Question about Heating & Cooling
In most air-conditioning systems, the condenser unit is located outside the house and is prone to accumulate dirt and debris from trees, lawn mowing, and airborne dust. The condenser has a fan that moves air across the condenser coil. You must clean the coil on the intake side, so, before you turn off the power to the air conditioner, check to see which direction the air moves across the coils. Here's how to clean the condenser:
Step 1: Cut down any grass, weeds, or vines that have grown around condenser unit; they could be obstructing airflow.
Step 2: Clean condenser with commercial coil cleaner, available at refrigerator supply stores. Instructions for use are included. Flush coil clean (do not use hose); let dry.
Step 3: Clean fins with soft brush to remove accumulated dirt. You may have to remove protective grille to reach them. Do not clean fins with garden hose, as water could turn dirt into mud and compact it between fins. Clean fins very carefully: They're made of light-gauge aluminum and are easily damaged. If fins are bent, straighten them with fin comb, sold at most appliance parts stores. A fin comb is designed to slide into spaces between fins. Use it carefully to avoid damaging fins.Step 4: Check concrete pad on which condenser rests to make sure it's level. Set carpenters' level front to back and side to side on top of unit. If pad has settled, lift pad with pry bar or piece of 2-by-4, then force gravel or rocks under concrete to level it.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 02, 2017 | Water Heaters
May 12, 2017 | Water Heaters
Apr 20, 2017 | Water Heaters
Dec 29, 2009 | Watts 3/4 Pressure Relief Valve
Dec 24, 2009 | Water Heaters
Nov 08, 2009 | RTO Santon® Tankless Hot Water Heater -...
Oct 15, 2009 | Water Heaters
Mar 18, 2009 | Water Heaters
Jan 22, 2009 | Protech Systems FasNSeal FSWMKE4 4" Vent...
Sep 17, 2008 | Combi Centre DX - Mango
205 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: