Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

I think Eric is right and I think that the first thing I would do is replace the two capacitors I mentioned earlier.

Best,

Bill Rouse

On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:30 AM, kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Alexandre,
with the switch In neutral position the AC unit is off. I would suspect a short in the wiring somewhere. it could be anywhere.
Good luck,
Eric


----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners]"
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:25 am
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com

> I run the forward air conditioning without problem.
>
> As Eric ask, I switch on the Aft Air Conditioning with the
> switch in neutral position (neither cold not hot) and right away
> the Ground Fault Interrupt (GFI) breaker trip (as well as the
> marina).
> What does that tell you?
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> On Tue, 6/27/17, kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners]
> wrote:
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> Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air Conditioning
> Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina
> To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 9:10 AM
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> Alexandre,
> there is a switch and thermostat by each AC unit. when
> the switch is in neutral position does the breaker still
> trip? if not does it trip when the switch is in the heat
> position?
> To discharge the capacitor take a wire with insulated
> alligator clips put one clip on the body of the pump or case
> and the other clip to a lug of the capacitor.
> Fair winds,
> Eric
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alexandre Uster von
> Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners]"
> Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 7:55 am
> Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air
> Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina
> To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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> > Good morning John, Mark,
> Eric and Francisco and thank you for
> >
> your replies,
> >
> >
> Based on what you wrote, I suspect a short and a dead
> > compressor…
> >
> > Going to test the Capacitors, but how to
> “discharge them” prior
> > to testing?
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> > Eric, I did not
> really understand the: “if the AC switch is off
> > at the thermostat does it still trip the
> breaker?”
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> Thanks in advance, sincerely, Alexandre
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> > On Mon, 6/26/17, kimberlite@...
> [amelyachtowners]
> > wrote:
> >
> > Subject: Re:
> [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air Conditioning
> > Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse &
> marina
> > To:
> amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
> > Date:
> Monday, June 26, 2017, 9:24 PM
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> > Alexandre.
> > if the AC switch is off at the thermostat
> does it still
> > trip the breaker?
> > The breaker on the AC panel side is a
> quick blow
> > circuit breaker, If there is
> a short it will
> > trip before the
> diruptor. If the AC is on at the
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> thermostat and the circuit still trips the breaker,
> > Check the continuity of the compressor to
> ground. If
> > there is a short to ground
> the compressor is dead.
> > Fair Winds,
> > Eric
> > sm 376
> >
> > ----- Original
> > Message -----
> > From:
> "Alexandre
> > Uster von
> >
> Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners]"
> > Date: Monday, June 26, 2017 5:19 pm
> > Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin
> Air
> > Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt
> Panel Fuse & marina
> > To:
> amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
> >
> > > Good afternoon,
> >
> >
> > > Today, I hear the
> > fuse of the 220 Volt Panel tripping (the
> one
> > > behind the panel).
> > > I
> > found out the
> fuse of the marina also trip.
> > >
> > > After running tests,
> > the cause is the Aft Cabin Air
> Conditioning
> > > (which I have been
> using non stop for 9
> > days).
> > >
> > > Running
> > the salon does not trip anything.
> > >
> > > What could
> be the cause?
> > > How to diagnostic
> and solve the issue?
> > >
> > > Did I use too much
> > the air conditioning?
> >
> > How come the
> > Diruptor did not
> trip, but the 220 Volt Panel did?
> > >
> How come I trip the marina fuse?
> > >
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> > > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > >
> > > Sincerely,
> >
> Alexandre
> > > SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
> > > Port de Gustavia, Saint
> Barthélémy,
> > FWI
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