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Electrical Question: One of my HVAC units quit working.

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Repairing an HVAC Unit that Quit Working

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Application: Replacing Electrical Parts for a HVAC Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a trained HVAC Service Technician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the HVAC circuit at the electrical panel, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring and electrical components. Record the wiring connections before removing any wiring connections.

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