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UNIT SHUTS DOWN AS SOON AS COMPRESSOR KICKS IN

I have an Everstar MPA_08CR portable AC unit (2 years old) the fan blows and everything works fine but as soon as the AC comp kicks in the unit will shut down and the green (DRY) light will flash forever, and I cant turn the unit back on without unplugging it and plugging it right back in. The water tank is seated proper, intake is perfectly clean and there is not any restriction on the exhaust. I have tried it on several different outlets and there is not any power surge. Unit worked perfect befor I put away for the winter. Suggestions??

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  • fdisc May 27, 2009

    Does this mean the compressor is out? I just didnt understand the term. Thank you,

    Fred


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Hi fdisc I feel quite sure your compressor is going straight to ground you need to get someone to check the comp, for its resistance and he or she will soon let you know for sure.

Regards


Steve.

Posted on May 25, 2009

  • Stephen Palm May 27, 2009

    fdisc, sorry for the confusion but yes I feel that it may be the case yes.



    get someone to check it and the system like I said ok.





    Steve.

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Your float switch is faulty, replace.

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