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  1. Heat Pump Cuts Off But Blower Keeps Running

    I have a lennox heat pump and electric furnace and I noticed tonight that when tstat shuts off the blower will keep going for about 20 seconds before shutting off. Is this normal or is do I need to...
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    The owner finally called me back today but wanted...

    The owner finally called me back today but wanted to see what you think of his response. He said not to worry about them adding the freon just yet and it maybe that one of the caps was on loose and...
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    The owner is supposed to call me later today or...

    The owner is supposed to call me later today or tomorrow so I will keep you informed. I cant belive they have someone answering the phone telling people a home a/c works just like a car a/c and the...
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    Not much of an update but I thought you would...

    Not much of an update but I thought you would find this funny. I called the company back to see if they were going to come back and due a leak check. A tech answered and tries to tell me that its...
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    Well, I called the contractor today and told the...

    Well, I called the contractor today and told the lady we were a little shocked to see that they added 2lbs of freon to the system when the tech had said everything checked out great. Her response was...
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    Thanks for the replies guys. No the tech did not...

    Thanks for the replies guys. No the tech did not leave an invoice. I think thats why my wife and I are so upset. He left telling her everything was great and that the system would last us a long...
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    Need some advice.....possible freon leak.

    I wanted to run this situation by you guys and see if you could give me some advice. We are currently going on our 4th year in our first home and it seems like our 4 year old lennox heat...
  8. Is this pretty good operation for a heat pump

    I have a lennonx heat pump/electric furnace system and last night the temps got down to about 18 degrees. The system doesnt have a dual comp but surprisingly the aux heat was not coming on. The temp...
  9. Long defrost cycle during cold windy conditions

    I have a lennox heatpump/electric blower system and have noticed a couple of times this winter that if the outside temps drop to about 20 and its very windy ouside that the unit will stay in defrost...
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    I live in NC and have a lennonx heat...

    I live in NC and have a lennonx heat pump/electric furnace system. The unit has been working fine with no problems. Last night we had some out of norm weather for us. The low got down to 16degrees...
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    Thanks for the reply. I have never really paid...

    Thanks for the reply. I have never really paid attention to it until last night. I wasnt sleeping well and since the unit is outside our bedroom window I could hear when it was going into defrost.
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    Thanks that answered my question. I noticed our...

    Thanks that answered my question. I noticed our unit going into defrost mode even when it was frosted over and noticed sometimes the unit is only on for a few minutes when the defrost cycle kicks in....
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    When the unit turns off does the timer reset?

    When the unit turns off does the timer reset?
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    I was wondering if someone could explain to me...

    I was wondering if someone could explain to me how a defrost cycle works. From what I have been told the unit has a sensor and when the sensor detects that the coils have reached a certain...
  15. I would definitely switch to just emergency heat...

    I would definitely switch to just emergency heat until the tech comes out to take a look.
  16. The defrost is for both the coils and fins. You...

    The defrost is for both the coils and fins. You may not have frost on the outside, but the coils could still be frosted a little.
  17. Im not a technician but when there is ice...

    Im not a technician but when there is ice build-up the unit will run a defrost cycle to melt the ice. During this defrost cycle the fan does not run. Hopefully thats what it was doing.
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    I have a 3 year old lennox heat pump and electric...

    I have a 3 year old lennox heat pump and electric furnace. I just had my winter service and the tech said everything checked out fine. One odd thing I noticed this morning was that as soon as the...
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    Thanks for the replies. It was definitely a...

    Thanks for the replies. It was definitely a little frosted since I saw a tiny bit of water come from underneath the heat pump when defrost cycle was completed.
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    I noticed this morning that my heat pump actually...

    I noticed this morning that my heat pump actually went into a defrost cycle when it was only 40 degrees outside. The humidity level outside was at 90%, so I am not sure if that made a difference. We...
  21. Thread: Freon Leak?

    by mgfarmer
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    ^ huh?

    ^ huh?
  22. Thread: Freon Leak?

    by mgfarmer
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    I had my winter service done on my 4 year old...

    I had my winter service done on my 4 year old heat pump unit today and the service tech said he added about 3-4oz of freon to the system. He said everything checked out great and that he just added a...
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    Our tstat is set at 72 and last night it got down...

    Our tstat is set at 72 and last night it got down into the mid 30's. When the heat first comes on the air coming out of the register is very cool (around 75) and then after running for about 5...
  24. Thread: R22 vs. 410

    by mgfarmer
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    With the changeover to the 410 will an installer...

    With the changeover to the 410 will an installer have to change all the lines when I get a new system installed after 2010?
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    My wife and I are in a new home and are new to...

    My wife and I are in a new home and are new to heat pumps. The heat pump had been working great during cooling, but have noticed it doesnt do as well heating. For the past couple of nights it has...
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