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I'm putting a 2 speed comp. On an older inside unit that

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I'm putting a 2 speed comp. On an older inside unit that only uses one speed... which wire keeps the outside unit on high
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: In side is good... but which wire on the outside of this trane xr12 unit is the high speed for the compressar
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes mam... I am a tech... but the guy bought this trane off the Internet. The wire page was tore off
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I just need to figure which wire is for high speed
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

what is the make model of the compressor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Trane xr12 outside unit
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.

I would need the compressor that purchased info

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Every paper in the unit is gone
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! What colors do you have?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
On the low voltage side .. there is a red, orange, yellow for the a/c, brown, and a black one
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I turned the unit on using the yellow wire, but it is not working fast on this,, I need it on high speed, and I thought that was the black wire but...
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Your question is which wire from the compressor motor is high speed is this correct? What are the wire colors just from the compressor motor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Looks like there's orange,red,and a black with white line on it
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

And you have ORANGE to capacitor and RED to the T1 on the contact BLACK to the T2 on the contact?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

here's how your low voltage should look

Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Did you get the picture?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Fixed it
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Awesome. I'd really appreciate a positive rating. And Good job to you!

Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for using JustAnswer!

Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

I'm glad I was able to help you solve your problem with your customer. This site works off of the honor system. Its under the whole premise that I help you then in return you will give me a positive rating. It is the only way I get paid, and I know I held up my end of the bargain.