Question about Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner
A few days ago I noticed a loud squeeling sound coming from the unit when the AC was running. I turned it off because I was pretty sure something was wrong. Now, when I turn the AC on I can hear the unit make a humming noise when I stand next to it. I've reset the circuit breakers and they didn't fix the problem. If I run the fan inside the house the humming is not present. Any suggestions or ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Sounds like a bad fan motor. Inside fan runs, compressor runs. Outside fan. Are your contactors pulled in when thermostat set on cool? If not might be a contactor. If contactor not pulled in touch the top of it with the end of a screwdriver. If fan spins turn unit off a buy a contactor...
Tip: Always make sure power at disconnect is off
Posted on Jun 23, 2008
Sounds like your compressor has frozen up or is not getting the required voltage to run. One option might be to install what is called a hard start kit which is a capacitor. If this does not fix your problem most likley your condenser will need replaced. Another thing might be an overcharged system which could happen as the temperature has increased outside. Unfortunatly this will probably already have caused damage to the compressor. Please comment if you need further assistance.
Posted on Jun 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 02, 2016 | Heating & Cooling
Jun 15, 2014 | Goodman Heating & Cooling
Sep 18, 2012 | Carrier 38CKC036 Air Conditioner
May 22, 2009 | Goodman CKL24AR24 Air Conditioner
Apr 26, 2009 | Carrier 38CKC036 Air Conditioner
Feb 11, 2009 | Samsung Heating & Cooling
Oct 23, 2008 | Ruud Heating & Cooling
Jun 17, 2008 | Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner
622 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: