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Old 05-11-2009, 08:32 AM   #1
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Breaker Tripped

2005 Goodman CPLT60 Heat Pump with Scroll Compressor
MCA = 29.2 amps
MOP = 50 amps

The SIEMENS 50A Type QP circuit breaker originally tripped when the system was energized for heat last winter. I reset the breaker and all was well. I recently had the same problem while in AC mode. Replaced the circuit breaker and have not had a problem since. Just curious, other than a faulty breaker, what would be the cause of this condition?

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Old 05-11-2009, 10:33 AM   #2
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Breaker Tripped

compressor / heat strips / blower/pulling to many AMPS. More than the breaker can handle

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Old 05-11-2009, 06:04 PM   #3
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Breaker Tripped

The Trip Curve of the breaker may be incorrect for this load.
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