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Air Handler Blower

I have a 1000 square ft house and last year replaced the outside unit with a Rheem 3 ton. Did not replace the inside its an older Gibson.

Right now its 84 degrees in my house. It will cool at night but during the day from 3-9 its just hot. My coil apears clean I keep clean filters in it. Last week we took the blower out took it apart and cleaned it. The air is coming out cool but its it just not blowing like it should. We just took the front where the blower is off of the air handler and turned it on to see and wow what a difference in air flow but you cant run the air with that off I am sure and it be able to cool. What could be stopping the air flow? Could it be possible that the coil is clogged inside but looks very clean visualy? We looked at both sides of the coil and it looks clean.
Any suggestions would be appreciated..........

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  • dtsalkire Jun 21, 2009

    We had the freon checked and it was at the right level. It is cooling just not blowing hard enough out of the vents :(



    Thank you for the suggestion I dont have a thermometer but will get one and see

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If you have a meat thermometer, place it in the vent when the air is on, it should be cooling somewhere around 15-18 degrees F lower than what actually temp is, so if its 84 degrees, your unit should blow around 67 degree air out of the vent. if it is not call a tech. your system could be under or over charged.

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