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My hvac unit recently...

My hvac unit recently started sounding like a helicopter while the fan is on

Contractor's Assistant: Are you an HVAC professional?

Not even close

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

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Just wondering if this is something I need to have looked at immediately?

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: HVAC
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3/22/2018
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hi I amCustomer a independent technician, I will assist you with your issue.

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE when we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

Sound is from indoor unit or outdoor unit

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Outdoor
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

Is it a heat pump or air conditioner

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It does heat and ac
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It's still cold here so it's being used for heat
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

OK, are you cooling or heating with it

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Heating
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

Ok stop unit and inspect fan blades for ice build up or broken or cracked

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did didn't see anything obvious
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

OK, spin the blades with a stick to see if turning freely with no noise

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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

Whats the verdic?

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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 4 months ago

I noticed question is still opened, do you still need assistance?

Please Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE if we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

Best regards

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