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Whirlpool model acq158xso shuts off circuit breaker
It sounds as though the unit is dirty and during high loads, it is haveing trouble keeping up. Pull the unit from it's housing and wash it real good with a hose and sprayer. Its better to pull the unit because you can get to the coiling easier and clean it the way it needs to be clean. I bet this will solve your problem, if not then it may be low on refrigerant and the compressor is locking out and this can sometimes trip a weak breaker.
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Whirlpool model acq158xso shuts off circuit breaker
It sounds as though the unit is dirty and during high loads, it is haveing trouble keeping up. Pull the unit from it's housing and wash it real good with a hose and sprayer. Its better to pull the unit because you can get to the coiling easier and ... Whirlpool ACQ158XP Wall/Window Air Conditioner
We have a Maytag air conditioner model M6Y18F7B-B 10,000 BTU 240 volt. It works great when it's on but shuts off frequently and annoyingly. This makes the unit virtually useless. Why is the in line switch set to turn off so often. There is an appropriate circuit breaker on the line.
OK, this unit has an overheat switch which can go off when the air conditioner's circuits get hot and draw too much current.\015\012\015\012I don't believe that your circuit breaker is at fault, since it is not tripping.\015\012 ... Maytag Air Conditioners
Whirlpool 240V ADF18040 18000 btu A/C started shutting itself off. Only way to turn back on is to cycle circuit breaker off-on. Did this 5 or 6 times over the course of 2 or 3 days...now won't work at all. It's not short-cycling the compressor, since it did this even with the thermostat off (warmest position). ???Maybe fan motor capacitor???
Hi,Be sure and check the big yellow or main \015\012power wire over to and connected to the compressor. If it is corroded or\015\012 burned and has arched and the brass spade connector is disconnected or \015\012melted you wil ... Air Conditioners
York Stellar heat pump A/C runs for 2 minutes then shuts off . It will restart if I cycle the heat/off/cool switch, or reset the circuit breaker, regardless of method, it will run again for 2 minutes and shut back off. Fan does blow, new circuit card put in, new capacitor put in. (when capacitor was installed, problem went away for about a week, but has since returned).
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The circuit breaker trips every time I turn the thermostat to on. The system hasn't been on in a few months, and when I turned it on today, it wasn't pushing cold air out. I saw that the circuit breaker trips for the "HVAC" in my panel as soon as I turn the unit to on. This is A Goodman Model A 36-15
You need to start with a basic inspection in the outside unit. For the breaker to trip immediately like that indicates a dead short. With the breaker OFF look at the internal wiring between the contactor relay and the compressor. You are looking for ... Goodman CLQ36AR49 Air Conditioner
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I have this model of air conditioner and it shuts off from time to time. It will run for a while and then power down. Then when you try to restart it will run for a few mins and shut down again. But I tried it in a different out let and it will run for a longer period of time. It is not tripping the breaker on any outlets. Is this an issue with the compressor getting over work and it shutting down to cool off?
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My rv's A/C will not turn on. When I was camping I had my A/C running and when I tird to turn it off with my remote the system would not respond. So, I went to the breaker and manually shut it off. The next day, I tried to turn it on with the remote and nothing happened. I checked the breaker and it was on. I troubleshooted the electrical system from the breaker to the unit circuit bord in the coach and it has power. What step do I take?
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Make sure the thermostat is set in the auto possition, if yes and still doesn't stop when it riches the temperature is set for, probably the fan relay is bad or the thermostat is wiring wrong. ... Bryant 462AJC021BA Air Conditioner
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Here's a link to a service manual, with step by step tests to determine whats wrong. I'm thinking compressor shot, but this should confirm, and or help you determine for yourself. Be careful with those capacitors eh !! Read warning in service manual. ... Coleman Mach 15 Air Conditioner
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If the breaker tripped its in your electrical panel, your breaker panel, but the fuse may have blown in it, if it did, its an easy and cheap replacement ... Air Conditioners
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Hi what has happened is, this is a heat pump. The main breaker keeps tripping because the compressor is shorted. I hate to give you this news, but anytime a unit keeps tripping the main breaker on a heat pump, the compressor is either locked up and d ... Carrier 38CKC042 Air Conditioner
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Model 75151 15,100 BTU Kenmore A/C just stopped working No lights on the control panel. The green light on the plug's circuit breaker is on and tried the reset button. Also tried another circuit, but still no lights on the control panel. Remote doesn't do anything. What could be the possible causes?
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Friedrich model 24m continually trips circuit breaker. had new 220 line installed and have replaced breaker but problem continues.
How new is unit? Looks like a portable. if it has a 3 prong plug, it sounds like the compressor is shorted to ground, tripping breaker. If its new, return it, if not, junk it ... Friedrich P-12 Air Conditioner
Carrier model 38TKB had problems with getting compressor to kick on at first usually just had to turn the ac on and off a few times and it would kick in and run fine until it reached the desired room temp or you shut it off. Now the compressor wont shut off unless I turn the breaker off. I figure there is a relay or switch sticking in the "ON" position undder my cover there seems to be a black block with lots of terminals under it and a round coil pack of some type which one needs changed
The Black Box is a contactor.It is stuck in the on position.Replace it. ... Carrier Air Conditioners
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First check to be sure the circuit breaker for the outside unit is not tripped. Turn the two pole breaker all the way off all the way off and then back on. If the outside unit still does not run you may have fuses in a disconnect box by the outside ... Air Conditioners
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Listen to the compressor for several minutes.If you hear the compressor starting and stopping but the condenser fan seems to be running normally, turn off the unit, and have someone check the compressor.It may need new start c ... Whirlpool Air Conditioners
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I would say control board. Get on Samsung web site and go to technical support and get there 800 number. I have called several times and they can walk you thru it. Just have your m They model number handy. They can also tell you wether you need a ser ... Samsung AW0503B Air Conditioner
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Hi,\015\012That is a 4 ton unit...\015\012\015\012Here is a tip about troubleshooting your air conditioner...\015\012There are many things that can cause your air conditioner not to cool… ... Bryant 463AAC008BA Air Conditioner
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Goldstar model # WG1205R keeps blowing my circuit breaker. Cooling fine but will only run a maximum of 20 minutes.
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