High temperature frequent defrosting

by Julia Cooper
(Edinburg, VA)

My new Goodman heat pump defrosts even at outside temperatures of 42-46 degrees. Is this normal?

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May 13, 2015
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by: Michael

I would call a defrost temperature of 46 F on the high side....42 F and below starts becoming more common. Check your outdoor coil for proper airflow or ask a service technician to check the refrigerant charge as it may be too low.

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