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Trane AC troubleshooting guide assists you in determining what is wrong with your unit and whether the problem can fix by yourself or a professional repair. Once you diagnose the problem, start the troubleshooting process. When you fix Trane AC problems, you can use these provided tips to assist. Continue to read on to find the Trane AC unit troubleshooting guide.

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Trane AC Troubleshooting Guide

Fix the problems of your unit with this Trane central air conditioner troubleshooting guide.

Air Conditioner Not Blowing Cold Air

An outdoor cooling coil may be clogged or blocked - Dust and debris will easily be stuck on the inlet side of the cooling coil in your air conditioning unit. So, you should remove all debris on regular basis. Clear any grass, sticks, leaves, etc. that are surrounding your outdoor unit.

Indoor air handler coil could be blocked - Indoor air handler coils may be blocked by normal house dust and debris such as soot or pollen. So, you need to try to wipe away any buildup of dust on the coil. Also. adjust the air filter often if the need for your indoor air handler.

Filters may be clogged or dirty - Check for a filter. So, you have to find and clean/ replace the filters of your Trane air conditioner. If you are unsure where the ac filters are located, you can consult an HVAC repair person.

Thermostat controls are set incorrectly - You can try it turned off once and then on. Reset the thermostat and set it to the desired temperature. You may get instructions for your thermostat resetting in your owner's manual.

Trane Air Conditioning Unit Not Blowing Any Air

Because of a blown fuse or open circuit breaker, the air handler may not work. In that situation, you have to reset the circuit breaker or replace and burned out fuse. Moreover, you must check return grills for blockages that stop air from circulating in the air.

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AC Running Constantly

If your thermostat is set to too high a temperature, then your unit will run too much. Reset the thermostat by turning off and on. After that, adjust the temperature to the correct level.

Trane AC Drain PAN Overflowing

The drain pan of your system collects condensation and a small electric pump will move that collected water to a nearby drainage pipe. Be sure to check the pipe for damages or blocks in the drainage line and verify that the pump is plugged in. If you need further help, consult a Trane products repair specialist.

Central Air Conditioner Not Cooling

Contactor - The control board sends a low voltage signal to the contactor. It closes the circuit and sends voltage to the condensing unit when receives the signal, When this contactor is faulty, it will not provide voltage to the condensing unit. So, check for continuity of contactor with a multimeter. If it is defective, then replace it with a new one.

Dual run capacitor

If the Trane AC's dual run capacitor is defective, then the fan motor might be noisy, not run at all, or overheat. Inspect the capacitor is leaking or bulging to find that dual run capacitor is failed.

Check for power issues

The compressor and condenser fan motor will get power through a disconnect box. If the condenser fan motor and compressor are not running, then you can consider as disconnect box fuses may have blown. Also, the circuit breaker might be tripped. Test the fuses which are in the disconnect box.

Additionally, you have to assess the capacitor, run capacitor, and compressor, if they have any issues. Replace the items then when they need replacement.

Trane Central AC is Loud or Noisy

Condenser fan motor

Bearings of condenser fan motor can damage over time. When bearings are worn out, they will make noise. You can try it by rotating the condenser fan motor by hand to test the bearings. Replace it if the motor doesn't run smoothly.

Fan blade

The noise will come when the fan blade on the condenser fan motor loose or faulty. Test and tighten it if the motor shaft is loose. Still, the problem persists, you have to replace the fan blade.

Compressor

It pumps the refrigerant through the Trane central air conditioning unit. When the compressor is wearing out, it makes more noise than usual. If it happens, you no need to replace the compressor because it can last for some years.

Condenser Fan Motor Doesn't Run

Capacitor - Faulty capacitor makes noise, it might be overheating or stop running. So, check the capacitor and replace it required. Also, inspect the run capacitor.

Check condenser fan motor working conditions with a multimeter. You have to test the incoming voltage to the motor. If the motor is receiving voltage but the motor not running, then you need to go for capacitor inspection.

If you are unable to fix your problem with this Trane central air conditioner troubleshooting guide, you can contact an HVAC technician to resolve the problems. When you face any other problems with Trane air conditioners, check your owner’s manual and get special instructions.

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Final Words:-

Hope you got the useful information for your Trane PTAC unit troubleshooting. The above-updated instructions will help you with Trane XL18I troubleshooting also. Get in touch with us to get more tips on HVAC equipment troubleshooting. Moreover, you can buy Trane air conditioner parts from the PartsAPS store online. We supply you with all OEM parts at an affordable price.

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