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Carrier 52CQ PTAC, Condenser ices over when outside temperture below 40 Degrees. Compressor does not stop running even if outside temperture below 25 Degrees. Auxiliary heat will be on without being manually activated and compressor will still be running.

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You are describing normal operation for a heat pump unit.

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