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You said down stream: if this receptacle further away from the panel than the original I would suspect a bad connection in the wiring or this receptacle is loose creating a voltage drop. With reduced voltage the amperage to start the motor will be higher and that could be why the breaker trips, now and did not in the original location. Yes your motor can ...


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Repair (by a licensed refrigeration technician) might be possible, but is highly unlikely to be practical or cost-effective .vs. replacement with a modern and probably far more efficient unit. For one thing, the R12 refrigerant that your unit uses is now absurdly expensive.


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Given the proximity of the 10-30R receptacle to the panel, and the presence of conduit connecting the two, you could upgrade the 10-30R to a 14-30R and likewise swap out the power cord on the dryer. That's something like US$25 in parts. This is an upgrade that is just good sense to implement. If you upgrade to a 14-30R then you could easily make or buy an ...


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If your compressor is shorted to ground, its almost likely contaminated the whole refrigerant circuit. The age of your A/C has a lot to do with you should replace the whole system. I would recommend total A/C replacement, the only time that I would even recommend just a compressor change out, if the compressor is under warranty. Plus the new system will be ...


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No you can't legally tap wire for wire from the receptacle, the NEMA 6 is two hots and a ground, NEMA 10 is two hots and a neutral that by special exception allows grounding via the neutral conductor (NEC 250.140 exception). If you just even had the compressor plugged in you would be exposing dryer current to the compressor ground. You could run a ground ...


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Energy savings alone will pay for a new freezer inside a year, even if you had to pay for it! FIRST, contact your power company and see if they have any upgrade programs, rebates and the like - many will cost-share and some will even buy you a new one for free.* Then if that option is exhausted, get yourself a new chest freezer on your own nickel. Still a ...


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Directing air from outside compressor into your attic would reduce the air flow from your compressor and probably decrease the cooling ability of it. A better solution would be to install an attic fan that vented to the outside. The problem with that is that you suck in humid air from the outside. If you've got good insulation on the attic floor why is the ...


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How do you "use" a refrigerator and get oil? That said, home refrigeration units are completely, hermetically sealed. That said, is the refrigerator working normally? If it is, and you see or feel oil on it, likely it dripped from somewhere else, or was deposited from oil evaporated and sprayed up during frying. You might clean it off gently with ...


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Thanks to @ThreePhaseEel I dare say the problem is fixed. Asking the right question - in this case "what make/model are your circuit breakers" is what led to the answer - a standard breaker was inappropriate for such a large inductive load. After replacing it with a "high magnetic" breaker it hasn't tripped once. I did not know such ...


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No, and the dead giveaway is the colors of wire on the former compressor. Red and black are colors used for low voltage wiring on vehicles. Black is the normal current return path. And because vehicle 12V/24V is not particularly dangerous, they just use the vehicle chassis as the current return path. There is no safety ground on vehicle wiring. The thing ...


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Prior to variable frequency drives (most people call inverters) having 2 compressors was the most efficient system out there but the cost was quite high so many just oversized the compressor these systems 2 pump have longer life if well sealed because the compressor job is split up. All heat pumps that I have seen have a reversing valve this reverses the ...


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Since the problematic outlet is closer to the breaker (""previous compressor's location was downstream") the resistance of the wire to the far outlet is helping limit the start-up current. This prevented the tripping in the former location. Sometimes using an extension cable accomplishes the same benefit, which you could use as a temporary ...


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Venting a flammable gas may be safe as long as there are no sources of ignition in the area and the gas has time to dissipate. Kind of like having a propane or LP gas cylinder filled once the cylinder is full they vent the gas between the pipe and fill valve. Outside away from ignition sources this is considered safe so I would expect the same to be true ...


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Yes a refrigerator compressor can pull a vacuum but it may not last long because as you reach a vacuum there is no air to transfer the heat away from the windings. The heat buildup and motor failure this is something taught in hvac training when you pump Down a system using its own compressor. you don’t run it at a vacuum or you will smoke the compressor ...


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Do they provide the FLA? Air compressor vendors lie about horse power!!! Going by code we would use the fla book value 5hp or 28 amps plus 125% because it is a motor load or 35 amps requiring a 35 but probably a 40 amp breaker and #8 wire. In reality your fla is probably going to be closer to 13 amps ( 2.98kw /240v) and that will be fine on a 12 awg circuit ...


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This Practical Machinist forum post by Lakeside53 says the following: Look in the Quincy manual (you can get it online). The oil you use depends of the temperature. If your compressor is "inside" and/or not subject to freezing, Quincy recommends 30 SAE (ISO 100) non-detergent hydraulic oil. Outside low temperatures -down as low as 10 SAE. I need ...


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One quick fix that worked for me is to put some oil onto the quick connect coupling, above and below the collar to try and get it to move better and snap forward. After applying the oil, I tried using a flat head screwdriver to gently push the collar forward, which did not work. But i then tried again to attach the male connector, and after trying a few ...


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Found this on the orange store site. It's a manual for a compressor (probably not yours): On the top front of the compressor you will find a white plastic shipping plug inserted into the Oil Filler Hole. Remove the shipping plug and replace it by pressing the red Oil Filler Plug (in parts bag) into the Oil Filler Hole. I hate to RTFM you, but sometimes it'...


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That is indeed a check valve and it prevents pressure in the tank from leaking out through the compressor when it's not running. This is nothing specific to the model of compressor you have and you can likely find a suitable replacement for the whole thing at a dealer that sells parts for compressors. The key thing will be get one that has the correct ...


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To me it sounds like a over charge but this is really hard to detect, based on your description that it works correctly except on the hottest days. Everything works great for a month then on a day that is a few degrees hotter a high pressure bypass kicks in (high squeal). if you shut it down and let it cool down it runs ok , or if you spray the outside coils ...


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1 features - subjective. Capacity, outer dimensions, ice maker and water, etc. have no right or wrong answers and depend on your specific needs. 2 compressor - information not readily available, in my experience 3 tubing - inside refrigerator information not readily available, in my experience. Outside for water for ice maker - up to you, not determined by ...


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Yes, your whip is bad and has shorted out. Since the casing is split it needs to be replaced. Your best bet is to remove the whip from the unit and bring it to an electrical supply store for replacement. You could try a home store but most of those people don't know how to change a light bulb. Once you remove the whip, try pulling the wires out of the casing ...


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