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Old 07-24-2013, 11:39 AM   #1
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stopped blowing cold air. the teck put a little jump pack


on the unit with 2 wires. can you tell me what that jump pack is called? he said it is like a pace maker.. the unit is a 4 ton unit and 23 years old. I believe its a Rudd. what is a normal price to replace just the outside unit?e

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stopped blowing cold air. the teck put a little jump pack


Sounds like a hard start capacitor.

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Sounds like a hard start capacitor.
it looks like a little can.. what's there stored energy in it?
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stopped blowing cold air. the teck put a little jump pack


Google: Capacitor

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/capacitor.htm
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Need to get prices from local contracts.
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