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Ruud achiever 10 seer air conditioner

My air conditioner won't work the fan will not spend all it's doing is beeping - like is trying to start.. the inside unite is working just the outside (ruud achiever 10 seer air conditioner) is not . Help

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  • kadinreja Jun 30, 2008

    My Ruud Achiever 10 outside unit stopped working. It keeps tripping the electric breaker.

  • vwmk1cabby Jul 19, 2008

    my fan wont come on i tried the screwdriver trick and it did spin for about five min. then stopped and the motor was hot it makes a humming noise just need some suggestions

  • mdntstr_69 Sep 16, 2008

    i have an older RUUD Achiever 10 SEER model outdoor unit that stopped wking 2 nights ago. i turned the unit off from the thermostat and flipped the breaker outside on. the fan turned slowly but the compressor made noises about every 15-30 sec. when i came in and turned the unit on, the fan and everything stopped. HELP!! does this mean i need a new unit?


  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    AC unit goes off after 10 minutes.


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It sounds like your condenser fan motor may be locked up or the capacitor that helps give the condenser fan motor a kick to get it started may be defective. Try turning your system on and using a long screwdriver try to push the fan blade on the condenser fan motor to see if it will run normally if you give it the starting boost it needs.If it does run at full speed and doesn't over heat or start and then slow down then you probably only need to replace a simple 10-12$ capacitor. If it barely turns, makes an odd humming sound or overheats etc. then you will have to replace the condenser fan motor. This is assuming that the outdoor condenser has the 220v supplied and the 24v supplied to the compressor relay, that the compressor relay is engaged and suppling 220v to the condenser fan motor.

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Our Ruud achiever 10 is making a loud buzzing noise and the fan is not turning

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I have a 3 ton unit i was cleaning out and found a temp pickup laying in the bottom of the unit it has a clip on the back of it like it was on one of the tubes on the condenser and it has black wires. i found a second one clipped on one of the tubes and it has blue wires going to it. do you know were the one with the black wires go

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I have a ruud achiever seer 10 ac.the condenser is making a strange vibrating sound about every 30 seconds or so,and it seems that it is not getting too cool inside.also can anyone tell me how many ton this unit is?

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