What causes this APU problem

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  1. insipidtoast

    insipidtoast Light Load Member

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    So no one thinks it’s the coil not defrosting properly in humid weather?
     
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  3. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    no. have you check the air filter under bed
     
  4. insipidtoast

    insipidtoast Light Load Member

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    Yes, that was replaced at the thermo king
     
  5. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

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    ill ask the techs at work
     
  6. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    The first problem is you're getting it worked on by Thermo King.

    There's only two in the entire nation that I think are worth a hoot. Tucson and SLC. The rest just wad up 100 dollar bills and throw them out the window.
     
  7. insipidtoast

    insipidtoast Light Load Member

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    Yes, and company shops
     
  8. insipidtoast

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    Well took it to another company terminal and they replaced the temperature sensor in the coil. This solved it for about a couple weeks, then all of a sudden the AC died and the acs error indicator came on. Now the apu AC won’t even work for one minute.

    Long story short they put me in a different truck, and it’s got the same apu issue where the A/C cuts out in the middle of the night.

    I’m about ready to throw in the towel.
     
  9. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    I take mine, and the other trucks, to a place here locally called Arizona Laser Alignment and Truck Repair. They are APU masters, and keep ours working tip top. Very reasonable too.
     
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    Dave, Phoenix?
     
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  11. Dave_in_AZ

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    Actually located in Glendale. Like 51st Ave and Bethany Home Road. Just Google them. Appointment recommended.
     
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