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Danby 12,000 btu will not cool below 75 degrees, keeps cutting out

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Re: cuts in and out

Sounds like very low on freon which also keeps the motor running cooler...suggest a refill because of its large btu capacity, but expensive maybe...get quotes.

Posted on Jul 14, 2007

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