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I have an old Coleman Mach 2 that has never failed me. Last weekend it worked just fine but then suddenly it quit cooling (the fan kept blowing). I turned it off thinking maybe it had frozen up or had overheated. I let it rest a good long while. When I turned it on, the fan came on but it sucked down the trailer's electicity as the compressor tried to kick on, but it didn't come on. A few seconds later, it tried to kick in again but couldn't. I then turned it off. Itried this several times over the weekend with no good results. I realize this is old and the problem could be anything. I am just wondering if the problem might be an easier fix such as one of the capacitors. My thinking is that the compressor might be ok still and the freon level also might be ok so it would be worth trying something like a new capacitor. If so, which one? Or am I just throwing money away???

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Hi,


To be really honest with you, it seems to be defective compressor. Whenever an Air conditioner shows the above mentioned traits such as not kicking on, intermittent working, More likely its a Faulty compressor.

Usually it happens if your Air Conditioner is more than 5 years old. In few cases, it might be earlier.You might get the AC worked sometimes, even if you tap the compressor.

I do not want to sound rude, But you are wasting your time b y trying to replace Capacitors.There are millions of connections. Which capacitor you would try?

You would waste your time and add frustration.

Hope i helped you.

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Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. Yes this issue can also be caused due to weak capacitors or a faulty relay. You'lll need to check these components. Please check these service manuals for Coleman Mach Series A/C--

Coleman Mach Series service manual

Coleman Mach rooftop Series service manual

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

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Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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