Hello all. I recently purchased my first home. It's located in northern oklahoma. It is equipped with a Goodman HVAC unit that was installed by the previous owner and a neighbor.
For the past few days the temps here have been between 9-20 degrees Fahrenheit. This thing would put out very little heat(if any) and run constantly. I pulled the side cover off, and realized the heat strip isn't even hooked up. The heat strip is also a Goodman MFG Mod# HKR-2CB
My main breaker box is rated 200amp and is located at the far East end of the house. There is a 100amp rated sub at the far West end of the house 55'-60' away. The wire between these is AWG 6 copper. Then there is approx 8' of AWG 6 from the sub to the unit. This is how it is currently wired up.
I would like to make this setup work as good as possible for the next few months as that is the soonest ill be able to replace the system. Going with propane.
My questions are;
Can I hook this heat strip to this sub?
Do I need a smaller heat strip?
Can I hook up half of the heat strip?
Are the wire sizes adequate?
Thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope it made sense.