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I have a Concord air conditioner, central heat and

I have a Concord home air conditioner, central heat and air. I live in southern MS and the temperatures have been very high. I have noticed that during the day the air conditioner continuously runs and never meets the set temperature (79 degrees). During the night hours, the air conditioner cycles off and is able to meet the temperature.

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You can try getting it serviced. Vacuuming the system and charging it up with new refrigerant, as well as replacing the reciever drier, will help tweak your AC system. This is no guarantee though. It might be able to bring the temp in your house down several more degrees. Also try cleaning the condenser outside. You can spray it with water to clean off dirt which block air from passing through. This hepls a bit and you can do it yourself.

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