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Installed new compressor on Carrier 3 ton a/c unit. Compressor comes in, but only runs for about 2-3 minutes and then trips out. Have installed new compitcor. Have 24 volts coming in. Will not take freon charge. Liquid line coming back to compressor behind dryer is extremely hot. Do you think the dryer may be stopped up causing unit not to take charge?

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Hello,

The trpping off may be as a result of dirty condenser. please clean the condenser to stop this problem.

The dryer may be stop up causing unit to take a charge.

Thanks


Posted on Jul 14, 2010

  • jackiemar830 Jul 15, 2010

    Coils have been cleaned and a new dryer put in. Any new ideas?

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Hello,

The liquid line coming back to compressor behind dryer should not be hot in any way, it should be cool because of the freon going through it, the problem is the dryer is stuck not allowing the unit to take charge.

Take care.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

  • jackiemar830 Jul 11, 2010

    Will try this tomorrow and get back with you. Thank you very much for responding so quickly.

  • jackiemar830 Jul 14, 2010

    Tried your suggestion, didn't work. Since then have installed new set of coils, new thermostat system still doing same thing. Any new ideas on this problem. Sounds to me some type of restriction, but don't know what.

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