Common Causes of Compressor Motor Burnout and How to Prevent Them
With adequate maintenance, an HVAC/R compressor can last longer than its expected lifespan. However, any compressor will eventually reach the end of its service life. When a compressor needs to be replaced, the technician must identify the cause of failure before installing a replacement compressor. This is extremely important because if the issue that has caused the initial breakdown is left unaddressed, it may affect the compressor replacement as well.