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Compressor cuts off during the cooling and the low side

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Compressor cuts off during...

Compressor cuts off during the cooling and the low side reads retarded in a heat pump

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?

I did check the t-stat but not the filters

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

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Low side reads retarded before compressor kicks in, compressor only runs for a few seconds

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: HVAC
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5/30/2018
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 months ago
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HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 months ago

Check to see if the crossover valve is functioning can you do that?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
reversing valve? show me how to check
HVAC Technician: HVAC Guru, HVAC TECH replied 2 months ago

Here is how you would need to diagnose it....CLICK HERE, it would be the most likely issue given the symptoms.

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