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The unit isn't cooling like it used to. No water builds up in the reservoir. Is the compressor dead?

It's a portable 7,000 btu unit. What would it cost ( approx.) to have the compressor replaced. Maybe I should just buy a new unit. Any recommendations for a 250 sq. ft. bedroom?

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    Chuck Apr 01, 2015

    It's a portable 7,000 btu unit. What would it cost ( approx.) to have the compressor replaced. Maybe I should just buy a new unit. Any recommendations for a 250 sq. ft. bedroom?

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Is there air flow? A clogged or dirty filter or evaporator coils could cause this. If everything is clean and you do not feel cold if you touch the evaporator side of the unit, it is not cooling. I would think something like this would be cheaper to replace than repair.

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