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Why does the compressor freeze up in cold weather

Post created: 2013-01-22 Type of Equipment: Heat Pump Views: 150

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On 2013-01-23 JB wrote:

You can find some information here: http://www.ehow.com/how_7714101_heat-freezes-up-cold-weather.html and here: http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5232893_causes-heat-pump-freeze-up_.html.

According to both, it may be that the defroster for the coil or the sensor is faulty, though some icing is normal.

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