many companies seem experts on many ac systems but the thru-the-wall unit. I'll keep trying to find one. I might try Brezaire if they'd recommend service companies for their units.
Have a nice day!
The compressor is still in placed in very tight space, so it is very difficult to read any labels on the compressor. What I was able to read using mirror sick are:"115 volt-60 HZ, SC 12G, made in Germany, G104, 7200" I tried to locate name of manufacturer but couldn't. Is Techumseh German manufacturer?
I found three wires on 3/4inches diameter terminal(?) that attached to the compressor, and one of them burned, cut and no longer there. I didn't see signs of oil leaking around the compressor. The relay part is burned badly.
Breezaire informed me that costs for the compressor and its accessories is $265 plus freight. I don't mind spending that much as long as my ac unit can be fixed with right parts.
Here is a $600 question: Is it worth to repair it?
I look forward to be hearing from you soon.
It's been a while.
I had been out of town last a few weeks due to unexpected family matter.
New compressor (chinese made Danfoss model) has been installed yesterday and it is working so far now.
Thanks for your continuing and practice advice.
It has been an amazing journey to come to conclusion.
Thanks again, you are truly a professinal I can rely on.