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my trane heat pump has ice built up on the outside unit from

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my trane heat pump has ice built up on the outside unit from freezing rain all day. it is making a horrible loud noise. what can i do to safely remedy the situation?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 years ago.
Freezing rain is heat pumps worst enemy. Go to emergency heat for now. Ice could damage heat pump. The system can not defrost long enough to remove ice. When freezing rain stops take a water hose and remove ice from unit and restart. I have had to do this on many occasions. Russ