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i have heard that a inverter compressor/condenser as in a amana avzc20 or avzc18 heat pump it is not a good idea to have the condenser/compressor on main level of house and the coil in the basement due to oil problems. any truth to this?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Amana is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: it will b brand new yet to be installed
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Appliance
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My name is Woody.
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I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 37 Years, I own my own Appliance repair Company
And I teach appliance repair at a local Community College.
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Yes as the oil travels thru the system if you have any part of the system lower then the condenser / compressor you do run a chance of having the oil trapped in that lower section of the system , which can damage the compressor.

if you have any questions just reply back to me!

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