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Tran A/c installed last summer
It's the ducting that causes the problem. But if the old unit wasn't as bad, did they install a smaller unit to save on money? It is possible, some companies do this to make more money. Sad but it is true. A return added to the room would help but if they can run a return, then they can add another duct or reduct the room as well. Sounds like someone is trying to sell you a story without fixing the issue. Tell them that they don't need to add an extra run, tell them to change the size! Also, make sure that if the run is longer than 25 feet, the ducting has to be stepped down in size to increase valocity to the vent. For example, you have a 10" duct running for 25' and then you step down to 8" the rest of the way unless that run is more than 25'. Hope this info helps!
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Tran A/c installed last summer
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I would contact Goomman manufacturing directly and explain the problem.\015\012remember tne product is only as good as the installer.\015\012this should not be happening to you and i'am sure Goodman will help you\015\012with this. ... Amana Air Conditioners
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Possible fan relay is defective, does outside unit come on ? ... Air Conditioners
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