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Coleman Mach 3 ac unit tries to start compressor & kicks off

Unit recycles an tries again. no soap. breakers don't pop.  Unit has been running on a 50' extention.

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    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    What gauge of wire on extension? 30 or 50 amp cord, or regular size extension?

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50 foot extention cord not a problem IF it is at least 10 gauge and plugged in to a 20 amp circuit

Your compressor is shutting down for a lack of AC voltage would be my best guess

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