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Compressor turns on and off constantly and theair doesn't get cold . the system is fully charged.

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    Michael Masters May 11, 2010

    Have you verified the charge level with a instrument?

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It's very possible if you've added refrigerant to the system it's been overfilled. Compressors require a minimum of 20psi to work and should not be filled over 40-45 psi unless specified by the manufacturer. Sounds like your system either has a leak and can't hold the refrigerant or has been overfilled, causing the compressor to act up. Post back with any other questions and best of luck.
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