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Easy way to check if ur condensor coil is clean

While in operation, with condensor fan running, hold a piece of thick paper up to condensor coil, let go of paper, ir it stays stuck to the coil, the fan is pulling air thru, cooling the coil temp. this is good. if the paper dont stay in place ur condensor coil is dirty and needs to be cleaned

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