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AFTE10/15 MINUTES IT STARTS TO DISPLAY F AND 31...NO COOL AIR COMES OUT THEN BUT IT DOES NOT TURN OFF
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Start any cycle. Dryer runs for 10 to 15 minutes, then stops before cycle is complete. Start again, stops again in 10 to 15 minutes.
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
If no blowing air is coming out to your ac or evaporator fin,your blowing fan is not working.There are several factor to check qualified electrician or ac techician should do this.If you have knowledge on electricity and motor control,beside you should have clamp ammeter to use in trouble shooting of ac electrical circuit.Unplug your ac If there is an opening of blower fan of your ac mostly the top cover open this one locate the wire connection of blowing fan take the color and size.Open the terminal box below the control panel of ac and locate the wire of blowing fan.Check how many leads make sure to make sketch where it was connected from low,medium, and high there is coded color on it,discannect from the terminal, using clamp ammeter set to ohms probe setting R10 check continuinity of winding motor start at common lines(mostly balck color) of one test rod and the other to starting line(mostly red color)take and read the resistance if has a higher resistance your motor is burn out, also with the running line w/c has multple line for speed.If resistance complied to your motor rating or good,If not or burn out replace fun motor.Check your capacitor,doing this set your ohmeter to a higher resistance,connect one red test rod (+) one terminal of capacitor and one black test rod on (-)the other terminal the pointer will deflect steady to higher resistance then reverse the connection of the test rod,the pointer deflect again to higest resistance it will go slow backward setting to zero if you got this result your capacitor is good.But if it does not go set back to zero your capacitor is short.Replaced capaciter.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
eventually,cycling process is doing done if the thermostat sense the configure temperayure set up it will trigger to stop your compressor motor as well as the blower fan,blower fan independenly to you compressor.if your thingking that your compressor is tripping off,check your operating current on one line using clamp ammeter and compare to the rated current that tag on
motor compressor body,if the current flow is higher than the rated current specified on compressor motor,well problem occured it will trip your compressor,because overload protector is becoming your thermostat.but if you got same current result it was cycling process.If tripping off maybe air is present in your system call qualified ac tech, to purge out air in system.
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
If you have a standard thermostat the fan switch is for the air handler only. It completely over rides the thermostat for most settings. Now lets see this is what I'd expect:
fan switch on Indoor fan runs all time
Fan switch auto Indoor fan only runs when thermostat is set to cool or heat and the thermostat is turned up above room temp for heat or below room temp for cooling. In both of these modes the furnace blower comes on and stays on til the room temperature is satisfied. The outdoor unit only comes on for AC the out door unit will not come on for heat or the "on" setting on the thermostat. See exception 1 & 2 below...
Exception 1- (in a heat pump the out door unit runs in both heat and cool mode unless it has emergency heat turned on then it will not come on outside in the heat mode, and depending on the type of heat pump and furnace or air handler it is). A heat pump thermostat usually has "backup heat" and an "emergency heat" setting switch on the thermostat.
Exception 2 - On some thermostats they are made to cycle on the heat if the temperature reaches a preset temp (around 50'f usually but definitely by 40'f). This mode prevents freezing when if instance the homeowner is away or while the home is under construction. In this mode the fan inside can run but the heat usually comes on with it.
Exception3 - On some electric furnaces the heating strips may be individually controlled and thus not all come on at one time. This may give the feel of no heat especially if the room is cold.
Now there may be other exceptions but Ive tried to give you a heads up on some of the most common ones.
If you need more help please post more specifics about your unit/system as to for sure what switches are set to what setting and what is happening with each. My first though was that maybe your system is OK and you needed to know if the thermostat was working properly.
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Posted on Mar 28, 2009
You have a clogged gas cap. Try this: The next time you run your trimmer and it starts to die, loosen the gas cap. It should start running again. It sounds too good to be true, doesn't it?! Well, give it try. Clear the breathing holes form debris, or buy a new gas cap.
Posted on Jun 07, 2009
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