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Rotary Compressors Require Hard Start Kit when Paired with Indoor TXV

Rotary Compressors Require Hard Start Kit when Paired with Indoor TXV

by HVAC Distributors

Goodman/Amana has released Service Bulletin SR-084.

From Goodman:

All outdoor equipment utilizing a rotary compressor when matched with a TXV equipped indoor coil are REQUIRED to have a hard start kit installed per the Installation Instructions. Shown below are the manufacturer approved hard start kits. The appropriate hard start kit can be found in the accessories section of the Spec Sheet of the outdoor equipment. Operating the unit without the proper Hard Start Kit can cause damage to or failure of the unit. Such damage or failure is not covered under the unit’s warranty.

If compressor type is unknown, please refer to one of the discovery options below.

  1. Review the equipment Spec Sheets shown in the example below
  2. Call your Distributor or Customer Service Representative
  3. Call Goodman Tech Support at 888-593-9988

If you have questions about this bulletin, HVAC Distributors customers can reach out to our Technical Support department at 800.228.4822 x5.