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


Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Eric,

I would like to test those capacitors...I think that they might charge when power goes to the control unit. Of course his problem could be anything, but I had his exact problem and changing out the Compressor RUN Capacitor (40uf) solved the issue.

Bill



On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:30 PM, kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Bill,
when the thermostat is in the neutral position there is no AC going to the unit. Thus a bad capacitor would not make any difference.
Fair Winds,
Eric

----- Original Message -----
From: "'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners]"
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 1:55 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina
To: "amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com"

> 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] 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?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --------------------------------------------
> > > On Tue, 6/27/17, kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners]
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > 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
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > 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
> > >
> > > > 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?
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Eric, I did not
> > > really understand the: “if the AC switch is off
> > > > at the thermostat does it still trip the
> > > breaker?”
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Thanks in advance, sincerely, Alexandre
> > > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > --------------------------------------------
> > > > 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
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 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
> > > >
> > > 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?
> > > > >
> > >
> > > > > Thanks in advance.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Sincerely,
> > > >
> > > Alexandre
> > > > > SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
> > > > > Port de Gustavia, Saint
> > > Barthélémy,
> > > > FWI
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
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