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Heat pump compressor wont come on in heat mode, works fine in cool mode, we get heat occaisionally for about 2 min, then the compressor shuts off. it is a fridgedaire window unit.

A/c works fine, when we change it to heat sometimes but very rarely the compressor will come on and give us heat for a couple minutes, then the compressor shuts off. most of the time the compressor wont even turn on. no humming, clicking etc. Condenser is clean.

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Try setting the thermostat at a normal heat setting. By raising the temperature too high the unit thinks that the heat pump won't be effective and go into strip heat mode.

Posted on Nov 17, 2013

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SOURCE: window unit not cooling properly, minimal cooling

SOUNDS LIKE ITS LOCKED OUT ON LOW LIMIT OVERLOAD CHARGE THE AC SHOULD START UP WHEN COMPRESSOR GETS AMPLE FREON

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: my outside condenser fan motor hums and slowly

hi there,
check the capacitor of your condenser fan,if busted replace,although thats the common causes of hummimg motor,it can't start,consider also after replacing capacitor still hum,check the motor start winding,and the supply from the source of relay in control panel.have a nice day

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Condenser fan shuts off soon after start

yes

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Condenser fan turns slowly and then compressor shuts down

clean bushing and allign them very well.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My compressor shuts off after a few minutes

Hello
One possibilty is the out side coils or condenser is dirty.And the unit is shutting down on high heat.

Try cleaning the outside coils with some simple green cleaner or even comet spray, then rinse with a hose.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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