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It turns on and off frequently, which might damage the heating/conderser

Either in cooling or heating mode, after reaching the temperature I set, it keeps off for about 5 minutes. Then it switches on again and keeps on for about 5 minutes and switches off. However, after keeping off for about 5 minutes, it switches on again,....... It seems that suck kind of situation might damage the heating/cooling system. Especially in cooling mode, it might result in the heat protection inside the condenser in hot summer. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Buy a new one sounds like this one is defective.

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