Last Activity:11-03-2009 1:02 AM
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-20-2009 at 12:55 PM
No input on these kickstart devices? Are they any good, or can they cause harm to the system in
the long run? I checked it out and the brand is Kickstart, model KZ-RE-357. Anybody else use
Posted in thread: Applying window film on 07-20-2009 at 12:50 PM
Haha, no worries. So did you get the mirrored finish, or is that just the regular clear finish?
Have you noticed any blurryness or anything that makes it harder to see out of? Any notice on
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-17-2009 at 03:52 PM
Well, here's an update for those that care. Found out that I actually had a home warranty that
came with our house purchase for free. And they cover A/c repair (minus a $55 service fee). So
I just cal...
Posted in thread: Delayed ac startup on 07-16-2009 at 04:30 PM
Also be aware that most modern day thermo's have a delayed startup for about 5 minutes when the
A/c has just been shut off.
Posted in thread: How to calculate KWH usage of A/C? on 07-12-2009 at 08:19 PM
Thanks allot for the answer. Yeah, I'm missing the blower because it's up in the attic and I
haven't had time to crawl up there and check it. It should probably be around the same as the
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-12-2009 at 08:14 PM
Okay cool, I'll be checking it tomorrow then. I'll check the compressor wires while I'm in
there too. I haven't really seen much of a pattern to it, except that it seems to kick on
everytime in the ev...
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-11-2009 at 04:11 PM
Yeah, I remember seeing a covered box that was attached to the compressor. I couldn't figure
out how to crack it open, but I"ll have to try again. Were you asking if the compressor casing
feels hot wh...
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-10-2009 at 11:31 PM
Cool, thanks for the help. I'll go recheck all the connections hopefully tomorrow, and probably
just redo them all. Yeah, I have a voltmeter, please just let me know what connections to check
Posted in thread: A/C compressor not kicking on, not cold! on 07-10-2009 at 04:46 PM
Is the contactor the big black box in the last picture with all the terminals, that has like 6
or 7 wires connected to it? I tightened all the wires, there was only 1 or 2 that were a little
loose. I ...
Posted in thread: How to calculate KWH usage of A/C? on 07-09-2009 at 06:59 PM
Well I took some pictures of my system, hopefully that helps. First picture is the tag on the
outside of my A/C unit. Second one is of the compressor motor label. And third is of the Fan
motor label. ...