Intertherm P3RA-048K Air Conditioner - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


The little black box is a relay. The wires being melted means ,of course, that the contacts inside the box are pitted or corroded. You really should call a reputable repair man.

Intertherm... | Answered on Dec 10, 2017 | 203 views


Sounds like the thermocouple has gone which can happen any time nothing to do with reg change But I would check that pilot is not blocked causing a short pilot .

Intertherm... | Answered on Jun 26, 2017 | 102 views


it is on return air side of coil.

Intertherm... | Answered on Sep 16, 2015 | 89 views


truck relay

Intertherm... | Answered on Sep 16, 2015 | 70 views


change fan motor capacitor. the other issue could be low gas pressure. mine acted that way when i was running low on propane.

Intertherm... | Answered on Sep 16, 2015 | 323 views


going out on high limit which requires manual reset

Intertherm... | Answered on Sep 16, 2015 | 147 views


change capacitors on unit

Intertherm... | Answered on Aug 19, 2015 | 122 views


Tom P's answer is generally correct: The motor start capacitor is usually not the problem. However, in some cases, particularly on older furnaces, where there were capacitors of certain make and production run will prematurely fail. This happened in March on a mobile home HVAC unit where both the blower fan and condenser fan motor capacitors failed open circuit. Both caps were of the same Mfg, and production lot.
Here is a suggestion (for you or an electrically inclined friend): Locate a substitute motor capacitor having similar Mfd (or MF) and Voltage ratings. Remove power from the unit. Reach into the blower squirrel cage and spin it to verify that the shaft is not frozen. Pull the wires from the existing capacitor noting color and location. Connect the wires to the substitute capacitor and secure it place. Apply power and turn on the blower. A no start? Motor replacement time.

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Intertherm... | Answered on Apr 12, 2015 | 813 views


why did the wiring burn?Id have the heat exchanger inspected before rewiring.better to be safe.

Intertherm... | Answered on Apr 10, 2015 | 476 views


Shut off power, get a small wrench, remove orifice spuds and clean them with toothpick. Take burners out and clean rust from them. Check and see if you are getting 24 volts to gas valve. If not replace it.

Intertherm... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014 | 228 views


You may have a problem with a temperature safety system.  Before changing anything else, check to see if the unit is clean!!!  Dirt/dust can fool the safety system into an overtemperature status.  Inspect the heat coils for damage and dirt.  Gently clean.  

Intertherm... | Answered on Oct 22, 2014 | 822 views


HEY< this sounds like an electric furnace and some heating elements are not working! WHY! Just call 918-6878813 and see if KOOL BREEZES cAN HELP!

Intertherm... | Answered on Sep 30, 2014 | 457 views


you need to contact your nearest a/c supply house. most company's that sale parts on line will not sale gas valves to the public due to liability.

Intertherm... | Answered on Jul 01, 2014 | 182 views


Make sure the gas valve is turned to the ON position after you had it in PILOT position. Also check the thermostat low voltage wiring @ furnace...jumper the Red & White wires to bypass the thermostat temporarily. Make sure there is 24 volts on you low voltage circuit.

Intertherm... | Answered on Dec 16, 2013 | 258 views


The wind is probably not the culprit here. You probably have a crack in the heat exchanger, which allows the air from the blower to escape and blow out the pilot light.

Intertherm... | Answered on Nov 11, 2013 | 324 views


Turn the power off to the unit and use a different color thermostat wire in place of the green wire. If this works, there is a short in the wire. If not it's likely either a relay or a bad motor.

Intertherm... | Answered on Nov 05, 2013 | 74 views


Go to a ac supply house and tell them you need a good coil cleanner at about $10:00 a gallon.

Intertherm... | Answered on Oct 21, 2013 | 1,421 views


sounds like if your hearing it hum it is either a bad capacitor or motor

Intertherm... | Answered on Oct 15, 2013 | 22 views


http://enora.nordyne.com/Literature/Resarchive.asp#SP AC
Copy this link not sure why the Ac part at the end isn't attached to the link but it is part of it.
Should be able to find any wiring diagram for your Intertherm Ac, which is manufactured by Nordyne.
Hope this helps.

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Intertherm... | Answered on Oct 08, 2013 | 234 views


What light is flashing Red? Is it on your thermostat or is it a red light inside the package unit at a circuit board?

I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/michael_341f3f9dee622e54

Intertherm... | Answered on Oct 09, 2013 | 272 views

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