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Default Bad bushings or capacitor dinasour rheem

On Jul 1, 7:03*am, starmelt wrote:
yup its old needs replaced saving money for that cause it involves a
crane and paul bunyon, ac lines replaced and furnace too.
meanwhile a repair to limp along til I get a loan or?
original issue no cold air and fuses blowing
After cleaning coils and compressor, replacing seals and recharging,
the fuses don't seem to be blowing anymore and worked like a dream for
2 days then back to no blowing with no cold air, but no blown fuses.
Course its hard to tell if the motors seizing ( not sure this is
happening) before they blow.
Now no cold air. blower works. Ampage overage noted by one tech.
Three professional techs say its motor bushings
One professional senior says its capacitor
two phase unit
rheem ac model #RCAA-080A *SN#CN3D108-M1879-7816
Rheem furnace model#RACA024AAG *SN#1177-F2579-3364

could bad bushings contribute to capacitor fail ?h

yea been trying to resolve this since mid may am into it $430 already
for 7 lbs of freon or would go with another ac company ( who also
quoted me just $3700 for ac and furnace replacement )

This is a prize example of how you can easily stuff tons of money into
an old system hoping it will get you by ; it was not money wisely
spent. If you dont have the cash available, there is always a Home
Equity line of credit or borrow money from family for a replacement
system. Youve got nearly $500 in the unit and still have other parts
that can and will fail soon as its way beyond its life expectancy.
Its not 'bad bushings' that could be contributing to the
problem...its bad BEARINGS inside the Compressor that could be the
cause of over amperage. Yes, it can cause a capacitor to fail but so
can too high an incoming voltage , vibration, and/or age. The unit
should have been replaced a long time ago ; instead, it has now become
a crisis for you with hot weather here. What will be your next step ?