Question about Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

I have central air, I'm receiving air on the first floor of my 2 story twin which are all base board vents. but I'm not receiving air on 2nd floor, which all are ceiling vents.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,036 Answers

Hi,

I would say that the floors are individually selectable, and maybe the control is not set for the top floor to come on. If it is, then most likely the fan unit is not working and should be tested.
First check the fan motor with the power off, then check the supply with the power on. ***** DANGER OF SHOCK ******
Only do this test if competent and have the correct tools and training.

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Air only blows from the dash, no mater where you put the control. It will not defrost or put air on the floor


This can only be 2 things. 1. Your selector switch for the vent controls is defective. 2. A vacuum hose that powers the vent is undone under the hood or dash. There is a 3 but could happen. Your vent door on the floor board is stuck. Check all 3 and let me know if I can help you more and thanks for using FixYa.

Jan 27, 2011 | 2006 Chrysler Town & Country

1 Answer

I have a AMH95 gas fired furnace. there are 2 drain tubes on the back of furnance that drain water when the central air is running. One tube runs to a tube that runs to a floor drain and the other just...


Hello RR,there are 2 tubes one is the PRIMARY drain & the other is secondary drain.If the primary drain becomes CLOGED or slows down the 2nd drain leaks.Its time to clean out the primary drain tube.Find the end or disconnect it & blow/flush it out to clear it.

Aug 09, 2010 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

The hot air won't circulate to upperstairs


2 possible causes. 1 there is a blockage in the ventilation system (possible collasped ductwork) or 2 the fan motor is going out. The motor could be going out due to the winding swelling as the motor is run heating the winding causing the windings to swell slowing the motors rpms.

Dave

Feb 22, 2010 | Bryant 463AAC005BA Air Conditioner

1 Answer

A/C only blows through defrost vents. Won't switch to floor Or foot vents . Have tried a 2nd control unit in dash


It sounds like the blend door actuator which diverts air from defrost to vent to the floor.
The bad news is it's a bear to get at. It's located behind the glove box.

Sep 05, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

1 Answer

Unit leaking


leakage from my central air unit from drain pan, please help

Apr 29, 2009 | Whirlwind FH-778 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Heating blowing coo air downstairs and warm upstairs?


Some of this depends on where the air handler/furnace is located. Most often in two story houses, it's in the attic upstairs, or in a closet upstairs. A duct routes air from the furnace to the downstairs supply duct, so it is a distance from the air handler.
When the unit first initiates a heating cycle, that duct is going to be full of cool air, and the duct itself will be cool. So the furnace has to run long enough to push the cool air out, as well as warm the duct up, before your going to feel warm air at the registers downstairs.

Keep in mind, heat rises. And, your thermostat only monitors the immediate area where it's located. In your case, upstairs.
Two story houses are problematic because of this. And one way around it is to have a damper system installed that distributes the air upstairs or downstairs based on a thermostat located in those spaces. There would be 2 dampers, and 2 thermostats (one upstairs, one downstairs). Each stat would control a damper, and the call for heat or cooling.

Let me know if you would like to consider a system like this, and I can point you to components to use. I've put several system like this in.

Jan 26, 2009 | Kitchen Appliances - Others

1 Answer

Not enough air flow coming from the vents on the second floor.


If you feel like increasing your blower motor speed you can do this. Go to the air handler take the cover off to expose the blower motor. You will see a circuit board that has the blower motor wires going to it. Using your flash light look at the board and locate the terminals that read Cool Heat Park ... Now the Cool terminal should have black colored wire going to that one. Now locate the Heat terminal if it has red going to it and maybe blue sitting on the park terminal then swap the two around, blue is like med speed on the blower. Where Red is low speed. This will increase the blower about 50 rpms. You can even read your blower motor and get the speeds more detailed. You have a big house your unit is I bet a 4 ton A/C and 125,000 btu furnace. Probably has 1600 rpm motor. This is one solution. You have a up flow model and when you open the furnace cabinet up you will be able to see the specs. on the furnace. Let me know how that goes ken here in Kansas

Jan 13, 2009 | Ruud Central System Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Central vaccum


If the outlets work on the 2nd story ok, and not on the 1st floor, then you may have a wire that has come loose. There maybe a junction that split off between the 1st and 2nd floor. I assume you are talking about the suction and not the brush roll on the power head. If it is the power head not working, then check where the 2 prongs go into the outlets to make sure that the plug receptacle haven't gotten pushed in from the holder.

May 30, 2007 | Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum

Not finding what you are looking for?
Heating & Cooling Logo

Related Topics:

87 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Heating & Cooling Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2182 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Are you a Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...