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Air conditioner is new. Compressor comes on and then shuts off after a few seconds. After a few more seconds it comes on again. Basically it is cycling 2 or 3 times in a minute.

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    Brian Young Apr 12, 2014

    I figured out that there is a piece of copper line in the front, which I assume is there to tell the thermostat the room temperature, needed to be moved away from the air flow some. Once I did that, the a/c began functioning just fine.



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I am facing same situation like this but what i did is replacing the overload relay on the compressor and it did works.

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Eather unit is not big enough for what you need it to do or the unit is short cycling and the compressor is heating up which could mean low

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