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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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No power to my remote control. is my transformer crook/ 2

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no power to my remote control. is my transformer crook/
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 2 days.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: maybe i am an electrician.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I heard a tappihg noise in the cassette and when i looked ifound nothing unusual. However there is a brown stain on the cover of the pc board / connection area. the transformer and what looks like a capacitor has a very slight hint of oildiscarge. do i need to change the PC board. there is no action the remote but the thre control wires are showing 50 volts.
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Just this week
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the HVAC Technician about your situation and then connect you two.
Customer: And i am unable to swith on the unit.The control panel on the wall is blank.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.


My name is Billy.

Can you post a picture of the board you are describing?

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