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ALMOST EVERY DAY, MY OUTSIDE UNIT STOPS WORKING.

WHEN THIS HAPPENS I OPEN UP THE UNIT OUTSIDE & THERE IS ONLY ONE TEST LIGHT FLASSING. I HAVE TO SHORT OUT THE TEST PINS & THEN IT WILL WORK FOR JUST A LITTLE WHILE THEN I HAVE TO REPEAT THE ABOVE STEPS.

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    Todd Born May 11, 2010

    sound like the defrost board is going bad. Is the coil clear of all ice outside?

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CHECK THE STICKER ON THE UNIT FOR THE CODE DIAGNOSE.

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