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


Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good morning Bill & Eric,
Thanks for your continuous support.
I will keep you posted of what I find.
Sincerely, Alexandre



--------------------------------------------

On Tue, 6/27/17, kimberlite@optonline.net [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> 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, 5:21 PM


 









Bill,
Cant Hurt.
Eric

----- Original
Message -----
From: "'Bill &
Judy Rouse'
yahoogroups@svbebe.com [amelyachtowners]"
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:58 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Aft Cabin Air
Conditioning Tripping 220 Volt Panel Fuse & marina
To: "amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com"


> 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@optonline.net
> [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@svbebe.com
[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@optonline.net
> > >
[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@rocketmail.com
> > > [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@optonline.net [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@rocketmail.com
[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@optonline.net
> > > >
> [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@rocketmail.com [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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