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My air conditioner will not come on although the outside blower is on!

Thermostat is a steel-t brand

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Pls unplug all conections and start conection all over again note if problem persistn I tink an automobile repair should pe called to check n fix problem

Posted on Jul 26, 2013

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Hi, Sounds like you have a short in the control circuit to me. Turn off all power going to the unit. Write down or otherwise mark the wires leaving the control board going to the thermostat. Remove them from the control board. Replace the fuse. Turn power back on and see if the fan still runs. If it does, check and or replace the heat limit switch that brings the fan on during the heat cycle. It may just need adjusted. If the fuse blows, I would think that the control board is probably bad. If it doesn't blow, Remove the thermostat. Leaving all thermostat wires open check them with an Ohm meter. There should be no continuity between them. Twist all the wires together at one end and ohm them again at the other end. You should have complete continuity on all wires. If the wiring checks out, down power the unit. Double check your wire colors and rewire the control board. With all wires open at the thermostat, turn the power back on. Touch the RED wire to the YELLOW wire. The Condensing unit should come on. Touch the RED wire to the GREEN wire. The fan should come on. Touch the RED wire to the WHITE wire. The heat should come on. Down power the unit. Replace the thermostat. Test unit. If the fuse has lasted ok but blows now it is either wired wrong at the Thermostat or the thermostat is bad. I hope I have helped. NOTE: If you can not understand these instructions. Call a licensed Heating / Air conditioning company. kstfas

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

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SOURCE: blower motor in home air conditioner does not work

The most common failure for this problem is either the start/run capacitor or the fan motor. IF YOU ARE NOT experienced with electricity then I would strongly suggest hiring a technician. The volts are 220 with a potential of 50 amps in a common residential unit.

If you are knowledgeable in this area then make sure the motor has volts to it. If it does have volts and does not spin, it is bad. You can sometimes tell by feeling the motor it will probably be very hot. The compressor will eventually shut itself off when it over heats. It usually will restart after it cools down(sometimes many hours). The motor and capacitor are pretty generic and can be matched up at a local Grainger store or whatever Retail, specialty store that you have in your area.

I hope this helps:)

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: air conditioner not working

the outside condesor unit is not coming on for a number of possible reasons. First check your breakers for a tripped breaker, even if they appear on, turn the ac breakers off and then turn them back on. if after this, turn on the thermostat, outside you should here the contact switch on the condensor unit humming. if still no power, check for any breaks on your wires going in from the house, still nothing give a call back

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

stix618
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SOURCE: My central air conditioner isnt

at the contactors on the outdoor unit make sure the thermostat wires have the 24 volts for the transformer on them (make sure the thermostat wires are correctly wired.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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SOURCE: my af-s80mx is leaking water under the air

Usually when an air conditioner leaks water inside, it's due to it being out of level. Place a small level on top of the unit. It should pitch slightly down away from the house. Storm window frames are a common cause of this. placing a piece of wood under the unit to pitch it away from the house should solve your problem.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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