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airheatman, HVAC Technician
Category: HVAC
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Experience:  Furnace, A/C and heat pump specialist.
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I have a Goodman CE30-1HB AC. I have lived here plus years,

Customer Question

I have a Goodman CE30-1HB AC. I have lived here for 5 plus years, it has never been cleaned. How do I clean it?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It has not been cleaned for at least 5 years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes, if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It seems to run well, it keeps the house cool.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

You are referring to cleaning the outdoor unit listed correct?

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Turn power off to unit

Remove service panel

Take a picture or make a note of where the fan wires connect

Disconnect fan wires

Remove screws and lift top panel with fan motor attached off of the unit and set it aside

Use a shop vac to remove any leaves or debris inside unit

Using a water hose, wash the entire condensing coil from inside

Do not use any soap or chemicals as residue will effect the ability to transfer heat.Clear water only

Wash entire cabinet

Replace top with fan motor attached

Reconnect fan wires

Turn Power back on

Job complete