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Air conditioner will trip breaker when trying to cycle back on

My air conditioner will run fine until the desired temperature is reached. When it tries to cycle back on it trips the circuit breaker. If I turn the ac off, reset the breaker and then turn the ac back on it runs ok until the next cycle and trips the breaker again.

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  • absiss Apr 22, 2009

    ac is a single unit roof mounted duo therm, 13500btu,

    breaker has 2-20amp levers

  • fougzki May 11, 2010

    what is power rating of your aircon?breaker rating?Is it window type or split?



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The compressor motor , once warm is grounding out due to wear and is going bad.Have the compressor replace while it is still clean is cheeper and easier that doing it after a burn out,which  will eventually happen,if the compressor is tripping the brreaker as I suspect..

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