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Comressor is too hot and there is ice bild up on the line

The compressor seems to run for a long period

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Remove the grille from the front of the unit beneath the doors and look at the condenser coils. Most people have no clue whatsoever that those must be cleaned periodically. If the airflow is choked off by excessive dirt, the system will overheat, and the performance suffers accordingly. Let it go too long and it's compressor time. Clean with what you have available, one of those polyester featherdusters along with a good vacuum cleaner with crevice attachment along with a dust mask for yourself is highly recommended You may also want to pull the unit away from the wall so to clean from the back as well. There should be a removable panel. While you're in there, make sure the condenser cooling fan is unobstructed and turns freely.

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Which motor is hot...compressor or fan?
Also need to know the model number.
Is this a 3-phase or single-phase unit?

Let's assume it is the compressor...Is it so hot that you can't touch it for more than a second or two? Is the compressor shutting down on internal thermal overload?

Compressor body hot can be caused by a number of things:
1. Low charge (the freon acts as a coolant for the compressor).
2. Electrical imbalance (3-phase only). (check line-to-line voltages)
3. Bearings in compressor failing (check amp draw).
4. Condenser dirty or airflow blocked in some way.
5. Condenser fan(s) not running or running backwards.
6. If water cooled condenser then water flow problem.

Hope this helps you get started.

If this helps you, please select YES to the first two ratings questions. Thank you, and Good Luck.




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