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ac compressor shut off

  1. Bad Compressor or Bad Capacitor

    HVAC
    I've got an old (very old) Lennox AC. The outside fan starts for a few seconds, appears to be spinning fine - with no alarming noise, but then shuts off. This recurs over and over if the AC is left on. If the fan is running, does that mean the compressor is running? How do I know if the...
  2. ac compressor shuts off quickly

    HVAC
    I have an old Lennox "Power Saver" two speed ac. The inside fan is working, but the outside fan kicks off almost immediately after trying to start. I shut it down for a few minutes, tried to restart, and the outside fan clicks, starts to spin, and then shuts off again. Any Ideas? I'm a DIY...
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