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Stephen Hales | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

Why does my heat pump just started to go into defrost mode when it is only 60 degrees outside temp?

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  1. D Dorsett | | #1

    Is it possible to supply any LESS information about your heat pump? ;-)

    Different makes & models use different approaches for controlling defrost modes.

  2. Stephen Hales | | #2

    Sorry bout that it's a Revolv and it is about 4 yrs old never gave a problem before. Think 4.5 ton unit everything is clean coils inside an out

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    Martin Holladay | | #3

    The problem you describe can't be solved over the internet. You need to call up a service technician.

  4. Mike M | | #4

    Is it possible it is low on refrigerant causing lower pressures and possibly freezing? I know A-coils will freeze over if this is the case on regular A/C units. I would think it could work in reverse and freeze the condenser in heating mode.

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