Payne PA10 Central Air Conditioner
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Payne's PA10 air conditioner is a discontinued, 10 SEER electric unit. The series, for which last available data dates to 2004, consists of nine models in a range of sizes for residential to light commercial use.
According to the manufacturer, the PA10 features a durable, long-lasting exterior with a weather-protective cabinet of pre-painted steel, enhanced by a galvanized coating and zinc phosphate finish. Exterior rust-resistant screws also are feature, further contributing to the unitís long-lasting performance.
This unit also was designed for simple maintenance, with strategically placed service values, one panel for all electric controls, an easy-to-remove base pan and straightforward access to all of the unit components. It includes an enclosed fan motor for additional durability, copper tube aluminum fin coil for efficient heat transfer, and vertical air discharge.
Consumer Reviews of the Payne PA10
Date created: 2012-08-30
Name: J>S> Reed
"Evaporator coil bad"
Same problem at other houses in area, less than ten years old. My in laws had theirs over 20 years with no problems.
Date created: 2011-04-27
Name: elizabeth findley
Location: savannah GA
Years owned: 3
"Incompetent? A polite description"
Shoddy workmanship, Incompetent Air Conditioner Repairmen. This is VERY polite as a description of PAYNE. Let them rename themselves PAIN for Obvious reasons. Heat related headaches among them. You may find this amusing. But I assure you , it isnt.
Date created: 2007-10-03
Name: Tammi Dickerson
Location: Williston, ND
Years owned: 1
I bought a payne central airconditioner and model PA10JA036-G, in late August and had to already replace the compressor and it wasn't even 1 year old to date of installation and then had to pay for freight, labor - huge bill!!! almost $400 and it didn't even last a year. I think to total bill for the new one was $1300 and already had to put 1/3 back into it. Not a satisfied customer. My old central air lasted for over 12 years.
Other PA10 Reviews
One review on hvac-for-beginners.com highly rates Payneís basic units, recommending them to other shoppers and complementing the full warranty Payne offers. A contractor on askville.amazon.com suggests Payne basic air conditioning units as well, stating these units provide good longevity and performance.
Despite the positive reviews, consumer and help forums around the web are littered with complaints and other issues with the PA10. One homeowner on diybanter.com states that the unit doesn't keep his home cool, while another on allexperts.com reports that his unit simply stopped working after continuous issues with the air conditioner. However, in these cases, homeowners and contractors suggest that faulty installation and using the wrong size unit for the home may have played a role in some of these problems.
Payne PA10 Model Numbers
The PA10 is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.
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Payne typically offers a 10-year limited warranty on all cooling products. Units need to be registered on payne.com within 90 days of installation to receive full coverage. Failure to register the product will result in a 5-year limited warranty.