Question about GE Quiet-Aire Ductless Split System Air Conditioner AS1CD12AA0/AS0CD12AA0

1 Answer

The outside unit is making a squealing noise. It's every now and then; not constant. Just started today. What's wrong? The fan is running fine. The air inside is cool. Just a high piercing squeal every now and then from the outside unit. Any ideas?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Sounds like its more than likely the fan motor. the bearings in the motor are notoriuos for making a squeeling noise. there arent any other parts that would make this noise. unless youre a special case. i doubt it. if youre mechanically inclined there are ways of checking the motor. If you have an amp meter you can check the amp draw on the fan motor. if it reads higher than on the label of the motor then the motor needs to be replaced. if the amp draw is good the you can try to drop some oil in the motors lube port.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

  • Violett
    Violett Jun 10, 2014

    Thanks for posting this solution. Our air conditioner has been having similar problems, and it's good to know the solution might be just as simple as the fan. I'm not sure if I'm handy enough to take on that project by myself, but I'll definitely pass it on to the repair person.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Brakes make a whistle noise when applied and sometimes a low grown or grinding when coming to a slow stop or start.


A grinding or rumbling noise can also be symptoms of a wheel bearing or constant velocity joint in a driveshaft. A worn wheel bearing can also cause a 'whistling' sound (as can a worn CV joint).

A grinding noise with brakes is either worn pads causing metal to metal contact on the brake disk/rotor, or the brake backing plate catching on a spinning rotor ... or a loose/missing anti squeal brake shim (they stop the pads from rattling and vibrating).

However, as you say a mechanic has looked at the brakes and can't find anything wrong .. I think I would begin to suspect a wheel bearing or constant velocity joint on the driveshaft (front wheel drive cars).

May 05, 2016 | 2007 Honda Accord Sedan

1 Answer

Outside unit will only run for a short amount of time with A/C before the fan stops turning and starts humming, squealing/screeching and the top of the outside unit gets hot.


The bearings are bad in the motor and after the fan runs enough it eventually gets hot, making the bearing screech and the fan locks up. Need to replace motor again. See if it has a warranty. The reason it gets hot is because the fan is what removes the heat from the coil and if the fan isn't running there is nothing to cool it off so to speak.

Apr 19, 2016 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Every 20 minutes, my freezer would make a crackling like noise. What does this mean and how can I fix this?


Refrigerators are not the most complicated appliance in the house, but it still takes a lot of parts working together perfectly to keep your food cold. If one of those parts breaks down, or begins to, you may start to hear new noises from your refrigerator. Fridges make some noise during regular operation, but if it suddenly gets louder or makes a different noise, it is a good sign that something is wrong.

Freezer Fan
Freezers can be located on either side of the refrigerator, or may be at the top or the bottom of the unit. If you hear a noise coming from the area in which the freezer is located, you should open the freezer and see if the noise gets louder. Any squealing sounds coming from this area indicate a broken freezer fan. These units are not designed to be repaired, and eventually one making a loud noise will break and need replacement.

Condenser Fan
All motors typically require a fan in order to maintain a safe operating temperature. Like the fan in the freezer, the fan that runs on the condenser can also break down and create a similar squealing noise. The location of the fan noise is what differentiates the freezer and condenser fan problems. If you hear a fan noise coming from the lower part of the fridge at the rear, it is likely the condenser fan causing the problem.

Action to do
Open the freezer to see if the noise gets louder. If the noise becomes louder with the freezer open, the noise is likely caused by the evaporator fan. If the evaporator fan is the culprit, replace it to get rid of the noise.

Pull the refrigerator away from the wall, and check the condenser fan at the back of the fridge. A metal panel may cover the fan, which can be unscrewed. Listen to see if the fan is the source of the noise. If it is, the fan may need to be cleaned or replaced.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Good day ! : )

Sep 07, 2011 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

When i turn on my laptop theyre is a constant squeal noise and the fan starts turning immediately but i have stopped the fan from turning and the squeal continues so it cant be this.


To my recent experience the keyboard had to be replaced. It had something spilled on it unbeknown to the owner, making it squeal. I ordered a replacement, installed it and viola! No more squeal.

Jun 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Outside fan runs constantly Aux Heat only 50%


Let's start out by your statement that the fan would not run, then you changed the contactor, not it won't stop running.
I believe, based on your info, here's what you need to do. Kill power to the unit. The 2 wires bringing power to the outdoor unit should be on the top 2 terminals. The 2 fan wires should be on the bottom 2 terminals. This is providing that the contactor is mounted Vertical. The could be an outside chance that the unit has a short in it and you are getting voltage feedback somewhere.
Take another look.

Dec 30, 2009 | GE Zoneline AZ55H09D Air Conditioner

2 Answers

I noticed some straining noise coming from my a/c unit today. The fan on top of the condenser runs fine but as soon as the compressor tries to kick on the fan stops for a split second and you get a kind of...


You amy ahave a bvad capacitor on the outside unit. It starts the fan and the compressor. You can change this yourself. Open the outside panel and you will see a silver canister with terminals out the top. Replace this and I think your problem will go away. On the cap. it will say something like 30uf 5uf 370 ot 440 Just get these numbers and get a new one. Russ

Aug 14, 2009 | Goodman CKL24AR24 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Beeping sound coming from control panel model#10656562400


Hi!
Self-defrosting refrigerators use a circulating fan to move the air through the freezer and refrigerator compartments. This fan runs whenever the unit is cooling. The fan is located in the freezer.
Over time, the fan may become noisy--usually making a chirping or squealing sound, though it may make a loud groaning noise instead.

To find out if the fan is causing the noise, just open the freezer door and push any fan/light switches. If the noise is louder when the door is open, the evaporator fan motor is the cause which can't be lubricated or repair instead required to be replaced.

Please do rate this solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance.

Thanks
Rylee

Jul 01, 2009 | Kenmore 56562 / 56564 / 565 / 6656569 Side...

1 Answer

Inside fan runs constantly on my AC


Raise your thermosat to about 78. Also check to make sure the thermostat is set to auto and not on...

Jun 12, 2008 | Whirlwind FH-778 Air Conditioner

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE Quiet-Aire Ductless Split System Air Conditioner AS1CD12AA0/AS0CD12AA0 Logo

1,346 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Heating & Cooling Experts

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

44428 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

9639 Answers

richie46

Level 3 Expert

12962 Answers

Are you a GE Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...