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It will cool for a bit then switch to fan which blows hot air (from outside most likely) then goes back to cool air for a bit....never happened in past 3 years i've had the unit & there is no water filling the compartment anymore

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If it has an energy efficient installed and turned on; it will do just that. If it does not, then, it is possible that the unit needs to be turned off until the tubing defreezes and it may be a possible solution...if not, then ...call a repairman. God Bless, ac

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