Explain Condenser

Explain condenser maintenance information.


  • Check control system and devices for evidence of improper operation. Repair, adjust or replace components to ensure proper operation.

  • Check fan belt tension. Check for belt wear and proper alignment. Replace if necessary to ensure proper operation.


  • Check control box for dirt, debris and or loose terminations. Clean and tighten as needed.

  • Check motor contactor for pitting or other signs of damage. Repair or replace as needed.

  • Check fan blades for balance and particulate buildup. Clean, repair or replace as needed to ensure proper operation.

  • Check refrigerant system pressures or temperatures. If outside of recommended levels, find cause, repair and adjust refrigerant to achieve optimal operating levels.

  • Check for fouling, corrosion or degradation. Clean or repair as needed.

  • Check drive alignment, wear, seating and operation. Repair and replace as needed. For direct coupled fan/motor assemblies, check bearings and lubricate field serviceable or replace motor if needed.

  • Inspect air cooled condenser surfaces. Repair or clean as needed.

  • Check low ambient head pressure control sequence for proper operation. Repair or replace components or modify software to ensure proper operation.

  • Check refrigerant oil levels for refrigerant systems with oil pressure/level controls. Repair, replace or adjust as needed to ensure proper operation.

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