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Knowing Why HVAC Compressors Fail Heating, ventilation, and air conditioner compressors (HVAC) do fail once and a while; and wear and tear or abuse are the main reasons. There are also other reasons that may cause compressor failure. Unless the system has been widely abused, the other reasons are less common. Improper service coupled with extended running with the wrong freon charge can be a cause for abuse. The improper service could be any of the several possible scenarios including installing the overcharging, undercharging, installing the wrong starter capacitor, removing the thermal limiter, low oil, mixing of incompatible oil types or wrong oil, and compressor installation when the system has experienced a burnout, among others that have not been detected before. The compressor may fail in a small number of instances including fail open, fail shorted, bearing failure, piston failure, and valve failure. The wire breaks inside the compressor when it fails to open. The compressor will be needing to be replaced as it could no longer be fixed. If the system remains intact, the problem can easily be solved with the installation of a new compressor. It does not take a genius to test a failed open compressor. Remove the electrical cover and remove the wires and thermal filter. You can start testing the terminals of the compressor with an ohmmeter. It is also important to test the three terminals of the compressor.
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There is a possibility that a broken wire has moved and then contacted the case. This is a rare but possible case that causes the breaker to trip and may lead to a misdiagnosis of failed short. You need to be careful at this point as you need to thoroughly test the lines before proceeding.
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Each time a short happens the torque goes down. When the compressor shudders, it may lead to the separation of the short. It is possible that when the compressor fails short the wires have been frayed or have burned. There is a part of the motor winding that a wire should not be contacting. An inside heating and burning occur in the compressor with this type of short. Bad bearings can cause a failed short too. The rotor wobbles that causes a contact to the stator that ends up with insulation damage causing the rotor to fail. There are times that it would not turn out as a hard short and the failure comes intermittent. That is why you need to get some help to figure out what happened with the help of an experienced repairman. Never do anything to your system unless you are a professional and know what you’re doing. There are plenty of professionals that you can hire to fix things online.