Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2007 00:51:37 +0100
From: Harry Bloomfield <harry.m1bytNOSPAMnospamali.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [XP] Sporadic aircon


Colin Stamp wrote on 02/09/2007 : >> >> Have you considered a possible mixing valve issue? Maybe the A/C is >> working but warm air is being sent to you? > Yep. It's definitely the evaporator warming up. The system passes a > self-test which includes exercising the flap-valve motors, and the > windows mist-up during a failure. Just a suggestion.... On the evaporator coils there should be a temperature sensor. The sensor is there to check the temperature and make sure it does not fall below 0deg C, such that ice can form. Could it be that either this sensor is faulty, or that it is detection the formation of ice? Shortly after the a/c stops working, do you perhaps see a discharge of water from the drain? -- Regards, Harry (M1BYT) (L) http://www.ukradioamateur.co.uk

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