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Talking Found the problem with Air Conditioner/Heaters freezing up!

Hello Fellow Sailors:
I isolated the problem with the help of an air conditioning repair person supplied by my boat dealer, Winters Sailing. Both of my units, on my new Beneteau, had globs of Silicone jammed in the "Condensing Coil". The repair person tried his best to unclog the units but to no avail. I hooked up an air compressor to a 1/8" stiff poly propeline line about 6 foot long. I slowly and carefully fed it into the condensing coil through the water intake line until I hit the clog. I then gave it about 100 PSI and kept moving it in and out until the silicone broke up and it went through the system. I suspect the silicone was used on the clear rubber intake hose somewhere between the intake and the units.

Heat Finally!

Thanks to everyone who helped me.

Big Moe
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