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My Amana unit ARUF182416BA remains always on with the heater on, the only way to disconnect is with breaker. For sure the problem is not thermostat since I switch it with the unit downstairs and is working properly there.

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I would suggest getting a service tec to help you, this is an air handler and can be configured many different ways. From what I gather the heat is a different source, this just moves air or that is what I can find on it.

You can contact the manafacturer at: CONSUMER INFORMATION LINE. AMANA® BRAND PRODUCTS. TOLL FREE 1-877-254-4729 (U.S. only) email us at: hac.consumer.affairs@amanahvac.com

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You should complete your water heater thermostat replacement by turning the power to the unit back on. Observe the proper operation of the water heater and ensure that the thermostat is set at the desired temperature. (The temperature should normally be set at 120 degrees to save energy and avoid burns.)

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Usually the cause of this 'short' will be - either the condenser motor in the condensing unit (outside unit) or the compressor - also in the condensing unit.

If you're mechanically inclined - and "very careful" around electricity - there is a fairly simple way to find out which component is causing the short.

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To prove it (without a doubt) - go to next step.

Step 4 - "be sure circuit breaker and thermostat is turned off" - and - 'reconnect' the condenser motor - and - then disconnect the compressor wires (mark wires and tape them).

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