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Ac unit compressor goes off on high pressure , replace condenser motor still same problem

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  • harjeet singh Mar 16, 2008

    if out fan motor running good condition then no need to replace fan motor.

    1.wash condensar coil properly with casti soda.

    2if condensar coil is damage then change condensar coil with new one.

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Wash condensar coil with castic soda then use water n surf clean the condensar properly,check gas back pressure n discharge pressure.suction pressure must be 65 psi

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  • harjeet singh Mar 16, 2008

    if condensar fan motor running good condition then no need change fan motor,

    1.wash condensar coil with castic soda

    2.check fings of condensar coil

    3.if fings damage then change condensar coil.

  • harjeet singh Mar 17, 2008

    1.check condensar coil

    2.check refrigerant pressure

    3.if problem comes again change condensar coil.

    4 if ambient temperature more then discharge pressure then compressure do not work.

    5.if direct sun light falls on condensar.then change the site of out door unit.

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I would start by washing the condenser coil thuroughly, then if it continues check refrigerant charge.

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Reprocess the system.

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