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TxBuilder 03-07-2006 04:14 PM

AC problem
Here is the problem. The AC turns on and blows cold but the strength of it blowing is not strong.

What part do you think is failing?

inspectorD 03-07-2006 08:55 PM

Change your filter.
Then check to see what is stuck in your return duct.
Last you have a damaged squirrel cage.;)

TxBuilder 03-07-2006 09:18 PM

Filter looks fine. It was all ducts. This is a house we in option period with.

TxBuilder 03-08-2006 09:11 AM

Turned out it was the coil in the inside unit. It has a leak. However, they just replaced it in '03. Do coils fail that fast?

Aceinstaller 03-08-2006 06:03 PM

No, most coils outlast condensing units much of the time. sounds like you have just had some bad luck with this.

It does happen sometimes, but most of the leaks that I find are in the connection to the coil and the connection to the condensing unit.

I am assuming that the leak that you speak of is freon, not water from the condensate. If its a leak from the condensate, more than likely, it is from the coil bieng installed out of level. or a clog in the drain.

TxBuilder 03-08-2006 06:10 PM

Nope it was freon. Evidence with oil on the coil? That sound right?

Aceinstaller 03-08-2006 06:19 PM

It is a sign of a possible leak. in which a service tech will troubleshoot the coil to see where the leak is. But I would find the leak before replacing the coil.

sicko 07-04-2006 08:01 AM

I hate to bring back an old post but...." Here is the problem. The AC turns on and blows cold but the strength of it blowing is not strong."
Did you ever find out what the problem was? Iread the last post and it was said that freon was the problem but........ How does that affect the blower?

Fat Eddy 07-09-2006 05:29 AM

It may have frozen the coil, therefore limiting the air flow across it.

Fat Eddy

sicko 07-12-2006 07:27 AM

oh okay..

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