Question about Heating & Cooling

2 Answers

Hisense air conditioner

Compressor on air conditioner runs for 5 seconds then cuts out,after a few minutes cuts back in, runs for 5 seconds and then turns off airconditioner.after minute or two cuts back in compressor runs 5 seconds cuts out and so on

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • reead_17 Oct 07, 2008

    when i switch the power on from the remote, the inner module runs for 5 seconds then the power is cut automatically with a 3 beeps sound. it happens that sometime the compressor also runs but for only a second or two.

    can someone please advice.


  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Seemed to be ok yesterday so it's not all the time iv cleaned filters and emptied water

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    Air conditioner will not turn on with the sleep timer on



2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 236 Answers

-If both compressor and fan motor starts and stop, thermostat is the defect.
- If only the compressor check for your outlet no sign of discoloration, check the voltage if normal, check the defective overload protector of the compressor it its external, or compressor itself is defective

hisense air conditioner - 8fa8bfe.jpg

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 34 Answers

Your unit will be low on refrigerant gas. When the A/C unit starts, the suction side of the system pulls the pressure down below the safety cut out pressure and stops the compressor. after a few seconds of compressor not running and therefor not lowering the pressure on the suction side of the system, the pressure will rise again till the safety cutout resets, and it starts all over again. Repair leak, regas system and it should work fine.

Posted on Apr 27, 2010


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Amana apn14j-e stops working after a few minutes

More likely the pipe sensor is defective (a sensor inside the evaporator ,connected to the thicker gas line).... if it don't send any temperature changes to the control board after 5 minutes , it believes the A/C isn't working and cuts off the whole thing to safeguard the compressor from damage ....

Apr 27, 2014 | Haier Amana Apn14j-E Portable Air...

1 Answer

My heater and air conditioner shut on and off

The air conditioner is controlled by in cab air temperature so if the air temp is low then the ac compressor clutch will cycle as the thermostat switches it on or off. If you want it to work all the time you may have to run the heat as well so that the thermostat is fooled into thinking that the air temp is hot.. Have the system checked out by an auto electrician

Dec 06, 2013 | Mitsubishi Montero Sport Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

You can set the temp for the unit to come on and it comes on and runs and cools for a few minutes then the compressor cuts off then the fan a little later. After a few minutes it comes back on and does...

Is the AC set on an energy saving mode. Together with this program if the thermostat is defective the same symtoms can appear. So please check on the thermostat and replace.
Since the compressor is cutting off the cooling does not take place to the extend that is set.

Aug 30, 2010 | Whirlpool ACC184PS Thru-Wall/Window Air...

1 Answer

Generater wont stay on cuts on for about 5 minutes then cuts off

either its the contactor,ptc overload relay on the compressor,the motor start/run capacitor or possibly its a little low on R-134A refrigerant and the pressure switches are cutting off the compressor to protect it

Jun 20, 2010 | Haier ESA3085 Thru-Wall/Window Air...

1 Answer

Compressor will cut on run a few minutes and shut off hot air

The compressor is probably going out on overload. There may be a small refrigerant leak thus making the compressor run hotter than usual. If there is not enough refrigerant in the system, the compressor will not get the refrigerant back to it to keep it cool. This is a safety feature built into the compressor to keep it from overheating and locking up. You may want to take it to your local appliance store and have it looked at. Most of the time it usually is cheaper to buy a new unit than to pay for just the labor to have them fixed.

Jun 07, 2010 | Samsung AW1203B Air Conditioner

2 Answers

Compressor not kicking in when i turn the air conditioning on.

what is the make and model? how long has it been switched on? is the compressor top hot?

Jun 23, 2009 | Dometic Rooftop RV Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Sharp split system, cutting out

If this is running in A/C mode, then I bet you have a low refrigerant charge. The compressor is dropping out on low suction pressure if it's cutting in and out every 5-10 minutes or so. If it takes hours, then it's likely a different problem.

Reply back and I can help you (been in that business for over 30 years.).

Feb 01, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Air conditioning

My guess would be from what you have described is that the refrigerant pressure might be low and is tripping the low pressure cut off that protects the compressor.

Jun 01, 2008 | Amana PTC074B25AE Electric Heat Air...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Heating & Cooling Logo

Related Topics:

2,369 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Heating & Cooling Experts

Paul Carew

Level 3 Expert

3182 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Are you a Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides