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Amana pth153b35am won't turn on. Pressed reset button on electrical cord, flipped circuit breakers, master switch is on. Help??

No display when +/- switched held down and Off, Cold or heat button is depressed.

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SOURCE: My Amana Prestige Ultra Central

Ok sounds like your transformer is not working. Now as long as no one has removed the doors to the furnace cabinet and they are in place just like the are suppose to be, because there is a door switch that turns off the power to the whole unit until the door is in place correctly. Find the circuit board and look to see it you have a fuse on the board it will look like a car fuse the spade type they are 5 amp fuses. If it is good find the transformer and replace it. If you feel comfortable around electricity there are two sides to the transformer line voltage which is 120 and the secondary side which is 24 volts. If you have a volt ohm meter ohm out the transformer each side line side and low voltage side. An open on either side will be noticed and then replace the transformer. I know this is alot of things to check but just elimanating everything it could be before condemming the transformer. Turn the main breaker off and replace.

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you have the white wire on the wrong terminal put it on the same terminal as the red wire on the capacitor and you should be fine,

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana air and heating unit model # ptc153b50am w/ power cor 37470

Sounds as though the power cord reset switch might be bad and need to be replaced. If not, then there is a short somewhere in the system. Do an ohms test on the switch to determine if it is bad.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: PTC153B50AM REPLACED POWER CORD ON RECALL

First off, you need to unplug power from the unit before handling anything on it, not just the master switch on the control board. There is still live power being fed to the unit while it is plugged in!
Now, the clicking sound you are hearing is a faulty relay on the control board. You have to replace the control board. The new ones are available from Amana/Goodman Mfg.. You will find, assuming you have more of these, your other units are going to start doing the same thing. It will be the same problem. When they send out the new control board, make sure you program the board. They no longer come pre programmed. It is actually a huge improvement on the older control board upgrades. Hope this helps, I have 140 of these in my hotel, I know them all too well. Let me know if you have any other questions and please rate this as a fix ya.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana Heat Pump Tripping Breaker

My guess I would say, you either have a wire that is short to ground or if the contacter pulls in, then I would say the compresser is short to ground.There also could be some capacitors that could be short.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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see this causes and fix it. God bless you
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