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SCS A/C removal
#1
How do I remove the SCS basement air on our coach?  Which side (driver/passenger) is A/C 1&2 and which is 3&4 please?  I am having issues with 3&4 and it’s about time that I bone up on A/C repair… 
Issues so far:  A/C 3&4 will come on in the LOW thermostat setting and work for a while (I forgot to time it) and then blow the fuse.  
I was going to run to the electrical supplier in Lufkin and see if they had the capacitors and slow start thingy I need but I don’t want to just start buying parts (like I did on the generator).  Any help is appreciated!
Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40
#2
Are your coils clean?
Forest & Cindy Olivier
1987 log cabin
1999 Foretravel 36' U320
former 1998 Newell 45' 2 slide #486 

former 1993 Newell 39' #337 
2011 Chevy Tahoe 

#3
Hi Forest: Have not pulled the unit out to check yet - have to figure that out first…
I was reading info online and found a Supco slow start capacitor but it says not to get this one - is this GOOD information?
The Supco uses a Positive Temperature Coefficient Relay (as stated on their website) not a Potential Relay. Not Good! Only use Hard Start Kits that use a true Potential Relay. The RectorSeal Kickstart (2 wire) and the 5-2-1 Compressor Saver (3 wire) hard start kits use a Potential Relay. I recommend the Kickstart (it uses 2 wires that connect to the Run Capacitor - HERM and COM). But the Compressor Saver is also good (3 wires with one connecting to the common / ground on the Contactor relay). They both work the same way - the Potential Relay detects the pickup voltage (back EMF). This causes the relay to disconnect the start capacitor when the compressor reaches about 75% speed (usually less than a second). Note: Supco does have hard start kits with a Mechanical Potential Relay (Models 3W1, 3W2, & 3W3) but they are not available on Amazon
Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40
#4
Rectorseal 96503 Kickstart T05: https://www.amazon.com/Rectorseal-96503-...4957&psc=1
Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40
#5
Excellent diagnostic sequence in the manual.

http://newellgurus.com/attachment.php?aid=2427
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#6
I see in the instructions (thank you Richard) that I should be able to do most diagnostics without removing the unit(s). I’ll work on it week after next when we are back at home.
Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40


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