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Unit is approx. 10 yrs old and just stopped working. There is power to the compressor and you can hear it clicking from time to time but it will not start. I read about a Starter Power Pack that is suppose to help start a sluggish compressor. Do you fell that this my problem.

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Be sure that the starting capacitor is good. If the compressor is stuck up the starter power pack may help but sometimes it fail.

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