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I have a ruud achiever uaka outdoor central air system, the first time i ran it this summer it tripped the breaker. It stayed on for a good hour as it cooled the house to the desired temp. then it turned off, when it attempted to run again it tripped the circuit breaker. when i reset the breaker it started to buzz, then tripped it again, and i reset one more time and it tripped agin right away. Now just to see what the problem was i turned off the thermostat and reset the breaker again, i then went to the unit outside and pressed the relay switch down. The fan started to go full tilt, and i heard a buzz, then nothing, it tripped the breaker again. i couldnt really pinpoint the buzz before the unit turned off so im not to sure. all the wiring looks to be in good cond.

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Start components are likely bad causing comp to pull high amps tripping breaker careful resetting the breaker they can explode stand off to the side
you need service all so have preventive maintenance done on the unit

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