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Filter is electrostatic and was cleaned in June. Temp set at 77f
Looks like the ice is melting in a hurry.
I have the fan on continuous run. I am not sure the fan was running when the thermostat was calling.
I turned everything off, except the indoor fan for a minute and restarted. When I went outside, the fan was not on. It came on 30 seconds later and everything seems to be working again.
It was clearing up, but appears the 'cold' line has frost on it.
Yes - little dirty, but not a lot. Cleaned it. Had to turn the thermostat to a higher temp to melt the ice.
Note: the unit is 8 years old and has been cleaned annual, but never charged with additional freon. From what you told me, do you think this is 'normal' leaking and a low charge?
Iced up. Had a HVAC repairman out - took almost 5 lbs of refrigerant.
Suspects a slow leak at the Shrader valves or a solder joint. Will be checking for leaks this weekend.
Thanks for your advice!