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I replaced a a three wire condenser motor with the new multi

Good morning, I replaced a a three wire condenser motor with the new multi purpose motor and the wires were different colors I hooked it up but the motor only rand in reverse even when I switched the wires for the motor reverse. Please help!JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Thanks I just installed it yesterdayJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Yes sirJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: No I believe that's itJA: 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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I started getting a lot of water dripping in the air

I started getting a lot of water dripping in the air handler.JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?Customer: What should I check with thermostat? The was changed recently and still looks good.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: If I can I would prefer to. I also notice that when I went outside and the compressor shut off it made a sound I hadn't heard before.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: About 2 months ago the fan motor for the air handler stopped working and I replaced it. Everything was working fine until I notice a lot of water coming out of secondary drain.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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Got a wait,permanent hold message. The blower I'd

Got a wait,permanent hold message. The blower I'd operating,the outside compressor is running bit no air is coming through the vents. HelpJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Just an hour or so.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: If I can.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Per instrictions,I have everything shit off at the breaker box and am waiting for 5 minutes.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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Tim H.

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Had thunderstorms in the area last night that caused 3 power

Had thunderstorms in the area last night that caused 3 power outages lasting less then 3 seconds each. Today the air conditioner isn't blowing cold air. I shut the system down for about 2 hours, checked all my breakers, then turned it back on and set thermostat 5 degrees below inside temperature. The outside unit fan kicked on, but it's just the fan. It doesn't sound like it normally does...you know...that full robust sound. Inside, the relay kicks on and the fan is pushing air, but I'm not getting the drip of condensation from the A coils as usual. Any ideas? I'm poor and can't afford a local repairman. Goodman system MODEL ARUF303016AA

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Brian HVAC Guy

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Kenmore refrigerator making clicking sound and compressor

Kenmore refrigerator making clicking sound and compressor shuts off a few mins later it does it again. I checked continuity on the 3 compressor terminals and checks out good. Relay in the black box on the compressor has continuity and the run capacitor (15 uf) checks at 14.45 uf. checked continuity on the temp control and checked out good even as I turned the knob. the off position shuts it down like its supposed to and now i'm checking the defrost timer and have continuity on the two middle terminals... I haven't checked the amp load rating while it tries to start though to see if it's on the blink?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: hee hee 1987.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Just trying to track down the exact problem to see if its worth saving. I used to be a sears service tech HVAC 20 yrs ago and am rusty...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 Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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My home A/C was recently serviced and the tech said he

My home A/C was recently serviced and the tech said he couldn't get the low pressure line to "flash"? I think he said that that meant it wasn't getting cold enough? Now a rep from the company is trying to sell me a whole system. What does it mean to not flash and what causes it and what should a fix be?

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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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My 1997 Trane XE 1200 TTP060100A4 (with HCFC 22) failed and

my 1997 Trane XE 1200 TTP060100A4 (with HCFC 22) failed and was replaced with a Johnston Supply RAC13J604S21 (rated at 5 tons) and a Goodman CSCF4860N6 coil (4 to 5 ton horizontal slab coil). they don't seem to cool as well as the old Trane before it failed. Why? Is it the new coolant that is required now not as good?

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Tim H.

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I have a 4TTX3036-SF-1 Trane condenser unit that the fan

I have a 4TTX3036-SF-1 Trane condenser unit that the fan will only work intermittently.when the fan does run it gets very hot. The motor model number is ***** How can I get a replacement motor?

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BillyHvac

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