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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
Category: HVAC
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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Unit stopped working, sounded like a motor conking out then

Customer Question

unit stopped working, sounded like a motor conking out then going completely dead. now the unit is only making a humming noise!
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: filter is very dirty! don't know what I would be looking for on thermostat?
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: want to, only if I feel comfortable depending on what it involves!
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not that I know of,
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 8 months ago.

Hello, I need to know what you have exactly Brand and model number and tell me if this is furnace or water heater etc.

If its a furnace tell me a whole lot about your technical skill levels so that I can coach you most effectively.