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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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The separate motor (I think) is making an intermittent

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The separate motor (I think) is making an intermittent buzzing sound.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: This is an older model. The buzzing sound is coming from what I think is a motor separate from the unit. There is a switch (like a light switch) connected to the motor and unit but I am not sure what it does. There does not seem to be a problem with the function of the unit. Kay
JA: Is there anything else the HVAC Technician should be aware of?
Customer: I don't think so. I thought I would use this service before calling my plumber.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

What type of unit is this?

Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

I need to know what you're talking about before I can answer your question. Right now all I know is that it has a motor and a switch.

Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

There appears to be a error of some sort. Please contact customer service at

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The charges went through. Just AMEX being careful.
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

I need confirmation on my screen before I can call you. If you contact customer service it might speed things up.