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Old 03-21-2014, 10:27 AM   #1
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Question A/c Not Blowing Hot in FL! :(

This morning I went to turn on the a/c , I hear a loud humming sound but its not blowing cool air? Do these things run on Freon and need to be re-charged???
When I click to fan that works fine.

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Old 03-21-2014, 10:49 AM   #2
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If the compressor isn't starting it won't blow cold air. Perhaps the start capacitor is bad. I've had to replace one or two on some residential A/C units in my life.

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Old 03-21-2014, 10:54 AM   #3
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Usually this is an indication that the 120VAC INPUT level from the camp ground pedestal is too low for your air conditioner compressor.

I use one of these plug-in 120VAC METERS in a good spot where I can glance at it to check the 120VAC LINE VOLTAGE before turning on the Air Conditioner. If the LINE VOLTAGE is not within the MARKED GREEN SAFE ZONE then I will not turn on the Air conditioner. Pick one up from local RV store or AMAZON.

Continuing to power-up the air conditioner if all you hear is a loud hum may damage your compressor motor.

The RV Air Conditioner Compressors are usually not equipped with FREON TEST PORTS for A/C repairman to use.

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Old 03-21-2014, 11:26 AM   #4
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Thanks for all the help !

From what I have been told by the place I got My Eagle from ... it sounds like the compressor I cant complain this is our 1st major repair just scared to see the price tag !
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:46 AM   #5
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I had the blower motor go out on mine last summer, in July. Took it to the dealer and they fixed it. Won't know till summer if fixed. It lasted about a month.
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