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Hi, After finding out that Freon is low by seeing snow/icy surface on outside compressor, I went up in the attic to find snowy/Icy surface all over the coil inside the air handler. I wahsed it and made sure all snowy/Icy surface is melted inside and ouside and Freon is full all the way. Now when I start yhe system fro the Thermostat, the compresor and outside unit start, but nut the fan inside the air handler, so no air is blowing inside the house. Where should I look for ? This is a RUUD 500 A/C unit Thanks Sam

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  • zaghmoui Aug 30, 2010

    Unfortunately it didn't work. I did exactly as you have mentioned above. It looks like the air handler motor or Fan blower motor needs to be checked. Either capacitor or something else that made it come to a halt after being overwhelmingly worked up during the freezing up process due to lack of refrigerant outside. Your thoughts are very much appreciated !

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Hello
Your still froze up.There is a freeze cutoff device in the air handler upstairs.
Look for a thin silver color tube near the coil and follow it to the control box,there may be a reset button.If not, try using a hair dryer to warm up the coil and it should reset itsself.
These freeze devices can take an hour to reset on there own sometimes,do not run the compressor while doing this.

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  • zaghmoui Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours have passed since I melted the Ice and by now I am sure there is no ice or snow per say. It looks something needs to be reset manually ... I hope I could find what you are pointing to ... the thin silver color tube near the coil. The System is shut off for now !

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    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    24 hours?
    Try a manual reset,Shut down all power to the inside and outside units,throw the breakers off.
    Let it sit for a min or 2 then,with t stat set to off. Turn on power outside,then inside.

    Then set t stat to on,or where you had it before.

  • mpcheesman1
    mpcheesman1 Aug 30, 2010

    sry for the multiple replys, i dont know why that happend

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