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Amedeo 07-16-2010 10:25 PM

AC Compressor tries to start
 
Right before my unit stopped cooling I had the temp on a normal setting I always have it on. All of a sudden it got really freezing, ice cold, in the house. I turned the system completely off, when I needed it to cool again and tried to turn it on- the outside unit, blower, fan, everything worked except the compressor. Every few minutes it goes to kick on and kicks off right away.

Any ideas what I should do or what it may be?


Thank you, Amedeo
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Marty S. 07-17-2010 07:47 AM

Capacitor failure . Doesn't explain the drop in temp but compressor trying to start and cant is almost always a bad capacitor.


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