Question about Coleman Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Need wiring for selector switch .on cool only unit

Posted by on

1 Answer

Checkout an appliance repair shop! Thank-you-very-much!

Posted on Aug 27, 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

When the selector switch is set to off and the fan switch is set to fan on ,the A/C unit runs also. I have checked the wiring and it appears ok. Any ideas.


Its probably feeding backwards through the non-adjustable cooling anticipator to energize the cooling circuit because the subbase is internally wired to automatically energize the fan circuit on a call for cooling. It shouldn't happen though.

Jul 24, 2015 | Honeywell RTH111B Digital H/C Thermostat

1 Answer

Emerson Quiet Kool 6GC53 Air Conditioner


Chesapeake, given your symptoms you'll be looking at installing a new Selector Switch. But, before you go there... UNPLUG THE UNIT OR SHUT OFF THE BREAKER!!! Your selector switch does two things at a time, It energizes the fan motor (which it IS doing) and energizes the compressor at the same time. The voltage to your compressor goes from the wall into the selector, out of the selector, through the temp control then to the compressor. When the temp control is satisfied, it interrupts power to the compressor. The click you hear is the temp control being NOT satisfied and trying to send power to the comp. But if there is "no power" to send (i.e., the selector switch has failed)the compressor won't know to engage. Remove the front panel and filter. Remove the control box housing. Remove the knobs from the controls. You will now see the selector switch. Remove the 2 screws that fasten it (don't remove the wire yet!) and install the new switch. Then, one wire at a time, remove the wires from the old switch and install them on the new one. ***If you have an OHM meter, check the temp control before ordering a selector because this may be the problem and NOT the selector! To do this... remove the 2 wires from the temp control, set the control to "coldest". Then with your meter, test OHM's between the terminals. If you see "zero" OHM's, it's good. If you see no change in your meter, it's bad and THIS is the source of your problem. If you don't have a meter... you can test using this procedure... cut a 6" length of wire and strip the ends to about 3/8", twist the copper ends tightly. Remove both wires from the temp control, then insert one end of your jumper wire into one terminal and the other end into the other terminal. Make sure the "jumpered" wires are away from anything metal!!! And plug the unit back in. Now turn the unit on. If the unit fires up? It's the temp control, If not? it's the selector switch. Here's a link for parts...http://www.repairclinic.com/0080.asp

Aug 08, 2007 | Emerson Quiet Kool 6GC53 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Window a/c compressor runs when a/c is turned off only stops when a/c is unplugged


Depending on what model. If the unit has a selector switch the one that has high cool, med cool, low cool. then replace this switch. if it is the new model the kukl unit then replace the electronic control board.

Jun 25, 2014 | Frigidaire Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Wiring schematic for white-westinghouse window air conditioner/heater selector switch


I'm willing to bet that the heater is grounded. Probably burnt up the original switch, heater wasn't getting power, therefore not tripping the breaker. Now the switch works, heater gets power and immediately trips breaker. Unhook the switch and tape the wires, reset breaker and try in heat and cool. If no problems it's likely the heater.

Apr 20, 2017 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

I installed an RTH2300 this winter to replace an old mercury thermostat. It worked fine for the heating season. I turned it to Cool for the first time today and my AC and furnace blower will not turn...


Maybe turn selector switch to off.see if every thing shuts off.if yes. turn FAN selector switch from (auto) to (on) mode.does the outside unit come on or does just the furnace blower only run ? the inside fan should be the ONLY thing on.if not, reverse the (G) & (Y) wires inside the new thermo.

Jun 07, 2011 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

It wont drain or spin


If your washer wont drain or spin, You need to check 3 components on the machine to be sure that it is working fine. The selector switch, the clutch assembly and the drive motor.
Make sure that the selector switch on the control panel, if there is one, is set properly. Check to ensure the button has been pressed all the way in. If it is, then try testing the switch. If it has failed, it will need to be replaced.
To test the switch:
  1. Before you begin to test your washer's selector switch, make sure you disconnect the appliance's power supply. The easiest way to do this is to unplug the unit from the wall. Alternatively, you could trip the appropriate switch in the circuit breaker panel, or you could remove the appropriate fuse from your home's fuse box.
  2. A switch is a mechanism that can make, break, or change the connections in a given electric circuit. Washing machine selector switches determine which cycle is to be used. Many selector switches can be as much as six or even eight inches long. Most are black in color and all have metal prongs, called terminals, extending out from the body of the switch.
  3. Remove the cycle selector switch from unit. It will most likely be secured to the unit's frame with a few screws. The terminals extending from the body of the switch are grouped in pairs of two, one group of terminals for each button. Each group must have its wires removed for testing. Carefuly remove the wiring harness leads from the first pair of terminals of the switch. Do not pull on the wire itself. Needle nose pliers may be needed to remove the wire from the terminal. Replace the wires to the terminals before you move on to the next pair of terminals.
  4. Use your ohmmeter to test your switch for continuity. Set your ohmmeter to measure resistance at a scale of Rx1. Touch the metal tips of the test leads together and zero your ohmmeter by adjusting the thumbwheel in the front of the meter until the needle reads '0' on the scale.
  5. You are going to test one button at a time. Push in on the button of the switch terminals that you are testing. Touch an ohmmeter probe to each terminal. The ohmmeter reading should change from infinity to zero ohms. Keep each probe in contact with its terminal and press in on a different button, releasing the first button. The ohmmeter reading should go back to infinity. Replace the wires to the terminal and repeat these steps for each pair of terminals of the selector switch.
  6. Any readings that differ from the ones presented here are indicative of a defective cycle selector switch that will need to be replaced.
To replace the selector switch, please follow the steps below:
  1. Before you begin to test your washer's selector switch, make sure you disconnect the appliance's power supply. The easiest way to do this is to unplug the unit from the wall. Alternatively, you could trip the appropriate switch in the circuit breaker panel, or you could remove the appropriate fuse from your home's fuse box.
  2. A switch is a mechanism that can make, break, or change the connections in a given electric circuit. Selector switches determine which cycle is to be used. Many selector switches can be as much as six or even eight inches long. Most are black in color and all have metal prongs, called terminals, extending out from the body of the switch.
  3. Remove the selector switch from the unit. It will most likely be secured to the door frame with a few screws. The terminals extending from the body of the switch are grouped in pairs of two, one group of terminals for each button. Each group must have its wires removed for testing. Carefuly remove the wiring harness leads from the first pair of terminals of the switch. Do not pull on the wire itself. Needle nose pliers may be needed to remove the wire from the terminal.
  4. Attach the wires to the terminals of the new switch. Secure the new switch to the washing machine. Feel free to use the screws from the original switch. Restore power to your washer and run it through a cycle to make sure it is functioning as it should.
Not all washing machines use a clutch assembly. Given that it is such a complicated component, you should have a qualified appliance repair technician examine and repair it for you.
Finally check the drive motor. Many different brands of washing machines contain a two-direction drive motor. These two-direction drive motors turn in one direction for one wash cycle, and in another direction for a different cycle. Though it is uncommon, it is possible for the drive motor to work fine in one direction, while remaining completely inoperable in the other direction. Even if your washer's drive motor works fine in one direction, you will have to replace the entire motor.
To test the drive motor:
  1. Disconnect the power source to your washer before you conduct this or any other test. Either unplug the unit from the wall outlet, remove the appropriate fuse from the fuse box, or flip the appropriate breaker in the circuit breaker panel.
  2. Locate your washer's motor. There will be to wire leads connected to the motor. Disconnect the motor's two wire leads from the wiring harness. Set your multimeter to the R x 1 setting. Touch each of the meter's probes to one terminal each. Your motor should show little resistance (a reading of zero, or close to zero).
  3. Now check the ground connection. Place one probe on the bare metal housing of the motor. Place the other probe on each terminal, one at a time. You should not receive any reading on your meter from this test.
If your washer's motor fails either of these tests, you will have to replace it.
To replace the washer motor:
  1. Disconnect the power source to your washer before you conduct this or any other test. Either unplug the unit from the wall outlet, remove the appropriate fuse from the fuse box, or flip the appropriate breaker in the circuit breaker panel.
  2. Locate your washer's motor. There will be two wire leads connected to the motor. Disconnect the motor's two wire leads from the wiring harness. The wires will be held in place with metal slip on connectors. Firmly grasp and then pull on these connectors to remove the wires. Do not pull on the wires themselves.
  3. Depending on your model, your motor could be secured to the washing machine with any number of screws. Remove all the screws before you remove the motor. There may also be a spring present to help secure the motor to the machine. Remove the screw before removing the motor, but be sure to replace it after the new motor is in place.
  4. Discard used motor and insert new one in its place. If yours is a model that makes use of stabilizing spring, put it back in place now. Secure the new motor to the machine with screws, if you removed any from the old motor. Reconnect the motor's wiring harness.
  5. Restore power to the unit. Run your washing machine through a cycle to make sure it is functioning as it should.
Hope this information was helpful

Jan 14, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

1 Answer

It seems as if the thermostat for the oven is not working.


GAS UNIT:ELECTONIC IGNITION

1ST MAKE SURE .(IF ELECTRONIC IGNITION, CHECK TO MAKE SURE THE PLUG FOR YOUR STOVE IS PLUGGED IN. IF IT IS PLUGGED IN AND YOU CAN'T GET IGNITION, THEN CHECK FOR TRIPPED BREAKER OR BAD PLUG IN OUTLET, OR GFCI RESET SWITCH IS NOT TRIPPED. IF ALL IS OK THEN MAKE SURE YOU ARE GETTING GAS TO THE UNIT. CHECK SELECTOR KNOB FOR PROPER OPERATION OR CRACKS TO MAKE SURE IT IS OPERATING PROPERLY. IF ALL IS OK THEN REPLACE SELECTOR SWITCH,THERMOSTAT IS CONNECTED TO THIS SWITCH.)

GAS UNIT:NON ELECTRONIC IGNITION

1ST MAKE SURE ALL PILOTS ARE LIT. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE GAS COMING TO THE UNIT. IF ALL IS OK, THEN DO THIS:
REPLACE OVEN SAFETY VALVE OR THERMOCOUPLE OR ADJUST THE FLAME HEIGHT AT THE OVEN PILOT. ALSO CHECK OVEN SELECTOR SWITCH FOR CRACKS OR PROPER OPERATON. CHECK THE SELECTOR SWITCH 1ST. IF ALL ARE OK THEN TURN OFF GAS TO THE UNIT FROM BEHIND THE STOVE AND REPLACE THE SELECTOR SWITCH, THE THERMOSTAT WIRE IS CONNECTED TO THIS SWITCH.TURN GAS BACK ON AFTER REPLACING THE NEW SWITCH AND CHECK FOR GAS LEAKS.

ELECTRIC UNIT:

CHECK THERMOSTAT KNOB FOR PROPER OPERATION. MAKE SURE IT IS NOT CRACKED. IF NOT CRACKED , LIFT OVEN TOP AND CHECK FOR LOOSE WIRING. IF ALL IS GOOD, CHECK FOR CONTINUITY ON UPPER AND LOWER ELEMENTS. CHECK BY REMOVING ELEMENTS, GET MULTIMETER, WITH ELEMENTS REMOVED, TURN METER TO VOLT/AMPS AND TOUCH RED TEST WIRE TO ONE END OF THE ELEMENT AND THE BLACK TEST WIRE TO THE OTHER END. IF IT READS OR MOVES AT ALL THE ELEMENT IS GOOD. TEST THE OTHER ELEMENT THE SAME WAY. IF ALL IS GOOD, RECONNECT ELEMENTS INSIDE THE OVEN. REPLACE THE ELEMENT. YOU CAN ALSO CHECK FOR VOLTAGE TO THE SELECTOR SWITCH WITH THE METER TO MAKE SURE IT IS GOOD BEFORE REPLACING THERMOSTAT.

Apr 13, 2010 | Kitchen Ranges

1 Answer

One day my RV Coleman ac just quit running on low cool but every other setting works fine. Any ideas?


Is your Air Conditioner run with a wall mounted thermostat or the ceiling pack controls? If it is the ceiling pack controls, then your selector switch has gone bad and needs to be replaced. This is located in the ceiling pack itself and is relatively easy to do. You can easily test it with an Ohmmeter, going through these steps:

To check the selector switch, remove wires from the terminals
and rotate the switch to the proper position and read
continuity as follows:
Terminals Switch Position
L-1-3 Lo Heat
L-1 Lo Fan
L-2 Hi Fan
L-1-4 Lo Cool
L-2-4 Hi Cool
* If you do not wish to remove the wires from each terminal,
disconnect the 9 pin plug from the a/c unit.

Hope this helps,

Jeff

Jun 27, 2009 | Coleman Mach 15 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Wont run


If your dishwasher doesn't work at all, check these:

Power from the house
Door switch
Wiring
Timer or selector switch
Power from the house Is there power getting to the dishwasher? This can be difficult to test, because dishwashers are usually wired directly to an electrical circuit, rather than plugged into the wall. But at least check for a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker.

Door switch The door switch is important because, if it's defective, the dishwasher won't work at all. To reach it, you need to remove the control panel cover, or sometimes the interior liner of the door. If it's defective, you need to completely replace it.

Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dishwasher, burns and breaks the connection. If that's the problem, the wires must be repaired/replaced as necessary. If that's not the problem, check the wiring to the door switch, the wiring between the door and the lower part of the dishwasher, and the wiring to the timer. Repair any broken, burned, brittle, or defective wiring, using the proper appliance-grade wire and connectors.

Timer or selector switch Although it's uncommon, the timer or the selector switch may be defective. If so, you need to replace the defective part, because neither of these can be repaired.

Dec 16, 2007 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDP01IL - Multiple...

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

Related Topics:

37 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Coleman Heating & Cooling Experts

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

587 Answers

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2398 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...