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Old 07-10-2010, 11:12 AM   #1
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Central Air Problem

I have a Tappan FT3BA-048KA. I'm trying to find an Owner's Manual. Any ideas? The compressor periodically stops running and buzzes for about 2 seconds. This happens every three minutes or so and then the compressor will eventually run again. It cools fine once the compressor kicks in. The fan runs fine.

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Old 07-10-2010, 11:32 AM   #2
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Compressor having a hard time starting can be a weak capacitor. Buy a new one and if it cures the problem great, if not you're out less then $20. Next step would be adding a hard start kit like the compressor saver brand.

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