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Amana #PTC153b50AJ ser 0410686783 Customer heard a pop in unit and it went off. Breaker was tripped. Reset breaker and unit runs in a/c mode but does not heat in heat mode. This is not a heat pump but electric heat strips. Unit says there is a manual reset for the heat but we have not located the reset. We turned power off to the unit to reset fault etc and still no heat. The flashing light just blinks once every 4-5 sec. Could use some help in diagnosis Thanks DK

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I'm seeing a master switch on the control board, try a reset there. But, sounds like a bad element. You need to test continuity through your heater components. When testing a component unhook wires first, as they will still have continuity even if bad with wires attached.

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SOURCE: Amana PTAC

Sounds like if this is a heat pump, maybe it tripped out on high pressure. Maybe just unplugging the system may reset the control boards. This maybe due to a dirty filter or dirty evaporator coil.

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SOURCE: unit blows cold air instead of warm (burrrr)

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SOURCE: 30amp breaker labeled heat strip trips and no hot water

That 300 amp breaker must be controlling both your hot water tank and some heat strip somewhere in your house which is designed to either prevent a pipe from freezing or melt ice on the eves of your roof.

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SOURCE: Air Conditioner in wall not window like hotel unit, leaks inside

Open the cover. In the bottom drip pan, there is a hole that is clogged. Just unplug it and it will drain.

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SOURCE: COMPRESSOR Amana / RCE24C2A Ser #036142440

mfg date are coded into the ser.# useualy fist 4 digits are yr and month of MFG. 0306 would be 2003 june ect. if in doubt call amanna dealer and ask them. Steve

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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