Having problems with your Air Conditioners ?

On ac side blower not starting, all the time and system freezes

\015 My system is a Goodman cple30-1 / ar30-1 split system. The problem i have is when system starts up on ac if the blower starts then system will run fine for a few days or weeks. No way to tell when it will not cycle the the blower, system will freeze up inside coil. then have to shutdown system till everything unthaws, after that blower may start back up or not. seems as though system run fine in the spring to early summer, (probly do to not much of a load on system). The thing that gets me is system on heat side everything runs fine blower starts everytime.\015\012\015\012I have had 2 diff. company's look at it and could not find anything wrong (of course when they come system starts rite up). 1 suggested that i replace compressor. 2 suggested I add a start capacitor\015

Answers :

Most motors have a thermal cut out that is internal. If the motor overheats, it will shut down. If the unit is freezing up, that would indicate that there isn't enough airflow over the coils or the unit is low on refrigerant. I had a unit that did this same exact thing and after replacing the blower motor and a sequencer, in the end it was the t-stat. You are describing the same exact symptoms and every time I would go out, the unit would work fine. I would suggest replacing the t-stat and then watch the unit. But make sure that the coils are clean and you are not restricting airflow over the coils. Hopefully one of the techs actually looked at the coils to determine if they needed to be pulled and cleaned. Hopefully this answers your question.

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Air Conditioners
You need a second opinion or clarification ? ask it in the comment box OR you can Ask Your Own Question

Tips for a great answer:

  • Please provide as much detail as possible as this will allow our members to better understand and respond to your Comment
  • If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box
  • It's 100% free, no registration required

Suggested Questions/Answers :

It is recommended you read all this kind of situations

On ac side blower not starting, all the time and system freezes


Most motors have a thermal cut out that is internal. If the motor overheats, it will shut down. If the unit is freezing up, that would indicate that there isn't enough airflow over the coils or the unit is low on refrigerant. I had a unit that did ... Goodman Air Conditioners

Inside blower not starting every time


You have a voltage bleed somewhere or a short, whatever you want to call it. Do you have a control board on this unit where the relays are integrated into it or do you have the old type where the relay is separate? Anyway, you need to ... Goodman Air Conditioners

Freeze up Hi, Thank you for your help. The gas is R410-A and pressure in suction line is 105 PSI when the out side temp is around 23C. Freeze up some times start after 3 days working and some times after 5-6 hours working. The air flow is OK.Thanks,


Soud like you have a relay problem thats not kicking in when need too ... Air Conditioners

I have a carrier 38YCBO48300 Over the years ithas a history of eating the start Caps Which I replace myself. This time the cap was leaking so I replaced it but the unit still will not run.The blower runs but not the outside unit. there is power and I hear a click when the system is turned on if I push in the relay the unit will start. but stop when I release it. I have checked the float switch in the condenser pan Any other ideas??


You must have a bad connection from either the thermostat or inside unit. Check the wire going from the outside unit to the inside unit. Look for any in-line fuses or the fuse on the circuit board. ... Carrier 38BRC048 Air Conditioner

I'm getting condensation leakage from the vents in the roof. This is on a ducted system, and it's leaking from the two vents closest to the main blower unit up in the ceiling. It's very high humidity here lately, and the leak usually starts around mid afternoon. Up in the ceiling you can see the drops of condensation forming on the under side of the main blower unit, and also all along the large insulated air ducts. I've got the thermostat set to 24deg, it's usually 30 - 34 deg outside. When I


Two things may need to be done here, one is to insulate the vents in the high humidity/temperature area to isolate them from these high conditions. The second would to install a drain pan under the system to catch any condensation and drain it away. ... Air Conditioners

Inside blower not starting every time


Your Time Delay Fan Relay is going bad. ... Goodman CKL24AR24 Air Conditioner

I have a Carries Mod# 24ABR348G510 Condenser unit. The system start with a normal cycle for about Three min, I've timed this to be this way every time the system is started. After the Three minutes the contacts starts to chaters. The 24 volt control voltage is up and down the scale and the condenser unit thin stalls and shuts down? I have Twelve of these units to keep maintained. The head is to be OK and the system is clean and the Thermostat checks out to be OK.


Hi,Did you already check the exhaust or the motor unit, the possible that has problem on there was the electric contactor, this was the switch the make the main motor to power, if this one was faulty it will have a problem just like the o ... Air Conditioners

2006 Toyota Matrix blower motor wont come on and then whenever will start up and next time car is started will not come back on. Each time their is a longer span of time when it will start again.


... TYC 2006 Toyota Matrix Blower Motor

Compressor runs, but blower won't. System off, fan switch on, blower won't run. Short red and green on back of thermostat starts compressor. Whatever, blower won't run. Can hear relay click on PCB, but blower won't start.


Dear sir\012\012check pcb board or that cable which one caring electricity till blower check auxiliary relay who is responsible to make active supply for blow ... Carrier XHB123D X/Y Series Heat/Cool Air Conditioner

My goodman heat pump has frozen up 3-4 times already this summer. It is a dual system 10 seer (i believe are the terms). Every time someone comes out they can't figure it out because the system is running fine by the time that they come. Two years ago the blower or activator was replaced (maybe the replacement part isn't so good?) The unit is 9 years old. Last year a guy charged it and about a month ago when it was checked the freon was only a little low. I'm SO tired of this issue. Any ideas


After system has been running 10-15 minutes, the discharge air temp should be 18-22 degrees colder than the air being sucked in. If the air is more than 22 degrees colder then the problem is with air flow. Check filters, blower speed, make sure all ... Air Conditioners

GSH13 Goodman heat pump split system is running a long time in cooling mode and will not cool below 74 degrees. A lot of condensation generated. The low side pressures 78 to 81 and high side pressures are 180 to 200 psi. Energized and deenergized the reversing valve several times.Pumped down the sytem (pumped down well) and checked the flowrater for any type of obstruction. Have a sight glass on the system - will get clear then bubble up. System is in the second cooling season with clean air fil


Check sub cooling and super heat. the New ac units are very critical to charge. There is a charging chart on the inside of the cover to the unit outside. Check temp difference across coil. Should be 18 to 22 degress. If you have an ampmeter. Check th ... Goodman CLQ36AR49 Air Conditioner

I have Amtrol water heater. Recently I noticed that boiler trying to start several times till it finally starts. I decided to check if it is a boiler or water heater problem and turned on house heating system that was OFF for summer time. Boiler started immediately without any trying atemptes. Looks like it is a water heater problem. My qustion is: what should I change most likely - temp. sensor or temp.control? Thank you. Vlad


That's a good question. What a shop would do, is try one, then, if that didn't work, try the other, in this case- if they had the parts. It's hard to test the sensor correctly, and the temp. control might be intermittent, which means it would sh ... Air Conditioners

Hi, there is a Ductless LG Model # LA180CP that has freez up problem. Sometimes it freez up after 3 days working and some times after couple of hours working. Freez up start from indoor unit. Average of super heat is 10, but it is changing all time between 6-15. suction line Temp 45F, Discharge 53F, On Gage 35F, Supply Air Temp 8.2C and Return Air Temp is 22C. What do you think about this issue? THanks


What refig and where are the pressures. freeze up is always low charge or lack of air flow and always occurs at the evap. Once it starts and you loose surface area you have to defrost manually ... Air Conditioners

I have a split system and the initial blower will start and igniter comes on, burner starts and stays on for about 30 seconds and then the burner goes out, blower remains on for about 45 seconds and restarts the cycle. could this be the thermocouple?


Your heating sensor misplaced. Place it in correct position. ... Air Conditioners

When my furnace goes to start the blower motor whines or sounds like it is having a hard time starting up? If you turn the blower wheel it seems to turn freely? Could it need a motor or a run capacitor? How can you tell which one? It is a UGDG-10EBR JR 100,000 BTU


Motor is getting old. The start side of the motor is getting weak. I would replace the motor and when you do the capacitor is a good idea to change also. ken ... Ruud UBHC Air Conditioner

I turn the thermostat down at night. When I get up in the morning I turn it back up. The heat kicks on for a minute or two then the unit starts blowing colder air. If I turn the thermostat to the OFF position, wait until I hear all blowers stop, then turn it back to the ON position, it will start blowing HOT air again. Some times I have to perform this cycle 3 times to get it to keep blowing hot air. Any ideas as to what is shutting the furnace off? Thanks, Wayne


Theremostat switch problem. Replace it. ... Air Conditioners

Had a PF code, unplugged the 4 pin probe connector and plugged it back in and fixes that problem until next PF code.....often. Ran perfect for a couple hours and turned it off for the night, when I restarted it the next morning the top blower works but the compressor nor the exhaust fan come on. I have emptied the tank, cleaned the filters, started and restarted, let sit for 10 minutes several times and tried again...compressor doesn't start nor the exhaust fan. The top blower works when on AC,


Hi,Here is a tips that I wrote\012that will help to explain why you get the PF Error CodePF\012Error Code for Appliances\012hea ... DeLonghi Pinguino PACL90 Portable Air Conditioner

My Goodman GMP100-4 blower fan runs slower than the second unit. The blower did not start when I turned the A/C or furnace on. However, if gave it a push (spin) from the side, it started turning, but at a slower speed. hardly any air blows from vent. Will capacitor replacement solve the problem? Is slow speed also due to capacitor?


Replaced capacitor and cleaned filter. Problem solved. ... Goodman Air Conditioners

I have a Nordyne Intertherm split system Model MMHA-056ABHR-01. The blower starts and stops or oscilates when trying to heat. The burner ignites fine and the fan will run fine when put on continuous. But when the thermostat is set to auto and calls for heat the blower starts then stops.


... Intertherm Air Conditioners

Goodman ac compressor freezes up 2 times past month. Ran water over it and it started again. Filters are clean and changed. This time called ac contractor and he gave it a "quick start?". Lasted 2 days now froze up again. Waht do I do? It just went out of 5 year warrabty May 25th 2012.


... Goodman Air Conditioners

Blower motor stopped, there is a medium-loud ''electric buzz'' sound every minute or so as if trying to start the blower motor. Could be relay switch. Last week, I extracted the entire motor and fan assembly (the one in the bottom of the furnace that drives the air through the house duct system). The motor was pretty filthy, so I took the entire thing apart an blew out all the dust, cleaned up the motor, Zoom oiled the bearing assemblies at each end, put it all back together. Started up and ran


You have a bad "starting capacitor" .. the capacitor is used to get the motor to start in the correct direction .. when its bad the motor doesnt know which way to turn so it just sits there buzzing until it gets hot .. that trips a thermal breaker in ... Bryant Air Conditioners

Have a 5ton straight cool ac system. It's a Payne puron split sytem. metering device,txv. It will run for about 5 miutes during that time u can feel some cool back on the suction line. after that run time it will start to make a hissing noise. Over amp and shut off on internal overload. Any suggestions? Complete system is brand new and was put in around November.


Brand new systems won't require cleaning. Debris could get trapped inside the internal parts/lineset and break loose and cause a blockage which could cause high head pressure, hissing and over amp. It is possible that the charge requires readjustment ... Air Conditioners

At 30,000 miles my then 8 or 9 month old chevy 2500hd 4wd pickup truck air conditioning started blowing hot air on the driver side (the passenger side was still cold). I turned the truck off and back on and it began blowing normally for a few days and then it would do it again. A year or so later the heat on the driver side went out totally (passenger side worked properly). So now the driver side blows cold air constantly. A few months after that the blower quit working all together. Now at 185,


What year truck is this? This is actually a very very common problem on those chevy trucks. Most times it is the door blend actuator that has failed. and the default for this failure is driver side blowing hot. There are a million posts out there on ... Air Conditioners

In Dec 07 I had a complete Carrier AC/Gas Heating System installed in my home to replace my original system when my house was built in 1983.We upgraded the new system to 3-TON AC as the old AC was 2 and half ton. Since the new system was installed in the winter time it was not until the hot weather started in May that a problem arose. The first conclusion of the problem was that the coil was aligne incorrect the second was that we needed more air return so an addition vent was added. No


Air conditioning requires 400 cfm (cubic feet per minute) per ton of cooling so your old 2.5 ton system would have required 1000 cfm and your new 3 ton requires 1200 cfm. This is not a big change, but if your ductwork is too small it could cause pro ... Carrier Air Conditioners

I have a 2 year old Goodman GDS80703ANA furnace that has always had a problem starting. Sometimes it starts on the first attempt but other times it takes 2 or 3 attempts. This is what I see happening: The Induced Draft Blower starts and runs- the Igniter will glow for a few seconds and just as the igniter starts to stop glowing I hear the Gas Valve click and open but it is too late. On the next attempt or so, the Gas Valve will open sooner and burner will ignite. My question is: Is the Integrate


The board controls the timing ... Air Conditioners

A detailed question is important to get you a relevant answers

  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.ad-trader.net || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0937 seconds