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Re: blowing hot air
Water in the pan is normal, this is the humidity removed from your space. Pan must be emptied regularly. If the unit shuts down after 15 minutes, you may have a blocked hot air duct. Make sure it is flowing freely. This includes makeup air from outside the room to replace that blown outside by the AC.
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When you mansion water in the pan, do you mean the indoor coil pan or the outdoor catch "pan"? I've seen some models have a drain plug that's on the bottom of the outdoor panel or underneath. And that plug should remain installed. It uses that water to cool the copper freon tube that curves along the bottom of the outdoor section. With plug removed it can overheat. Basically it does not drain onto the ground outside, it retains its water. And the air entering side of outdoor coil is clean? May sound like repetition(forgive me). The side you see clearly is the air leaving side. The dual shaft motor has a run capacitor that may be weakening. And the outdoor air that passes thru the outdoor coil may be recirculating out then directly back in to the unit causing it to overheat. Anything blocking airflow outside? 10 mins of runtime then shouting down tells me its overheating. It may even be the electrical circuit. Loose connections can cause high amperage, low voltage issue and cause the ac load to over amp. Over amp=over heat. Hope this helps!
You likely have a restriction in the heater coolant hose circuit - perhaps a coolant control valve not fully opening, or a kinked hose.
Insufficient coolant volume is flowing to keep the heater core hot.
Try back flushing the heater core system with a garden hose to check flow.
Either the unit is really dirty or it is low on refrigerant. A unit tha is low on refrigerant will start off cold and withing a few minutes, start warming up. If you aren't seeing any water its because of one or both causes listed.
You said, you just opened your fridge a minute ago and it sounded like water or something is dripping on a hot coil at the bottom back of fridge.
It is in the auto defrost mode!
All frost free or self defrost refrigerators use this method of dispersing the water into the air as vapor.
As the water accumulates below the fridge is supposed to blow the water onto the hot coil or compressor and evaporate it away. That's why there are no more drip pans to empty!
If you do not notice any problem in the operation of your fridge
and it is not excessively loud, (Which I do not think it will be under a normal situation )
Your fridge is more than likely running normally and fine!
How old is the fridge and what's the model number?
Thank You for utilizing my advice, Huuum Please remember to leave a rating!
No you have air trapped in the cooling system, rasie the front of the car up as high as you can get it, fill the coolant bottlre to the top and run the engine for about 15 minutes at a high idle, let it cool down, it should purge itself of air once it is cool, make sure your radiator cap is good.