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AIR CONDITIONER WONT TURN ON OUTSIDE

Breaker Panel Checking Fuses Rodent nest inside condenser Chewed wiring inside condenser Bad contractor Previous Next It happens to everyone at some point. You notice that your house is warming up when it should be cooling down. You feel air from the vents, but you look outside and notice the condenser isn’t running. What do

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FURNACE SHORT CYCLING

Several blocked air filters Blocked blower motor cooling plate Blocked evaporator coil Blocked off register Furnace high limit switch Crack in a heat exchanger Blocked secondary heat exchanger Inducer motor Rodent blocking the furnace air intake Previous Next What is short cycling Short cycling is a term used to describe a furnace or heating appliance

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FURNACE MAKES A LOUD NOISE WHEN STARTING

Furnace “Floating ” style inducer Failing inducer bushing Debris stuck in blower wheel Previous Next A great deal of calls I received as a technician was clients concerned with strange noises coming from their furnaces. We will go over the more common ones in this article. Ducts The first noise complaint that comes to mind

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WHAT CAUSES A BLOWER MOTOR TO GO BAD?

Blocked air filter Blocked motor cooling plate Clogged/dirty blower wheel Weak capacitor Shorted control board Previous Next There are numerous reasons why a blower motor may fail. The first one that comes to mind is quite obvious and that would be age. Lets face it, not too many things get better with age, and blower

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HOW TO TEST AN ECM BLOWER MOTOR.

ECM blower motor Diagram indicating power inputs to ECM motor Diagram on how to test an ECM motor for 120 volts ECM motor harness receivers Previous Next Ecm motors or “Electronically Communicated Motors” are all the rave with customers looking to maximize efficiency. They are, however, a little more difficult to diagnose. In this article,

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