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I have a 2002 RUDD URKA-A036JK10E Gas Heating/AC unit

I have a 2002 RUDD URKA-A036JK10E Gas Heating/AC unit mounted outside. Last night (outside temp was around 74), the unit kept running, but no cold air was entering the house. I shut the unit down and began to investigate.The condenser lines and base were iced over about 1/4" thick. The evaporator coils were packed with ice and not thawing (noticed when I removed the side panel to inspect) and water was not dripping out the drain.I turned off the thermostat and set the fan to "on". The blower ran and the coils immediately started thawing with moisture filling the drip pan and draining out. After several hours the coils were free of ice, so I closed up the side panel and restated the system. It appears to be working correctly, for now.I've completed previous repairs on the system myself in the past, but suspect the blower motor may not be running at capacity (and have no way of measuring output).Any suggestions?David

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They say our old house AC return is too small. As it's

They say our old house AC return is too small. As it's gotten hotter the AC doesn't seem to ant to blow airJA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?Customer: Just took the one filter out to see what kind of flow I was getting. Installed a nest and it's set at 63JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: The work tonight to check it yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Pearl are you realJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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My new (1 month old) Ruud act is not cooling and there is

My new (1 month old) Ruud act is not cooling and there is water all over the air blower? Inside. I would appreciate any help.

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My AC in my house was working normal yesterday and left it

My AC in my house was working normal yesterday and left it running over night and this morning I noticed the unit was on but the blower wasn't pushing any air went to check I find out that the whole line from compressor was ice as well as the evaporator is a cube of ice blocking the air from blower do you have any clues what is causing this is there any thermostat by the evaporator that failed or something thank you ..this a 10 year old unit

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I have a Lenox handler inside the house and a Lenox unit

I have a Lenox handler inside the house and a Lenox unit outside the house. Both are running and the evaporator coils are cold. The A/C vents were cleaned about 3 weeks ago as well as the area that holds the air filter (filter was replaced 3 weeks ago) The evaporator was also cleaned & sanitized. This afternoon the unit backed up with water from a blockage. I removed the blockage and the water from the evaporator is draining properly. When the AC came back on it would not cool. The thermostat has been at 80 degrees for an hour and I set it to 72. There is hardly any debris on the condenser but we hosed it down (with the unit off) just in case. The air inside the house is still at 80. House was built in 2009 and hasn't had freon put in since that year a leak was found and fixed. What could be causing the air not to cool?

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House not cooling, AC running constantly, ice on line from

House not cooling, AC running constantly, ice on line from outsideJA: What's the make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Ruud systemJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Not likely, unless it is a quick test of somethingJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: noJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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The fan on our air conditioner is blowing but the

The fan on our air conditioner is blowing but the temperature is still rising. There is ice that has formed on the outside unit, on the lines going into the houseJA: Sometimes HVAC issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The HVAC Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: I have the temperature set at 72, but the temperature has got up to 77. Noticed that the air was still coming out, went outside to see if I could see anything wrong and when I looked down into the unit I could see ice forming around "pipes" that are the inside of the bottom of the unit.JA: Is there anything else important you think the HVAC Technician should know?Customer: That is all at this point.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Portable air conditioner no blows cold air. Filters have

Portable air conditioner no long blows cold air. Filters have been cleaned

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I have a trane XL80 model TUD060R9365K5. Yesterday was a

I have a trane XL80 model TUD060R9365K5. Yesterday was a very hot day and run the ac from morning to evening as I have a newborn. At around 9PM, it was off as the temperature outside was cool. Then i started hearing water dropping inside the vent, into the unit and some water on the floor. At first, i thought it was a water leak and i shutdown the main water supply and the furnace and went to bed.This morning, i re-open the main water supply and there is no leakage anymore. After checking inside out and the house, I believe the issue is in the unit and it could be a clogged drainage, condensation...etc.I searched the internet but i am unable to locate specifi info on this model on how to clear a possible clogged drainage.Any help?JA: Sometimes HVAC issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The HVAC Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else important you think the HVAC Technician should know?Customer: Unit model says it was manufactured in 2006. 2nd year in this house. I run the AC last summer with no issues.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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