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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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The air coming out of the vents is blowing next to nothing

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the air coming out of the vents is blowing next to nothing (no Air flow)
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?
Customer: the temp is at 75 but the thermostat is 71
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: the air flow is next to nothing
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Loo at indoor coil and outdoor unit where copper lines connect and see if they are iced

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im checking now
in both instances Indoor and outdoor its where the cooper comes ins to the unit correct ?
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

That is correcti

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok the bottom of the outdoor fan is completely iced up going into the outdoor blower
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the cooper going into the outdoor fan
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what do i do now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hello anyone there
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Sorry had a phone call

Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.

Icing can be caused by a number of issues:

1.Low refrigerant charge

2. Dirty ac filter

3.Indoor fan not coming on

4.Indoor blower not moving enough air acrsoss indoor coil

5.Contactors burned together in outdoor unit causing outdoor to keep running after indoor blower stops.

6.Blocked return or ductwork causing restricted air flow

7.Dirty indoor coil

Give me as much information as you can about what is happening and if any of above are noticeable and we will go from here.