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Old 05-08-2012, 04:54 PM   #1
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Old 05-08-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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What is the transformer for?

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Replace it.
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Most people fix the cause of the transformer 'blowing out'....

How do you know the transformer 'blew out'?

What does the transfomer look like?

What is the transformer for?

Do you know what blew the transformer out?

Do you know how to replace the transfomer?
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install one with a circuit breaker on the low side...pull stat off the ssubbase disconnect the 2 low voltage wires out to the condenser tape off....then repower the furnace/air handler...see if it trips the breakerif the breaker trips the wire run outs to either the condenser or up to stat are shorting out... http://www.bestbuyheatingandaircondi..._Code=TRA3TZ69
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If it's on a pole you're going to need a ladder.....and a hot stick.
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If it's on a pole you're going to need a ladder.....and a hot stick.
Maybe he could get by with climbing spikes and belt
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Disconnect the transformer, unscrew the plates and carefully remove them to expose both coils. Locate fault, unwind, rewind with new wire, replace plates.

This is a DIY site after all.

In all seriousness, it's cheaper to pay some kid in china to do it. Just buy a new one.
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There is absolutely no way anyone can answer this half question.
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There is absolutely no way anyone can answer this half question.
That's a fact, jack.

Although I give Speedy Pete an "A" for effort.
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The OP logged out the second after starting this thread.
I'm taking bets as to when, and if, they return.

I vote: never.
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I don't think the OP even has a problem - yet. The OP said if it blows out. He could just be planning ahead for his hot panel change-out
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