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You probably can't do it yourself, but an HVAC technician likely could. Moving the unit likely requires: Evacuating the refrigerant Reconfigure (and potentially rerun) the line sets. Reconfigure (and potentially rerun) electrical. Physically moving the unit. Charging the system back up with refrigerant. You could probably do number 4, and maybe number 2 ...
According to Trane installation instructions, the technician is correct. They do require 3' of clear space in front of the control box. As for why the technician chose this orientation, I can only speculate. It looks to me like the access panel is on the corner of the unit, which would mean there has to be 3' clear space at the corner. Obviously the ...
These units are designed to be outside, so there's no reason to cover it. If you're really concerned about it, go ahead and cover it. Just make sure you don't restrict the airflow, as that can impact how well the unit works. The manufacture likely recommends annual cleaning, and maintenance. Which will probably do more good for the unit than the cover.
Yeah, you can buy covers, and check this one out, too... perfect for urban duck hunting
Is the blower cage turning in the right direction? For some reason the blower motor changed direction? On my air handler the ecm module was replaced and instead of cw turn a ccw was installed. I found it out next day, everything was frozen inside the air handler cabinet than I found the motor was running the wrong direction.
You are right if there's no return and the door is closed there is no flow, cut some off the bottom of the door, or add a return vent to your bedroom so there will be enough air exchange to keep it cool
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