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    defrost timer

    i have a goodman heatpump. this is the one i have http://www.goodmanmfg.com/Home/Produ...8/Default.aspx

    what should the defrost timer be set to. it is set to 45min right now. is that the best setting? i was told that if it need it before that it will come on anyway is that true

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    No, the compressor must accumilate 45 minutes of run time before the defrost cycle will begin again.

    What it should be set to varies with the area.
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    do you think it would be ok to turn it up to 60 min

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    Beenthere says it depends on the area you live in, which is true. Why dont you call the installer back out to set it for you.

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    Not familar with your winter conditions, so I don't know if 60 is too long, or ok.

    Ask your contractor if they have trouble at 60 minutes.
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