Question about Goodman CKL36AR36 Air Conditioner
Not sure about the specific unit I own.
Your home may not be insulated well enough or you could have leaking duct or your system may not be charged correctly ac systems are not sized to cool below 76 degrees above 90 degrees outdoors because this will increase your utility bills during the cooler temperatures. thank your governement and all the regulations we have to follow for this. they would rather you save money than be comfortable. and we are actually in violation of state law and federal law if we install a unit that will cool below 76 degrees on 90 degree outdoor temp
Posted on May 16, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: goodman ac / heat pump
Goodman energizes it reversing valve in the cooling mode. Usually in the "o" circuit of the thermostat wiring.You may have that wired hot somehow.
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
20 AMP Circuit, huh? More on this below.
The tech probably didn't put a hard start kit on, but if he did, I hope he added the resistor to the start capacitor, or you could have a problem in the future. He probably put a soft start on it, a 2 wire device which looks like a capacitor. But only you will know for sure (or he.). As for warranty, manufacturers don't care about soft or hard start kits. In fact, they like 'em, because they extend the life of the compressor, which keeps them from having to pay for a new one.
I would be concerned with a 20 AMP circuit for anything higher than 2 tons. Take a look at the nameplate rating on the side of the condensor and tell me how many Running Load Amps (RLA) this unit is supposed to pull.
Also need to know your line voltage at the condensor, with the unit running.
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
is the system zoned? if so maybe the zoning control board to the damper motor is wired improperly. when a system freezez its because of 1- restricted air flow across coil, (maybe dirty filter) or 2-low refrigerant charge. again could depend on how its zoned.
Posted on Feb 16, 2009
SOURCE: GSH13 Goodman heat pump split
Check sub cooling and super heat. the New ac units are very critical to charge. There is a charging chart on the inside of the cover to the unit outside. Check temp difference across coil. Should be 18 to 22 degress. If you have an ampmeter. Check the heat strips one 5 kw might be stuck.(sequencer). This would cause you not be able to pull down temp. Goodman unit are hard to charge to get the temp difference across coil. Feedback please
Posted on Jun 14, 2009
Several problems could be the cause of the air not cooling. 1 the capacitor for the compressor is out. 2 the compressor itself is bad 3 the unit could be low on freon 4 the thermostat isn't wired correctly. All of these problems would need an a/c tech to look at due to the complexity of the system. Good luck hope this helped you somewhat
Posted on Nov 11, 2009
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