The service guy replaced my start capacitor on my 31/2 ton heat pump.
I noticed 2 days after he did that the new outside fan would quit
after about 20min of running but the scroll compressor would still run
and the high and low side lines would get very hot. I called them back
over and he found when he put the start capacitor he had reversed the
wire on something. He put it the right way and everything stays
running right again.
Here is my question, it ran like 2 days with the outside fan stopping
and compressor still running could that have burnt the Freon? It seems
to run a long time getting to 69 F at 32 F outside now and always kept
it at about 69 when it was 15F outside for the last 5 years. It has
not gone down to 15 yet so I'm not sure how it will do now. It may
just be me thinking its not working as good knowing it ran 2 days with
no outside fan and lines getting very hot. I did take it off heat pump
as soon as I noticed the fan not running. Could it have burned the
Freon or would the compressor kick out on heat before it did that.
Oddly even when the outside fan was not working it did keep it around
69f inside just ran a long time I just happen to go out and see frost
all over the unit and no fan bur running compressor, at first I
thought defrost mode but after 30min I knew it was not that and shut
it down and called them back.
Thanks for any info on if it could have hurt my compressor or Freon.
On Sun, 15 Feb 2009 23:30:39 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Yes, It could have damaged it severly. I would have him come back and
replace both your indoor and outdoor unit. Dont forget the thermostat.
While he is at it, maybe he could remodel your kitchen. Tell him your
car has been making noise now to so he can replace that also. I nice
trip to Hawaii might be a nice gesture for him to throw in with that
package just to make sure you are completly satisfied.
No, you freak this is the hvac group but it looks like people like you
have takin over. No wonder the real hvac people that liked to help all
left and went to the moderated website groups, to keep the freaks out.
Your post wont be looked at again, your blocked until like most freaks
use a different name, your all alike.
Its a newsgroup you idiot! Nobody asked you to read or post here.
Obviously I hit the nail on the head with that Cheap bastard shot.
As for taking over.. Not so. Aye bin one of the pioneers here. A plank
holder if you would. Now eat my shorts sonny.
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