AC Help, please.

Discussion in 'Heating / Cooling Systems' started by Shaman1, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. Shaman1

    Shaman1 Well-Known Member

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    The AC on my hybrid keeps popping the circuit breaker. Before this last trip, I removed the outside cowling cleaned everything and replaced the inside filter. During this trip it would pop the breaker after about 30 minutes, never on start up. I turned the fridge on gas and had nothing else 110 running. I removed the inside cowling and nothing was obstructing the blower fan or the inside intake. With the inside cowling off, the AC ran all night without problems. What should I check or replace? Thanks! Steve
     
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    Most likely the compressor start capacitor. At startup the lines are at nominal pressure and it doesn't take that much to get the compressor started. The compressor may stop and restart during operation, that restart, with pressure already in the lines takes a lot of juice.
     
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    Thanks so much. AC is one area I don't know well.
     
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    Ant way to check AMP draws? Thats the quickest way to tell what's going on
     
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    Thanks SteveP. Replaced the compressor capacitor and all is well. I was dreading the thought of an RV dealer.
     

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