Trane XE1200 Capacitor – Questions and Answers

Posted by: Mas Broto
Last Udated:

Capacitors are small cylindrical parts that store energy in your Trane xe1200 central Air Conditioner unit. Capacitors work with the compressor, the blower motor, and the outside fan in your air conditioner.

You need to use the same rated capacitor for the Trane xe1200 AC unit. As far as the voltage on the capacitor this particular one is I think a 370 volt. You can go up in voltage you just can’t go down in voltage when you use a trane xe1200 capacitor. You always want to use the same microfarad capacitor.

Symptoms of a Bad Trane XE1200 Capacitor

If your trane xe1200 air conditioner is not blowing cold air, a bad capacitor may be the reason, due to it’s age. However, look for the other possibilities first. Maybe you need to change the air filters, or it could be one of several other reasons.

The most common signs and symptoms of a bad AC capacitor include:

  • AC not blowing cold air
  • AC takes a while to start once you turn it on
  • Humming sound coming from your air conditioner
  • AC shuts off on its own
  • AC won’t turn on

What is the Proper Run Capacitor for Trane XE1200

To find the proper capacitor for trane xe1200, what you can do is call Trane or your local Trane supply house and give them the model and serial number of the entire condensing unit, not the cap.

Use a local HVAC contractor that will test and measure, not guess and/or only visually inspect, and you will really enjoy your new equipment. This is the best method for considering a planned Trane XE1200 capacitor replacement. They will have all specs for it including fan motor, compressor, cap ratings, etc.

Find trusted HVAC pros in your area and receive FREE, no-commitment quotes for your project.
Find Pros
Photo of author
Mas Broto
Have been in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry for over 20 years. He is person that will grow and thrive to learn more about the HVAC industry throughout his career. Mas Broto is also a blogger, who's dedicated to bringing you the best knowledge to get ahead in the game of life.