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I have a few Freidrich Quietmaster units in my house. They

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I have a few Freidrich Quietmaster units in my house. They are pretty old but they all worked when we bought the house from previous owner last summer. Now, 3 out of the 4 units only display the temperature but the fan doesn't turn on. I tried pressing and holding the "moneysaver" and "filter reset" button together and then unplugging and replugging. When I held the buttons together it did seem start up the cooling component but the fan is not responding when I try to increase or decrease the speed. Seems strange that 3 units should have the same exact problem. What am I missing?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Fans could be seized from not being on if this is first time this year you have turned on. Can you try to turn blower wheel and see if they move freely

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The units are on the 2nd story of the house hanging out of the window. Not sure how I could access the blower wheel.
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

The blower wheel on inside should be attached to the same motor as outside fan.If you remove front, can you reach in and see if it will spin? If you have model numbers I will see

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will try to go upstairs now and try spin the fan.
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Let me know.Look for model while there

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
SS08J10R-A I don't seem to be able to access the fan by taking off the front cover. I'm going to try to unscrew the venting to see if I can access it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not happening.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
With due respect I think I need to call a real-life repair person. How does this work with us? I would like to end the session.
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for letting me work with you.If my answer has been polite, professional,and thorough, please click one of the ratings before you go. If you still need help let me know!.Expert is not paid for assisting you until you rate answer.Feel free to follow up for 30 days at no additional cost. Bonus always appreciated if you feel justified.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hello? can we end the session? what will be the final charge?
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

THis will be only charge

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
$24, I thought it was $5 deposit?
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Not sure about the amounts. I think the deposit is just to verify credit card and whatever amount you agreed on is the one time payment.I am more than happy to send to moderators for a total refund if you are dissatisfied. We are here to help, not grab your payment and run

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need to head out now but yes, the ad said $5 and I only pay more if satisfied. I can be reached at ***-***-*** or *******@***.*** to adjust.
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Nota problem at all.Good luck with the units.I will send to moderators.