Compressor Seems Excessively Noisy At Start-up (High Pitch

I Insure oil feed lines are open (oil solenoid). I Check oil pressure at compressor manifold with a gauge.
Suction Access Port Min Pressure 10” vacuum

Unloading Valve Energize coil to load compressor

Suction Service Valve Max temp 65F, 6” from the service valve

Motor Temperature (5K thermistor connection on terminal plate) Economizer/ Subcooler Port (not shown) Rotalock valve, 7/8” sweat connection must have 15F - 20F superheat

Compressor Makes a Loud Grinding Noise at Start-up
I Oil solenoid is leaking oil into the compressor while off. Repair or replace oil solenoid. I Compressor filling with refrigerant while off. Determine refrigerant source and eliminate during compressor off cycle. I Check evaporator superheat.

Discharge Service Valve Max Temp 230F, 6” from the service valve (5K thermistor strapped to discharge line)

Screw Compressor Troubleshooting Guide

Discharge Access Port Max Press Differential (discharge - suction) 350psid

Oil Port Access Port (1/4” Schrader, not shown) Liquid For field gauge connections Injection Port Oil Press Transducer (3/8” Flare, Max Press Differential used if necessary) (discharge - oil) 50psi VI (Volume Index) Valve energize coil at Oil Inlet Min Differential Pressure (Oil - Suction) 45psi pressure ratios > 5:1 (3/8” Flare)

Compressor Periodically Makes Loud Noise or Becomes Very Quiet for a Short Time
I Check for excessive liquid/oil return to compressor.

Caution: Never Run the Compressor in Reverse! 06T Model

I Call Application Engineering for further assistance at 800.532.5036. Carlyle Compressor Division P. O. Box 4808 Syracuse, NY 13221 Phone: 800.532.5036 Fax: 315.432.3274
0604 Lit. No. 574-081 Rev. A

05T Model

Reverse Rotation Trips
At initial start-up:

Thermal Protection (High Motor Temperature) Trips
I Check economizer rotalock valve to insure it is open. I Check superheat from economizer expansion valve. I Check motor cooling valve for operation to insure liquid is feeding. I Verify motor cooling valve is downstream of check valve. I Verify motor thermistor wiring from module to compressor terminal plate. I Insure liquid feed is available to the valve(s). I Add refrigerant charge if necessary. I Check economizer rotalock valve to insure it is open. I Check superheat from economizer expansion valve. I Check for high system discharge pressure. I If desuperheating valve is not installed, check application to insure it is not required.

I Compressor is running in reverse, check phase sequence and bump compressor to insure proper rotation (check pressure at outlet port). I Insure LonCEM module and discharge pressure transducer are wired and functioning correctly.
When compressor cycles off:

Low Oil Level Switch Cutout
I Check for adequate oil charge (fill to top separator sightglass). I Check discharge superheat (less than 20°F will cause high carryover past separator). I Check for high pressure system transients (rapid pressure changes in the discharge).

I Pressure switch set too high, reset as low as necessary (older systems with reverse rotation switch). Oil Pressure Differential Trips
I Insure all manual oil line valves are open. I Check pressure drop through oil system, oil filters may have to be changed. I Insure oil line solenoid is functioning properly. I Insure LonCEM module and pressure transducers are wired and functioning properly.

Circuit Breaker Trips
I Check contactor. Replace if damaged. I Compressor full of oil due to oil solenoid manually open or stuck open. Repair or replace solenoid. I Tighten and recheck all power and control circuit wiring connections. I Short cycling of compressor. Adjust controls to limit compressor cycles. I Check circuit breaker. If incorrect, install correct breaker. I High discharge pressure. Check condenser control and operation. I Check voltage. If low, verify power supply.

Low Compressor Capacity
I Check operation of economizer (is liquid temperature at evaporator txv as expected). I Verify unloader is energized. Check wiring and power source. I Check unloader coil and replace if bad. I Check unloader valve. Replace unloader assembly (Part # 06NA660001). I Remove clogged suction filter, clean and reinstall. I Check internal pressure relief valve. If blown, replace compressor.

Thermal Protection (High Discharge Temperature) Trips
I Check motor cooling valve for operation. I Verify size of motor cooling valve and desuperheating valve (where applicable).

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