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Freezes up. turn on fan and ice comes through holes on bottom of unit. then it will work again.

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  • country_l255 Jul 30, 2010

    We had a air conditioner man come and fill it up with freon so it's full we herd that it could be the defrost board?

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Hi!!

Most likely your unit is low on R-22 Refrigerant, refilling the system will fix the problem.

Don't forget to rate this post. Good Luck!!

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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  • Rene J Solis Jul 30, 2010

    Ok, we can rule that one out!! : )



    There is a skinny tube (usually covered in plastic attached to the front coil, that is the thermostat sensor, designed to cut the compressor when the set temp. is reached and avoid coil freeze up, if the sensor is not attached to the coil, or is defective, it will send the wrong signal and the compressor will keep going. So check thermostat operation.



    Another cause of evaporator coil freeeze up is a dirty/clogged filter or evaporator. Make sure both are clean.

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Hello my name is Heath it will be my pleasure to assist you. There is a couple reasons why air conditioners freeze up. One is lack of air flow check the filters and be sure the evaporator coil or the indoor coil are not plugged with dirt or debris. The second reason is the unit is low on freon and starving the condenser so the evaporator freezes up.

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