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CAN'T GET COMPRESSOR TO COME ON ON MY XE 1000 TRANE

REPLACECE CONDENSOR AND FAN MOTOR NOW COMPRESSOR WON'T WORK HELP

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  • tjohn2 Jun 04, 2009

    start capacitor is new. fan motor and run capacitor are new. worked about a week., now only fan will run - the compressor will not kick in. while it was working it was blowing cold - pretty sure it's not low on freon.

  • Bruce Volkers
    Bruce Volkers May 11, 2010

    Condensor? or did you mean capacitor like the motor run capacitor for the fan or the start capacitor for the compressor?

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Often when I work on something and it quits after a short while it is the result of something I disturbed in making the repair. I would check the connections to the compressor, the start/run capacitor, and the low pressure switch if there is one. Sometimes the slip-on terminals used on capacitors and the like are easily yielded in removal/reconnection and when that happens they can be resistive, causing them to fail from overheating. Also check the low pressure switch for continuity (again if there is one).

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