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RV Roof Top A/C not cooling

Just bought a 30' Holiday Aluma-Lite XL travel traler for temp housing for men working hurricane repairs. I had to run a approx. 150' of heavy gage extension cords (two) from from a nearby house. The A/C seemed to work OK for the first few days. We were getting fluctuations, though, when when people in the house were using electric. After a few days the A/C is not cooling. Everything is running but it does not cool. I checked the coils and everything is clean. We tried running a 6 gauge romex wire direct from the house's breaker box, but it still is not cooling. When the roof cover was removed, I noticed the compressor was very hot and there was no condensation or water dripping like when it was first working.

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Try turning the unit off for 24 hours and try again. It's possible that low voltage may be preventing the compressor from starting.

If no luck, the compressor should be checked to see if it's damaged. Also check any start/run capacitors and the controls in general.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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not a big problem just take it some where and get it recharged or do it yourselh with the kits you get at the auto parts store

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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