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The fan runs constantly. The compressor starts,

The fan runs constantly. The compressor starts, hums about 2-3 seconds than kicks off. It does this right from initial start up, so it is not frosted up. When auto airconditioner compressors do this they are usually low on coolant. Can this be repaired or is a new one in order. The unit is only three years old.

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Check the compressor run capacitor first.

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