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AC blower runs but compressor will not.

Carrier air conditioner FA4ANF030 Unit stopped several days ago and after about an hour I turned it back on and it worked. It quit again. The blower runs but the compressor will not. Drain is OK and fuse is not blown.

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  • gator42_2001 May 11, 2010

    does it cool when it comes on or just blows air? is your filter clean,evap coil in air handler clean? is your capacitor in condensor (outside unit) is it leaking or maybe it is weak several possibilities but not enuff info....

  • Complectric May 11, 2010

    If you try to restart it again after an hour of being idle, does it start? And how long does it run before stopping? If you repeat the process, does it consistently run ABOUT the same time before stopping?

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It could be the CONTACTOR. It could be dirty and when the system calls to run, the contactor won't make contact and complete the circuit. Worse case scenario, compressor is siezed up. If you hear a clicking noise at the condensing unit where the compressor is located, that could be the overload protector clicking and breaking the circuit if the compressor is seized up. Good luck. I hope it is a contactor or a capacitor.

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