Don't Bury The Compressor Before It's Dead

Lee, Shawn
April 2005
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;4/4/2005, Vol. 224 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
Points out that air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians should pause before they condemn a compressor at a job site. Finding that one-third of all compressors pulled from the field, returned to manufacturers, and torn down for failure analysis do not have observable defects; Phenomenon called "no defect found" compressor return; Reasons for return.


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