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Goodman Air (outside unit)

The unit was running fine and cooling the house well. We bumped into it moving furniture and slightly moved the outside unit and now the Air wont come on. The thermostat says it is on but nothing is happening outside. Replaced the fuses on outside wall but dont see a circuit breaker outside. Reset all breakers inside as a checking measure.

I dont see a reset button anywhere. Thoughts?

Thanks..

Sandy

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  • Shopnspend Jul 29, 2009

    No leaking. I looked inside and there are no fluids present. There isnt a peep out of it. I kept trying to hear if anything happen when the thermostat went on and nothing happens. It really appears that there is no power to the unit.. but I cant find a reset button or circuit breaker on or around the unit. Just the fuses on the wall, which I replaced.

    Thanks for your response... its all such fun moving!

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Was there any refrigerant loss? "bumping" that results in movng usualy causes a leak.If the system is totally empty, It shouldn't start.. If it did major oh nos! will appear. Does it not start all? and was it running when it got thumped? May have to call a tech out on it. Sorry.

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    Ned C Cook Jul 29, 2009

    I'm sorry to say that there won't be any fluids leaking because freo (refrigerant) is a gas.. Giving this alot of thought there is no reaso, other than causing a leak, that bumping and moving a few inches for it not to work. Well, obviously there is, because it isn't. Was it working before the incident or during? The ouside unithas no resets and is hardwired to a box in close proximity with two large buss fuses. Be extrememely careful around those two. It's high voltage and cando some derious hurt on you. The circuit breaker panel on the house has two 50 amp breakers side by side. See if those are tripped. To properly reset or check those,Turn them off, wait a few minutes and turn them back on. Thehave the levers connected to each other to work as one unit.. These are also the breakers you would turn off before messing with the two buss fuses mentioned earlier.. I doubt the buss fuses are a problem, but the house circuit breakers may possibly be. Good luck

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook Aug 23, 2009

    Just following up on your A/c problem to see if you got it resolve and what was the cause. Not bumping into it I'm sure. --Ned

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