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A/C compressor has power to the contactor (220) but will not kick

We set the thermostat to turn the A/C on but nothing happens at the compressor. I read power to the lower power wires and 220 is there. is the problem my contactor or my capacitor?

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Check for 24 volts at your contactor coil. If you have 24 volts at your contactor coil, then you should read 220 volts on the other side of the contactor. If you do not read 220 on the other side, then the contactor is failed and needs replaced. If you do not read 24 volts at your contactor coil, then you have to find out where the "break" is. See if you have 24 volts at "common" and "Y" at your outdoor unit. If you do not, the problem is somewhere between your outdoor unit and thermostat. If you have 24 volts at your outdoor unit but not at your contactor, you have a problem somewhere inside your outdoor unit. Using this information, do some more investigating and let us know what you find, we will guide you further from that point. Good Luck! :-)

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